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IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Chevron USA Production will shut down the 200 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day, single-train Headlee Devonian Natural Gas Processing Plant in Ector County, Texas, in November as Chevron…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Refining | Power | Refinery Maintenance | Nuclear Outage | Natural Gas Processing | Irving Oil | MISO Outages

Industrial Info

Wed Sep 28 2016

Wanna Buy a Nuclear Power Plant? Alabama's Bellefonte is for Sale

The Bellefonte nuclear power plant has been sitting on roughly 1,600 acres in northeastern Alabama for about 40 years, but has never generated a…

Nuclear Plant | Bellefonte | Alabama | Power

Industrial Info

Wed Sep 14 2016

RWE Buys Belectric’s Solar and Storage Business

RWE AG (XETRA:RWE) (Essen, Germany), like its German rival E.ON SE (FWB:EOAN) (Düsseldorf), continues to push forward with its plans to become…

Power | EU | Solar Power | Energy

Martin Lynch

Thu Sep 01 2016

U.K. Bets Big on Battery Power

We've been hearing about battery storage for some time. Not your average batteries however. Think shipping containers or warehouses filled with tens of thousands of…

Power | Energy | EU

Martin Lynch

Wed Aug 31 2016

Vestas’ Backlog Balloons with Strong Gust of Offshore Wind Projects Around Europe

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Aarhus, Denmark) truly has the wind in its sails, as the company is increasing its full-year outlook for revenues and…

Offshore | Wind Power | EU | Power | Denmark | Vestas

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 23 2016

Natural Gas-Fired Plants on the Rise as Coal Fades

A natural gas-fired power plant buildout is in progress in the Midwest, Great Lakes and Southeast regions of the U.S due to retirements of…

Natural Gas | Midwest | Great Lakes | Southeast | Power

Industrial Info

Fri Aug 19 2016

Detroit Edison’s Saint Claire Power Station In MISO Down after Massive Fire

Detroit Edison Company’s 1,571.7-megawatt Saint Clair Power Station in East China, Michigan, has experienced an unplanned outage after a fire erupted at…

Detroit Edison | Power | Fire | Michigan | Coal | MISO | Outage | Unplanned

Industrial Info

Fri Aug 12 2016

SunEdison Seeks Asset Sale to NRG for Some U.S. Wind, Solar Projects

SunEdison Incorporated (Maryland Heights, Missouri) is seeking bankruptcy-court approval to sell a number of North American solar- and wind-power projects to NRG Energy Incorporated (NYSE:…

North America | Energy | Power | Solar Power | Wind Power | SunEdison | NRG

Industrial Info

Wed Aug 10 2016

Nuclear Part of ‘Strong Fuel Mix’ for New York’s Clean Energy Standard; FitzGerald Plant Changes Ownership

Exelon Incorporated (NYSE:EXC) (Chicago, Illinois), owner of the largest U.S. nuclear fleet, will take ownership and manage operations at Entergy Corporation’s (NYSE:…

Nuclear | New York | Clean Energy Standard | Exelon | Entergy | Power

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 09 2016

Iberdrola Begins Construction of Cogeneration Power Station in Queretaro, Mexico

Iberdrola Generacion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City, Mexico), with its subsidiary Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City), has begun site…

Construction | EPC | Engineering | Power | Mexico | Turbine

Industrial Info

Fri Jul 29 2016

Entergy Kicks Off 980-MW St. Charles Power Station Project in Louisiana

Construction of the 980-megawatt (MW) St. Charles combined-cycle power station in Louisiana recently got under way. The project, which is owned by Entergy Corporation (NYSE:…

Louisiana | Construction | Power Station | MW | CB&I | Entergy | Power

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 27 2016

IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Chevron USA Production will shut down the 200 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day, single-train Headlee Devonian Natural Gas Processing Plant in Ector County, Texas, in November as Chevron converts it to a natural gas booster station. Canada's federal government has approved the Pacific NorthWest LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) project in British Columbia, with 190 legally binding conditions, according to CBC News. Environment Minister »

