A $22 to $26 million, 10 megawatt woodchip burning electric plant planned for a site at the Columbus County landfill at New Hope is slowly making progress toward obtaining permits.
The Columbus County landfill may soon become home to a $22 to $26 million electricity producer.
A shell building vacant 12 years is showing signs of new potential.
A once dirt floor with small sprigs of green weeds here and there is now concrete.
Columbus County Commissioners agreed to lease five to 10 acres of land at the landfill near New Hope to Columbus Renewable Energies.