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Georgia Power launches coal ash use project at Plant Bowen

Millions of tons of stored coal ash would be collected from Georgia Power’s Plant Bowen under a new project involving the utility and Eco Material Technologies.

The coal ash would be used in concrete to construct bridges, roads, and buildings in Georgia and the greater Southeast. Coal ash has been demonstrated to provide significant value to certain products, such as concrete, in which it adds strength and durability.

Georgia Power is calling it the single largest beneficial use project of its kind in the U.S., and the largest ever for the utility.

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