Redondo Beach and LA County propose buying power plant site

Friday, November 24, 2017

Elected officials from the Redondo Beach City Council, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the California Assembly gathered Monday morning at the site of the AES power plant on Harbor Drive to announce a joint effort to purchase the century-old power plant.

The officials disclosed that the City of Redondo Beach and the County of Los Angeles have submitted a proposal to AES, the 18 year owner of the Redondo Generating Station, to purchase its 50 acre parcel and restore the saltwater wetland that the power plant sits upon.