GAS POWER Direct [Sept. 13, 2017]

FirstEnergy Cuts Sale Price in Revised Deal to Shed Assets

Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. has dropped the price of several assets as it continues to work toward closing a deal to sell five of the company’s natural gas-fired power plants, along…

Pruitt: EPA Will Have CPP Replacement Proposal in Coming Months

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose a replacement rule for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) this fall, according to a September 7 court document filed by EPA Administrator Scott…

World's Most-Efficient Combined Cycle Plant: EDF Bouchain

When you bring two power giants together to develop a new breed of combined cycle gas turbine plant, you expect the results to be pretty good. When EDF and GE installed the first commercial 9HA gas turbine in

Model of Gas-Fired Efficiency Rises in Heart of Coal Country

A partnership between one of the nation’s largest utilities and one of the world’s largest construction contractors resulted in the 1,100-MW Paradise Combined Cycle Plant in Drakesboro, Kentucky, next door

The Highly Efficient Workhorse of Brunswick County

Dominion Energy’s massive new natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Freeman, Virginia, has been servicing customers since April 2016. In its first year online, the plant carried roughly 10% of

Grand Resilience: How a State Agency Pioneered Gas Technology and Bolstered Critical Supply 

Unit 3 at the Grand River Energy Center in Chouteau, Oklahoma, was the Grand River Dam Authority’s first construction project in 30 years. Yet, the team put this distinct project—one of the largest and

Growing Community Seeks Attractive Power Plant

Nestled near the center of Shakopee, Minnesota, is the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency’s (MMPA’s) Shakopee Energy Park. The plant, a 46-MW natural gas-fueled reciprocating engine facility, powers the city

Two SCE Gas-Battery Hybrid Projects Revolutionize Peaker Performance

For deploying a novel, groundbreaking gas-battery hybrid technology along with environmentally significant upgrades within a tight installment window, and despite logistical hurdles, Southern California