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Going Paperless Improves Performance at Texas Power Plant

11/25/2014

A 472-MW power plant depends just as much on the flow of information to workers as the flow of fuel to its generators, particularly when that information includes the maintenance manuals and repair records for thousands of pieces of equipment.

Panda's New Power Plant Up and Running in Texas

11/25/2014

In late September, Panda Power Funds dedicated its Panda Temple combined-cycle power plant at an inaugural celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony in Temple, Texas.

Generating Power to Increase Efficiency

11/25/2014

Combined heat and power (CHP), also known as co-generation, is the simultaneous production of useful thermal energy and electric power.

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.

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.

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.

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.

GE, Alstom deal expected to close mid-2015

11/07/2014

GE (NYSE: GE)'s deal to purchase Alstom’s power assets for $16.9 billion is on track to close mid-2015, according to the head of GE’s power business.

NRG Energy begins construction on natural gas peaking plant in Texas

11/06/2014

NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has begun construction on a nearly 360-MW, natural gas-fired peaking plant at a site southeast of Houston.

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).

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.

GE & partners develop machinery for gas turbine production

10/29/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) announces a manufacturing machine designed to produce gas turbine parts using Laser MicroJet technology.

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.

Cogeneration power plant in Mexico in the works

10/28/2014

ATCO and partner Grupo Hermes S.A. de C.V. were picked to begin project development and the approval process for a planned 638-MW natural gas cogeneration power plant in Mexico.

EthosEnergy supplies gas turbine components for Va. power plants

10/28/2014

EthosEnergy has supplied gas turbine components and casings for two unnamed power plants in Virginia.

Report: Industry generators projected to increase in US diesel gensets market by 2018

10/28/2014

The diesel generator sets (gensets) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.65 percent by 2018, according to a new report conducted by TechNavio, a global tech-focused research firm.