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Regulators inch closer to final decision on coal power plant

04/23/2015

New Mexico regulators are moving closer to a final decision on a plan by the state's largest electric provider to replace part of an aging coal-fired plant with a mix of more coal, natural gas, nuclear and solar power.

Toshiba to supply steam, gas turbines to Mexico power project

04/23/2015

Toshiba Corp. received an order to supply two sets of steam turbine and generators (STG) for a 925-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power project in Mexico.

MHPS rebrands its H-80 gas turbine

04/22/2015

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) today announced the renaming of its H-80 gas turbine. The 100-MW class, heavy-duty, high-efficiency turbine will now be called the H-100, a change made to more accu­rately reflect the rated capacity class of the model.

Siemens supplies natural gas-fired equipment to project in Mexico

04/22/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) received an order for two SGT6-5000F gas turbines and two SGEN6-1000 generators for installation in a power plant in Mexico.

Utility defends plans to replace power from San Juan plant

04/21/2015

New Mexico's largest electric provider is defending its plan to replace part of an aging coal-fired power plant with a mix of more coal, natural gas, nuclear and solar power.

Ga. utility shutters power units to meet state regulations

04/17/2015

Georgia Power is shuttering coal and oil powered units throughout the state as part of a plan that was approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission.

GE adds on to orders of natural gas-fired turbine

04/14/2015

GE (NYSE: GE) announced more orders for the company’s HA gas turbines.

EU reopens investigation into Siemens, Dresser-Rand merger

04/14/2015

European Union regulators resumed their investigation of a $7.6 billion merger where Siemens’ (NYSE: SI) would acquire Dresser-Rand Group (NYSE: DRC).

St. Joseph Energy Center schedule pushed back by two years

04/13/2015

St. Joseph Energy Center LLC proposes to install PJM Project #X2-052, a 675-MW (675-MW Capacity) natural gas-fired facility connecting to American Electric Power’s Dumont-Olive 345 kV line in Indiana.

Bechtel to build combined-cycle power plant in Ohio

04/09/2015

Bechtel was a awarded a contract from Carroll County Energy LLC, an affiliate of Advanced Power, to build a 700-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle generating facility in Carroll County, Ohio.

Bloomberg adds $30 million to anti-coal campaign

04/08/2015

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he is donating an additional $30 million to a Sierra Club initiative working to reduce U.S. use of coal.

800-MW Berks Hollow project advances in PJM queue process

04/08/2015

Berks Hollow Energy Associates LLC has submitted a "Form of System Impact Study Agreement" to PJM Interconnection that outlines its plan to construct a 2x1 gas-fired combined cycle project with a total capability of 800 MW, said PJM in a study on the project dated March 2015.

Western Energy Partners to develop gas, solar project in New Mexico

04/08/2015

Western Energy Partners, an energy development company, announced plans to develop, permit, construct and operate a 750-MW electricity generation project, near Waterflow, New Mexico.

Lawsuit challenging power plant's restart with gas dismissed

04/08/2015

A state judge has dismissed an environmental group's lawsuit challenging the restart of a Hudson Valley power plant using natural gas instead of coal.

Albuquerque moves to withdraw support for power plant plan

04/07/2015

A plan by New Mexico's largest electric provider to replace part of an aging coal-fired power plant with more coal generation and a mix of natural gas, nuclear and solar power has run into another roadblock.

Mexico, First Reserve strike $1B energy investment deal

04/07/2015

Mexico’s state-run oil company and U.S.-based First Reserve are announcing a $1 billion deal to invest in the energy sector.

Coal-to-gas conversion completed in Virginia

04/07/2015

A coal-to-gas power plant conversion was completed at a plant in Virginia.

Company to provide natural gas to planned power plant

04/07/2015

UGI Utilities Inc. signed an agreement with Lackawanna Energy Center LLC to provide natural gas service to a planned natural gas-fired power plant in Pennsylvania.

Hummel Station re-works permitting for 1,064-MW project in Pennsylvania

04/06/2015

Hummel Station LLC has submitted an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for modification of an air permit plan approval that authorized the construction of three natural gas-fired combined-cycle combustion turbines coupled with heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) equipped with natural gas fired duct burners capable of producing 1,064 MW of electricity in Snyder County.

Groups oppose call by New Mexico utility for higher rates

04/01/2015

A proposal by New Mexico's largest electric provider to raise its rates is running into opposition.