MCV Holding Co. LLC Seeks to Expand Midland Plant


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MIDLAND — MCV Holding Co. LLC, Wednesday applied to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for an air permit for the installation of a nominal 640 megawatt combined-cycle natural-gas-fired power plant to be located at the MCV site in Midland. MCV currently owns and operates a 1,630 MW combined-cycle natural-gas-fired plant at its Midland site. If the MDEQ approves the application, construction could begin as early as the end of this year, with commercial operation starting in 2015.

As many as 500 construction jobs could be created during peak construction of this project and 20 permanent jobs could be added once the plant goes into commercial operation. The indirect impact on job creation is expected to be substantial.

Estimates for indirect jobs range as high as 800 during construction and 28 permanent positions. Roger Kelley, MCV's president and CEO, said, "This is a very important project for Midland, mid-Michigan and the Midwest, creating needed jobs, stimulating economic development, and solidifying Midland as a key energy center in the region." 

MCV's current electrical capacity represents approximately 10% of the power consumption for Michigan's Lower Peninsula and is a critical energy resource that enhances reliability of the electric system within Michigan. According to Kelley, MCV has met its energy commitments to Dow Chemical virtually 100% of the time and over 99.5% of the time to Consumers Energy. 

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