Entergy Louisiana 980-MW gas-fired plant enters service
Entergy Corp. subsidiary Entergy Louisiana LLC began commercial operation at the 980-MW St. Charles natural gas-fired power station.
Entergy Texas energizes 230-kV transmission line
Entergy Texas Inc. has placed into service the 230-kV China-Stowell transmission project, 25-mile line spanning from just west of the town of China in Jefferson County, Texas, to the Stowell substation in Chambers County, Texas.
Georgia Power completes initial energization at Vogtle unit 3
Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power Co. announced that the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant unit 3 is permanently powered and completed initial energization, a step necessary to perform all subsequent testing on the new reactor.
FERC issues new 50-year license for 1,160-MW pumped storage plant in New York
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has licensed the New York Power Authority's approximately 1,160-MW Blenheim-Gilboa pumped storage hydroelectric project in the Catskill Mountains for an additional 50 years.
US EPA wants Army Corps of Engineers to consider burying HVDC line in Maine
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to restart its Clean Water Act Section 404 permitting process of Central Maine Power Co.'s hydropower-supplied transmission project in Maine and to consider alternative routes and burying the lines. Central Maine Power is a subsidiary of Avangrid Inc.
NRG to resume operations at 385-MW gas plant in Texas
NRG Energy Inc. plans to return to service its inactive 385-MW Gregory natural gas-fired power facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, in early June.
Capital Dynamics completes 280-MW solar project in California
Global private asset management firm Capital Dynamics completed its 280-MWac California Flats solar project on ranch land near the borders of San Luis Obispo and Monterey County, Calif.
Plan unveiled to repurpose New York's 2 coal plant sites for data centers
Following New York's recent adoption of strict emissions aimed at phasing out coal-fired generation, the operator of the state's two remaining coal-fired power plants has proposed to shutter those facilities and build data centers on their sites.
Anbaric to spend $650M to transform Mass. coal plant into wind support facility
Anbaric Development Partners LLC and Commercial Development Co. Inc. have reached a deal for Anbaric to build a 400-MW battery storage facility and 1,200-MW high-voltage, direct-current converter substation at the site of the demolished Brayton Point coal-fired power plant in Somerset, Mass.
In lieu of gas plant, Southern California Edison plans 195 MW of batteries
Edison International subsidiary Southern California Edison Co. is turning to large-scale and distributed energy storage projects to meet demand in its Moorpark subarea northwest of Los Angeles arising from the retirement of several older natural gas-fired generators.
ND regulators approve 300-MW wind project
North Dakota regulators approved a siting permit for the 300-MW Aurora Wind Project in Williams County, N.D.
South Dakota regulators approve 310.1-MW wind project
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission approved the construction of Deuel Harvest Wind Energy LLC's 310.1-MW wind farm with conditions.