More Combined Cycle News

Duke Energy Florida argues for late change in supply plan

09/11/2014

The NRG Florida LP unit of NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG), which wants to sell power to Duke Energy Florida from its power plant in Florida, or sell the plant itself to Duke, isn’t happy with a new Duke plan to buy a competitor’s power plant instead.

Power plant capacity additions in 2014 mostly natural gas, solar, wind

09/09/2014

In the first half of 2014, 4,350 MW of new utility-scale generating capacity were brought online, with more than half of that from natural gas-fired power plants, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Fluor completes Texas combined cycle, replacement project

09/09/2014

Nooter/Eriksen awarded first North American HRSG behind the Mitsubishi M501J Gas Turbine

09/08/2014

Nooter/Eriksen was recently awarded the contract from Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) to design and supply one Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) behind the Mitsubishi M501J gas turbine for the GRDA project located in Chouteau, Oklahoma.

Toshiba celebrates commercial operation of eighth CCPP steam turbine in US

09/03/2014

Toshiba is celebrating the commercial operation of its eighth steam turbine designed for U.S. combined-cycle power plants (CCPP).

Siemens to supply combined cycle technology to South Korea power plant

09/03/2014

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has received a contract, from GS Engineering & Construction Corp. (GS E&C), to deliver the power island for the 902-MW Dangjin 4 combined cycle power plant in Dangjin-City, Chungchong Nam-do Province, South Korea.

Siemens completes 1600 MW combined cycle power plant in UAE

09/02/2014

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

08/26/2014

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

08/25/2014

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

08/25/2014

Energy reform in Mexico creates cogeneration opportunities

08/15/2014

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

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

08/14/2014

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

08/14/2014

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

08/13/2014

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

08/13/2014

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

08/12/2014

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

08/12/2014

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

08/11/2014

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

08/11/2014

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

08/08/2014

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.