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Groups oppose call by New Mexico utility for higher rates

04/01/2015

A proposal by New Mexico's largest electric provider to raise its rates is running into opposition.

Alliant subsidiary advances emissions projects at Iowa coal plants

04/01/2015

Interstate Power and Light (IPL), which is a subsidiary of Alliant Energy (NYSE: LNT), told the Iowa Utilities Board that it is undertaking a number of emissions-control projects for coal-fired capacity under its approved Emission Plan and Budget (EPB).

Shell Chemical nears air permit for 250-MW power project in Pennsylvania

03/30/2015

Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC is close to an air permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for the construction of a petrochemicals complex, which will include a 250-MW power plant, to be located on the site formerly occupied by Horsehead Corp.'s Monaca Zinc Smelter plant in Potter and Center townships in Beaver County.

Low carbon standard passes Ill. Senate committee

03/27/2015

An Illinois Senate committee passed a bill that would establish a low carbon standard that would help the state’s nuclear power plants.

B&W lands $40M emission control contract for Colorado Springs Utilities

03/25/2015

Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG, NYSE: BWC) has been awarded a contract valued at $40.3 million by Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) to engineer, procure, construct and commission an emissions control project for the Ray D. Nixon Power Plant, south of Colorado Springs.

New Mexico regulators to hear from public about power plant

03/18/2015

New Mexico regulators are scheduled to take more public testimony on a plan to shutter half of an aging coal-fired power plant that supplies communities around the Southwest.

Upgrading America's Coal Plants

03/16/2015

Coal will remain the dominant source of power generation in the U.S. for many years to come. Learn about retrofit projects designed to decrease emissions and keep three coal plants operational for another 20 years.

The Clean Power Plan, FutureGen, EPA and Jumbo Shrimp

03/16/2015

The Obama administration's policy on coal is like "jumbo shrimp." It's full of irony and contradictions.

Alberta’s largest natural gas-fired facility reaches operations

03/12/2015

ENMAX Corp. (ENMAX) and Capital Power Corp. (TSX: CPX, Capital Power) announced that the Shepard Energy Centre — an 800-MW natural gas-fired, combined-cycle facility located in east Calgary, Canada — is now fully operational.

Power plant emissions control developer signs contracts in U.S. & China

03/12/2015

Fuel Tech Inc. (Nasdaq: FTEK) received $4.8 million worth of air emission control projects in the U.S. and China.

NRG Texas Power nears permit for new unit at Bertron power plant

03/11/2015

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on March 10 posted to its website a March 6 notice that it intends to approve a greenhouse gas permit for NRG Texas Power LLC covering the planned Unit 5 at the SR Bertron power plant in Harris County.

B&W Vølund awarded $220M contract for biomass power plant project

03/11/2015

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) announced today that its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S, has been awarded contracts totaling more than $220 million to design, manufacture, and operate a biomass power plant in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England.
 

Miss. Power Co. announces start of gasifier at Kemper plant

03/10/2015

Mississippi Power Co. announced Monday that it had fired up gasifiers at its Kemper County power plant for the first time.

MS Power coal-to-gas conversion nearly complete

02/27/2015

A coal-to-gas conversion project at a power plant operated by Mississippi Power is nearly complete.

Toshiba steam generator in operations at Kemper IGCC power plant

02/25/2015

A Toshiba steam turbine is now operational at the Kemper county Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Plant in Mississippi.

U.S. utilities will adapt to energy policy changes

02/20/2015

A report says utilities in the U.S. will be able to adapt to changing market conditions, regulatory procedures and emerging trends and technologies.

Comparing Natural Gas and Diesel Generator Sets

02/13/2015

Our expert offers a comparison of natural gas and diesel generators and details the operating realities associated with both fuels.

KCP&L to stop burning coal at six units

02/13/2015

Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) said it will stop burning coal at three of its coal-fired power plants.

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

02/13/2015

WVa House passes bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

02/06/2015

The House of Delegates has passed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.