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  • Wed Dec 14 22:30:00 CST 2011 -- NV Energy hosts power plant tours at POWER-GEN International
    POWER-GEN International and NUCLEAR POWER International offered multiple technical tours again this year to begin the conference and exhibition in Las Vegas. 
  • Wed Dec 14 21:51:00 CST 2011 -- Combo Technical tour
    A party of 30 intrepid POWER-GEN International delegates left the Las Vegas Convention Centre at 8:30 am on Monday, headed for the Nevada desert and the chance to see two very contrasting power generation facilities.
  • Thu Nov 10 14:41:00 CST 2011 -- GE software to help reduce maintenance costs of wind
    GE is working with the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) to investigate ways to improve wind farm productivity and efficiency.
  • Mon Sep 19 08:54:00 CDT 2011 -- Siemens to end nuclear energy ambitions
    Siemens will no longer be involved in managing the building or financing of nuclear plants and is backing out of a planned joint venture with Russian nuclear firm Rosatom.
  • Tue Sep 06 09:27:00 CDT 2011 -- Nuclear energy uprate project delayed
    Xcel Energy delayed plans to boost the output at its 579 MWe Monticello nuclear power plant in Minnesota for at least a year.
  • Fri Jul 15 16:53:00 CDT 2011 -- Nuclear power plant needs more accident analysis, feds say
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board is requesting more analysis of potential severe accident scenarios at Entergy’s 2,045 MW Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York.
  • Fri Jul 15 14:08:00 CDT 2011 -- Combined-cycle power plant purchased by Entergy unit
    Entergy Mississippi Inc. said it plans to buy the 450 MW Hinds combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant for $206 million from KGen Power Corp.
  • Wed Jul 13 13:08:00 CDT 2011 -- Nuclear power plant receives digital upgrades
    Areva said it installed a safety-related digital instrumentation and control (I&C) reactor protection system at Duke Energy’s 2,538 MW Oconee station in South Carolina.
  • Tue Jul 12 16:30:00 CDT 2011 -- Gas-fired combined-cycle plant to be sold to Entergy for $253mn
    Entergy Arkansas Inc. plans to buy the 620 MW natural gas-fired Hot Spring combined-cycle turbine unit owned by KGen Power Corp for $253 million.
  • Tue Jul 12 09:30:00 CDT 2011 -- Emissions control systems fall victim to corrosion
    Duke Energy is joining the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and 16 other utilities to find out what is causing corrosion in emissions control technology such as scrubbers.

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