By Anthony Silva, WBZ NewsRadio 1030 New England Business Editor

BOSTON (CBS) – Weeks after the Salem power plant shut down two of its four generation units, a New Jersey company is expressing interest in buying the 61-acre facility on Salem Harbor.

The plant owner, Dominion, wants to close down the coal-fired plant, but now Footprint Power wants to update the facility to burn natural gas.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Anthony Silva reports