Stories tagged: silicon
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
A controversial silicon smelter proposed near Newport is the topic of four upcoming public meetings.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
The company proposing to build a silicon smelter near Newport will pay $1 million for studies about the smelter’s effect on the electrical grid.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Plans to build a $325 million dollar silicon smelter south of town drew a large crowd to the Newport High School gym Wednesday night.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Usk was chosen as the site for a proposed silicon smelter. The Canadian company will get state assistance to build a $300 million facility.
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010
A potential restart of the shuttered Alcoa plant at Addy may founder because of high electricity costs, executives working on the project say. Northwest Silicon LLC President Dave Tuten said …