Power plant moving forward on plan to shut off Revel casino

The power plant that is the sole source of utility service to Atlantic City’s former Revel casino says it is moving forward with plans to cut off service to the building.

Thursday’s move by ACR Energy comes two days after the Florida developer it had been battling over future payment assurances took over the building.

Glenn Straub bought Revel on Tuesday but hasn’t reached a deal with ACR to provide utility service.

ACR says it will cut off service at noon.

Straub says he is seeking portable generator trucks to power the building for the next two weeks before it can be connected to the grid through the former Showboat casino next door, which he bought last week.

Mold and burst pipes are a concern without utility service.

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