by John Roach and Kim Isaza
January 25, 2012 12:49 AM
MARIETTA — Cobb EMC’s board of directors voted Tuesday to stop financing its share in a consortium intending to build a huge coal-fired power plant known as Plant Washington.
The vote came as little surprise, as just before Christmas, Cobb EMC began seeking bids for its future power supplies, and CEO Chip Nelson confirmed to the Journal two weeks ago that the nonprofit electric cooperative was losing interest in building the 850-megawatt plant in Sandersville.
Read more: The Marietta Daily Journal - EMC backs out of plan to build coal fired plant