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West Virginia


West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved

A developer has shelved a 920-MW natural gas-fired power plant planned for Brooke County, West Virginia, citing “changing conditions in the energy and financial markets” and alleged coal industry interference. …


22 States, Environmental Groups Mount Legal Challenges to EPA ACE Rule

A coalition of 22 states and seven local governments on Aug. 13 filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, which the…


Future Looks Bright for Gas-Fired Generation

Analysts who spoke with POWER differ slightly on the numbers, but they all agree that U.S. demand for natural gas for power generation will continue to rise. Supply should not…


Willow Island Hydro: A Small but Mighty Marvel on the Ohio River

Successfully designing and constructing a hydropower plant, while accounting for site space constraints and not disrupting commercial traffic on a busy waterway, presented challenges for a Midwestern utility and the…


Longview Power Plant Rehabilitation Results in Most Efficient U.S. Coal Plant

We’ve all probably purchased a “lemon”—an item that didn’t work as advertised—but when that lemon is a $2.1 billion power plant, you can’t just return it. For Longview Power’s management…