POWERnews [April 27, 2017]

[UPDATED] Dynegy Rethinks Illinois Ventures Amid Market Turmoil

As Dynegy moved this week to assume full ownership of two struggling Ohio coal plants it co-owns with AES Corp. subsidiary DPL Inc., the company's CEO reportedly said it is mulling…

Columbia Study Casts Doubt on Trump Coal Plan

Natural gas supply and price, along with lower electric demand and the growth of renewables, have been far more responsible for the decline in the U.S. coal industry than environmental…

Paris Agreement Debate Heats Up

President Donald Trump is getting a lot of advice about the Paris Agreement on climate change lately, though it remains uncertain what he’ll do with it. A group of more…

Report: Westinghouse Bankruptcy Raises “Fundamental Questions” About Nuclear’s Future

The impact of Westinghouse Electric Co.’s March 29 bankruptcy filing will be felt throughout the U.S. nuclear power industry, accord to an April 19 report released by the Congressional Research…

Drought Has Big Impact on California Power Market

Rain and snow has returned to California, ending the record-setting drought with record-setting precipitation. The drought led to forest fires, dead orchards, and brown lawns. It also took a big…

GE Power Inks Its Largest Services Deal Ever

GE Power signed a landmark deal to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for 10 power plants with a combined capacity of 11 GW. Sonelgaz SPE, a state-owned utility in…

[SLIDESHOW] A Decade of POWER's Plant of the Year Winners

A showcase of winners of POWER magazine’s highest accolade over the past decade (2016 to 2006). If you think your plant or project compares to these winners, submit a nomination form for the…