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Siemens has received an order from Castle Peak Power Company Limited(CAPCO) for the delivery of a power block for a new combined cycle gas-fired power unit in its Black Point Power Station in Tuen Mun, in the northwest of Hong Kong.
Under the agreement, Sembcorp Myingyan Power Company will build and operate the power plant for 22 years. The total project cost of the project is about $300m.

PPL electric utilities announced Thursday afternoon that it will change the route of a proposed high-tension power line in western Berks County.
SOUTH RIVER - Representatives from the South River electric utility are warning residents of a frequent scam. Over the past several days, South River residents have reported receiving phone calls from a company called "Spark Electric".
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For those interested in air quality issues, the Energy Information Agency released a few revealing charts today. For the first time since the late 70s, the EIA says, carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation are now less than those from ...
After reading some alarming articles about the pollution released by the downtown Martin Drake power plant and about the treatment of whistleblower Leslie Weise, we believe that the citizens of El Paso County deserve an explanation from their elected ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has renewed its fight against emissions coming from the largest power plant in Nebraska, which it says contributes to ...
VERNON, VT. (WWLP) - Entergy corporation shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in December of 2014. Two years later, they're still waiting for the decommissioning and site restoration to get under way.
France's third biggest electricity provider is considering the purchase of gas-fired power plants as it seeks to expand its business.
The news that broke in 2013 that Southern Power was planning to construct a natural gas-fired power plant in Trinidad was exciting for those who saw the project as an economic boost for the area.
Dhaka - Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has defended her plan to construct a coal-fired power plant near the world largest mangrove forest despite the green activists' outcry.
BILLINGS (AP) - A partial closure of an aging coal-fired power plant serving customers across the Pacific Northwest could come earlier than planned depending on the actions of its co-owner and Montana lawmakers, according to documents released ...
Louisville's two largest power plants have dramatically cut air pollution through tighter smokestack controls at one site and converting another from coal-powered to natural gas, according to the latest numbers from the U.S.
The end of coal is near: China just scrapped 103 power plants. A huge win for the environment. PETER DOCKRILL. 19 JAN 2017.
The 10.2 MWp Aomori solar power plant, powered by 39,248 Canadian Solar CS6P-P modules, achieved commercial operation on December 27, 2016.

