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TransCanada plant begins operations


TransCanada Corp. on May 3 announced that the U.S. $500 million natural gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station is operational.

Repower picked to install 40 wind turbines in Quebec


The contract is the second part of an agreement that Repower signed with the unit of EDF Energies Nouvelles SA for as many as 954 MW in November 2009.

Five Things to Know Before You Call a Field Machining Company


Some things in life are predictable. Every spring, the swallows return to San Juan Capistrano. Every spring, Chicago Cubs fans start out with high hopes, only to be disappointed. And each spring, maintenance crews return to power plants during scheduled shutdowns.

Canada wind project to use Vestas turbines


Vestas has received an order for 58 V90-1.8 MW turbines for a wind energy project in Canada totaling 104 MW of generating capacity.

GE provides Smart Grid software


GE Intelligent Platforms introduced the Proficy Grid Manager, a portfolio of grid optimization software technologies designed to deliver real-time information and analytics to help utilities improve operational reliability and efficiency.

GE supplies combined cycle package in Greece


GE has shipped a 209FB gas turbine combined-cycle equipment for the 800 MW Megalopolis Power Plant in Greece.

TVA to retire 18 coal-fired units at 3 power plants


TVA will retire 18 older coal-fired generation units at three power plants. TVA will have idled or retired about 2,700 MW of its 17,000 MW of coal-fired capacity by the end of 2017.

DTE to add wind power


DTE Energy plans to build three wind farms, with a total capacity of 110 MW, for $225 million.

Wind project breaks ground


US Wind Force LLC and Edison Mission Energy (EME) have begun construction on the $130 million, 55 MW Pinnacle Wind Farm near Keyser, W. Va.

Natural gas-fired power plant to be complete


Enmax Shepard Inc., a unit of Enmax Energy Corp., awarded a contract to KBV to complete the 800 MW Shepard natural gas-fired power plant in Calgary.

GE to supply combined-cycle system


GE has signed a multi-year agreement to provide maintenance services for the 750 MW Tuanku Ja’afar PD 2 combined-cycle power station in Malaysia.

wind power second in new generation capacity


Wind power is second in adding new generation capacity in the U.S., a close second behind natural gas.

GE Russell City wastewater


GE will install its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) wastewater recycling technology at the 600 MW Russell City Energy Center (RCEC).

GE taller turbines


GE introduced taller wind turbine towers with hub heights in excess of 426.5 feet.

Emerson South Korea


Emerson Process Management has received a contract from Babcock-Hitachi K.K. to install its PlantWeb digital plant architecture with the Ovation control system at units 9 and 10 of the Dangjin Thermal Power Plant in South Korea.



Clyde Bergemann Power Group Americas will supply engineering and equipment to convert a  wet bottom ash removal system at Seminole Electric’s two 650 MW coal-fired units in Palatka, Fla. to a dry system using its Drycon technology.

Condition Based Monitoring Adds Bottom-line Value


In the reliability world of utility businesses, CBM typically refers to condition-based maintenance or condition-based monitoring. In reality, performing conditioned-based monitoring helps those charged with conducting condition-based maintenance.

Siemens books two projects


Siemens was awarded two orders to upgrade the control systems of five power plants and install a new electrical system at four run-of-river power stations.

GE to supply gas turbines for 440 MW CCGT in Germany

An association of four German utilities has selected GE to build a 440 MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant located near Bremen, Germany.

Solar energy Middle East


Struthers Wells will supply booster heaters with low nitrogen oxide (NOx) burners to a concentrated solar power plant in the Middle East.