More Combined Cycle News

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.

Western Energy Partners to develop gas, solar project in New Mexico

04/08/2015

Western Energy Partners, an energy development company, announced plans to develop, permit, construct and operate a 750-MW electricity generation project, near Waterflow, New Mexico.

Hummel Station re-works permitting for 1,064-MW project in Pennsylvania

04/06/2015

Hummel Station LLC has submitted an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for modification of an air permit plan approval that authorized the construction of three natural gas-fired combined-cycle combustion turbines coupled with heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) equipped with natural gas fired duct burners capable of producing 1,064 MW of electricity in Snyder County.

BOND begins work at New Salem Harbor Station

03/31/2015

BOND, a civil and utility construction firm, has begun preliminary site work at New Salem Harbor Station, a 674-MW combined-cycle gas-fired power plant.

Dominion Va. Power proposes $1 bn, natural gas-fired power plant

03/26/2015

Dominion Virginia Power (NYSE: D) said the company is proposing to build a $1 billion, 1,600-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Greensville County.

Video: 9HA.01 Gas Turbine Testing Nears Completion

03/26/2015

In Monte Atwell’s world, opportunities are created when things break down. Over the last four months, Atwell and a team of engineers in Greenville, South Carolina, have been testing one of GE’s latest innovations – the 9HA.01 air-cooled gas turbine. The 866,000-pound machine promises to provide power producers the flexibility, efficiency and speed they need to accommodate the increasing use of intermittent wind and solar power.

Combined cycle power plant to use Toshiba steam turbine and generator

03/25/2015

Toshiba Corp. said it is providing a 472-MW steam turbine and generator (STG) for a combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant under construction in Tennessee.

Energy efficiency might slow coal’s bleeding under EPA CO2 plan

03/19/2015

Natural gas combined-cycle generation is destined to benefit under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan, although the dash-to-gas won't be quite as severe if states make energy efficiency part of their compliance plan.

Milwaukee medical center plans to buy power plant, convert to natural gas

03/18/2015

Milwaukee County Regional Medical Center is negotiating to buy a coal-burning power plant currently owned by We Energies in Wauwatosa, and plans to convert it to natural gas before the 2015 heating season, reports the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel.

Maryland PSC to take a little longer with review of revamped Mattawoman project

03/16/2015

So the parties have extra time to look over some new project details, the Maryland Public Service Commission has pushed back by a couple of months its deadline for deciding on a 2013 application for the gas-fired Mattawoman Energy LLC project.

Alberta’s largest natural gas-fired facility reaches operations

03/12/2015

ENMAX Corp. (ENMAX) and Capital Power Corp. (TSX: CPX, Capital Power) announced that the Shepard Energy Centre — an 800-MW natural gas-fired, combined-cycle facility located in east Calgary, Canada — is now fully operational.

NRG Texas Power nears permit for new unit at Bertron power plant

03/11/2015

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on March 10 posted to its website a March 6 notice that it intends to approve a greenhouse gas permit for NRG Texas Power LLC covering the planned Unit 5 at the SR Bertron power plant in Harris County.

Siemens completes combined-cycle power plant in Turkey

03/10/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI), together with its partner and customer Cengiz Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., announced the completion of Cengiz Enerji Samsun, a 600-MW combined-cycle power plant in Turkey.