SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – Tourist brochures for Sheboygan, Wisconsin portray the city’s beaches on Lake Michigan as the Malibu of the Midwest. But pages of glossy photos leave out one feature of the landscape: a coal-fired power station on the shore that will stay open until mid-2025 instead of closing this year as planned.
Alliant Energy Corp’s coal-fired Edgewater plant in Sheboygan is one of at least six across the country that have announced delays or potential delays this summer in planned shutdowns, citing concerns about power shortages.
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