July 31, 2008

Blown Cooling Tower Forces Unit Offline at Colstrip Station in Montana, an Industrial Info News Alert

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Unit 2 at the Colstrip Power Station in Colstrip, Montana, tripped offline Tuesday. The station is owned and operated by PPL Montana LLC, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation's (NYSE:PPL) (Allentown, Pennsylvania) PPL Generation LLC, as well as Puget Sound Energy Incorporated (Bellevue, Washington), Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) (Portland, Oregon), Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA) (Spokane, Washington), PacifiCorp (Portland), and NorthWestern Energy (Sioux Falls, South Dakota).

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