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EPA issues GHG permit for natural gas-fired power plant in Texas


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to Apex Matagorda Energy Center LLC in order to build a 317-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Texas.

Alstom receives contracts to supply turbines to Chilean natural gas-fired plant


Alstom will be supplying two GT13E2 gas turbines and long term services for the 517-MW Kelar combined-cycle power plant located in Mejillones, Chile.

NTE Ohio begins approval process for 540-MW gas project


NTE Ohio LLC filed a pre-application letter on April 1 at the Ohio Power Siting Board for a 540-MW, natural gas-fired plant to be located on about 50 acres which NTE has under exclusive option from AK Steel, within an industrial setting in Middletown in Butler County.

Renewable energy leads new power generation in U.S. for February


Renewable energy contributed the bulk of new power generation that came online in the U.S. in February, with all but one of 13 units completed that month being powered by renewables, according to a report from SNL Financial.

WPPI, Invenergy work on Illinois power project waiver at FERC


Invenergy Nelson LLC is working at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for approval of a waiver related to a 600-MW, gas-fired power project in Illinois.

Alstom to provide natural gas-fired package for $100mn


Alstom signed a $100 million contract to supply a steam tail package for Old Dominion Electric Cooperative’s natural gas-fired power plant in Maryland.

Capstone to install CHP technology at LA health care facilities


Los Angeles-based Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and Regatta Solutions will both receive microturbine technology from Capstone, improving overall energy efficiency.

Natural gas-fired combined cycle project gains EPC contractor


The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority (LEPA) signed an EPC contract with Robins & Morton to build a 64-MW combined cycle power plant in Morgan City, La.

Gas-fired facility at Xcel's Cherokee plant to be completed by end of 2015


Construction is well along on a new 569-MW gas-fired combined cycle (CC) project at the Cherokee coal plant site, said Public Service Co. of Colorado in a March 17 project update filed at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.

Citizens group wants North Carolina review of Duke gas-fired project


A citizens group, NC WARN, on March 10 asked the North Carolina Utilities Commission to open up a review of a Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) plan for a gas-fired power plant in South Carolina, even though the group conceded that the North Carolina commission has no explicit power to do so.

Under Stress


Power Producers Reevaluate O&M Procedures as Capacity Factors for Gas-Fired Plants Skyrocket

NYC natural gas projects to begin construction


Williams Partners’ (NYSE:WPZ) Transco is working on two projects to increase natural gas supply to Brooklyn and Queens.

NTE Energy to develop natural gas-fired power plants in ERCOT


NTE Energy will develop, own and operate the Pecan Creek Energy Center, located near Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas.

ONEOK separates its natural gas distribution business & names new president, CEO


ONEOK Inc. (NYSE: OKE) has completed its separation of its natural gas distribution business into a stand-alone company called ONE Gas Inc. (NYSE: OGS).

NTE Energy proposes gas-fired plant in Ohio


NTE Energy announced plans to build a 500-MW combined cycle power plant in Middletown, Ohio.

Consumers Energy to buy natural gas-fired power plant for $155mn


Consumers Energy plans to purchase a 540 MW natural gas-fired power plant for $155 million instead of building a new power plant.

Mitsubishi Power Systems to supply turbines for gas-fired power plant


Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc. (MPSA) will provide a natural gas-power turbine and steam turbine for the Grand River Dam Authority’s (GRDA) proposed new Unit 3 at an existing power plant in Chouteau, Okla.

Natural gas fired power generation leads new generation sources in 2013


Natural gas was the leading source of new power generation in the U.S. in 2013, installing 7,270 MW of capacity, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s recently-released Energy Infrastructure Update for December 2013.

Kentucky Utilities, Louisville seek approval of 700-MW gas project


The Kentucky Public Service Commission is in the early stages of reviewing a Jan. 17 application from Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric for approval of a 700-MW gas-fired project and a 10-MW solar project.

Critics blast EPA proposal to curb GHG emission from new power plants


Four months after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy released a revised proposal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants, the agency published the proposed rule in the Federal Register Wednesday.