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WPS seeks approval to build $517Mn gas-fired generating unit

01/23/2015

Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) has requested to build a $517 million, 400-MW natural gas-fired generating unit at its Fox Energy Center in Wrightstown.  

West Virginia Senate passes energy act repeal unopposed

01/21/2015

The Republican-led West Virginia Senate passed a bill to eliminate a state alternative energy standard without opposition Wednesday -- a repeal the GOP promised on the campaign trail, but one that many stakeholders say has little impact one way or another.

Combined-cycle gas-fired turbine in the works for Oklahoma

01/21/2015

The Industrial Company (TIC), a subsidiary of Kiewit Corp., was awarded a contract to build a combined-cycle gas-fired turbine in Oklahoma.

Dynegy delays power plant acquisition to submit additional info to FERC

01/20/2015

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has requested additional information to process and approve the company’s acquisition of Duke Energy’s (NYSE: DUK) Midwest Generation assets and retail business, and EquiPower Resources and Brayton Point Holdings assets.

Firm seeks to open $200 million refinery plant in NE Ohio

01/19/2015

A British company has plans to build a $200 million refinery project in northeast Ohio that will convert natural gas to a cleaner type of diesel fuel.

GE gas-fired turbines to power TVA coal replacement project

01/16/2015

GE (NYSE: GE) will supply two natural gas-fired turbine generators to help in the replacement of a coal-fired power plant in Tennessee.

Exelon, PHI reach agreement with New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on proposed merger

01/15/2015

Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) have reached a settlement with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to review the two companies’ proposed merger, which was announced on April 30, 2014.

CPV touts economic impact of Connecticut power project

01/14/2015

An affiliate of Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) has commissioned a study by the University of Connecticut that stresses the potential economic benefit of the proposed CPV Towantic natural gas power plant.

Abengoa to develop largest combined-cycle power plant in Mexico

01/14/2015

Abengoa has been chosen by Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) to develop the Norte III project, a 924-MW combined-cycle power plant in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico as part of the National Investment Plan 2014-2018 recently announced by the Mexican government.

PSEG Fossil advances Sewaren repowering project at PJM

01/07/2015

PSEG Fossil LLC has proposed a natural gas-fired generating facility located in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, with a total capability of 625 MW with 625 MW of this output being recognized by PJM Interconnection as capacity.

GE supplies equipment for combined cycle, solar power project for Saudi Electricity Co.

01/07/2015

Saudi Electricity Co. (SEC) has selected General Electric (NYSE:GE) for a project that marks Saudi Arabia’s first integration of a solar field with a combined-cycle power plant, and the first introduction of condensate as a gas turbine fuel.

Report: Grid-scale energy storage to reach $68Bn from 2014-2024

01/06/2015

Global revenue from energy storage for the grid and ancillary services is expected to total $68.5 billion from 2014 through 2024, according to a new report from Navigant Research.

Avenal Energy Center gets nine months to re-look at 600-MW project

01/05/2015

The California Energy Commission on Dec. 30 agreed to a nine-month delay, until September of this year, on a construction start for the 600-MW Avenal Energy Center project.

PGE’s Port Westward Unit 2 plant goes online

01/05/2015

Portland General Electric Company (PGE) announced last Friday that its Port Westward Unit 2 plant went into service Dec. 30 of last year. The 220-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired plant, located near Clatskanie, Ore., is highly efficient and designed for maximum flexibility in order to meet real-time fluctuations and integrate renewable resources.

Kemper County IGCC power plant cost increases $25mn

01/05/2015

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows the cost of the Kemper County power project has increased by another $25 million.

Mergers, EPA carbon plan generated much attention during 2014

12/29/2014

Mergers, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan, cheap natural gas and the polar vortex were among the most noteworthy generation stories of 2014.

Developer opens Ohio review for 800-MW, gas-fired project

12/29/2014

Clean Energy Future-Lordstown LLC plans an 800-MW, gas-fired power project, and on Dec. 24 applied with the Ohio Power Siting Board for certain routine waivers it needs before filing a full siting application for this project with the board.

Ameren Missouri plans $135M in energy efficiency

12/23/2014

Missouri's largest electric company said Monday that it plans to invest $135 million in energy efficiency programs for customers over a three-year period.

Rockwood nears permit for up to 915-MW power plant in Texas

12/22/2014

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Dec. 18 issued notice of a planned approval of air permitting for a gas-fired power project of Rockwood Energy Center LLC.

Fuel Tech receives air pollution control contracts worth $3.6Mn

12/19/2014

Fuel Tech Inc. has received multiple air pollution control (APC) contracts, worth approximately $3.6 million, from customers in China, Europe and the U.S.