Ohio Regulators Approve Proposed 800-MW Combined-Cycle Plant

Ohio Regulators Approve Proposed 800-MW Combined-Cycle Plant

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Ohio regulators have given the go-ahead on an 800-MW natural gas-fired power plant.

The Ohio Power Siting Board on Thursday approved the proposal by Clean Energy Future — Lordstown (CEF-L).

The combined-cycle power plant is being built on 17 acres in the Lordstown Industrial Park in Lordstown, Ohio.

The plant will connect to American Transmission Systems, Inc.’s bulk transmission system.

CEF-L plant to begin construction in late 2015 and begin operations by May 2018.  The company says the plant represents a construction investment of more than $850 million and will support more than 1,000 jobs.

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