GAS POWER Direct [Oct. 18, 2017]

NRG Stops Plan for California Gas Plant

NRG Energy has stopped development of a proposed natural gas plant in Oxnard, California, after two state regulators earlier this month recommended the California Energy Commission (CEC) reject the project.…

Gas and Electric: How Disparate Industries Are Working Together

Electric generation and natural gas, both important to each other, have differing cultures, vocabularies, and histories, so making them work together has been a challenge. Glut. That word describes the state

Natural Gas Infrastructure Is Much More Concerning Than a Solar Eclipse

Recently, many articles in a variety of publications speculated on how the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse would impact the electric grid. Most utility people expected no serious outages or disruptions, and

Droneweek [PODCAST]

[Ed. note: This post was first published on October 5, 2017, and was updated on October 17, 2017, with embedded video from the DRONEWEEK television show.] DRONEWEEK is a television…

EPA Head Pruitt Ready to Repeal Clean Power Plan

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt on October 9 said he will sign a proposed rule Tuesday to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a signature initiative of former…

Tackling NERC CIP and Cybersecurity at America's Largest Gas-fired Cogeneration Plant

The Midland Cogeneration Venture (MCV) in Midland, Michigan, is the largest natural gas-fired combined electrical energy and steam energy generating plant in the U.S. It is capable of continuously producing

Perry Hammered on FERC Order During House Subcommittee Hearing

Criticism for Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s recent notification of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) directing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to show favor to coal and nuclear plants was in no…