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Siemens to provide the first H-class power plant technology in Mexico

05/28/2015

Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply two SGT6-8000H gas turbines and two generators to Mexico.

EIA report: Clean Power Plan will lower CO2 emissions

05/28/2015

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the power sector declined by 363 million metric tons between 2005 and 2013, this according to a recent report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Credit rater to downgrade Mississippi Power on Kemper woes

05/27/2015

The decision by a group of electrical cooperatives to pull out of planned purchase of 15 percent of a Kemper County power plant is likely to mean a credit downgrade for Mississippi Power Co.

MHPS to supply M501J gas, steam turbines to new combined-cycle power plant in Korea

05/22/2015

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), jointly with Marubeni Corp., has received an order for two M501J gas turbines and a steam turbine for the new 950-MW Pyeongtaek Combined Cycle Power Plant in Korea.

Electrical cooperative pulls out of Kemper power plant deal

05/21/2015

The entity that procures power for many Mississippi electric cooperatives Wednesday pulled out of a deal to buy 15 percent of the $6.2 billion Kemper County power plant, blowing a hole in Mississippi Power's financing plan for the project.

PJM evaluates expansion of gas-fired Zion Energy Center in Illinois

05/20/2015

Zion Energy LLC is looking to uprate the three combustion turbines at its gas-fired power plant in Illinois, said PJM Interconnection in a May 19 study on the project, which is covered by PJM queue #Y3-013.

Xcel Energy says more time needed for Clean Power Plan targets

05/18/2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) will cause a big shift in the country’s generating resources and will serve as an opportunity for job creation, but more time is needed to meet the plan’s goals, according to panelists at TransmissionHub’s TransForum West in Denver.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas receives order for three M501J gas turbines from Virginia Electric Power Company

05/15/2015

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPSA) has received an order from Virginia Electric and Power Company (VEPCO) in Richmond, Virginia for the supply of three M501J gas turbines to be installed at VEPCO’s Greensville County Power Station (subject to project approval by the State Corporation Commission).

Calpine nears air permit for major gas-fired project in Pennsylvania

05/11/2015

Calpine Mid-Merit LLC is nearing an air permit covering the construction of the Block 2 Electricity Generation Project at the existing electrical generation facility located in Peach Bottom Township, York County, Pa.

Dominion CEO: More power plants will be needed in Virginia

05/05/2015

Dominion (NYSE:D) is developing a lot of new generating capacity, especially natural gas, in its regulated Virginia territory, and that’s likely to continue, Dominion Chairman, President and CEO Thomas Farrell II said during a first quarter earnings call May 4.

Entergy Arkansas sees too many known unknowns to file a resource plan this year

05/04/2015

Citing uncertainties in areas ranging from clean-air compliance for coal-fired capacity and a pending deal to buy an existing gas-fired unit, Entergy Arkansas Inc. (EAI) on May 1 asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission for a delay of up to one year on its Oct. 31 deadline to filed its latest Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).

Fluor awarded EPC contract for Dominion’s Greensville County Power Station

04/28/2015

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) was awarded an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and commissioning contract by Dominion Virginia Power (NYSE: D) to build its new 1,600-MW Greensville County Power Station, a combined-cycle, natural gas-fired power station in Greensville County, Virginia.

Toshiba to supply steam, gas turbines to Mexico power project

04/23/2015

Toshiba Corp. received an order to supply two sets of steam turbine and generators (STG) for a 925-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power project in Mexico.

MHPS rebrands its H-80 gas turbine

04/22/2015

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) today announced the renaming of its H-80 gas turbine. The 100-MW class, heavy-duty, high-efficiency turbine will now be called the H-100, a change made to more accu­rately reflect the rated capacity class of the model.

Siemens supplies natural gas-fired equipment to project in Mexico

04/22/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) received an order for two SGT6-5000F gas turbines and two SGEN6-1000 generators for installation in a power plant in Mexico.

CCS: A Tale of Federal Discombobulation

04/15/2015

"Obituary. FutureGen2.0, Washington, D.C. (2003-2015). Cause of death: suffocation. No funeral planned. The family requests no flowers. Donations suggested to the Dept. of Energy."

TVA acquires Mississippi combined-cycle power plant

04/14/2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) successfully purchased a 700-MW combined-cycle power plant from Quantum Choctaw Power, an affiliate of Quantum Utility Generation.

St. Joseph Energy Center schedule pushed back by two years

04/13/2015

St. Joseph Energy Center LLC proposes to install PJM Project #X2-052, a 675-MW (675-MW Capacity) natural gas-fired facility connecting to American Electric Power’s Dumont-Olive 345 kV line in Indiana.

Bechtel to build combined-cycle power plant in Ohio

04/09/2015

Bechtel was a awarded a contract from Carroll County Energy LLC, an affiliate of Advanced Power, to build a 700-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle generating facility in Carroll County, Ohio.

800-MW Berks Hollow project advances in PJM queue process

04/08/2015

Berks Hollow Energy Associates LLC has submitted a "Form of System Impact Study Agreement" to PJM Interconnection that outlines its plan to construct a 2x1 gas-fired combined cycle project with a total capability of 800 MW, said PJM in a study on the project dated March 2015.