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As #Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B

As Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and Ohio Consumers’ Counsel requested the PJM report to illustrate the impacts of nuclear plant retirements on both market prices and emissions. The focus was on giving the utilities and energy commission “unbiased data … Continue reading As #Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation January 18 (Renewables Now) – The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects non-hydroelectric renewable energy resources such as solar and wind to be the fastest growing source of US electricity generation for at least the next two years. EIA’s January 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook … Continue reading EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation

2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA

2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA Cheaper prices of natural gas and renewable energy have impacted the competitiveness of more traditional generation fuels. Renewable additions are projected to more than double gas in 2019. Last year, natural gas capacity additions outpaced renewable energy additions for the first time since 2013. … Continue reading 2019 US renewable generation additions expected to far outpace gas: EIA

#Tenaska power plant powers up in #Westmoreland

Tenaska power plant powers up in Westmoreland Four days before Christmas, a new natural gas-fueled power plant began stirring. And more. Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station became operational Dec. 21. Construction of the facility – in South Huntingdon Township, off Interstate 70 near Smithton – took a little more than two years. The 940-megawatt plant, in … Continue reading #Tenaska power plant powers up in #Westmoreland

FERC Rejects Electric Generators’ Request to Adopt Centralized Capacity Market in California

FERC Rejects Electric Generators’ Request to Adopt Centralized Capacity Market in California In June 2018, CXA La Paloma, LLC (“La Paloma”) filed a complaint at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or “the Commission”) seeking to require the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to implement a centralized capacity market to procure the electric generation capacity … Continue reading FERC Rejects Electric Generators’ Request to Adopt Centralized Capacity Market in California

#GE Announces Two HA Orders and Continued Gas Power Fleet Momentum

GE Announces Two HA Orders and Continued Gas Power Fleet Momentum – Orders for leading HA gas turbine booked in the third quarter in Florida and Taiwan – HA has achieved more than 220,000 operating hours in the field – Customers Invenergy and Bahrain Aluminum’s HA-power plants successfully first fired – Gas will play a … Continue reading #GE Announces Two HA Orders and Continued Gas Power Fleet Momentum