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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.

EPA expected to treat coal ash waste like garbage

12/19/2014

Environmentalists and industry experts widely expect the first federal standards for the waste generated from coal burned for electricity to treat the ash like household garbage, rather than a hazardous material.

Duke Energy completes ash excavation at W.S. Lee Steam Station

12/19/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has submitted filings, to state regulators, outlining additional ash excavation plans for its W.S. Lee Steam Station in Belton, South Carolina.

Some see gas as replacement for Vermont Yankee

12/19/2014

About to lose their biggest employer and taxpayer with the closing of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, local leaders in Vernon are hoping a gas-fired power plant will be built to replace it.

Check out these highlights during Power Generation Week

12/18/2014

More than 22,000 industry professionals from around the world gathered in Orlando for Power Generation Week, where innovative and cost-effective solutions for maintaining, operating and building new power generation were shared. More than 1,400 exhibiting companies from every sector of the industry showcased their products and services on the exhibit floor.

Duke Energy gets final air permit for Citrus combined-cycle project

12/18/2014

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection on Dec. 16 issued the final air construction permit for the nominal 1,640-MW Citrus Combined Cycle Project (CCCP) of Duke Energy Florida.

Plant Efficiency Still Rules, No Matter Which Way the Political/Economic Winds Blow

12/17/2014

The increasing abundance of natural gas produced by alternative shale exploration and drilling has lowered gas prices dramatically over the last few years, resulting in a shift toward gas as a power-generating fuel.

Dominion's 1,329 MW Warren County gas-fired power station enters operation

12/17/2014

Dominion Virginia (NYSE: D)’s natural gas-fired, 1,329 MW Warren County Power Station, in Virginia, has entered commercial operation.

Iberdrola to build combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Massachusetts

12/16/2014

Iberdrola Engineering and Construction has been awarded a contract, by Footprint Power, to build a  674-MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) electric generating plant in Salem, Massachusetts.

Warren County power plant joins Dominion fleet

12/15/2014

A natural gas-fired plant in Warren County is joining Dominion Virginia Power's (NYSE: D) fleet.

GE Supplies New Turbines, Unveils New Retrofit Technologies that Increase Plant Capacity and Efficiency

12/10/2014

General Electric is deploying gas turbines at power plants in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, and is also introducing new equipment that can be used to retrofit existing plants, driving up capacity and efficiency at those existing facilities.

NTE Carolinas signs PPA with Concord, NC

12/10/2014

NTE Carolinas has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the City of Concord, North Carolina, to provide the city with electricity using its Kings Mountain Energy Center.

U.S. Coal Losing Power Business Dominance but Not Going Away

12/09/2014

Coal’s long dominant role in U.S. power generation is steadily losing ground to natural gas, but coal isn’t going away anytime soon.

Duke Energy’s Hines Energy Complex Takes Attendees Behind the Scenes

12/09/2014

Mild weather and rain didn’t stop the more than 30 POWER-GEN International attendees from loading onto a bus headed to Duke Energy’s Hines Energy Complex, for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.

Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World announce Projects of the Year!

12/08/2014

Editors from Renewable Energy World and Power Engineering reviewed each nominee and selected the four winners based on the technology that was employed as well as the projects’ impact on the industry at large and on the communities in which they were installed.

CPV, Marubeni Corp., Toyota Tsusho break ground on 725 MW combined-cycle power plant in Maryland

12/02/2014

Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), along with partners Marubeni and Toyota Tsusho, broke ground on a $775 million, 725-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired electric power generating facility in Waldorf, Maryland.

P.H. Glatfelter plans shutdown of three coal boilers in Pennsylvania

12/01/2014

P.H. Glatfelter Co. is nearing an air permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that will allow it to shut down three coal boilers at its industrial facility in York County.

EIA: Shale gas provides largest source of US natural gas production in 2013

11/26/2014

In 2013, shale gas wells became the largest source of U.S. natural gas production; with natural gas gross withdrawals reaching 82 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d).

Bechtel, Siemens, Panda Power Funds dedicate Sherman Power Project in Texas

11/20/2014

Panda Power Funds, Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Bechtel dedicated the 758-MW Panda Sherman Power Project in Sherman, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule.