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EIA: Shale gas provides largest source of US natural gas production in 2013


In 2013, shale gas wells became the largest source of U.S. natural gas production; with natural gas gross withdrawals reaching 82 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d).

Bechtel, Siemens, Panda Power Funds dedicate Sherman Power Project in Texas


Panda Power Funds, Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Bechtel dedicated the 758-MW Panda Sherman Power Project in Sherman, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule.

Siemens to supply H-Class gas turbines to Japan power plant


Siemens (NYSE: SI) has received its first order from Japan to deliver two, 400-MW SGT5-8000H gas turbines along with the associated auxiliary systems to form the core of the combined-cycle power plant of Kobe Steel, Ltd. (KOBELCO) in Tochigi, Japan.

Oregon Clean Energy Center secures project financing


Energy Investors Funds (EIF) and I Squared Capital have formed an equity partnership to construct the 869-MW Oregon Clean Energy Center, a combined-cycle natural-gas fired generation facility to be located in Oregon, Ohio.

Siemens, Bechtel lands contract for Stonewall Energy Project in Virginia


Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Bechtel have landed a turnkey supply contract for Panda Power Funds’ 778-MW Stonewall Energy Project in Leesburg, Virginia.

Kings Mountain Energy Center signs PPA with NTE Energy


NTE Energy has agreed to purchase a portion of the power produced by the 475-MW Kings Mountain Energy Center, a natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in North Carolina.

Georgia developer still trying to build coal plant


Deep in rural Georgia, a developer is betting he can build one of the last new coal-fired power plants in the United States as the rest of the country moves away from the fuel.

Pemex to become No. 2 power generator in Mexico


Pemex will become Mexico's second largest electricity generator once the company invests $1.4 billion to convert oil-fired plants to natural gas-fired, according to the firm's CEO Emilio Lozoya Austin.

CB&I awarded development contract for 760 MW combined-cycle power plant


CB&I (NYSE: CBI) has been awarded a contract by Calpine Corp. subsidiary, Calpine Mid-Merit, LLC, for the initial development phase of a combined-cycle gas turbine power station in Peach Bottom Township, Pennsylvania.

Siemens supplies H-class turbines to FPL's Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center


Siemens (NYSE: SI) has shipped its third of three H-class turbines to Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center. The turbine is being transported by rail, barge and multi-wheeled vehicles.

Alliant Energy to expand Riverside Energy Center by building combined-cycle natural gas facility


Alliant Energy's Wisconsin utility, Wisconsin Power and Light Co. (WPL), announced plans to expand its Riverside Energy Center by building a 650-MW combined cycle, natural gas-fueled facility near Beloit, Wisconsin.

After SONGS closure, SCE signs 2,221 MW worth of contracts


Southern California Edison (SCE) has signed contracts for 2,221-MW of power from various new resources, representing approximately 10 percent of SCE’s current total customer peak usage.

NRG Energy begins construction on natural gas peaking plant in Texas


NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has begun construction on a nearly 360-MW, natural gas-fired peaking plant at a site southeast of Houston.

Duke investing heavily in Southeast natural gas generation through 2018


Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is adding more expecting to add more than 2,900 MW of new gas-fired generating capacity to its Southeastern power fleet by the end of 2018, the company reported Nov. 5 in part of its quarterly earnings call materials.

Toshiba to supply supercritical CO2 turbine to Texas power project


Toshiba Corp. will supply a first-of-a-kind supercritical CO2 turbine to a demonstration plant being built in Texas. The plant will be developed by NET Power, which is a joint venture between CB&I and Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC).

Alstom to provide heat recovery steam generators for two power plants in Texas


Alstom has signed a contract worth approximately $100 million with Exelon Generation to supply four heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) for two new combined-cycle gas power plants in Texas, each equipped with two General Electric advanced, high-efficiency H-class gas turbines (Exelon Generation's Colorado Bend Generating Station in Wharton County and Wolf Hollow plant in Granbury).

Emission mandate forces DTE Energy to discuss coal to gas conversions


Proposed emission mandates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would reduce carbon dioxide emissions in Michigan by 32 percent, which could mean significant changes for DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE), according to Skiles Boyd, vice president of environmental management and resources for DTE Energy.

3 new Pennsylvania gas-fired power plants planned


A suburban Philadelphia company has announced plans to build three new natural gas-fired electrical generation plants in northern Pennsylvania.

Court rejects Argentina's appeal of $185M award


The Supreme Court has rejected Argentina's appeal of a British natural gas company's multimillion dollar award against the government.

Utilities open new gas-fired plant in Cheyenne


Power company officials on Tuesday marked the opening of a new gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne that replaces several old coal-fired plants elsewhere