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative and SunPower are dedicating a 20 MW solar photovoltaic power plant that is now generating clean, renewable solar power for customers in SSVEC's service territory.
Before Petra Nova began full operation, the Plant Barry project was the largest demonstration of carbon capture on a pulverized-coal power plant in the U.S. The project has captured more than 250,000 metric tons of CO2, and has transported and injected ...
Duke Energy (nyse: DUK) and the U.S. government today reached a settlement to resolve a government lawsuit that alleged Duke Energy committed a technical violation of federal antitrust law related to its recently completed acquisition of a Florida ...
PAWTUCKET - City leaders are looking to provide a backup supply of water to a Burrillville power plant if and when the water is needed.
Over 75 people attended a press conference Tuesday night at Mary Queen of Vietnam Church off Dwyer Boulevard in New Orleans East, where critics spoke against Entergy's plan to build a new natural gas power plant on the site of an old, shuttered plant ...
The Minnesota House committee on energy overwhelmingly passed a bill late Tuesday that would allow Xcel Energy to build a large natural-gas fired power plant in Sherburne County without the approval of state utility regulators, the normal route.
While one US state works to support coal power by banning renewable energy, the Chinese government has ordered the closure of over 100 coal power plants in an effort to improve air quality and reduce fossil fuel use. Reuters reports that the plants' ...
New Orleans -- Plans for a new power plant in New Orleans East are being met with some resistance. Those against the project held a meeting Tuesday night to share their thoughts with others in the community.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump's nominee to be EPA Administrator, has fought for years to prevent EPA from limiting the carbon pollution from power plants that is driving dangerous climate change. EPA's Clean Power Plan ...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A partial closure of an aging coal-fired power plant serving customers across the Pacific Northwest could come earlier than planned depending on the actions of its co-owner and Montana lawmakers, according to documents released ...
Energy wonks began using the phrase "virtual power plants" (VPPs) over the past few years to describe these networks of energy resources in a way that more people could appreciate.
China is taking some steps to curb pollution (it doesn't have much choice), but one of its most recent steps may be more of a happy accident.
The DTE River Rouge power plant is about to become substantially "greener" thanks in part to a $200,000 brownfield grant recently announced by the U.S.
WISCASSET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A landmark building in Wiscasset has been saved from foreclosure, but local residents are still waiting to find out what will happen to it.
Colorado Springs - Colorado's pretty second city, aiming to play up its "city for champions" role as a base for Olympians, faces intensifying friction over foul air from an 80-year-old, coal-fired municipal power plant that pumps out sulfur dioxide ...
NAUGATUCK - The borough's wastewater treatment plant will soon get its energy from a green source. The Board of Mayors and Burgesses last week unanimously approved an easement to allow Eversource Energy to run a gas line to the treatment plant ...
AEP Ohio is a state-regulated electric utility service provider that serves as the sole owner and operator of all of the poles, lines, and substations in its service ...
The agreement with Russia which should build the Paks II nuclear power plant does not violate European laws on public procurement and therefore the European Commission decided to abandon proceedings against Hungary, since it was not obliged to publish ...
New York City's major source of electricity for more than four decades could be taken offline in the next few years, a major victory for the state's governor, who has called the power plant a danger to the city. The Indian Point nuclear power plant ...
A company has submitted a design for what it describes as a "modular" nuclear power plant - a radical departure from other nuclear plants.
Moscow, January 13. /TASS/. The agreement between the government of Russia and Ukraine on building a third and fourth reactor of the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant has been terminated, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in an official statement on the ...
After plans were announced to shut down Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County, some lawmakers are upset they didn't get more of a heads up from Governor Andrew Cuomo.
CRESSON - An energy company interested in using 93 acres of the former SCI-Cresson property to house a natural gas power plant has backed out of the project. Boston-based Energy Management Inc. has terminated negotiations with the Cambria County ...
Environmental groups sued Georgia's Environmental Protection Division, claiming the agency has dragged its feet on reviewing and updating wastewater permits for five of Georgia Power's coal-fired power plants. POUYA DIANAT / AJC Staff. State regulators ...
Riding to the rescue of the plant on Tuesday night, the Johnston Town Council voted to let Mayor Joseph Polisena sell water to power plant developer Invenergy. He believes it's a good arrangement. "It's a great deal for the taxpayers in the town ...
Clean Energy Future and its partners are building two similar gas-turbine power plants in Oregon, Ohio, about a mile from a FirstEnergy coal-and-coke-fired power plant that will be shut down or sold because it cannot compete with gas. The first of the ...
A massive coal-fired power plant in Homer City, Indiana County, is now in bankruptcy, its second reorganization effort in five years.
At AES Hawaii's power plant at Campbell Industrial Park early Wednesday morning, front-end loaders were scooping up coal ash in the dark and dumping it into a trailer, creating a huge dust cloud that drifts off site and settles on nearby businesses ...
A daylong meeting about a proposal to build a power plant on Oxnard's shore ended early when a group of protesters disrupted the Tuesday gathering with chants of "No more power plants; we say no." None of the approximately 30 youth leaders from local ...
Six people were injured in a power plant explosion in Adams County Tuesday, according to the operator of the plant. Crews were called to the J.M.
The initial plant will be capable of creating 940 megawatts of electricity. It will flow into lines operated by American Transmission System, a FirstEnergy Company.
MANILA - San Miguel Corp. on Tuesday defended its power plant in Bataan from anti-coal groups, saying the plant is scheduled to start commercial operations ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Power Co. says its Kemper County power plant will be delayed another month. The latest delay, confirmed Friday, pushes the plant's price tag over $7 billion.


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