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

11/26/2014

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

11/20/2014

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

11/20/2014

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

11/17/2014

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

11/17/2014

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

11/17/2014

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

11/17/2014

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

11/14/2014

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

11/11/2014

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

11/10/2014

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

11/07/2014

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

11/06/2014

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

11/06/2014

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

11/06/2014

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

11/05/2014

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

11/04/2014

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

11/04/2014

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

11/04/2014

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

11/03/2014

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

11/03/2014

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