Affiliate of PJM Generator Launching As Retail Supplier
September 20, 2018 Email This Story Copyright 2010-17 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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Robindale Retail Power Services, LLC (RRPS) is launching as a retail electric supplier
Robindale is affiliated with the owner of the Seward Generation Station, a 585 MW (nameplate) (521 MW summer and winter) waste coal-fired generating facility located in New Florence, Pennsylvania
In a FERC application for market-based rate authority, Robindale Retail Power Services said that, "RRPS will purchase at wholesale electric energy from the Seward Generation Station."
In a FERC application for market-based rate authority, RRPS stated that, "RRPS is a Delaware limited liability company established to operate as a retail Electric Generation Supplier under the laws of the state of Pennsylvania."
In a public notice concerning a forthcoming Pennsylvania retail license application, RRPS indicated it would seek authority to serve customers in all service areas
Seventy-four percent (74%) of the interests in RRPS are held in a voting trust controlled by D. Scott Kroh for the benefit of the Kroh family. D. Scott Kroh also holds one percent (1%) of the interests in RRPS in his individual capacity. The remaining twenty-five percent (25%) interest in RRPS is held by a voting trust controlled by Hans J. Mende.
In addition to Seward, RRPS is affiliated with another entity that owns and controls generation in the PJM Balancing Authority Area: Ebensburg Power Company, which owns and operates an approximately 58 MW (nameplate) (50 MW summer and winter rating) small power production and cogeneration plant that burns waste coal to produce steam and electricity
RRPS is also affiliated with Sunbury Generation LP, which owns and controls the Sunbury Generation Station, located in the Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. The operational elements of the Sunbury Generation Station consists of two (2) black-start diesel generating units and two (2) oil-fired combustion turbine generating units with an aggregate nameplate rating of approximately 47 MW (nameplate) (36 MW summer and winter).