ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The new biomass power generation plant is expected to bring 500 temporary jobs to Albany.
Construction is underway on the $200 million project, which will help power the Procter & Gamble plant.
The 50-megawatt biomass plant will be built. owned, and operated by a company called Constellation.
500 construction jobs will created over the next two years.
Albany Dougherty Co. EDC President Justin Strickland said the plant is expected to be operational in June 2017 and employ up to 70 people.
"Those are the people that are building the plant. When the plant is built and operational there will be between 50 and 75 permanent jobs to man the plant."