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Siemens completes 1600 MW combined cycle power plant in UAE


Siemens (NYSE: SI) has completed the 1600-MW Shuweihat S3 combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Report: Combined-cycle unit additions hit 15-year low in 2013


The addition of combined-cycle units in 2013 dropped 50 percent from capacity additions in 2012, a 15-year low.

Pennsylvania agency works on air permits for 1,300-MW project


The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in an Aug. 23 notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin that it has gotten an air permit application from Lackawanna Energy Center LLC to construct a natural gas-fired combined-cycle plant to produce a nominal 1,300 MW in Jessup Borough, Lackawanna County.

Calpine to buy gas-fired power plant from Exelon for $530mn


Energy reform in Mexico creates cogeneration opportunities


Energy reform in Mexico is reshaping the country’s generation portfolio.

Combined-cycle unit at Kemper IGCC power plant begins commercial operations


The planned 582-MW Kemper County Energy Center’s combined-cycle unit was placed into commercial operation Aug. 14.

Mitsubishi awards Foster Wheeler licensee contracts for heat recovery steam generators in Asia


Foster Wheeler AG announced that BHI Co. Ltd., a licensee of its Global Power Group, has been awarded two contracts from Mitsubishi Corp., for Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) in Asia.

GE to supply Jenbacher gas engines for distributed power generation projects in Pennsylvania


GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) will supply its Jenbacher gas engine technology to IMG Midstream of Wexford, Pennsylvania, for two 20-MW projects serving the PJM Interconnection.  

University of Maryland saves with BGE’s new combined heat and power plant


Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.’s (BGE) Smart Energy Savers Program is working with the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health to better manage energy use through BGE’s Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Program.

Capstone awarded contract for 25 microturbines for E-Finity Distributed Generation


Capstone Turbine Corp., a clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems has received a contract for 25 Capstone C65 microturbines, totaling 1.6-MW, from E-Finity Distributed Generation.

Ground broken on combined-cycle natural gas-fired project in Pennsylvania


Gemma Power Systems LLC, Panda Power Funds, Siemens Energy (NYSE: SI) and others celebrated the groundbreaking of an 829-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle project in Pennsylvania.

Construction start delayed on 900-MW Pennsylvania project


The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has granted an 18-month deadline extension under an air permit, to April 2016, for Hickory Run Energy LLC to start construction on a 900-MW power plant.

CMI installs boilers behind GE, Mitsubishi gas turbines


CMI Energy has received a supply contract from GE France (NYSE: GE) for two pressure level horizontal Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) for a power plant located in Kazan, Russia.

GE financial arm closes financing for natural gas-fired power plant


GE Energy Financial Services (GEFS), a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), and other lenders will provide $775 million for a 725-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power project in Maryland.

Entegra Power seeks prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization


Power plant operator Entegra Power Group LLC and some of its related companies on Aug. 4 filed a prepackaged plan of reorganization under Chapter 11 at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

GE to supply gas, onsite technologies to Algeria


GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) has received orders for eight trailer-mounted GE TM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbine-generators and a  Jenbacher gas engine for a project in Algeria.

Natural gas-fired expansion project signs on construction company


Robins & Morton was picked to provide construction services for Phase 2 of Tampa Electric’s natural gas-fired expansion project.

Dominion CEO updates progress on Va. gas plants; talks CO2 proposal


The Dominion (NYSE:D) 1,300-MW combined-cycle natural gas plant in Warren County, Va., is now 90% complete and should be deployed during the fourth quarter of this year, CEO Thomas Farrell II said July 30.

Alstom to supply equipment, maintenance to Iberdrola’s combined-cycle power plant


Alstom has received a contract, worth nearly $450 million, to supply its KA24 power island to Iberdrola’s Monterrey III combined-cycle power plant in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Hitachi receive joint order for natural gas turbine


Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) and Hitachi (China) Ltd. (HCH), a unit of Hitachi, jointly received an order for an H-25 natural gas turbine for a power company in China.