More New Gas Power Plant Projects News

295 MW of new generation capacity comes online during March, FERC reports

04/27/2015

The amount of new electric generation capacity commissioned during March was a relatively modest 295 MW, according to a monthly infrastructure update from a branch of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

AEP points out various issues as FERC responds to proposed Clean Power Plan

04/27/2015

American Electric Power Service Corp., on behalf of various other American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) subsidiaries, told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on April 24 that the commission must keep a lot of factors in mind, mainly grid reliability, in responding to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan.

Regulators inch closer to final decision on coal power plant

04/23/2015

New Mexico regulators are moving closer to a final decision on a plan by the state's largest electric provider to replace part of an aging coal-fired plant with a mix of more coal, natural gas, nuclear and solar power.

Toshiba to supply steam, gas turbines to Mexico power project

04/23/2015

Toshiba Corp. received an order to supply two sets of steam turbine and generators (STG) for a 925-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power project in Mexico.

MHPS rebrands its H-80 gas turbine

04/22/2015

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) today announced the renaming of its H-80 gas turbine. The 100-MW class, heavy-duty, high-efficiency turbine will now be called the H-100, a change made to more accu­rately reflect the rated capacity class of the model.

Siemens supplies natural gas-fired equipment to project in Mexico

04/22/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) received an order for two SGT6-5000F gas turbines and two SGEN6-1000 generators for installation in a power plant in Mexico.

Utility defends plans to replace power from San Juan plant

04/21/2015

New Mexico's largest electric provider is defending its plan to replace part of an aging coal-fired power plant with a mix of more coal, natural gas, nuclear and solar power.

Ga. utility shutters power units to meet state regulations

04/17/2015

Georgia Power is shuttering coal and oil powered units throughout the state as part of a plan that was approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission.

GE adds on to orders of natural gas-fired turbine

04/14/2015

GE (NYSE: GE) announced more orders for the company’s HA gas turbines.

EU reopens investigation into Siemens, Dresser-Rand merger

04/14/2015

European Union regulators resumed their investigation of a $7.6 billion merger where Siemens’ (NYSE: SI) would acquire Dresser-Rand Group (NYSE: DRC).

St. Joseph Energy Center schedule pushed back by two years

04/13/2015

St. Joseph Energy Center LLC proposes to install PJM Project #X2-052, a 675-MW (675-MW Capacity) natural gas-fired facility connecting to American Electric Power’s Dumont-Olive 345 kV line in Indiana.

Bechtel to build combined-cycle power plant in Ohio

04/09/2015

Bechtel was a awarded a contract from Carroll County Energy LLC, an affiliate of Advanced Power, to build a 700-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle generating facility in Carroll County, Ohio.

Bloomberg adds $30 million to anti-coal campaign

04/08/2015

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he is donating an additional $30 million to a Sierra Club initiative working to reduce U.S. use of coal.

800-MW Berks Hollow project advances in PJM queue process

04/08/2015

Berks Hollow Energy Associates LLC has submitted a "Form of System Impact Study Agreement" to PJM Interconnection that outlines its plan to construct a 2x1 gas-fired combined cycle project with a total capability of 800 MW, said PJM in a study on the project dated March 2015.

Western Energy Partners to develop gas, solar project in New Mexico

04/08/2015

Western Energy Partners, an energy development company, announced plans to develop, permit, construct and operate a 750-MW electricity generation project, near Waterflow, New Mexico.

Lawsuit challenging power plant's restart with gas dismissed

04/08/2015

A state judge has dismissed an environmental group's lawsuit challenging the restart of a Hudson Valley power plant using natural gas instead of coal.

Albuquerque moves to withdraw support for power plant plan

04/07/2015

A plan by New Mexico's largest electric provider to replace part of an aging coal-fired power plant with more coal generation and a mix of natural gas, nuclear and solar power has run into another roadblock.

Mexico, First Reserve strike $1B energy investment deal

04/07/2015

Mexico’s state-run oil company and U.S.-based First Reserve are announcing a $1 billion deal to invest in the energy sector.

Coal-to-gas conversion completed in Virginia

04/07/2015

A coal-to-gas power plant conversion was completed at a plant in Virginia.

Company to provide natural gas to planned power plant

04/07/2015

UGI Utilities Inc. signed an agreement with Lackawanna Energy Center LLC to provide natural gas service to a planned natural gas-fired power plant in Pennsylvania.