The BC Cobb coal-fired power plant was shut down by Consumers Energy in 2016. Courtesy City of Muskegon
The final piece of Muskegon’s former B.C. Cobb Plant has been demolished.
North Carolina-based Forsite Development on Saturday morning finished demolition of the former B.C. Cobb power plant, on the M-120 corridor in North Muskegon.
The city of Muskegon shared a video of the event.
Located on the shore of Muskegon Lake, just over a mile from Lake Michigan, the company plans to convert the area into a deep-water marine terminal that will enable multiple maritime cargoes to be shipped from Muskegon Lake.
The coal-fired power plant was shut down in 2016 by former owner Consumers Energy. It opened in 1948 and was named after Bernard “Burt” Capen Cobb, a former Consumers president.