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Kenneth C. Coleman power plant

Gillespie & Powers, Inc., signs five year lease in Hancock County

As the global economy recovers from the pandemic shutdown, Hancock County’s economy, namely its industry, is not only rebounding, but in some ways it is getting stronger with another new company locating and the existing ones returning to pre-COVID form. “We’ve come through 14 months of a pandemic and our business community is still relatively…

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Big Rivers’ Kenneth C. Coleman power plant is being dismantled

Big Rivers’ Kenneth C. Coleman power plant on River Road is being dismantled and scrapped after being officially removed from the power grid in 2017. The scrubber on the plant is being removed and will be installed at Big Rivers’ Wilson plant in Centertown, Ky. Contractors work to dismantle the Kenneth C. Coleman power plant…

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Coleman plant to be demolished, site put up for sale

Big Rivers’ Kenneth C. Coleman power plant in Hancock County will soon be a memory, with the electric corporation planning to disassemble part of the plant to use elsewhere and demolish the rest, leaving land that could become part of future economic development. The former plant, located on 276 acres at 4982 River Road, once…

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