October 5, 2016
EnerKnol’s Visual Primer – Ohio Approves 1,105 MW Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant Adding to List of Projects Replacing Coal
Continued Exit of Coal and Nuclear From Competitive Markets Raises Questions About Reliability and Re-Regulation
The Ohio Power Siting Board has approved South Field Energy’s proposal to construct a 1,105 MW natural gas-fired electric generation facility in Ohio’s Columbiana County. The project adds to the growing list of natural-gas fired power plants taking over the market share of coal-fired generation that is retiring due to tighter environmental regulations and higher costs.