Construction starts on gas-fired power plant in Pennsylvania

Construction has begun on a natural gas-fired power plant in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania that has been more than five years in the making, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The newspaper says the plant, which is being developed by Nebraska-based Tenaska, is expected to start producing power in late 2018. The 925-megawatt combined-cycle facility will help take the place of retiring and shuttered coal-fired power plants in southwestern Pennsylvania, according to the Post-Gazette. For more, read the full story.