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Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant Slated for Middletown, Ohio

By Ilya Batikov

Plans to construct a natural gas-fired power plant in Middletown, Ohio are underway. The Dayton Daily News reports: 

Plans to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Middletown have so far faced no public opposition and developers say they’re on schedule to start construction of the more than $500 million project next year pending regulatory approvals.

NTE Energy LLC of St. Augustine, Fla., publicly announced in January of this year plans to build a power plant in Middletown that burns natural gas to generate electricity. The company must still obtain necessary government permits and certifications, and a pair of public hearings held this week in Middletown is another hurdle crossed in the process.

If everything moves forward, plans are to start construction midway through 2015 and open in 2018, producing more than 500 megawatts of electric power year-round

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