TVA Board Votes to Retire Over 2,000 MW of Coal-fired Generation

LCG, February 14, 2019--The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board voted today to retire both the Paradise Unit 3 and Bull Run coal-fired power plants within the next few years. The closures will reduce the TVA fleet electric generating capacity by 2,031 MW.

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MHPS to Supply Three J Class Turbines for Power Project in Virginia

LCG, February 8, 2019--Balico, LLC and Gemma Power Systems selected Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS) and its J Class turbines for the 1,600-MW Chickahominy Power Station project in Virginia. The combined cycle power plant will deliver power into the PJM regional transmission grid and is scheduled for completion in 2022.

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Entergy Selects MHPS Gas Turbines for Texas Project

LCG, January 24, 2019--Entergy Corp. subsidiary Entergy Texas has selected Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) gas turbine units for its planned Montgomery County Power Station (MCPS) near Willis, Texas. The project will include two Mitsubishi M501GAC turbines in the combined-cycle electric generating facility, which will be fueled with natural gas. The project will have an installed capacity of 993 MW and is scheduled to commence operations in 2021.

The Montgomery County Power Station, through the use of high-efficiency, gas turbines and other design features, is projected to save for Entergy Texas customers over $1 billion over the next 30 years.

The president and CEO of Entergy Texas stated, "The Montgomery County Power Station will supply the energy to help our communities and customers prosper. This power plant will not only provide needed generating capacity for Southeast Texas, one of the fast-growing regions in the U.S., but it's another step in our ongoing effort to modernize Entergy's generating fleet to provide power more efficiently, affordably and with fewer emissions."
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