Bridger retrofit continues

Work estimated at more than $100 million per unit

Work on two of the Jim Bridger Power Plant’s power generation units continues east of Rock Springs, despite complaints of its cost.

Rocky Mountain Power, owners of the plant, are installing selective catalytic reduction technology into Units Three and Four in a bid to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the plant.

Mike Saunders, project manager for the construction work, said the project was part of a 2010 settlement Rocky Mountain Power reached with the Environmental Protection Agency and is part of a $1 billion company-wide investment to upgrade existing facilities and reduce carbon emissio...


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