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GE to supply gas turbine for CHP plant in Russia


GE (NYSE: GE) will supply a gas turbine for a combined heat & power (CHP) plant in Russia.

Mexico's CFE to offer $2.8B for natural gas projects


Mexican state-owned electric utility, Federal Electricity Commission’s (CFE) grid announced on Monday that it will offer $2.8 billion in natural gas and electricity infrastructure project contracts by the end of the year.

NTE Energy secures financing for three natural gas power projects


NTE Energy has secured an investment for three natural gas-fired power plants that are currently under development.

Invenergy nears Texas permits for Ector County Energy Center


The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is about to issue an Air Quality Permit and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Air Quality Permit to Invenergy Thermal Development LLC that would authorize construction of the Ector County Energy Center.

Only 146 MW of new electric capacity commissioned in June


June was a slow month for deployment of new electric power generation as only 146 MW of new capacity was brought online, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

GE gas generator selected for combined heat and power project in Mexico


GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) announced that it will provide its gas engine technology to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor SEISA for Enerkin SAPI de C.V.’s (Enerkin) combined heat-and-power (CHP) facility in Mexico.

Natural gas, renewables to lead new capacity additions through 2040


The reference case for the Energy Information Administration (EIA)’s Annual Energy Outlook 2014 predicts 351-GW of new electric generating capacity between 2013 and 2040 in the electric power and end-use sectors.

Councilors ask IPL to eliminate coal by 2020


City-County Council members, Zach Adamson and William Oliver, want Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL) to stop burning coal in Marion County, Indiana by 2020.

Texas commission okays two more Montana units for El Paso


The Texas Public Utility Commission on July 11 approved a September 2013 application from El Paso Electric (EPE) for two additional 88-MW natural gas-fired units at its Montana power plant.

Developer works on up-to-740-MW Texas gas project


Lon C. Hill LP is continuing to advance its permitting for an up to 740-MW, gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant project in Neuces County, Texas, at a former power plant site.

Combined heat & power system coming to Connecticut YMCA's


Tecogen Inc. will provide 60-kW combined heat & power systems for YMCA facilities in Meriden and Milford, Connecticut.

Danskammer plant on Hudson to restart with gas


The new owners of an idled power plant on the Hudson River say they plan to restart operations with natural gas instead of coal.

PNM wins okay for 40-MW La Luz gas project in New Mexico


Public Service Co. of New Mexico (PNM) said in a July 1 integrated resource plan that it has one recently-approved gas-fired project that is about to go into construction and a gas plant purchase that is still pending.

TVA seeks public comment on proposed coal-to-gas conversion


The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is seeking public comment on its draft Environmental Assessment that proposes a natural gas-fired power plant to replace a coal-fired plant.


ENMAX sees delay with 875-MW power project in Alberta


ENMAX Generation Portfolio Inc., citing construction delays, on June 24 asked the Alberta Utilities Commission for extra time to complete its Shepard Energy Centre.

Moxie Energy to build natural gas power plant near Susquehanna nuclear facility


Virginia-based Moxie Energy is planning to build a 900-MW natural gas power plant on Route 11, near the Susquehanna nuclear facility in Pennsylvania,  according to Colleen Connolly, spokeswoman for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Video: FuelCell Energy developing a CHP project


FuelCell Energy Inc. is developing a project to install a 1.4-MW fuel cell combined heat and power power plant to provide both electricity and high quality heat to the University of California, Irvine Medical Center.

FERC: Renewables accounted for 88.2% of U.S. installed generating capacity in May


A report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects said the addition of wind, solar, biomass and hydropower accounted for 88.2 percent of U.S. installed generating capacity in May.

Video: Duke Energy completes demolition at retired H.F. Lee coal plant


Duke Energy Progress imploded the boilers Friday morning at the retired H.F. Lee Steam Plant located in Wayne County, N.C.

OPPD to shut down coal units, convert others to natural gas


The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) plans to retire three of the oldest coal-fired generating units at the North Omaha Station.