Natural gas-fired electric generators made up a majority of the failures identified by FERC during an inquiry into the extreme cold weather that rattled power markets in Texas and the Midwest in February. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in a joint effort with the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC), found freezing generator components and…
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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, reported to be recovering from the effects of the coronavirus in the National Palace, on Monday submitted a bill to congress that could change the rules of the game in the Mexican electricity market. Analysts and sector participants have said the proposed changes to grant state power company Comisión Federal…
Populous California, where officials have been pushing to move the energy mix away from natural gas and toward renewables, imported by far the most electricity of any state in the Lower 48 in 2019. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) in a research note Monday said the Golden State’s net electricity imports totaled 70.8 million MWh…
CPS Energy Launches Next Outline for ‘Flexible Path’ through Blended Energy Approach, ‘Power BundleFlex’
San Antonio, TX-based CPS Energy has announced a brief outline on future plans to meet its “Flexible Path” 2040 goals, which include adding 300-500 MW of natural gas capacity.
A unit of General Electric Corp. (GE) plans to close a one-of-its-kind natural gas-fired baseload generation plant in Southern California using turbine technology that has never taken hold commercially.
U.S.-based Energy Capital Partners (ECP) has expanded in Canada with a C$835 million ($626-million) takeover announced Monday of fossil fuel-fired power plants in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.
Natural gas and related infrastructure will play an integral role in the U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy and remain a significant contributor to the country’s energy portfolio as well as economic growth over the next two decades, according to the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America’s (INGAA) INGAA Foundation.
Natural gas-fired combined-cycle (NGCC) power plants last year became the technology with the most electricity generating capacity in the United States, surpassing coal-fired plants, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
In a stark change from recent trends, natural gas consumption in the United States fell 1.4% in 2017, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
In a move that may have long-term implications for natural gas use in power generation, Portland General Electric (PGE) on Sunday officially began full participation in a real-time energy imbalance market (EIM) run by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO).