More Combined Cycle News

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.

Kings Mountain Energy Center signs PPA with NTE Energy

11/17/2014

NTE Energy has agreed to purchase a portion of the power produced by the 475-MW Kings Mountain Energy Center, a natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in North Carolina.

CB&I awarded development contract for 760 MW combined-cycle power plant

11/11/2014

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) has been awarded a contract by Calpine Corp. subsidiary, Calpine Mid-Merit, LLC, for the initial development phase of a combined-cycle gas turbine power station in Peach Bottom Township, Pennsylvania.

DTE Energy to purchase 732 MW natural gas generation facility for $240M

11/11/2014

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) announced plans to purchase the 732-MW Renaissance Power Plant, a simple-cycle natural gas facility, for $240 million.

Calpine acquires Fore River Energy Center for $530M from Exelon

11/10/2014

Calpine Corp. (NYSE: CPN) has completed the acquisition of the 809-MW Fore River Energy Center, a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant located in North Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Alliant Energy to expand Riverside Energy Center by building combined-cycle natural gas facility

11/07/2014

Alliant Energy's Wisconsin utility, Wisconsin Power and Light Co. (WPL), announced plans to expand its Riverside Energy Center by building a 650-MW combined cycle, natural gas-fueled facility near Beloit, Wisconsin.

Duke investing heavily in Southeast natural gas generation through 2018

11/06/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is adding more expecting to add more than 2,900 MW of new gas-fired generating capacity to its Southeastern power fleet by the end of 2018, the company reported Nov. 5 in part of its quarterly earnings call materials.

Alstom to provide heat recovery steam generators for two power plants in Texas

11/04/2014

Alstom has signed a contract worth approximately $100 million with Exelon Generation to supply four heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) for two new combined-cycle gas power plants in Texas, each equipped with two General Electric advanced, high-efficiency H-class gas turbines (Exelon Generation's Colorado Bend Generating Station in Wharton County and Wolf Hollow plant in Granbury).

Kemper plant costs rise $496M due to startup delays

10/30/2014

In the September monthly report filed by Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) to the Mississippi Public Service Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said its subsidiary, Mississippi Power, will need an additional $496 million to extend the deadline to finish the Kemper Integrated Coal Gasification Combined-Cycle (IGCC) facility in eastern Mississippi.

Siemens H-Class gas turbine reaches 100,000 EOH across entire fleet

10/29/2014

Siemens’ fleet of H-class gas turbines reached a cumulative 100,000 equivalent operating hours (EOH) in late September.

Optim Energy to market its two gas-fired power plants in Texas

10/27/2014

Optim Energy LLC is getting ready to market its two gas-fired power plants in Texas now that it has closed the sale, as of Oct. 14, of its coal-fired Twin Oaks plant in Texas.

EthosEnergy supplies parts for GE natural gas-fired turbine

10/22/2014

EthosEnergy, a joint venture between Wood Group and Siemens (NYSE: SI), completed a contract to supply new manufactured combustion components for TransCanada’s 560-MW Ocean States Power Plant in Rhode Island.

GRDA to pay $296M to construct combined-cycle plant in Oklahoma

10/21/2014

Northeast Oklahoma's Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) directors reached an agreement, on Monday, to pay a $296.9 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 495-MW combined-cycle power plant near Chouteau, Oklahoma.

EPA gathering information on proposed power plant rules

10/21/2014

As the Dec. 1 deadline for the comment period on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan approaches, the agency continues to gather information on the proposal, Sarah Dunham, director, Office of Atmospheric Programs with the EPA said on Oct. 14.

Siemens gas, steam turbines powering cogeneration plant in Germany

10/17/2014

After several months of testing and trial runs, Siemens (NYSE: SI) has handed over three of its gas turbines to Dow Stade for a new 163-MW cogeneration power plant.

SNC-Lavalin completes sale of interest in NY natural gas-fired power plant

10/15/2014

SNC-Lavalin Inc. (TSX: SNC) reached financial close on the sale of its minority interest in Astoria Project Partners LLC (Astoria I) to EIF Astoria LLC and East River FundCo LLC.

GE to supply gas turbines for 750 MW combined-cycle power project in Iraq

10/15/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) has signed a contract with ENKA to supply four 9E gas turbines and one steam turbine for the Bazyan power plant, a new 750-MW combined-cycle power plant being developed by Qaiwan Group in the Kurdistan region in Iraq.