power plant http://wkms.org en Muhlenberg County to Get New Gas-Fired Power Plant http://wkms.org/post/muhlenberg-county-get-new-gas-fired-power-plant <p></p><p>Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities are asking for approval to build a new 700 million dollar natural gas-fired generating plant in western Kentucky, and a smaller solar-powered station at one of their existing sites.</p><p>Spokeswoman Chris Whelan said the new gas-fired facility in Muhlenberg County will be similar to the station being built at Cane Run in Jefferson County. The companies are phasing out three of their coal-fired plants. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:17:15 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 35423 at http://wkms.org Muhlenberg County to Get New Gas-Fired Power Plant Energy Electric Inc. to lay off 44 http://wkms.org/post/energy-electric-inc-lay-44 <p>Joppa Illinois&#39; coal-fired power plant will shed nearly four dozen jobs in the next two months. Energy Electric Inc. President Bill Sheppard says 19 of the 44 job cuts will be management personnel.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 21:26:34 +0000 AP 18406 at http://wkms.org Energy Electric Inc. to lay off 44