Enerblu delays eastern Kentucky project by 1 year

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A proposed battery manufacturing plant on a reclaimed coal mine in eastern Kentucky has been delayed on the least twelve months after the firm found complications on the enchancment house.

The Lexington Herald Leader studies EnerBlu President and CEO Daniel Elliott says the firm has no longer found a manner to catch its facility at Pikeville’s industrial park. Elliott informed the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce on Thursday it would price $30 million in soil work to repair the jam, a worth he stated the challenge would possibly perchance well no longer withstand.

In 2017, EnerBlu introduced it deliberate to catch a $372 million plant in Pikeville. Final year, the firm moved its headquarters from Riverside, California, to Lexington, Kentucky. Elliott furthermore stated the firm has no longer received permits for a overview facility in Lexington.

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Info from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com

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