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MS Power coal-to-gas conversion nearly complete


A coal-to-gas conversion project at a power plant operated by Mississippi Power is nearly complete.

Siemens upgrades I&C system of GE steam turbines for first time


Siemens (NYSE: SI) received an order to upgrade the instrumentation & controls (I&C) systems for two of six units at a 3,240-MW thermal power station in South Korea.

First two units at El Paso power plant due for completion by March 31


El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) said in a Feb. 25 earnings report that it is nearing completion of the first two 88-MW units at the gas-fired Montana power plant in Texas.

Toshiba steam generator in operations at Kemper IGCC power plant


A Toshiba steam turbine is now operational at the Kemper county Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Plant in Mississippi.

EU investigates GE, Alstom $17B acquisition


The European Commission is conducting an in-depth investigation on whether GE's (NYSE: GE) proposed acquisition of Alstom SA’s Thermal Power, Renewable Power & Grid businesses will cause large gas turbines costs to rise.

Siemens to supply natural gas-fired turbines for Michigan power plant


Siemens (NYSE: SI) is supplying two natural gas-fired turbines and one steam turbine for a combined-cycle power plant in Michigan.

Capital Power has gas and wind projects due for operation this year


The in-construction gas-fired Shepard Energy Centre and the K2 Wind project are both expected to commence commercial operations in 2015 and to have a positive impact on earnings and funds from operations, said Capital Power Corp. (TSX:CPX) in a Feb. 23 earnings statement.

Siemens commissions new gas turbine burner test center


Siemens (NYSE: SI) has commissioned its Clean Energy Center, a new burner test center for gas turbines near Berlin, at its gas turbine manufacturing plant.

GE delivers equipment for natural gas-fired power plant in Turkey


GE (NYSE: GE) has entered into a 20-year contractual services agreement (CSA) with GAMA Enerji for an 840-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Kirikkale, Turkey.

Black & Veatch picked as owner’s engineer for natural gas-fired projects


Exelon (NYSE: EXC) picked Black & Veatch as owner’s engineer for two combined-cycle natural gas-fired projects in Texas.

Panda Power to develop third combined-cycle power plant in Pa.


Panda Power Funds signed a joint venture agreement with Sunbury Generation LP to develop, finance, construct and operate a 1,000-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Pennsylvania.

Collicutt Energy Services expands California market with MTU Onsite Energy


Collicutt Energy Services Inc. has signed an agreement with MTU Onsite Energy Corp. to expand its power generator distribution and associated services throughout the California market.

Combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant site approved


The West Virginia Public Service Commission approved the siting certificate for a 549-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant.

A Short History of the Evolving Uses of Natural Gas


Like most people in the power industry, we editors at Power Engineering magazine spend a lot of time looking forward.

Capstone Turbine awarded equipment contract for Los Ramones Pipeline Project in Mexico


Capstone Turbine Corp., a global clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has received a follow-on order for five C800 microturbines for another phase of the Los Ramones pipeline project in Northeastern Mexico.

Exelon to add natural gas-fired units to Massachusetts power plant


Exelon Generation (NYSE: EXC) said it will add 195 MW of fast-starting electricity generation capacity to a power plant in Massachusetts.

Kemper power plant overruns climb another $45 million


Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) said it will spend at least another $45 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing total costs to nearly $6.2 billion.

MHPS GAC-series gas turbine tops 8,000 hours of operation


Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) said its 412-MW GAC-Series gas turbine surpassed 8,000 hours of operation in a Japanese turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power plant.

Dominion, SCANA complete Carolina Gas Transmission deal


Dominion Resources (NYSE: D) said it completed the $492.9 million transaction to acquire Carolina Gas Transmission from SCANA Corp. (NYSE: SCG).

Siemens to maintain California natural gas-fired power plant


Siemens (NYSE: SI) was awarded a long-term service agreement for the 507-MW Blythe Energy Center, a natural gas-fired power plant in California.