POWERnews [Feb. 19, 2015]

Ginna Nuclear Power Plant Gets a Lifeline

On the verge of being mothballed as a result of a challenging market for its power, the R. E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in western New York got a three-and-a-half-year…

Mississippi Supreme Court Strikes Down Kemper County IGCC Rate Increase

In yet another black eye for the long-delayed and hugely over-budget Kemper County integrated gasification combined cycle plant (IGCC), the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled on Feb. 12 that the Mississippi…

Ameren Comments on Suggested Revisions to the EPA's Clean Power Plan

Although there has been plenty of discussion in the U.S. power industry about the challenges posed by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP), Missouri-based Ameren Corp.…

West Virginia Combined Cycle Plant Will Be First to Burn Ethane and Natural Gas

On Monday, the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) approved the siting certificate for Moundsville Power LLC to construct a 549-MW combined cycle natural gas power plant in Marshall County.…

Three Military Bases Partner with DOE to Train Veterans for Solar Jobs

The first class of Marine trainees at Camp Pendleton graduated from the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) solar job training pilot program last Friday. The program is aimed at preparing service…