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GE opens fuel cell facility in New York


General Electric Co. is opening a new facility north of Albany devoted to the development of fuel cells.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems acquisition completed


Rolls-Royce has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS).

Consumers Energy nearing completion of $250M upgrade project


Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility, is nearing completion on a $250 million technology upgrade project at its largest power plant, the D.E. Karn/J.C. Weadock Generating Complex.

Pennsylvania agency works on air permits for 1,300-MW project


The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in an Aug. 23 notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin that it has gotten an air permit application from Lackawanna Energy Center LLC to construct a natural gas-fired combined-cycle plant to produce a nominal 1,300 MW in Jessup Borough, Lackawanna County.

Calpine to buy gas-fired power plant from Exelon for $530mn


What's New in Wind Technology?


New wind power innovations from GE, TenderLand Renewables and other manufacturers and suppliers were featured at Windpower 2014. Here's a look at what we saw.

Layup Practices for Cycling Units


Electric Power Research Institute describes the proper layup techniques to protect boiler tubes, steam turbines and other equipment during a unit shutdown.

Basin Electric discusses carbon capture technology with DOE head


Moniz learned about the technology used at the Synfuels Plant to convert coal into natural gas and other products, including carbon dioxide.

Coal-to-gas conversion planned for Indiana power plant


Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) will file plans with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to convert Unit 7 at the Harding Street Generation Station from coal to natural gas.

Combined-cycle unit at Kemper IGCC power plant begins commercial operations


The planned 582-MW Kemper County Energy Center’s combined-cycle unit was placed into commercial operation Aug. 14.

GE to supply Jenbacher gas engines for distributed power generation projects in Pennsylvania


GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) will supply its Jenbacher gas engine technology to IMG Midstream of Wexford, Pennsylvania, for two 20-MW projects serving the PJM Interconnection.  

Capstone awarded contract for 25 microturbines for E-Finity Distributed Generation


Capstone Turbine Corp., a clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems has received a contract for 25 Capstone C65 microturbines, totaling 1.6-MW, from E-Finity Distributed Generation.

Ground broken on combined-cycle natural gas-fired project in Pennsylvania


Gemma Power Systems LLC, Panda Power Funds, Siemens Energy (NYSE: SI) and others celebrated the groundbreaking of an 829-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle project in Pennsylvania.

CMI installs boilers behind GE, Mitsubishi gas turbines


CMI Energy has received a supply contract from GE France (NYSE: GE) for two pressure level horizontal Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) for a power plant located in Kazan, Russia.

GE financial arm closes financing for natural gas-fired power plant


GE Energy Financial Services (GEFS), a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), and other lenders will provide $775 million for a 725-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power project in Maryland.

GE will invest $2B in Africa by 2018


General Electric (NYSE: GE) announced plans to invest $2 billion in facility development, skills training, and sustainability initiatives across Africa by 2018.

OG&E submits environmental compliance plan for three power plants


After unsuccessfully challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E), a subsidiary of OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), filed an application with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission seeking approval of a plan to be in compliance with federal environmental regulations.  

Texas natural gas-fired power plant awarded GHG permit


Invenergy Thermal Development LLC was awarded a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit for a 165-MW simple-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in Texas.

GE to supply gas, onsite technologies to Algeria


GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) has received orders for eight trailer-mounted GE TM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbine-generators and a  Jenbacher gas engine for a project in Algeria.

EPA approves 50th GHG construction permit for natural gas project Texas


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the 50th greenhouse gas (GHG) permit in Texas.