Natural gas power plant near Toledo leads wave of Ohio projects

The Oregon Clean Energy facility near Toledo recently began producing electricity as “the first of what could be a wave of Ohio natural-gas power plants,” according to Columbus Business First. The newspaper says developers first proposed the 908-megawatt Lucas County plant in 2012, and since then at least 10 natural gas-fueled power plants have been proposed in the state. The plants are being built because natural gas is "cheap and readily available" in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania’s Marcellus and Utica shale formations, according to Business First. For more, read the full story.