Shifting from Coal to Gas: One Co-op’s Award-Winning Journey

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:03:23 +0000

In 2018, Cooperative Energy, a generation and transmission co-op headquartered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, had an issue to deal with. Several years earlier, it had joined the Midcontinent Independent System Operator […]

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Burns & McDonnell collaborated with Cooperative Energy to repower the R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station with Siemens 9000HL turbine technology, boosting capacity to 572 MW and completing the project under budget with zero safety incidents.

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Price Swings Mean Coal May Replace Natural Gas in European Power Mix This Winter

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2024 18:17:51 +0000

Higher prices for natural gas across Europe mean some countries, particularly in Eastern Europe, likely will burn more coal for power generation during the upcoming winter season. Coal remains a […]

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Largest Maine Natural Gas Provider Acquiring Second-Largest Supplier

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2024 18:42:13 +0000

Unitil Corp., the largest provider of natural gas in Maine, on July 9 said it has a deal to purchase Bangor Natural Gas Co., which has been the state’s No. […]

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Group Expects Huge Jump in Global Revenue for Hydrogen-Capable Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2024 15:40:06 +0000

A new report from Guidehouse Insights, the Colorado-based dedicated market intelligence arm of Guidehouse, estimates global revenue for hydrogen-capable gas turbines (HGTs) will grow to more than $7 billion by […]

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Morrow Reinvented: HL-Class Gas Turbine Powers a Coal Plant’s Rebirth

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:27:37 +0000

The Morrow Repower Project, winner of POWER’s 2024 Reinvention Award, exemplified a strategic coal-to-gas conversion at a brownfield site that masterfully combined cutting-edge advanced technology with a

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Mexico Increases Reliance on Natural Gas to Support Electricity Demand

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:25:48 +0000

Mexico is ramping up its use of natural gas for power generation, with several plants coming online in recent years, and at least 10 more (Table 1) expected to come online this year, next year, or in 2026. The

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POWER Digest [July 2024]

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:25:27 +0000

Economics Could Bring Early Closure for Slovenia Coal-Fired Plant. Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob in May said the Termoelektrana Šoštanj (TEŠ) facility, the country’s only remaining coal-fired

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Supreme Court Halts EPA’s ‘Good Neighbor Plan’

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2024 19:34:04 +0000

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5–4 vote blocked enforcement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) final “Good Neighbor Plan,” a rule intended to significantly cut smog-forming nitrogen oxide (NOx) […]

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Siemens Energy, GE Vernova Each Will Build Two, 2-GW Gas-Fired Power Stations in Saudi Arabia

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 14:51:03 +0000

Siemens Energy and GE Vernova each announced the companies would support construction of large combined-cycle power plants in Saudi Arabia as part of that country’s plan to increase its supply […]

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Advancing Ceramic Matrix Composites and Environmental Barrier Coatings for Hydrogen Turbines: Challenges and Opportunities

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:31:22 +0000

Decarbonization goals call for advancing high-impact energy technologies. The U.S. has pledged to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, a goal that presents both challenges and opportunities in the field of […]

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