Pennsylvania Clears NatGas-Fired Power Plant for Construction

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has issued a series of permits for Birdsboro Power LLC to begin construction of a 450 MW natural gas-fired power plant in the southeastern part of the state. A pipeline that would serve the facility also finally received federal approval on Thursday.

March 16, 2018

Briefs — Pennsylvania Ethane Cracker

Shell Chemical Appalachia LLChas transitioned from the early works phase to the main works phase of its multi-billion dollar ethane cracker projectin western Pennsylvania. About 900 workers are on-site for the next phase of the project, when crews will begin erecting major equipment and the 200 structures at the facility. Shell has been focused on site-preparation at the 400-acre site in Beaver County where a zinc smelting plant once operated and has so far moved more than seven million cubic yards of earth, improved roadways, built a power substation, water treatment plant, rail lines and docks along the Ohio River, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance. The facility is expected to be operational in the early 2020s.

November 10, 2017

DTE Files For Pipeline to Serve NatGas Power Plant in Pennsylvania

DTE Midstream Appalachia LLC has filed with FERC requesting approval to begin the pre-filing environmental review process for a 14-mile pipeline that would supply a 488 MW natural gas-fired power plant in Southeast Pennsylvania.

October 18, 2016