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NY county gov't building to use cogeneration power unit


Tecogen Inc. (Nasdaq: TGEN) sold a combined heat and power (CHP) module for installation at a county government office complex in Long Island, New York.

Portland General Electric reports Carty plant 60% complete


Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE:POR) said July 28 that construction of the 440-MW Carty natural gas-fired Carty baseload power plant near Boardman, Ore., is 60% complete.

PSEG Fossil pursues new gas-fired capacity to replace deactivated Edison units


PSEG Fossil LLC has proposed a natural gas-fired generating facility located in Edison, New Jersey, under PJM Interconnection Queue Position #AA2-125.

Paying for Kemper power plant dominates PSC primary races


For seven candidates contending in three primaries for seats on Mississippi's Public Service Commission, the issues in the race really boil down to one word: Kemper.

Commission expects no major Michigan power shortfall in 2016


The Michigan Public Service Commission says it's unlikely there will be a significant power shortage in the state next year.

NC state lawmaker offers plan to delay action on EPA rules


A North Carolina senator introduced legislation on Wednesday to block state agencies from taking action on expected Environmental Protection Agency rules to cut carbon emissions on power plants until the rules complete what will likely be a lengthy legal challenge.

Bechtel begins construction on natural gas-fired power plant


Bechtel broke ground on a new 700-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Carroll County, Ohio.

Florida PSC approves Duke buy of Calpine's Osprey power plant


On a unanimous vote, the Florida Public Service Commission on July 21 approved a Duke Energy Florida buy of the gas-fired Osprey power plant of Calpine Construction Finance Co. LP as the best way to meet this Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) subsidiary's near-term power needs, with an expansion of Duke's existing Suwannee gas-fired plant the fall-back option in case the Osprey buy doesn't work out.

Canadian energy plan good for nuclear, group says


Canada’s energy plan focuses on developing more oil and gas pipelines, but the country’s nuclear industry says it helps them fight climate change as well.

Talen to buy natural gas-fired generating portfolio for nearly $2 B


Talen Energy Corp. (NYSE: TLN) signed an agreement to acquire Mach Gen LLC. for $1.175 billion.

Entergy Texas gives up on effort to buy one of Union Power’s gas units


Entergy (NYSE:ETR) said July 17 that its Texas utility was giving up on plans to purchase a 495-MW natural gas generating unit at the Union Power station near El Dorado, Ark., and instead the unit will be bought by an Entergy affiliate in Louisiana.

GE finalizes 17th HA gas turbine order


General Electric (GE, NYSE: GE) has announced the 17th order of its HA gas turbine technology.

Panda Power Funds to break ground on northern Va. power plant


Panda Power Funds will be joined by elected state officials to break ground on its newest power plant, the Stonewall Energy Center, on August 6, 2015.

GE announces orders for 10 LMS100 gas turbines


GE announced today it received 10 orders for its LMS100 aeroderivative gas turbine from two customers in North America during the second quarter of 2015.

Utility Black Hills Corp. acquires SourceGas for $1.2B


Regional utility Black Hills Corp. is buying natural gas provider SourceGas, which serves 425,000 customers in Nebraska, Arkansas, Colorado and Wyoming, for roughly $1.2 billion.

TVA wants more renewables & natural gas in energy plan


The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) said it could use more renewable energy, natural gas and energy efficiency, according to the final 2015 Integrated Resource Plan.

Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest US electricity source


Natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this year, a milestone that has been in the making for years as the price of gas slides and new regulations make coal more risky for power generators.

Minnesota Power to end operations at coal-fired power plant


Minnesota Power, a unit of Allete (NYSE ALE), said it planned to cease operations at a coal-fired power plant by the end of 2020.

Dynegy’s CEO says company will exit from California market


Dynegy Inc. will eventually exit California’s market and focus on investing into New England and the mid-Atlantic states.

Exelon Generation breaks ground on new 1,000-MW natural gas-fired unit at Colorado Bend Generating Station


Exelon Generation this week broke ground on construction of a new low-carbon, combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) at its Colorado Bend Generating Station in Wharton, TX.