NatGas-Fired Electric Generating Plant OK’d for Carroll County OH

A new 742 megawatt natural gas fired combined cycle electrical generating plant for Carroll County, OH has just been given the green light by the Ohio Power Siting Board. The new plant will cost $800 million to build, with 500 construction-related jobs during the building phase. Once complete, the plant will employ 25-30 full-time workers and provide enough electricity to power 700,000 homes.

The green light announcement, which is the final hurdle before construction can begin:

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