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Maryland natural gas-fired power plant begins operations


The 120-MW Perryman 6 natural gas-fired power unit in Maryland began commercial operation.

European regulators clear Siemens' buyout of Dresser-Rand


European regulators have cleared Siemens' $7.6 billion acquisition of the U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand.

Wisconsin Public Service nears air permit for Fox Energy Center upgrade project


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is taking public comment until July 20 on a draft air permit change that will allow Wisconsin Public Service Corp. to upgrade the two existing units at its Fox Energy Center.

Siemens to power Turkey’s largest cogeneration power plant


Siemens (NYSE: SI) has entered into an agreement to supply a gas and steam turbine package for the 320-MW Ciner Kazan Soda combined-cycle cogeneration power plant (CHP) - the largest of its kind in Turkey — for the China Tianchen Engineering Corp. (TCC).

Hydropower's Untapped Potential


A close look at the hydropower industry reveals a bullish future. Learn about how upgrading existing turbines and embracing small-scale hydro could give an old industry new life.

EPRI awarded $3mn to research power plant dry cooling technologies


The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) won a $3 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a novel dry cooling technology for thermal power plants.

Validating New Technologies is the Key to Lasting Commercial Success


Historically, the introduction of new gas turbines to the market has resulted in unforeseen problems during early operation.

PSEG fossil acquires natural gas-fired power project in Maryland


PSEG Fossil, a subsidiary of PSEG Power, acquired a 755-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power project in Maryland from Genesis Power LLC and a private equity fund managed by Ares EIF Management LLC.

Siemens to deliver, maintain gas-fired power plant equipment


Siemens (NYSE: SI) will supply and service equipment for a planned 675-MW natural gas-fired power plant in New York.

Siemens delivers first oil-free steam turbine to Vattenfall


Siemens has delivered the first steam turbine (10-MW) that operates almost entirely without lubricants.

GE awarded long-term service agreement for new combined-cycle power plant in Russia


GE Power Generation Services has been awarded a 16-year contractual service agreement (CSA) by the Russian energy company OJSC for the new Kazanskaya CHP-2 combined-cycle gas power plant in Kazan (Russia’s Tatarstan region).

Siemens signs extension contracts for two Pennsylvania power plants


Talen Energy Corp. has awarded Siemens two long-term service contract extensions for the 623-MW Lower Mount Bethel and 705-MW Ironwood combined-cycle gas power plants in Pennsylvania.

CPV proposes Pennsylvania natural gas-fired power plant


A Boston company wants to build a $900 million natural gas-fired power plant in western Pennsylvania.

Wartsila to power British Virgin Islands


Wärtsilä has agreed to supply an extension to the Pockwood Pond Power Generating Station in the British Virgin Islands, owned by the British Islands Electricity Corp.

Natural gas-fired power plant in Delaware substantially completed


Oklahoma-based Matrix Service Co. said that it’s subsidiary, Matrix North American Construction, substantially completed the Calpine (NYSE: CPN) Garrison Energy Center, an EPC joint venture with Parsons Brinckerhoff.

Siemens equipment orders to boost Egypt's power generation by 50%


Siemens (NYSE: SI) has signed contracts worth €8 billion for natural gas-fired power plants and wind power installations that will boost Egypt's power generation capacity by more than 50 percent.

Moxie Freedom nears air permit for 1,050-MW power plant in Pennsylvania


The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in a notice in the May 30 Pennsylvania Bulletin that it intends to approve an air permit for Moxie Freedom LLC to construct, own, and operate a natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Salem Township, Luzerne County.

GE, EDF celebrate production of first 9HA gas turbine


After years of research and development supported by a billion dollar investment plan, GE (NYSE: GE) is celebrating the first 9HA gas-fired turbine manufactured at the company’s Belfort Gas Turbine Center of Excellence in France.

Invenergy announces commercial operation of Nelson Energy Center in Illinois


Invenergy Clean Power announced the start of commercial operation of its 600-MW Nelson Energy Center, a natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Lee County, Illinois.  

MHPS to supply M501J gas, steam turbines to new combined-cycle power plant in Korea


Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), jointly with Marubeni Corp., has received an order for two M501J gas turbines and a steam turbine for the new 950-MW Pyeongtaek Combined Cycle Power Plant in Korea.