Dark Days Ahead: Financial Factors Cloud Future Profitability at Dominion’s Brayton Point

The purpose of this report was to inform policymakers and other interested stakeholders regarding the future of the Brayton Point power plant in Southeastern Massachusetts.

The report projected a bleak future for the 50-year-old coal-fired facility, finding that the once profitable power plant’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) were plummeting due to a perfect storm of market conditions that are projected to continue at least through the end of the decade.