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MHPS to supply steam turbines, gensets for coal-fired power plant in the Philippines

10/30/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) will supply two sets of steam turbine and generator for Units 3 and 4 of the Limay coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom and glut

10/30/2014

The utilities say they can't accommodate the flood of newcomers to the green energy business, throwing in doubt the future of Japan's up-to-now aggressive strategy on renewable energy. Another challenge is that supplies of power from sources such as solar are not reliable enough or easily stored.

Guam to build $589M power plant to meet regs

10/30/2014

The Guam Power Authority is planning to build a $589 million power generator from scratch.

Westinghouse to provide nuclear passive safety system to Ukraine plant

10/30/2014

Westinghouse Electric Co. was awarded a contract to provide a passive hydrogen control system for two units at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas headquarters will be located in Florida

10/30/2014

With the merger of Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ power generation business in the Americas, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPSA) has announced that its headquarters will be located in Lake Mary, Florida.

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Murray adds 100M tons to Illinois' coal holdings

10/29/2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A leading U.S. coal company is adding roughly 100 million more tons of reserves and other resources to its southern Illinois portfolio, broadening its operations months after decrying federal regulation of the industry.

Proposed tax hike in Sweden could shutdown nuclear power plants

10/29/2014

Sweden nuclear power plant operators may have to shut down older reactors earlier than planned after a new government coalition proposed increasing taxes on nuclear power capacity by 17 percent from 2015.

GE & partners develop machinery for gas turbine production

10/29/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) announces a manufacturing machine designed to produce gas turbine parts using Laser MicroJet technology.

Siemens H-Class gas turbine reaches 100,000 EOH across entire fleet

10/29/2014

Siemens’ fleet of H-class gas turbines reached a cumulative 100,000 equivalent operating hours (EOH) in late September.

FirstEnergy returns Perry to service after unplanned outage

10/29/2014

The FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) Perry nuclear plant in Ohio was returned to service Oct. 26 after an unplanned outage that occurred Oct. 20.

Power4Georgians gets 18-month extension on coal plant air permit

10/29/2014

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division on Oct. 15 granted Power4Georgians LLC a break on an 850-MW, coal-fired power project, allowing the company an extra 18 months, until April 14, 2016, to begin project construction under a current air permit.

U.S. coal-fired power plants to use Cabot mercury control products

10/29/2014

Cabot Corp. (NYSE: CBT) signed two new contracts to provide activated carbon products to coal-fired plant customers in five U.S. states.

MHPS to build 13th geothermal power plant in Mexico

10/29/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) received a full turnkey order from Grupo Dragon through Geotérmica para el Desarrollo S.A.P.I de C.V. (GEODESA), one of its power generation companies in Mexico, to build a 25-MW geothermal power plant.

Kewaunee nuclear power plant Dominion shut down alter emergency preparedness program decommissioning

Dominion can alter Kewaunee nuclear plant's emergency preparedness program

10/28/2014

Dominion was granted permission to alter its emergency preparedness program for the Kewaunee nuclear power plant in Wisconsin.

Gas leak investigated at uranium conversion plant in Illinois

10/28/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) started an investigation after toxic gas was leaked from the Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Metropolis uranium plant in Illinois.

Group wants court review of reactor license

10/28/2014

An environmental group asked a federal court Tuesday to review its claim that California's last operating nuclear power plant is violating federal law and should be shut down at least temporarily.

Construction begins at PSE&G's landfill solar farm

10/28/2014

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and New Jersey State Senator Donald Norcross celebrated the start of construction on its largest solar project to date, an 11.18-MW solar farm at the Kinsley Landfill.

Sendai nuclear plant’s host town approves restart

10/28/2014

A town in Japan was the first to approve restart of a nuclear power plant, three years after all nuclear capacity was shut down in the country.

New emissions control equipment dramatically improves air quality at DTE Energy's Monroe Power Plant

10/28/2014

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has completed a project at the Monroe coal-fired power plant to reduce emissions and improve air quality in the region. DTE has invested nearly $2 billion since 2000 on environmental upgrades at the plant.


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