POWER Notebook: Wind Project Will Use Oyster Creek Nuclear Site; Other Solar, Wind Farms Announced

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:08:44 +0000

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Ocean Wind Gets NJ BPU Backing for Oyster Creek Wind Project. Ocean Wind LLC this month received support from New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to develop a wind project with both offshore and onshore components, with a connection to the grid at the site of the former Oyster Creek nuclear station. Ocean Wind, […]

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Rhode Island Rejects Burrillville Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:39:58 +0000

A proposed 900-MW gas-fired power plant was rejected by Rhode Island regulators on June 20, leaving project developer Invenergy pondering its options for the planned facility in Burrillville. Rhode Island’s Energy Facility Siting Board, after a daylong hearing in Warwick, said the plant is not needed. Chicago, Illinois–based Invenergy can appeal the decision to the […]

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APS Will Add 850 MW of Battery Storage to Solar Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:05:06 +0000

Arizona’s largest utility wants to support its renewable power portfolio by adding as much as 850 MW of battery storage capacity to its solar power plants by 2025. Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) made the announcement February 21. Don Brandt, the utility’s chairman and CEO, in a statement said, “Arizona is already a national leader […]

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‘Technically Sophisticated’ Combined Cycle Plant Comes Online

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:59:35 +0000

The Lackawanna Energy Center in Pennsylvania entered commercial operation Jan. 15, with the $1.5 billion project heralded by its developer, Invenergy, as among the most “technically sophisticated” combined cycle natural gas-fired plants in operation. The 1,485-MW facility, in the borough of Jessup in Lackawanna County, was completed ahead of schedule and features three General Electric […]

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