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Siemens to supply equipment to coal-fired power plant in Kazakhstan


Siemens (NYSE: SI) will supply two steam turbine units for the Balkhash coal-fired power plant, located in Kazakhstan, for operator Balkhash Thermal Power Plant Joint Stock Co.

Capital Power has gas and wind projects due for operation this year


The in-construction gas-fired Shepard Energy Centre and the K2 Wind project are both expected to commence commercial operations in 2015 and to have a positive impact on earnings and funds from operations, said Capital Power Corp. (TSX:CPX) in a Feb. 23 earnings statement.

Mississippi Power must refund $281mn to customers for Kemper IGCC project


Illinois power plant at center of Midwest rate fights


High electric bills and environmental skepticism in towns across the Midwest are causing customers to wonder if they've been duped as power suppliers work to recoup investments in a financially troubled Illinois generating plant and coal mine.

Obama Administration decision deals a fatal blow to FutureGen 2.0 project


The National Mining Association (NMA) said Feb. 4 that $1bn in funding for the long-running FutureGen 2.0 coal repowering project in Illinois has been terminated by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Kemper power plant overruns climb another $45 million


Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) said it will spend at least another $45 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing total costs to nearly $6.2 billion.

Reactions swift after DOE ends FutureGen 2.0


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced late Tuesday that it was ending work on the FutureGen 2.0 clean coal project in Illinois.

Department of Energy suspends FutureGen


The Department of Energy says it has suspended the long-planned FutureGen clean-coal project in western Illinois.

Missouri justices send coal ash case back to circuit court


Plans are on hold for a coal ash landfill next to an Ameren Corp. power plant in eastern Missouri following a ruling by the state Supreme Court.

Alabama carbon capture pilot-scale project begins testing


The National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) has begun pilot-scale testing of a cost-effective advanced technology for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from flue gas in Wilsonville, Alabama.

Dynegy delays power plant acquisition to submit additional info to FERC


Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has requested additional information to process and approve the company’s acquisition of Duke Energy’s (NYSE: DUK) Midwest Generation assets and retail business, and EquiPower Resources and Brayton Point Holdings assets.

B&W to supply supercritical coal-fired boiler, SCR to Vietnam power plant


Babcock & Wilcox Co.’s (B&W, NYSE:BWC) subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc. (B&W PGG), will design and manufacture a supercritical coal-fired boiler and selective catalytic reduction system (SCR) for Vietnam's Duyen Hai 3 Extension power plant.

Top 10 most read articles from 2014


We take a look back at the stories that you, the reader, read the most this year.

Kemper County IGCC power plant cost increases $25mn


A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows the cost of the Kemper County power project has increased by another $25 million.

Check out these highlights during Power Generation Week


More than 22,000 industry professionals from around the world gathered in Orlando for Power Generation Week, where innovative and cost-effective solutions for maintaining, operating and building new power generation were shared. More than 1,400 exhibiting companies from every sector of the industry showcased their products and services on the exhibit floor.

Recovery project for Kingston ash spill nears completion


Clean up efforts, from the 2008 Kingston Fossil Plant coal ash spill, is near completion.

Major U.S. Power Plants Awarded “Clean Coal” Honors


Electric Power Company, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), was honored for leadership in deploying advanced technologies that deliver ultra-low emissions as part of Peabody Energy’s inaugural Advanced Energy for Life “Clean Coal Awards.”

Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World announce Projects of the Year!


Editors from Renewable Energy World and Power Engineering reviewed each nominee and selected the four winners based on the technology that was employed as well as the projects’ impact on the industry at large and on the communities in which they were installed.

Orlando Utilities Commission plans air upgrades for Stanton coal units


The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is pursuing the permitting for several new air emissions controls for its partially coal-fired Stanton Energy Center.

MHPS to increase output at thermal power plant in Mexico


Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has awarded Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) a full turnkey order, worth $200 million, to increase the output of Units No.1 through No. 4 at CFE's Río Escondido Thermal Power Plant from 1,200-MW to 1,320-MW.