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Bechtel begins construction on natural gas-fired power plant


Bechtel broke ground on a new 700-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Carroll County, Ohio.

Canadian energy plan good for nuclear, group says


Canada’s energy plan focuses on developing more oil and gas pipelines, but the country’s nuclear industry says it helps them fight climate change as well.

GE finalizes 17th HA gas turbine order


General Electric (GE, NYSE: GE) has announced the 17th order of its HA gas turbine technology.

GE announces orders for 10 LMS100 gas turbines


GE announced today it received 10 orders for its LMS100 aeroderivative gas turbine from two customers in North America during the second quarter of 2015.

GE to perform $80M natural gas-fired power plant upgrade project


Canada-based Emera Energy picked GE (NYSE: GE) to upgrade a 265-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Rhode Island for $80 million.

U.S. utilities reduce power plant emissions since 2008, report says


A report from MJ Bradley & Associates LLC says that most of the largest electric utilities in the U.S. have significantly reduced power plant emissions in recent years.

Minnesota Power to end operations at coal-fired power plant


Minnesota Power, a unit of Allete (NYSE ALE), said it planned to cease operations at a coal-fired power plant by the end of 2020.

Braving the Heat: The Importance of Gas Turbine Coatings in Modern Combined-Cycle Plants


The quest for higher efficiencies in modern combined-cycle power plants is relentless.

The Power of Flexibility: Turbine Inlet Air Chilling Benefits from Leading Edge Control Technology


Today, Operations Management in the power industry faces difficult challenges.

The Future of Gas-Fired Generation in North America


Natural gas-fired generation is projected to grow 3.1 percent a year through 2038.

Natural Gas: The Preferred Choice


There is no global market for natural gas. That's why the gap between natural gas prices in Europe and North America is so wide.

Natural gas-powered unit goes online at Ky. power plant


Kentucky's largest electric power utility says a new natural gas-powered generating unit that has gone online is the first of its kind in the state.

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.