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.