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Wind power project enters commercial operation


We Energies' 162 MW Glacier Hills Wind Park in Wisconsin was placed into commercial service Dec. 20.

NV Energy hosts power plant tours at POWER-GEN International


POWER-GEN International and NUCLEAR POWER International offered multiple technical tours again this year to begin the conference and exhibition in Las Vegas. 

Combo Technical tour


A party of 30 intrepid POWER-GEN International delegates left the Las Vegas Convention Centre at 8:30 am on Monday, headed for the Nevada desert and the chance to see two very contrasting power generation facilities.

Technical Tour: Hoover Dam


About 32 POWER-GEN International attendees took a special hard hat tour of the Hoover Dam power plant on Dec. 11.

AWEA and ASCE sign joint agreement


The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) have signed a joint agreement establishing a framework for the two organizations to administer recommended permitting practices and future standards for wind turbine structures.

Gas-fired power plant to be equipped with Vogt HRSGs


Vogt Power International Inc., a subsidiary of Babcock Power Inc., has received an order from Siemens AG to supply heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) and associated equipment for the 637 MW Lakeside 2 electric generating facility located in Vineyard, Utah.

GE to perform power plant expansions in Saudi Arabia


GE said it has signed contracts totaling almost $300 million with the Saudi Electricity Co. (SEC) to supply 13 gas turbines and associated services for the expansion of six power plants at various locations across the country.

Gas-fired power plant orders awarded to Siemens


Siemens has received an order from Hydrochem (S) Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Hyflux Ltd., to supply the power block and other main components for the new 411 MW Tuaspring combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) in Singapore.

Power plant in Venezuela to be equipped with Vogt HRSGs


Vogt Power International Inc., a subsidiary of Babcock Power Inc., said it will supply the heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) to Siemens Energy Inc. for the Termozulia III project.

Wind farm to use 68 Repower turbines


Repower Systems SE, a unit of Suzlon Energy Ltd., won an order to supply wind turbines for a 140 MW project in Pennsylvania.

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.