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Illinois


8 Rivers Unveils 560 MW of Allam Cycle Gas-Fired Projects for Colorado, Illinois

8 Rivers Capital, inventor of a novel supercritical carbon dioxide (CO2) cycle, plans to begin operating a 280-MW NET Power natural gas–fired plant within the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in…


Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal…


Vistra Shuttering More Coal, Adding Solar and Storage

Vistra has announced seven new renewable energy projects that will add about 1,000 MW of solar and energy storage to the company’s generation fleet. The company also said it would…


Financing Secured for New Gas Plant with GE HA Turbines

Financing has been secured for a new combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant in Illinois, a project expected to begin supplying electricity to the Chicago area in 2023. Competitive Power…


Exelon Utilities' CEO Retires as Federal Investigation Continues
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The CEO of major U.S. energy company Exelon Utilities retired on Oct. 15, leaving the company as federal officials investigate Exelon’s lobbying activities at the Illinois State Capitol. The retirement…