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Virginia


AEP Will Shutter Nearly Half its Giant Coal Power Fleet—5.6 GW—by 2030

American Electric Power (AEP) will shut down or refuel 5.6 GW of its 2020 coal-fired power fleet by 2030 to comply with environmental rules—including recent revisions governing federal coal ash…


Mitsubishi Power Snags Hydrogen Integration Contracts for 2 GW of New Gas Power

Three major gas-fired power projects—a total of 2.1 GW—in Eastern competitive markets that are slated to come online between 2023 and 2025 have chosen hydrogen pathways to ensure their long-term…


Virginia Commits to End Coal-Fired Generation

Virginia on April 12 became the latest state to commit to a phase-out of fossil fuel-powered electricity generation, as Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Economy Act into law. The…


Vestas, Siemens Gamesa, GE Top Wind Turbine Growth

An energy and finance research group on Feb. 18 said Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s (SGRE’s) offshore wind installations make it far and away the market leader in that category, while…


Siemens-Gamesa Bags Deal for Mammoth 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Dominion Energy’s proposed 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind project—the world’s largest single offshore wind project proposed to date—will likely feature turbines supplied by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE). A Jan. 7-announced…