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Vestas receives 59 MW wind turbine order


Vestas has received a 59 MW order from Exelon Wind for 33 V100-1.8 MW turbines for the Harvest II Wind Project in Michigan.

Coal-fired power plant down for unplanned maintenance


Capital Power Corp. said it expects the 495 MW Unit 3 at Genesee coal-fired power plant in Calgary to be offline for five weeks due to unplanned maintenance needs.

Wind turbine orders in U.S., Canada and Caribbean awarded to Siemens


Since July 2011, Siemens Energy has been awarded six new wind turbine orders for a total of 293 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 673 MW.

Micro inverters


Enecsys Limited introduced new 480 W and 360 W Enecsys Duo micro inverters products and solar photovoltaic (PV) monitoring systems.

Which States Represent the Best Markets for Small Wind?


The solar photovoltaic (PV) market is booming in the U.S. and worldwide, thanks to increasing support from local and federal governments.

Hydropower Takes Center Stage for AMP


While renewable energy advocates have been pushing for solar and wind over the last few years, American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP), based in Columbus, Ohio, has chosen hydropower as its paramount renewable.

Outage Readiness Assessment


In today's power generation world, we're faced with a double whammy. First, the economics of the past several years has led to many planned outages being postponed.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend POWER-GEN International


POWER-GEN International and its co-located event NUCLEAR POWER International return to Las Vegas from Dec. 13-15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Black Hills Corp. seeks to build gas-fired power plant in Wyoming


Black Hills Corp.'s units, Black Hills Power and Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power, filed for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate a $237 million natural gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne.

Upgrading Main Low Voltage Systems


This article presents an example of an ongoing upgrade project at a nuclear power plant site in Finland. As a result of this upgrade project, a major part of the low voltage systems within two nuclear power plant units will be replaced during a period of six years.

Producing Reliable Power in the Hospital Setting


Ensuring power reliability for Northwestern Memorial Hospital's new Prentice Women's Hospital in downtown Chicago was a challenging project for contractor Environmental Systems Design (ESD).

NUCLEAR POWER International Heads to Vegas


Now in its fifth year and co-located with POWER-GEN International, the world's largest power generation event, NUCLEAR POWER International 2011 heads to Las Vegas, Nev., December 13-15 to provide the industry with up-to-date information and products for the nuclear power business.

S&C to supply electrical equipment to wind power farm


S&C Electric Co. said that it will provide a complete procure-construct solution for the 102 MW Coram Ridge Wind Farm in Mojave, Calif.

Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems


A virus that causes catastrophic damage to a turbine and generator—could it really happen?

Siting Gas-fired Power Plants


By now, most individuals in the power industry are well aware of the new "natural gas boom" that has been predicted over the last couple of years.

Hyperbolic Repack on the Run


One of the industry's first hyperbolic repack of its kind was completed last year at the Alabama Power Co.'s Miller Steam Plant.

Wind Farm Transformer Design Considerations


Each turbine in a wind farm is equipped with a step-up transformer, which boosts (steps up) turbine generator output voltage from a few hundred volts to the collector system's medium voltage distribution levels.

Selective Catalytic Reduction: Operational Issues and Guidelines


Increasingly stringent nitrogen oxide (NOx) control regulations are propelling the installation of selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems on coal-fired power boilers, simple-cycle combustion turbines and combined-cycle units.

Harry Allen Generating Station Begins Operations


In May 2011, NV Energy dedicated the new 484 MW combined-cycle addition at the existing 144 MW Harry Allen Generating Station.

Mudslide occurs near coal-fired power plant


A bluff collapsed near the construction site of We Energies’ 615 MW Oak Creek coal-fired power plant in Wisconsin on Oct. 31.