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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.

July 16, 2019

GE to Shutter California Gas-Fired Generation Plant

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.

June 26, 2019

Energy Capital Buying Canadian Utilities NatGas, Coal Plants for C$835M

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.

May 28, 2019

Natural Gas Key to Meeting U.S. Low Carbon Goals, Says INGAA

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.

May 7, 2019
U.S. NatGas-Fired Combined-Cycle Plants Found to Surpass Coal in Generating Capacity

U.S. NatGas-Fired Combined-Cycle Plants Found to Surpass Coal in Generating Capacity

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).

April 11, 2019

US. Natural Gas Consumption Slips in 2017 as Renewables Reach New Heights, Says 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).

July 5, 2018

Portland General Joins California ISO in Real-Time Market

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).

October 3, 2017

Traders Eye Buying Opportunity; November Seen A Penny Lower

November natural gas is set to open a penny lower Tuesday morning at $2.91 as weather forecasts prove of little consequence and traders mull purchases.

October 3, 2017

Traders See Limited Upside; August Called 3 Cents Lower

August natural gas is set to open 3 cents lower Friday morning at $3.01 as overnight near-term weather models moderated, and traders see little in the way of upside potential. Overnight oil markets eased.

July 21, 2017
Arizona Coal-Fired Plant Closing in 2019, Pressured by Abundant Natural Gas

Arizona Coal-Fired Plant Closing in 2019, Pressured by Abundant Natural Gas

The Navajo Nation Council on Tuesday approved an agreement to continue operating the massive Navajo Generating Stations (NGS) in Arizona through 2019, after which the plant would be retired, another closure related to cheap natural gas supply.

June 28, 2017
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