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NTE Energy Closes Financing on 475-MW Ohio Plant


The new 475-MW, natural gas-fired facility in Butler County, Ohio will utilize Mitsubishi’s GAC turbine in combined-cycle configuration and sell its capacity into the PJM wholesale electricity market.

GE Moving Wisconsin Gas Engine Manufacturing Operations to New Canadian Facility


The new $265 million state-of-the-art “Brilliant Factory” will optimize efficiency and streamline production using data, analytics and software.

Texas Commission Nears Approval for Latest Air Permit for Shawnee Gas Project


The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said in a Sept. 16 notice, that was posted to its website Sept. 29, that it intends to approve an application by Shawnee Energy Center LLC for a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Air Quality Permit that would authorize construction of the roughly 900-MW Shawnee Energy Center near Abbott in Hill County, Texas.

Gas Plant Updates Show Equipment, Licensing Milestones


Developers of new natural gas power plants made headway with licensing, equipment and vendors during mid-to-late September, according to information gathered by GenerationHub.

GE's Digital Power Plant: Applying the Internet of Things to The Energy Industry


The Digital Power Plant creates a “digital twin” of the physical power plant, offering real-time simulation while monitoring every asset in the plant.

GE Confirms Order of 1st Dual-Fuel H-Class Turbine in the World


Expanding on GE’s announcement of its 18th and 19th H-class gas turbine orders, the company has confirmed that the new 7HA.02 gas turbine to be installed at PSEG Power’s Sewaren 7 combined-cycle power plant in New Jersey will be the first H-class turbine in the world capable of dual-fuel operation.

GE's New High-Efficiency HA Gas Turbines Bound for Projects in New Jersey, Korea


GE’s new high-efficiency gas turbines will soon provide clean, reliable power for projects on opposite sides of the globe.  The 7HA.02 gas turbines are replacing aging plants in New Jersey and Korea.

NRG Permits Coal-to-Gas Conversion at Shawville Plant in Pennsylvania


NRG REMA LLC has applied to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a proposed natural gas addition to the utility boilers at the coal-fired Shawville Generating Station located in Clearfield County, said the DEP in a notice published in the Sept. 26 Pennsylvania Bulletin.

Caterpillar Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant Planned for Minnesota


Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) will install a 38.8-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Minnesota.

Siemens Presents New Lightweight Aero-Derivative Gas Turbine for Oil and Gas Industry


Siemens has unveiled a new lightweight aero-derivative gas turbine optimized for offshore applications of the oil and gas industry based on the Industrial RB211 from the former Rolls-Royce Energy portfolio.

Capstone Microturbine to Power Silica Manufacturer in Italy


California microturbine manufacturer Capstone Turbine has finalized an order for a C1000 microturbine, which will upgrade the processing plant at a silica manufacturing facility in Italy.

Mexico Had More Than 54 GW of Electric Generating Capacity in 2014


Power generation is growing in Mexico with more than three-quarters of the nation’s electricity and capacity coming from fossil fuels, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Sept. 21.

Siemens Sets 15-Year Goal to Become Climate Neutral


Siemens has announced plans to become the world’s first major industrial company to achieve a net-zero carbon footprint.

Upgrade to California Combined-Cycle Plant to Boost Efficiency, Output


Southern California Edison has reached a multiyear agreement with General Electric to upgrade Mountainview Generating Facility, a 1,054-MW plant in Redlands, California.

Ohio Regulators Approve Proposed 800-MW Combined-Cycle Plant


The combined-cycle power plant is being built on 17 acres in the Lordstown Industrial Park in Lordstown, Ohio.

Texas Agency Nears Permits on 3,400-MW Gas-Fired Project


FGE Eagle Pines LLC is nearing issuance by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a State Air Quality Permit, Prevention of Significant Deterioration Air Quality Permit and a Greenhouse Gas PSD Air Quality Permit that would authorize construction of the FGE Eagle Pines Project, a natural gas-fired combined-cycle turbine power plant.

Pennsylvania Agency Issues Permit for 1,000-MW Gas-Fired Moxie Freedom Project


The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Sept. 1 issued an air permit approval to Moxie Freedom LLC for the construction and operation of the 1,000-MW Moxie Freedom Generation Plant in Salem Township, Luzerne County.

Kansas Gets 1st Combined-Cycle Power Plant with Conversion of Coal-Fired Plant


Empire District Electric Co.’s Riverton Power Plant is in the process of being converted from coal to natural gas – the company's response to new emission standards for mercury, sulfur dioxide and particulate matter.

Siemens Supplying Gas Turbine Equipment to Maryland Power Project


Siemens is supplying the main components for a 735-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Maryland to SNC-Lavalin Constructors Inc.

New Simple-Cycle Plant Supports Renewables, Powers Irrigation in Texas


The Golden Spread Electric Cooperative today cut the ribbon on its Elk Station power plant near Lubbock, Texas. The 202-MW facility began commercial operation June 12, 2015 and now celebrates the successful validation of all technical metrics.