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Alstom wins GT24 gas turbine and steam turbine retrofit in Mexico

06/08/2011
Alstom has won a contract worth approximately EUR40m ($59m) with Spain’s ACS Group to provide power equipment and services for the El Sauz combined-cycle power plant in Queretaro, one of Mexico's most industrialized states.

Wind project picks Vestas turbines

06/07/2011

Green Mountain Power announced that it has selected the Vestas V112 3 MW turbine for the $150 million, 63 MW Kingdom Community wind project to be built in Lowell, Vt.

GE to supply Harbin Electric with 'FlexEfficiency' gas turbines

06/03/2011
GE is to supply China's Harbin Electric (HE) with its latest gas turbines featuring 'FlexEfficiency' technology.

Quebec wind project breaks ground

06/02/2011

Gaz Métro and Boralex Inc. began construction on the C$700 million ($717.4 million) first phase of the 366 MW Seigneurie de Beaupré project in Quebec, Canada.

Fukushima wastewater levels rise

06/02/2011

The Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said wastewater levels rose 6 cm (2 in) inside the turbine building of reactor 2 and in its utility tunnel during a 24-hour period through June 2.

Mortenson picked for wind energy work

06/02/2011

Coram California Development LLC, owned by Brookfield Renewable Power and Coram California Development Management LLC, chose Mortenson to construct a 102 MW wind project near Tehachapi, Calif.

HRSGs to be supplied by Vogt

06/02/2011

Vogt Power International Inc., a unit of Babcock Power Inc., was awarded a contract from Calpine Construction Management Co. Inc. to supply heat recovery steam generators and associated equipment to the 300 MW Los
Esteros simple-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in California.

When Disasters Strike

06/01/2011

Natural disasters may not happen with any more frequency, but the ubiquitous nature of communication means that few people in the industrialized world are unaware when one strikes.

Water conservation pilot deemed success at Bowen

05/31/2011

Results from the Water Research Center at Georgia Power’s Bowen coal-fired power plant shows higher water efficiency with help from General Electric’s (NYSE:GE) water conservation pilot at the plant.

Wind turbine towers to be built in Ontario for Vestas

05/27/2011

Towers for wind turbines destined for Vestas's Ontario wind projects will be manufactured by CS Wind in Ontario .

Wolf Creek nuclear plant vulnerable to tornadoes

05/27/2011

A nuclear power plant close to where tornadoes hit Joplin, Mo. was singled out weeks before as being vulnerable to tornadoes.

Coal-fired units may shut down at Duke Energy plant

05/27/2011

Two of the four coal-fired generating units at Duke Energy’s 560 MW Gallagher plant in Indiana may shut down, instead of being converted to natural gas.

Suzlon to supply 200 wind turbines for 300 MW South Africa wind farm

05/27/2011
Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy is to supply up to 200 turbines for an undisclosed sum to a 300 MW wind farm planned by a consortium of Australian bank Macquarie Capital and South African insurer Old Mutual in South Africa.

Harry Allen gas-fired addition enters service

05/26/2011

NV Energy brought online a 484 MW combined-cycle addition at the existing 144 MW Harry Allen Generating Station near Las Vegas.

MHI achieves 1600 °C turbine inlet temperature in J Class tests

05/26/2011
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has achieved the world's highest turbine inlet temperature of 1600 °C, with its J Series gas turbine.

Westonghouse creates emergency spent fuel pool system

05/25/2011

Westinghouse Electric Co. has developed an emergency fuel pool cooling system to keep spent nuclear fuel cool in emergency situations, including the loss of plant power.

Natural gas-fired plant enters service

05/24/2011

Dominion Virginia Power, a unit of Dominion, began commercial operations at the $619 million, 580 MW Bear Garden combined-cycle power plant in central Virginia.

GE unveils new wind turbine

05/23/2011

GE introduced a new wind turbine, the 1.6-100, which includes components from its 2.5-100 wind turbine.

Mortenson to build 1500 MW of wind

05/23/2011

Mortenson's Renewable Energy Groups is building 11 new wind projects in the U.S. totaling 1,363 MW and two additional wind power projects in Canada totaling 307.8 MW.

Vestas markets upgraded wind turbine

05/23/2011

Vestas introduced upgrades to its V100-2.0 MW GridStreamer wind turbine to provide higher energy production, enhance grid compliance and offer a competitive cost of energy for the North American market.