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Economic Development: 6 Electric Plant Projects in Ohio, $4.68B to Be Invested | October 9, 2015

6 Electric Plant Projects in Ohio, $4.68B to Be Invested

WELLSVILLE, Ohio — The announcement Thursday that South Field Energy LLC, plans to build a $1.1 billion, 1,100-megawatt natural gas electric generating plant in Columbiana County brings to six the number of similar plants slated for Ohio, adding up to a collective investment of $4.86 billion. The South Field Energy plant is Boston-based Advanced Power […]

Economic Development: Updated: $1.1B Power Plant to Be Built in Wellsville | October 8, 2015

Updated: $1.1B Power Plant to Be Built in Wellsville

WELLSVILLE, Ohio — South Field Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Advanced Power, announced plans today to build a $1.1 billion, 1,100-megawatt natural gas electric generating plant in Columbiana County. The plant is Boston-based Advanced Power’s second such project in northeastern Ohio, the company said. It will generate electricity for the delivery and sale to the […]

Economic Development: City Funds Improvements, Demolition Along South Ave. | October 2, 2015

City Funds Improvements, Demolition Along South Ave.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Board of Control approved funds for two South Avenue projects Thursday: a façade renovation and the demolition of a long-blighted property along the corridor, the former Krakusy Hall. The façade renovation agreement for Ursuline Center’s Merici Housing will provide a grant of up to $6,070 for work at 3314 South Ave., […]

Economic Development: YNDC Gets $420K Grant for Revitalize Program | October 1, 2015

YNDC Gets $420K Grant for Revitalize Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A federal grant will allow Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to rehabilitate more houses and hire more people to do the work, the organization’s executive director says. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced the $420,000 grant to YNDC Wednesday. YNDC applied for the grant, from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Community Economic […]

Economic Development: $1.32B in Development Projects Pending in Valley | September 30, 2015

$1.32B in Development Projects Pending in Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Economic development projects pending in the Mahoning Valley total $1.32 billion, reports the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber in a newly published update to members. If completed, these projects would result in 631 new jobs, new annual payroll of $17.2 million and the retention of 1,926 jobs. The update, published in a newsletter […]