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FERC okays Consumers Energy buy of gas-fired plant in Michigan

10/01/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Sept. 30 approved a Consumers Energy buy of a gas-fired power plant in Michigan, which is a move that Consumers made after shelving plans to build its own gas-fired Thetford power project.

GE lands largest North American power project for J920 gas engine

10/01/2014

GE Power & Water’s (NYSE: GE) Distributed Power business has signed a contract with Sky Global Partners, LLC to provide its Jenbacher gas engine technology along with a 30-year contract service agreement for the 50-MW Sky Global Power One project in Colorado County, Texas, near San Bernard’s Rock Island substation.

PW Power Systems completes testing of aeroderivative natural gas-fired turbine

09/30/2014

PW Power Systems successfully completed the initial verification tests for its latest aeroderivative FT4000 gas turbine.

GE sells first HA gas turbines in US market

09/29/2014

In a deal worth half a billion dollars, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it has contracted to provide four 7HA gas turbines, two D600 steam turbines and six generators to energy corporation Exelon (NYSE: EXC).

Exelon Generation to build two combined-cycle gas turbine units in Texas

09/29/2014

Exelon Generation (NYSE: EXC) is planning to build two combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units in Texas utilizing a new General Electric (NYSE: GE) technology, making the projects among the cleanest, most efficient CCGTs in the nation.

Texas’ Panda Temple combined cycle plant up and running

09/26/2014

Panda Power Funds dedicated its Panda Temple combined-cycle power plant at an inaugural celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony in Temple, Texas on Thursday.

Illinois developer withdraws plans for power plant

09/26/2014

The developers of a plan to build a natural gas-fired power plant in the northern Illinois village of Oakwood Hills have withdrawn their proposal, ending a project that drew strong opposition by residents, officials said Wednesday.

Xcel asks to delay Minnesota gas projects, but solar a priority

09/24/2014

Northern States Power told the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Sept. 23 that a recent downward revision its power demand forecast calls into question the need in the near term for new purchased power agreements for gas-fired capacity.

GE, TransCanada partner on natural gas turbine design

09/24/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) launched a 16.5 MW NovaLT16 gas turbine for mechanical drive and power generation applications in the oil and gas industry.

Construction of natural gas-fired power plant in Wyoming reaches milestone

09/23/2014

Black Hills Power and Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power, both subsidiaries of Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH), achieved a key milestone in the construction and commissioning of the $222 million Cheyenne Prairie natural gas-fired power plant in Wyoming.

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).