Natural gas-fired project breaks ground

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is repowering the 1,600 MW Haynes natural gas-fired power plant in Long Beach.

The project, which broke ground Sept. 29, will replace units 5 and 6 with six 100 MW quick-start turbines that will be cooled with dry-cooling towers instead of ocean water. The turbines are expected to deliver full power in 10 minutes compared to a day-and-a-half.

Read more gas retrofits and upgrades news

Sponsored by FLSmidth
Recommend this article Recommend this article () You recommended this article You recommended this article ()
Follow Power Engineering on Twitter

Products Showcase

Dynamic Fluoride Ion cleaning DFIC of industrial natural gas turbines Hi-Tech Furnace Systems

Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning of IGT Parts

The Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning (DFIC) Process from Hi-Tech Furnace Systems is able to clean deep, narrow cracks of oxides by cycling between negative, atmospheric, and positive pressure.

Latest News

Shutterstock coal production trucks

Weekly Coal Production

The Weekly Coal Production shows how much coal is being produced across the U.S.

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Weekly Economic Indicators financial business

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Economic Indicators

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas offers a glimpse into how the markets are doing domestical...

Kvaerner awarded contract for gas-fired power plant in Delaware

Kvaerner North American Construction Inc. and its joint venture partner, Parsons Brinckerhoff...

Canadian Solar purchases two solar projects

Canadian Solar Inc. has acquired a majority interest in two utility-scale solar power project...

Operators Restart Unit 2 at PPL Susquehanna

Unit 2 at the PPL Susquehanna nuclear power plant near Berwick, Pa. resumed generating electr...

Settlement agreement limits cost recovery at Edwardsport

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) on Dec. 27 modified and approved a settlemen...

Toshiba in talks to sell portion of Westinghouse nuclear unit

Toshiba Corp is in talks  to sell up to 16% of its stake in the Westinghouse Electric Co...

Utah nixes nuclear waste storage facility

Plans to park radioactive waste at a storage facility in Utah have been officially called off.

Archived Articles

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

Buyers Guide Categories

Power Engineering Current Issue

03/01/2014
Volume 118, Issue 3
1403PE-cover

Buyers Guide Product Listings

Predictive Maintenance

IPS field service technicians use state-of-the-...

Mitsubishi Gas Turbines

Mitsubishi's advanced turbine technology includ...

Condition Monitoring

TIGER® Monitoring System automates the knowledg...

Turbine Services Limited

Turbine Services Limited, a wholly owned subsid...

Buyers Guide Company Listings

Caterpillar Power Plants

We provide major power generation equipment, project design, construction, operation and maintenance.

TEi Construction Services Inc

Provides direct-hire, on-site construction services for installation, repair, and maintenance of boilers, pressure parts, scrubbers, precipitators, burners, air heaters, feedwater heaters, condensers, and other related equipment.

Tech Development

Manufactures high-quality engine air starters for industrial and gas turbine applications. Turbine design is resistant to contamination; offers a no-maintenance design. Manufactures TechTorque Inertia Drives-more rugged, more contaminant resistant.

Tower Performance Inc

Specializes in cooling tower construction, repair, upgrades, maintenance, inspections, and replacement parts. Nationwide service.

Power Industry Wire News

Perma-Fix Environmental Services Announces $4.5 Million Service Contract

Perma-Fix Environmental Services Announces $4.5 Million Service Contract

MISO Confirms Benefits of MVP Projects

MISO Confirms Benefits of MVP Projects

Magnum Hunter Resources Declares Monthly Cash Dividend on Series C Preferred Stock, Series D Preferred Stock and Series E Preferred Stock

Magnum Hunter Resources Declares Monthly Cash Dividend on Series C Preferred Stock, Ser...

Pledge to Rise Above Plastics With Surfrider This October

Pledge to Rise Above Plastics With Surfrider This October

Wyoming-to-California Power Plan Is Blowing in the Wind, an Industrial Info News Alert

Wyoming-to-California Power Plan Is Blowing in the Wind, an Industrial Info News Alert

Power Engineering

Article Archives for Power Engineering Magazine

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours

To access a course listing associated to a specific topic listed below, click on the topic of choice from the list below.

Latest Energy Jobs

View more Job Listings >>