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MHPS to supply M501J gas, steam turbines to new combined-cycle power plant in Korea

05/22/2015

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), jointly with Marubeni Corp., has received an order for two M501J gas turbines and a steam turbine for the new 950-MW Pyeongtaek Combined Cycle Power Plant in Korea.

Business leaders throw support behind coal plant proposal

05/22/2015

Business leaders on Thursday outlined the economic devastation they say could come if New Mexico regulators fail to approve a plan to shut down part of a decades-old coal-fired power plant to meet a federal mandate.

TVA seeks public comment for future coal ash storage at Bull Run

05/22/2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is asking for public input on plans to expand dry onsite storage of ash and other coal combustion products generated at Bull Run Fossil Plant.

California Public Utilities Commission Approves NRG Energy’s Carlsbad Energy Center

05/22/2015

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved the SDG&E Power Purchase and Tolling Agreement for the NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) Carlsbad Energy Center.

Vermont joins international effort to fight climate change

05/22/2015

Gov. Peter Shumlin says Vermont has signed on to what he called a first-of-its-kind agreement with international leaders from 11 other states and provinces to combat climate change.

Southern Company acquires 103-MW solar project in Georgia

05/21/2015

Southern has acquired or is constructing more than 1,100 MW of renewable energy generating capacity with 16 solar, wind and biomass projects, including four solar projects in Georgia.

The New ABCs of Air Permitting

05/21/2015

Acronyms are a government addiction. The Clean Power Plan has introduced some new acronyms and reinforced some existing ones that need to be incorporated into the vernacular of today's power plant engineer, specifically: CPP, EGU, BSER and CSS.

Montrose hydroelectric facility gets federal grant

05/21/2015

A new hydroelectric facility in Montrose is getting nearly a million dollars as part of a federal project to invest in water conservation and reuse projects in the drought-stricken West.

Report: Triple investment in clean energy to reach $1.2 trillion

05/21/2015

A new report calls for investment in clean energy to be tripled to $1.2 trillion annually through 2030 to give more than one billion people worldwide access to electricity and help prevent global warming.

Maine PUC keeps wind project contract negotiations alive

05/21/2015

Maine utility regulators are moving forward with a plan to enter into a long-term contract with a proposed wind power project in Somerset County.

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