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NYISO to solicit reliability solution from #LIPA due to gas unit closures

NYISO to solicit reliability solution from LIPA due to gas unit closures New York’s power grid operator said Monday it will solicit a reliability solution from the Long Island Power Authority associated with two natural gas units scheduled to be closed in November. In accordance with its tariff, the New York Independent System Operator notified … Continue reading NYISO to solicit reliability solution from #LIPA due to gas unit closures

Is Siemens considering unloading its gas turbine business?

Is Siemens considering unloading its gas turbine business? The possible sale of Siemens’ turbine business was first reported by Bloomberg, but since then, the company has pushed back. An internal memo on Friday told staff the company remains “committed” to the business unit, though company leadership is reportedly serious about a possible sale, Bloomberg also … Continue reading Is Siemens considering unloading its gas turbine business?

#Competitive_Power_Ventures and #GE Achieve Commercial Operation at 805-MW CPV Towantic Energy Center Connecticut

Competitive Power Ventures and GE Achieve Commercial Operation at 805-MW CPV Towantic Energy Center Connecticut New CT Private Energy Project Now Supplying Efficient, Reliable and Environmentally Responsible Power on ISO-NE Grid Silver Spring, Maryland, June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) and its partners including GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) today … Continue reading #Competitive_Power_Ventures and #GE Achieve Commercial Operation at 805-MW CPV Towantic Energy Center Connecticut

DOE Steps Up Investments into Electric Generation Technology Research

DOE Steps Up Investments into Electric Generation Technology Research The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) over the past two weeks has made a string of funding announcements, including nearly a half-billion dollars of new investment in power-related initiatives. The funding backs advancements in cybersecurity, advanced nuclear, solar, bioenergy, fuel cells, geothermal, and energy storage. $25 … Continue reading DOE Steps Up Investments into Electric Generation Technology Research

Biggest U.S. Electric Grid Has Plan to Keep Power Plants Afloat

Biggest U.S. Electric Grid Has Plan to Keep Power Plants Afloat PJM proposes two-stage auction to keep prices competitive Asks federal regulator to make a decision by June 29 The largest U.S. electricity market is asking federal regulators for help in keeping useful power plants from an early retirement. Beset by complaints from producers that … Continue reading Biggest U.S. Electric Grid Has Plan to Keep Power Plants Afloat