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Cogeneration power plant planned for Florida cellulose plant

09/19/2014

Eight Flags Energy LLC will build a combined heat and power (CHP) plant on Amelia Island in Florida.

Projects of the Year 2014 finalists named!

09/18/2014

The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program.

RGGI CO2 allowance prices top $4/short ton for 3rd straight time

09/18/2014

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) held its 25th auction with allowance prices that were at or above $4 per short ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) for the third consecutive auction.

GE to supply gas technology to Michigan power plant

09/17/2014

Michigan South Central Power Agency (MSCPA) has awarded a contract to GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) for its low-emissions reciprocating engine technology to replace outdated diesel units.

EPA puts out draft permit on 225-MW Texas project

09/17/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is out for public comment until Oct. 17 on a draft air permit for the Red Gate power plant project of South Texas Electric Cooperative (STEC).

NRG nears permit for coal-to-gas conversion at New Castle

09/15/2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental said in a Sept. 13 notice that it intends to issue an air operating permit to NRG Power Midwest LP for a coal-to-gas conversion at the New Castle Plant in Lawrence County, Pa.

Energy policy takes center stage in Maine governor's race

09/12/2014

The three candidates for governor agree that energy costs in Maine are too high, but Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler are deeply divided in their visions for the state's energy future.

N.J. law that subsidizes new power plant development is invalid

09/12/2014

A panel for a federal appeals court unanimously ruled that a New Jersey law meant to push new power plant builds is invalid.

NRG Energy to acquire 1.4 MW fuel cell power plant

09/09/2014

NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) will acquire a 1.4-MW fuel cell power plant from FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL).

Power plant capacity additions in 2014 mostly natural gas, solar, wind

09/09/2014

In the first half of 2014, 4,350 MW of new utility-scale generating capacity were brought online, with more than half of that from natural gas-fired power plants, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Nooter/Eriksen awarded first North American HRSG behind the Mitsubishi M501J Gas Turbine

09/08/2014

Nooter/Eriksen was recently awarded the contract from Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) to design and supply one Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) behind the Mitsubishi M501J gas turbine for the GRDA project located in Chouteau, Oklahoma.

Siemens to supply combined cycle technology to South Korea power plant

09/03/2014

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has received a contract, from GS Engineering & Construction Corp. (GS E&C), to deliver the power island for the 902-MW Dangjin 4 combined cycle power plant in Dangjin-City, Chungchong Nam-do Province, South Korea.

Dominion, Duke, others form JV to build natural gas pipeline

09/02/2014

Dominion (NYSE: D), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) formed a joint venture to build and own a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Siemens completes 1600 MW combined cycle power plant in UAE

09/02/2014

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has completed the 1600-MW Shuweihat S3 combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

GE opens fuel cell facility in New York

08/28/2014

General Electric Co. is opening a new facility north of Albany devoted to the development of fuel cells.

Johns Hopkins University Adds Onsite CHP

08/26/2014

In an effort to reduce its energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland has contracted with American DG Energy Inc. to operate an onsite combined heat and power (CHP) system that will provide its Wolman Hall student housing facility with 592,000 KW-hr of electricity and 3,900 BTU of heat in the form of hot water.

Report: Combined-cycle unit additions hit 15-year low in 2013

08/26/2014

The addition of combined-cycle units in 2013 dropped 50 percent from capacity additions in 2012, a 15-year low.

Pennsylvania agency works on air permits for 1,300-MW project

08/25/2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in an Aug. 23 notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin that it has gotten an air permit application from Lackawanna Energy Center LLC to construct a natural gas-fired combined-cycle plant to produce a nominal 1,300 MW in Jessup Borough, Lackawanna County.

TVA to retire coal fired Allen Fossil Plant, replace with gas plant

08/22/2014

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board has voted to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility.

Iberdrola awards Foster Wheeler contract for Heat Recovery Steam Generator for cogeneration project in Mexico

08/20/2014

Iberdrola has awarded Foster Wheeler AG a contract to design and supply a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) for the Kimberly Clark de Mexico Ramos Arizpe cogeneration facility in Coahuila, Mexico.