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USA plans to build $1bn electric power plant

02 Feb 2016

Competitive Power Ventures has announced that it plans to build a state-of-the art electric power plant in Northern Illinois.

The natural gas-powered energy plant is expected to generate 1,100-megawatts which could provide enough electricity to power 1.1 million homes.

Construction of the electric facility starts in 2018. Approximately 500 workers will be needed to build the plant and 25 full-time employees will be required when the facility opens in 2021.

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