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PNM ordered to explain motives behind sale of coal-fired Four Corners Power Plant

By the Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's largest electric provider has two weeks to file an amended application with state regulators who...

Kaguchi succeeding Hosomi as CEO of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Energy Systems unit

The parent of electricity generation equipment manufacturer Mitsubishi Power announced a major leadership change in its Energy Systems division. The Japanese global firm reported today...

GE completes coal-to-gas conversion at 661-MW CHP plant in China

Power Engineering International GE has announced the start of commercial operations for the Junliangcheng combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Tianjin City, mainland China. GE...

Blast from the past: Steam Generation Thermodynamics 101

(Editor's Note: This story originally ran in November 2008 and has proved a perennial favorite of Power Engineering readers. With the New Year we...

Alberta coal-fired project converted to natural gas using GE turbine

Canadian independent producer Maxim Power worked with GE and other companies in its transition from coal-fired to natural gas-fired generation at its Milner II plant. The 204-MW facility...

Demolition ends, excavation begins as coal-to-gas repowering project proceeds in Mississippi

Burns & McDonnell has completed demolition work at a Mississippi coal-fired power plant which is being converted to natural gas generation three years from now. The repowering...

GE digitalization upgrade underway at Dominican coal-fired power plant

GE is providing the Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales (CDEEE) with a combined software and services package at the coal-fired Central Termoeléctrica Punta...

Fluor guiding front end engineering for Project Tundra carbon capture project at ND coal-fired...

Fluor Corp. will utilize its carbon capture technology in a North Dakota utilization and storage retrofit project. The Texas-based EPC firm was awarded the front end engineering...

Idled Texas coal-fired plant may restart as regulators anticipate record peaks in 2020 and...

Several news outlets and the grid operator for much of Texas are reporting that a recently mothballed coal-fired power plant is possibly going back into operation...

MHPS gains 12-year maintenance deal at coal-fired BLCP Power Station in Thailand

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems will continue to handle long-term maintenance duties for another 12 years at a Thai coal-fired power station it originally helped...

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