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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.

Washington governor proposes cap on carbon pollution

12/18/2014

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state's largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.

Moody’s sees stable 2015 for public power sector

12/18/2014

Despite anxiety over the financial impact of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plant to cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, Moody's Investors Service is upbeat about the outlook for public power utilities in 2015.

Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy

12/17/2014

Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.

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.

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.

Echogen Power Systems’ introduces waste heat recovery system during POWER-GEN International

12/07/2014

Echogen Power Systems, a producer of scalable sCO2 based heat-to-power systems, announced the commercial availability of its 7.3-MW EPS100 heat engine system as a turnkey solution during POWER-GEN International, the world’s largest exhibition designed to connect key suppliers and service providers with industry decision makers.

Clinton: Protect Obama's environmental actions

12/03/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said steps President Barack Obama has taken to help the environment must be protected at all costs.

EPA proposes smog standards under Clean Air Act

11/26/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new smog, or ozone, standards under the Clean Air Act after recent scientific evidence showed harmful effects of ground-level smog.

MISO cites reliability concerns with EPA Clean Power Plan

11/26/2014

In light of a declining power reserve margin because of existing Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) has significant reliability concerns about EPA's proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 30%.

Report: EPA’s Clean Power Plan will raise energy prices

11/21/2014

The cost of electricity and natural gas will increase by nearly $300 billion in 2020 compared to 2012 prices, according to the “Energy Market Impacts of Recent Federal Regulations on the Electric Power Sector,” report conducted by Energy Ventures Analysis, Inc.

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.

Georgia developer still trying to build coal plant

11/17/2014

Deep in rural Georgia, a developer is betting he can build one of the last new coal-fired power plants in the United States as the rest of the country moves away from the fuel.

Siemens supplies H-class turbines to FPL's Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center

11/10/2014

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has shipped its third of three H-class turbines to Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center. The turbine is being transported by rail, barge and multi-wheeled vehicles.

Court affirms Minnesota decision on new air controls for Boswell 4

11/06/2014

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Nov. 3 rejected an environmental group appeal of a decision by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to approve new air emissions controls for the coal-fired Boswell Unit 4 under the state's Mercury Emissions Reduction Act (MERA).

Toshiba to supply supercritical CO2 turbine to Texas power project

11/05/2014

Toshiba Corp. will supply a first-of-a-kind supercritical CO2 turbine to a demonstration plant being built in Texas. The plant will be developed by NET Power, which is a joint venture between CB&I and Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC).

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).