Air Pollution Control Equipment Services

Business Briefs

Issue 8 and Volume 107.

Wisconsin Energy Corp. subsidiary We Power has broken ground on the $640 million Port Washington Generating Station, part of the company’s Power the Future plan. We Generation will operate the 1,000 MW gas-fired facility that will replace the plant that currently sits on the site.

CH2M HILL and ADA Technologies Inc. have formed a company, Amended Silicates, LLC, to commercialize an advanced sorbent technology to control mercury emissions from coal-burning power plants.

Under a new agreement, Competitive Technologies Inc. will be the exclusive agent for Novacon Energy Systems’ patented process for reducing the major pollutants resulting from the burning of coal, wastes, petroleum and other fuels.

Fuel-Tech N.V. announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with Peabody Energy to jointly market the company’s proprietary Targeted-In-Furnace Injection technology to units using high sodium coals.

Mirant has reached an agreement between the New York Attorney General and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to install environmental technology at its Lovett power plant.

PG&E National Energy Group, a unit of PG&E Corp., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Mirant, formerly a unit of Atlanta-based Southern Company, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company owns or operates more than 21,000 MW of generating capacity worldwide.

Aviation, Power & Marine (AP&M) has announced the creation of AP&M Field Services Inc., which specializes in inspections, field work and other related activities for GE LM2500, LM5000 and LM6000 engines.

Citing a dramatic decline in the construction of new power plants, Duke Energy Corp. and Fluor Corp. have announced they will dissolve their Duke/Fluor Daniel power contracting business over the next two years.