Dominion Energy brings 1,588-MW gas-fired plant in Virginia online
Virginia Electric and Power Co.'s 1,588-MW Greensville Power Station completed testing and started producing electricity for the company's 2.6 million customers, the Dominion Energy Inc. subsidiary, known as Dominion Energy Virginia, announced in a Dec. 10 news release.
Major 345-kV transmission line in Wisconsin completed, energized
The 180-mile, 345-kV Badger-Coulee transmission line, which connects the Dane County and La Crosse County areas of Wisconsin, has been placed into service.
NH regulators approve construction of Eversource's undersea Seacoast power line
New Hampshire regulators approved the construction of a 13-mile undersea transmission line by New England's largest utility.
California adds 328-MW solar farm as renewable energy curtailments rise
The sprawling 328-MW Mount Signal Solar Farm III (Imperial Valley Solar 3), the largest part of an 800-MW cluster of solar facilities near the California-Mexico border, is now online, developer 8minutenergy Renewables LLC and project owner Capital Dynamics announced.
NRG nixes controversial Calif. gas plant proposal as alternatives advance
More than a year after a California Energy Commission panel suspended its review of NRG Energy Inc.'s proposed Puente Power Project, an envisioned 262-MW, gas-fired power plant in Oxnard, Calif., the power generator has withdrawn its application to build the roughly $300 million facility.
NJ BPU rejects EDF Renewables' Nautilus Offshore Wind Project
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities rejected EDF Renewable Energy Inc. and Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey LLC's application to approve the Nautilus Offshore Wind Project (FERN Blueribbon).
Enel Green Power begins operations at Illinois wind farm
Enel Green Power North America Inc. started commercial operations at the 185-MW HillTopper wind farm in Logan County, Ill.
MISO board approves $3.3B transmission plan with focus on local needs
The Midcontinent ISO board of directors approved the grid operator's latest transmission expansion plan but not without some objection about the inclusion of two projects.
Accionia Energia starts work on 145-MW wind farm in Texas
Acciona Energia SA started construction on its 144.9-MW Palmas Altas Wind Project in Cameron County, Texas, it said in a news release.
Salt River Project contracts for 100-MW solar facility to supply large customers
Arizona utility the Salt River Project announced the construction of a new 100-MW solar power plant in Coolidge, Ariz., to meet demands for energy from renewable resources by large commercial and industrial customers.