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New Power Plant To Be Built In Ulysses
08/27/2012

Mid-Kansas Electric Co. says it plans to build a natural gas power plant in Grant County. The Hays-based company announced in a statement Monday that the 110-megawatt plant is expected to cost $130 million. It will be built about 13 miles east of Ulysses. Construction is expected to be finished by April 2014. Mid-Kansas was created by six electric cooperatives to buy the electric assets of Aquila. The cooperatives also own Sunflower Electric. The company's statement said Grant County was chosen as the site for the plant because it is close to transmission lines and a competitive supply of natural gas.
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