GAS POWER Direct [July 19, 2017]

DOE Won’t Increase Regulation on Gas to Boost Coal, Perry Says

The Trump administration wants to revitalize the coal industry, but they will not do so by imposing regulation on the natural gas industry, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry told reporters…

The Future Looks Bright for Natural Gas-Fired Power Generation but Price Volatility Is a Wild Card

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) earlier this year reported that the power sector was poised to add 11.2 GW of new natural gas–fired capacity in 2017. If that forecast proves accurate, it

Dynegy Divests Assets as Part of Engie Deal

Dynegy this week announced it will sell three more power plants to reduce debt as it works to satisfy an agreement with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) reached after…

Humboldt Bay Generating Station: A Case Study in Emissions Control Troubleshooting

It can be a challenge to keep emissions in check while operating dual-fuel reciprocating engine technology during low-load conditions. However, doing so is especially important under California’s strict

NRG’s New Plan: Sell Assets, Change Focus, Raise Cash

NRG Energy said it will sell as much as $4 billion in assets as it seeks to lower its debt and cut costs after a revolt by activist investors unhappy…

Foggy Resolution for Russia-Ukraine Gas Spat from Arbitration Court

Beyond the bitter disputes that have recently cropped up between Ukraine and Russia concerning Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and the subsequent separatist violence in Ukraine’s Donbass region