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Solar surcharge bill approved by Oklahoma House

04/17/2014

The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill earlier this week that may add extra charges to utility customers who want to install rooftop solar panels or small wind turbines. 

Mitsubishi Hitachi signs $77.8 million deal for 501J gas turbine

04/14/2014

A deal to build what may be the most efficient combined cycle power plant in the U.S. was finalized last week in Tulsa, Okla.

Maryland PSC approves 1,000-MW Old Dominion Electric project

04/09/2014

The Maryland Public Service Commission on April 8, after no party objected to a March 24 tentative approval and no commissioner asked for any changes in that tentative approval, formally signed off on Old Dominion Electric Cooperative's 1,000-MW, gas-fired Wildcat Point project.

GE financial unit loans $50mn for natural gas-fired power plant purchase

04/08/2014

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is providing a loan to help Rockland Capital purchase a natural gas-fired power plant.

St. Joseph Energy Center wins 18-month delay for Indiana project

04/07/2014

St. Joseph Energy Center LLC won an 18-month extension, to December 2015, to begin construction on its gas-fired power project in Indiana.

EPA issues greenhouse gas permit for La Paloma Energy Center project

04/07/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 6 office has again issued a greenhouse gas permit for the La Paloma Energy Center LLC project in Texas after the permit had been cleared by the U.S. Environmental Appeals Board.

Mitsubishi’s first U.S. turbine production facility in North America poised for strong year

04/07/2014

Although Mitsubishi’s Savannah Machinery Works delivered its first 300-ton commercial gas turbine only 18 months ago, work at the plant has been steady and unlikely to decrease any time soon, according to a report from the Savannah Morning News.

NTE Ohio begins approval process for 540-MW gas project

04/03/2014

NTE Ohio LLC filed a pre-application letter on April 1 at the Ohio Power Siting Board for a 540-MW, natural gas-fired plant to be located on about 50 acres which NTE has under exclusive option from AK Steel, within an industrial setting in Middletown in Butler County.

Alstom to build 740-MW gas-fired power plant in Iraq

04/03/2014

Alstom recently announced it has secured a $550 million contract with Eni Iraq B.V. to build the 740-MW Zubair natural-gas fired plant in southern Iraq.

Alstom to provide natural gas-fired package for $100mn

03/31/2014

Alstom signed a $100 million contract to supply a steam tail package for Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s natural gas-fired power plant in Maryland.

GE releases new 9HA and 7HA natural gas turbines

03/31/2014

General Electric has announced it will be releasing the 7HA and 9HA air-cooled gas turbines.

TradeWind, GRDA sign wind energy power purchase contracts

03/28/2014

TradeWind Energy signed long-term power purchase agreements with the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) for two wind power projects in Oklahoma.

Mitsubishi Hitachi signs $77.8 million deal for 501J gas turbine

03/24/2014

A deal to build what may be the most efficient combined cycle power plant in the U.S. was finalized last week in Tulsa, Okla.

Federal agencies ready approval for Deepwater Wind project

03/24/2014

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) intend to issue an incidental harassment authorization for the Deepwater Wind Block Island LLC project.

La Paloma Energy Center scores legal victory for its Texas power project

03/20/2014

The U.S. Environmental Appeals Board on March 14 rejected a Sierra Club petition for a review of an air permit issued to La Paloma Energy Center LLC for a gas-fired power project in Texas.

Gas-fired facility at Xcel's Cherokee plant to be completed by end of 2015

03/20/2014

Construction is well along on a new 569-MW gas-fired combined cycle (CC) project at the Cherokee coal plant site, said Public Service Co. of Colorado in a March 17 project update filed at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.

Citizens group wants North Carolina review of Duke gas-fired project

03/20/2014

A citizens group, NC WARN, on March 10 asked the North Carolina Utilities Commission to open up a review of a Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) plan for a gas-fired power plant in South Carolina, even though the group conceded that the North Carolina commission has no explicit power to do so.

GRDA to sign contract for natural gas turbine to replace coal-fired unit

03/20/2014

On Friday, at least three members of the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA)’s Board of Directors will join Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin to sign a contract with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems of America to purchase a natural gas combustion and steam turbine, known as the 501J.

Capstone to supply microturbines for oil, gas customers

03/19/2014

Capstone Turbine Corp. has landed multiple contracts with E-Finity Distributed Generation to supply microturbines, totaling about 4-MW, for oil and gas operations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions.

Advancements in Wind Turbine Technology: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Cost

03/14/2014

Wind power capacity has increased dramatically in the U.S. recently - and accompanying that, the turbines that produce it have become more powerful, more efficient and more affordable for power producers.