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COLUMN: Natural Gas Makes it to Baja California Sur, a Lesson for Underserved Mexican States

COLUMN: Natural Gas Makes it to Baja California Sur, a Lesson for Underserved Mexican States

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico’s natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. Baja California is a very long peninsula, but in economic terms, especially on its southern end, the flow of goods and services…

June 18, 2021
NorthWestern Energy Planning 175 MW Natural Gas Power Plant in Montana

NorthWestern Energy Planning 175 MW Natural Gas Power Plant in Montana

NorthWestern Energy said this week it would build a 175 MW natural gas power plant in Montana. The $250 million project is part of a larger plan to add 325 MW of power capacity to address increasing energy needs in its home state. The other components of NorthWestern’s plan include a 50 MW battery storage…

April 23, 2021
California Extends Life for Four Coastal Natural Gas-Fired Plants

California Extends Life for Four Coastal Natural Gas-Fired Plants

California regulators on Tuesday extended the life of four coastal natural gas-fired power plants slated for retirement this year. The plants had been scheduled to be closed as part of a decade-old effort to eliminate sea water-cooled plants.  The California Water Resources Control Board action occurred after a series of rolling blackouts to manage the…

September 2, 2020
Covid-19 Mitigation Delayed Some Natural Gas Power Plant Construction, Says EIA

Covid-19 Mitigation Delayed Some Natural Gas Power Plant Construction, Says EIA

Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for March and April showed that coronavirus mitigation efforts prompted more delays than average in the commercial operation dates of proposed electric generator projects, including natural gas combustion turbine and natural gas combined-cycle plants.  The EIA’s Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory found that 31 natural gas combustion…

July 16, 2020

Another Ohio Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant Canceled; Nuclear Subsidies Blamed

Clean Energy Future LLC has stopped efforts to build a third natural gas-fired power plant in Northeast Ohio, blaming the decision on nuclear power subsidies the state will provide to bankrupt subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp.

August 28, 2019

Dominion Selling Three Power Plants, Considering Blue Racer Sale

Dominion Energy said it has sold its interest in two combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) facilities and a hydroelectric project in two separate transactions to an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group Global LP for $1.32 billion.

September 26, 2018
Developer Planning 1,200 MW NatGas-Fired Power Plant in New Jersey

Developer Planning 1,200 MW NatGas-Fired Power Plant in New Jersey

Mitsubishi Corp. subsidiary Diamond Generating Corp. is in the early stages of developing what would be one of New Jersey’s largest power plants, proposing to build a 1,200 MW natural gas-fired facility in Hudson County.

April 12, 2018

Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant Fires Up in Utica Shale Stronghold

A subsidiary of Swiss-based Advanced Power AG said Wednesday commercial operations have begun at a 700 MW natural gas-fired power plant in eastern Ohio.

January 11, 2018
Alliant Turns Former Iowa Coal Plant into NatGas-Fired, Economic Stimulus

Alliant Turns Former Iowa Coal Plant into NatGas-Fired, Economic Stimulus

Alliant Energy Corp. has turned its state-of-the-art natural gas-fired Marshalltown Generating Station in Iowa into a model for environmental and economic development success.

April 26, 2017

FirstEnergy Inks Tentative Deal to Sell Pennsylvania Gas-Fired Power Plants

FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary Allegheny Energy Supply Co. LLC (AE Supply) has struck a nonbinding agreement with an undisclosed party to sell 1,572 MW of natural gas and hydro generating assets for $885 million.

December 14, 2016
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