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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.

Duke Energy gets final air permit for Citrus combined-cycle project

12/18/2014

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection on Dec. 16 issued the final air construction permit for the nominal 1,640-MW Citrus Combined Cycle Project (CCCP) of Duke Energy Florida.

Plant Efficiency Still Rules, No Matter Which Way the Political/Economic Winds Blow

12/17/2014

The increasing abundance of natural gas produced by alternative shale exploration and drilling has lowered gas prices dramatically over the last few years, resulting in a shift toward gas as a power-generating fuel.

NTE Carolinas signs PPA with Greenwood, SC

12/16/2014

NTE Carolinas has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the City of Greenwood, South Carolina, to provide the city with electricity using its Kings Mountain Energy Center.

Iberdrola to build combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Massachusetts

12/16/2014

Iberdrola Engineering and Construction has been awarded a contract, by Footprint Power, to build a  674-MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) electric generating plant in Salem, Massachusetts.

Tucson Electric acquires stake in Gila gas power plant

12/15/2014

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has acquired a portion of the output generated by the Gila River Power Station, a natural gas facility.

Tech Tour Provides Close Look at Space Coast Power Plant

12/10/2014

Many people consider Cape Canaveral to be the birthplace of the U.S. space program. It conjures up thoughts of Apollo rocket liftoffs and space shuttle launches. Some 32 people who attended Monday afternoon’s Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Center tech tour learned that it is also home to one of the most technologically advanced combined-cycle gas turbine facilities in the U.S.

GE Supplies New Turbines, Unveils New Retrofit Technologies that Increase Plant Capacity and Efficiency

12/10/2014

General Electric is deploying gas turbines at power plants in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, and is also introducing new equipment that can be used to retrofit existing plants, driving up capacity and efficiency at those existing facilities.

NTE Carolinas signs PPA with Concord, NC

12/10/2014

NTE Carolinas has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the City of Concord, North Carolina, to provide the city with electricity using its Kings Mountain Energy Center.

POWER-GEN International Announcements and Events

12/09/2014

Read the latest news from companies during Power Generation Week.

U.S. Coal Losing Power Business Dominance but Not Going Away

12/09/2014

Coal’s long dominant role in U.S. power generation is steadily losing ground to natural gas, but coal isn’t going away anytime soon.

Duke Energy’s Hines Energy Complex Takes Attendees Behind the Scenes

12/09/2014

Mild weather and rain didn’t stop the more than 30 POWER-GEN International attendees from loading onto a bus headed to Duke Energy’s Hines Energy Complex, for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.

Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World announce Projects of the Year!

12/08/2014

Editors from Renewable Energy World and Power Engineering reviewed each nominee and selected the four winners based on the technology that was employed as well as the projects’ impact on the industry at large and on the communities in which they were installed.

CPV, Marubeni Corp., Toyota Tsusho break ground on 725 MW combined-cycle power plant in Maryland

12/02/2014

Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), along with partners Marubeni and Toyota Tsusho, broke ground on a $775 million, 725-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired electric power generating facility in Waldorf, Maryland.

JEMB, Harbert Power increase investment for Astoria I Natural Gas Power Plant

12/02/2014

East River FundCo, a partnership of JEMB Family LP, and Harbert Power Fund V have increased their investment in Astoria Project Partners’ Astoria I natural gas power plant in Queens, New York.

Get ready for last-minute filings on EPA Clean Power Plan

12/01/2014

Dominion (NYSE:D) has become the latest company to weigh in on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan.

Bechtel, Siemens, Panda Power Funds dedicate Sherman Power Project in Texas

11/20/2014

Panda Power Funds, Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Bechtel dedicated the 758-MW Panda Sherman Power Project in Sherman, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule.

Siemens to supply H-Class gas turbines to Japan power plant

11/20/2014

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has received its first order from Japan to deliver two, 400-MW SGT5-8000H gas turbines along with the associated auxiliary systems to form the core of the combined-cycle power plant of Kobe Steel, Ltd. (KOBELCO) in Tochigi, Japan.

Oregon Clean Energy Center secures project financing

11/17/2014

Energy Investors Funds (EIF) and I Squared Capital have formed an equity partnership to construct the 869-MW Oregon Clean Energy Center, a combined-cycle natural-gas fired generation facility to be located in Oregon, Ohio.

Siemens, Bechtel lands contract for Stonewall Energy Project in Virginia

11/17/2014

Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Bechtel have landed a turnkey supply contract for Panda Power Funds’ 778-MW Stonewall Energy Project in Leesburg, Virginia.