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Siemens to maintain California natural gas-fired power plant

01/29/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) was awarded a long-term service agreement for the 507-MW Blythe Energy Center, a natural gas-fired power plant in California.

GRDA Breaks Ground on Western Hemisphere’s First 501 J Series Gas Turbine

01/26/2015

What will likely be the first Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems 501 J combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) in the Western Hemisphere to be connected to the grid is one step closer to becoming a reality.

WPS seeks approval to build $517Mn gas-fired generating unit

01/23/2015

Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) has requested to build a $517 million, 400-MW natural gas-fired generating unit at its Fox Energy Center in Wrightstown.  

Combined-cycle gas-fired turbine in the works for Oklahoma

01/21/2015

The Industrial Company (TIC), a subsidiary of Kiewit Corp., was awarded a contract to build a combined-cycle gas-fired turbine in Oklahoma.

GE gas-fired turbines to power TVA coal replacement project

01/16/2015

GE (NYSE: GE) will supply two natural gas-fired turbine generators to help in the replacement of a coal-fired power plant in Tennessee.

CPV touts economic impact of Connecticut power project

01/14/2015

An affiliate of Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) has commissioned a study by the University of Connecticut that stresses the potential economic benefit of the proposed CPV Towantic natural gas power plant.

Top 10 most read articles from 2014

01/14/2015

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

Abengoa to develop largest combined-cycle power plant in Mexico

01/14/2015

Abengoa has been chosen by Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) to develop the Norte III project, a 924-MW combined-cycle power plant in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico as part of the National Investment Plan 2014-2018 recently announced by the Mexican government.

PSEG Fossil advances Sewaren repowering project at PJM

01/07/2015

PSEG Fossil LLC has proposed a natural gas-fired generating facility located in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, with a total capability of 625 MW with 625 MW of this output being recognized by PJM Interconnection as capacity.

GE supplies equipment for combined cycle, solar power project for Saudi Electricity Co.

01/07/2015

Saudi Electricity Co. (SEC) has selected General Electric (NYSE:GE) for a project that marks Saudi Arabia’s first integration of a solar field with a combined-cycle power plant, and the first introduction of condensate as a gas turbine fuel.

Indiana Michigan nears permit for Rockport Unit 1 SCR project

01/05/2015

The Indiana Office of Air Quality (OAQ) is taking comment until Jan. 31 on a draft air permit revision allowing the Indiana Michigan Power unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) to install a new air emissions control on one of the two, 1,300-MW units at the coal-fired Rockport plant.

Avenal Energy Center gets nine months to re-look at 600-MW project

01/05/2015

The California Energy Commission on Dec. 30 agreed to a nine-month delay, until September of this year, on a construction start for the 600-MW Avenal Energy Center project.

PGE’s Port Westward Unit 2 plant goes online

01/05/2015

Portland General Electric Company (PGE) announced last Friday that its Port Westward Unit 2 plant went into service Dec. 30 of last year. The 220-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired plant, located near Clatskanie, Ore., is highly efficient and designed for maximum flexibility in order to meet real-time fluctuations and integrate renewable resources.

Kemper County IGCC power plant cost increases $25mn

01/05/2015

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

Entergy adds new gas-fired power plant in Louisiana

01/02/2015

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Entergy Louisiana (NYSE: ETR) added a new 560-MW power plant to its fleet with the completion of the Ninemile 6 combined-cycle gas turbine unit in Westwego.

Mergers, EPA carbon plan generated much attention during 2014

12/29/2014

Mergers, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan, cheap natural gas and the polar vortex were among the most noteworthy generation stories of 2014.

Group wants state regulators recused from PNM case

12/29/2014

State regulators in less than two weeks are to begin deliberating a proposal that calls for shutting down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico that serves more than 2 million customers in the Southwest.

But one environmental group, New Energy Economy, is calling for Public Regulation Commissioners Pat Lyons and Karen Montoya to recuse themselves from the deliberations.

Rockwood nears permit for up to 915-MW power plant in Texas

12/22/2014

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Dec. 18 issued notice of a planned approval of air permitting for a gas-fired power project of Rockwood Energy Center LLC.

Duke Energy completes ash excavation at W.S. Lee Steam Station

12/19/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has submitted filings, to state regulators, outlining additional ash excavation plans for its W.S. Lee Steam Station in Belton, South Carolina.

Check out these highlights during Power Generation Week

12/18/2014

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.