Plant Gorgas Set to Close
The Alabama Power coal-fired Company, Plant Gorgas, will permanently close. In a press release from the company, the plant was forced to close due to costly, federal regulations affecting the use of coal ash and wastewater.
Plant Gorgas has provided reliable energy to the state’s economy in addition to creating jobs for more than 100 years. Alabama Power will now take the necessary steps to ensure in the closing of ash-ponds permanently and safely.