Regulators in Mississippi, USA, are drafting a plan for the utility Southern Company to use only natural gas at its clean coal power plant in Kemper County, and that it not be allowed to recoup the cost of the expensive coal portion of the power plant by charging ratepayers.
GE has announced that it will combine its power and energy distribution businesses to create its largest unit by revenue.
In Los Angeles, California, USA, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has announced that it will reconsider a $2.2 billion natural gas investment plan, and will instead look first to renewable resources to meet demand.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has signed a cybersecurity agreement with Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held clean energy provider, to secure its entire fleet of wind turbines, as well as a framework to add future wind farms to the network.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that it is providing funding to work in conjunction with New York Governor Cuomo’s Reinventing the Energy Vision (REV) initiative.
Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation have entered a partnership to form a new joint venture called Advanced Airfoil Components.
Idaho Power has announced its intention to close a Nevada coal-fired power plant it co-owns with NV Energy 10 years sooner than originally planned.
Wind power accounted for eight per cent of total US electricity generating capacity in 2016, according to the latest figures from the federal government’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Nicolle Butcher, Vice President of Strategy and Acquisitions for Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has said that OPG plans to fill a predicted supply gap in the 2030s with new nuclear capacity, and the utility is collaborating with Saskatchewan on the potential for a Pan-Canadian fleet of small modular reactors (SMRs).
GE has completed its €1.5 billion purchase of LM Wind Power, the Danish wind turbine technology company.