Wanna Buy a Nuclear Power Plant? Alabama's Bellefonte is for Sale

The Bellefonte nuclear power plant has been sitting on roughly 1,600 acres in northeastern Alabama for about 40 years, but has never generated a flicker of electricity. Now, after more than $5 billion in investments and a long stretch of total inactivity, the site is up for sale at the bargain-basement price of $36.4 million, according to The »

RWE Buys Belectric’s Solar and Storage Business

RWE AG (XETRA:RWE) (Essen, Germany), like its German rival E.ON SE (FWB:EOAN) (Düsseldorf), continues to push forward with its plans to become a green energy giant. Still battling the massive debts accrued from the government's decision to shut their older nuclear power plants early and close the rest in the coming years, both companies have committed to »

U.K. Bets Big on Battery Power

We've been hearing about battery storage for some time. Not your average batteries however. Think shipping containers or warehouses filled with tens of thousands of lithium-ion batteries and you're in the right ball park. These energy storage projects are starting to crop up all over the globe and all are designed to capture and store energy that can be used »

Vestas’ Backlog Balloons with Strong Gust of Offshore Wind Projects Around Europe

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Aarhus, Denmark) truly has the wind in its sails, as the company is increasing its full-year outlook for revenues and profits after it reported significantly higher revenue, earnings and profit in second-quarter 2016. The company has been benefiting from government support for renewable energy, including subsidies in its home country Denmark and the extension of »

Natural Gas-Fired Plants on the Rise as Coal Fades

A natural gas-fired power plant buildout is in progress in the Midwest, Great Lakes and Southeast regions of the U.S due to retirements of coal-fired power plants and low natural gas prices. The power generation projects are being constructed between 2016 and 2019 and are meant to replace the power from the coal-fired power plants announced to retire during »

Detroit Edison’s Saint Claire Power Station In MISO Down after Massive Fire

Detroit Edison Company’s 1,571.7-megawatt Saint Clair Power Station in East China, Michigan, has experienced an unplanned outage after a fire erupted at one of the coal-fired units and spread through the facility. The blaze was first reported Thursday evening and was extinguished after 15 hours. No timeline has been established regarding the resumption of operations, and the »

SunEdison Seeks Asset Sale to NRG for Some U.S. Wind, Solar Projects

SunEdison Incorporated (Maryland Heights, Missouri) is seeking bankruptcy-court approval to sell a number of North American solar- and wind-power projects to NRG Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NRG) (Princeton, New Jersey) for $144 million, subject to higher bids, according to The Wall Street Journal. Industrial Info is tracking $5.3 billion in SunEdison projects, located across North and South America, India, Africa »

Nuclear Part of ‘Strong Fuel Mix’ for New York’s Clean Energy Standard; FitzGerald Plant Changes Ownership

Exelon Incorporated (NYSE:EXC) (Chicago, Illinois), owner of the largest U.S. nuclear fleet, will take ownership and manage operations at Entergy Corporation’s (NYSE:ETR) (New Orleans, Louisiana) James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, the companies announced today. The transaction will help to give the plant a new lease on life under the state’s »

Iberdrola Begins Construction of Cogeneration Power Station in Queretaro, Mexico

Iberdrola Generacion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City, Mexico), with its subsidiary Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion Mexico SA de CV (Mexico City), has begun site preparation for the construction of a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle (NGCC) cogeneration power station. The facility will be located about 2 kilometers southeast of the municipality of San Juan del Río in the central Mexican state »

Entergy Kicks Off 980-MW St. Charles Power Station Project in Louisiana

Construction of the 980-megawatt (MW) St. Charles combined-cycle power station in Louisiana recently got under way. The project, which is owned by Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) (New Orleans, Louisiana), awarded CB&I Incorporated (NYSE:CBI) (The Hague, Netherlands) the general contract for the project, which is located at the site of Entergy's existing Little Gypsy power station. CB& »