Construction may begin this year on gas-fired power plant at former Ormet site

The former site of the Ormet Aluminum Corp. plant in Monroe County, Ohio is under development for a natural gas-fueled power plant, reports the Marietta Times. The newspaper says early projections that construction would begin on the 485-megawatt plant by the end of 2017 did not pan out. Now consultants for the Hannibal Port Power Project say permits for the plant have been acquired or are in the final stages of approval, and construction is to begin this year, according to the Times. For more, read the full story.