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									                     Midwest Generation, LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDPE17567SA                                                                                          Publication Date: MAR 2012

          235 Remington Boulevard, Suite A                   Phone             +1 630 7717800                   Revenue         1,286 (million USD)
          Bolingbrook, IL                                    Fax                                                Net Profit      NA
          60440                                              Website           NA                               Employees       962 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Power Energy

       Company Overview
       Midwest Generation, LLC (Midwest Generation) is engaged in acquiring, owning, leasing, operating, and financing various power
       generation plants in Illinois, the US. It is an operating subsidiary of Edison Mission Midwest Holdings Co., which is a unit of
       Edison International. Midwest Generation has a total installed capacity of 5,477 megawatts(MW). It owns and operates six coal-
       fired generating facilities that have an installed capacity of 5,172 MW. Midwest Generation also supervises the operation of Fisk
       and Waukegan on-site generating peakers that have 305 MW of capacity.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                      Midwest Generation, LLC, SWOT Analysis
         Douglas R. McFarlan               Manager                                 Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Maria Rigatti                     Manager
                                                                                   Significant Infrastructure           Increasing Operating Expenses
         Aaron Moss                        Controller
                                                                                   Strong Position of the Parent        Decline in Liquidity
         Daniel D. McDevitt                Manager
                                                                                   Company
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData

                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
        Key Competitors
                                                                                   Plant Improvements                   Environmental Compliance
         Alliant Energy Corporation
         PPL Corporation                                                           Rising Demand for Electricity in Intense competition
                                                                                   the US
         CMS Energy Corporation
         Illinois Power Company
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
        Dynergy Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Mar 08, 2012                  Chicago Mayor Announces Plan To Begin Redevelopment Of Fisk Power Plant
       Feb 29, 2012                  Midwest Generation To Retire Its Two Coal-Fired Power Plants In Chicago
       Dec 22, 2011                  Midwest Generation Completes Installation Of Additional Pollution Controls At Power Plants In Illinois,
                                     US
       Jul 28, 2011                  Re-run Of Proposed Ordinance To Shut Down Chicago Power Plants Even Less Justifiable Than
                                     Previous Version: Midwest Generation
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Key Employees ....................................................................................................................................... 5
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................. 6
       Midwest Generation, LLC - History ..................................................................................................................................................... 7
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................... 8
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Locations And Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................... 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Business Description ............................................................................................................................ 10
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Corporate Strategy................................................................................................................................ 11
       Midwest Generation, LLC - SWOT Analysis ..................................................................................................................................... 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Midwest Generation, LLC - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Significant Infrastructure ........................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Strong Position of the Parent Company ................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Association with PJM ................................................................................................................................................ 12
          Midwest Generation, LLC - Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................... 12
             Weakness - Increasing Operating Expenses ............................................................................................................................ 12
             Weakness - Decline in Liquidity ................................................................................................................................................ 12
             Weakness - High Dependence on Thermal fuel Sources .......................................................................................................... 13
          Midwest Generation, LLC - Opportunities ..................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Plant Improvements ............................................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Electricity in the US ............................................................................................................... 13
          Midwest Generation, LLC - Threats .............................................................................................................................................. 13
             Threat - Environmental Compliance .......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Intense competition...................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Litigation ...................................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Midwest Generation, LLC - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments ...........................................................................................................................
								
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