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Alliant subsidiary advances emissions projects at Iowa coal plants


Interstate Power and Light (IPL), which is a subsidiary of Alliant Energy (NYSE: LNT), told the Iowa Utilities Board that it is undertaking a number of emissions-control projects for coal-fired capacity under its approved Emission Plan and Budget (EPB).

BOND begins work at New Salem Harbor Station


BOND, a civil and utility construction firm, has begun preliminary site work at New Salem Harbor Station, a 674-MW combined-cycle gas-fired power plant.

Shell Chemical nears air permit for 250-MW power project in Pennsylvania


Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC is close to an air permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for the construction of a petrochemicals complex, which will include a 250-MW power plant, to be located on the site formerly occupied by Horsehead Corp.'s Monaca Zinc Smelter plant in Potter and Center townships in Beaver County.

NRG seeks Texas approval to buy power plant being moved from Mississippi


NRG Texas Power LLC applied March 27 at the Public Utility Commission of Texas for approval of the proposed purchase of all of the issued and outstanding membership interests in PHR Holdings LLC from BTEC New Albany LLC, which currently owns I00% of the membership interests in PHR.

Dominion Va. Power proposes $1 bn, natural gas-fired power plant


Dominion Virginia Power (NYSE: D) said the company is proposing to build a $1 billion, 1,600-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Greensville County.

Video: 9HA.01 Gas Turbine Testing Nears Completion


In Monte Atwell’s world, opportunities are created when things break down. Over the last four months, Atwell and a team of engineers in Greenville, South Carolina, have been testing one of GE’s latest innovations – the 9HA.01 air-cooled gas turbine. The 866,000-pound machine promises to provide power producers the flexibility, efficiency and speed they need to accommodate the increasing use of intermittent wind and solar power.

Natural gas CHP plant in Florida breaks ground


Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE: CPK) broke ground on a $40 million combined heat and power plant in Florida.

Combined cycle power plant to use Toshiba steam turbine and generator


Toshiba Corp. said it is providing a 472-MW steam turbine and generator (STG) for a combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant under construction in Tennessee.

EPE begins commercial operations of Montana Power Station Units 1, 2


El Paso Electric (EPE, NYSE: EE) announced that Units 1 and 2 at the Montana Power Station (MPS) —located in El Paso, Texas— have reached commercial operations.

Milwaukee medical center plans to buy power plant, convert to natural gas


Milwaukee County Regional Medical Center is negotiating to buy a coal-burning power plant currently owned by We Energies in Wauwatosa, and plans to convert it to natural gas before the 2015 heating season, reports the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel.

MHI to jointly develop natural gas cogeneration system


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Toho Gas Co. Ltd. will jointly develop a new 450 kW natural gas cogeneration system for the Japanese market.

Small Punch Testing Validates Steam Turbine for Continued Service


EPRI's testing technique for evaluating fracture toughness behavior through small punch testing has been exercised to determine if a 60-plus year old low pressure steam turbine rotor has been supposedly degraded by age.

A Wind Turbine that Looks Like a Tree… Kind Of


To some, the hulking wind turbines used to generate about 4 percent of the electricity consumed in the U.S. are eye-sores. Some argue they are a blight on America's most majestic plains, hills and ocean views.

Making the Blade: How and Where Wind Turbines Get Their Swoosh


Advancements in wind turbine technology have led to taller wind towers, longer blades, and increased reliability. Read about the latest innovations related to wind turbines, turbine components, and other technological advances in the wind power industry.

Combined Cycle: The Preferred Option


Power Engineering examines the benefits of modern gas turbine combined cycle systems and their uses in several new projects across North America.

Fire at coal- and natural gas-fired power plant injures one


A fire at the Black Dog coal- and gas-fired power plant in Minnesota injured one person and forced 50 others out of the plant.

Maryland PSC to take a little longer with review of revamped Mattawoman project


So the parties have extra time to look over some new project details, the Maryland Public Service Commission has pushed back by a couple of months its deadline for deciding on a 2013 application for the gas-fired Mattawoman Energy LLC project.

GE delivers 2.7 GW in natural gas turbine technology to Egypt


GE (NYSE: GE) signed major contracts with the government of Egypt to deliver 2.683 GW in aeroderivative and heavy-duty gas turbines to power plants in the country.

Alberta’s largest natural gas-fired facility reaches operations


ENMAX Corp. (ENMAX) and Capital Power Corp. (TSX: CPX, Capital Power) announced that the Shepard Energy Centre — an 800-MW natural gas-fired, combined-cycle facility located in east Calgary, Canada — is now fully operational.

NRG Texas Power nears permit for new unit at Bertron power plant


The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on March 10 posted to its website a March 6 notice that it intends to approve a greenhouse gas permit for NRG Texas Power LLC covering the planned Unit 5 at the SR Bertron power plant in Harris County.