By: Christian Wihtol
The Register Guard
COTTAGE GROVE — Dreams of clean energy from a new hydroelectric plant on Dorena Dam have turned into a financial nightmare for the project owner and the plant’s general contractor, new legal filings show.
Rather than seeing green, they are seeing red.
Under construction for nearly two years and originally slated to be done last June, the innovative, privately owned power plant still is not operating. It is many millions of dollars over budget, according to recently filed documents in a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Eugene. Read more