Wärtsilä has announced it has signed a contract with the city of Farmington in New Mexico, USA, to supply the generating equipment for an 18 MW expansion to an existing power plant.
Mexico’s anti-trust agency the Federal Economic Competition Commission (Cofece) has established conditions for the $6 billion acquisition of 13 power plants by the Mexican Government from Iberdrola.
Sandow Lakes Energy Company has announced plans to construct a 1200 MW CCGT at Sandow Lakes in Lee County, Texas, USA, to operate within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has fined Avex Energy of Canada nearly CS250 000 for running a natural gas-fired power plant while bypassing regulatory tests for safe and unobtrusive operation.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is providing $71.5 million in incentive payments for 46 hydropower projects across 19 states in the US to improve generation efficiency.
The US Government is expected to announce $1.5 billion in funding to enable the 800 MW Palisades nuclear power plant in Michigan to be restarted.
Todd Smith, Ontario’s Energy Minister, is to announce a multi-billion dollar refurbishment of the four reactors at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Pickering B power plant, east of Toronto.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has asked customers to “be aware of their power consumption” as heavy snow and cold temperatures create a record demand across southeast USA.
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has forecast in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook that solar and wind will lead US power generation growth for the next two years.
Capital Power Corporation, based in Edmonton, Alberta, and Ontario Power Generation are working together to assess the feasibility of developing SMRs to help power Alberta’s electricity grid.