1,000 construction jobs expected as company gets financing to build Guernsey County power plant

GUERNSEY COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) – Proposed construction of a $1.6 billion natural-gas power plant in Guernsey County that could bring 1,000 construction jobs to the region is a step closer to reality, developers said on Thursday.

Caithness Energy, said in a news release that it has closed on financing for a 1,875 megawatt combined-cycle natural-gas electric-generating facility known as the Guernsey Power Station.

The company said the financing will allow it to proceed with construction.

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