Floating Power Plant Headed To Hunters Point

Additional power for northern California will be delivered by a floating power plant from Texas.
July 18, 2000, 8am PDT | Laura Kraft
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A floating power plant from Texas is expected to arrive in the Bay Area in August as an emergency backup to prevent further power failures. Permits and authorization for the 95-megawatt floating plant have not yet been optained. Opponents of the power plant are planning demonstrations. But power officials are pragmatic: "The power crunch isn't going to go away," said Greg Pruett, a spokesman for PG&E Corp.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

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Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2000 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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