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Entergy Selling 583-MW Rhode Island NatGas Plant for Nearly $500 Million


Entergy purchased the 583-MW natural gas-fired plant in 2011 for $346 million and now plans to sell the plant to the Carlyle Power Partners’ subsidiary for $490 million.

1,100-MW NatGas Project with Dual Fuel Capability Planned for Ohio


The 1,100-MW facility will use a local supply of natural gas in southern Columbiana County where South Field Energy plans to develop the plant on less than 20 acres.

Duke Expected to Apply for OK of New Gas-Fired Plant After NC Commission OKs Pipeline Contract


The North Carolina Utilities Commission on Oct. 6 signed off on a new gas pipeline that will allow Duke Energy Progress to undertake a coal-to-gas repowering of its Asheville plant in the western part of the state.

EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook: NatGas Generation Tops Coal in July


For just the second time in history, gas-fired power generation surpassed coal-fired generation in July.  That's according to the short-term energy outlook (STEO) released Oct. 6 by the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Regulators OK NatGas Contract for Duke Energy's Proposed $750 Million Combined-Cycle Plant


North Carolina regulators have given the OK for Charlotte-based Duke Energy to purchase natural gas from PSNC Energy for a proposed $750 million combined-cycle power plant.

Black & Veatch Chosen for EPC of PSEG's Sewaren 7 Project


PSEG Power has chosen Black & Veatch to perform engineering, procurement and construction services for its new 540-MW Sewaren 7 combined-cycle power plant in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World Name Finalists for 2015 Project of the Year Awards


The winners of the Projects of the Year Awards will be announced during a gala awards banquet Monday, Dec. 7 at the KMA Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, kicking off Power Generation Week.

National Forest Service Approves Expanded Surveying Plan for Mountain Valley Pipeline


Mountain Valley Pipeline has received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to conduct expanded surveying in areas of the Jefferson National Forest as part of research into a potential interstate natural gas pipeline.

Xcel Suggests Early Retirement of 2 Sherco Coal Units, Combined-Cycle Replacement


Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL), due in part to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's almost-final Clean Power Plan, has shifted gears and now wants to retire its coal-fired Sherco Units 1 and 2 early to mid-next decade, instead of around 2030 as it originally planned.

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.