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Texas public power utility Denton Municipal Electric is funding the construction of a 225-megawatt natural gas fired power plant through the issuance of revenue bonds.
Generation
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Environment
The Grand River Energy Center, a 495-megawatt combined-cycle, natural gas-fired plant being built by the Grand River Dam Authority in Oklahoma, achieved "sellable" power early this month, GRDA said.
Generation
Environment
Wisconsin-based Dairyland Power Cooperative and Minnesota Power will co-develop a 525 megawatt to 550-MW, combined cycle natural gas power plant in Wisconsin that Dairyland Power Cooperative said will "provide an agile and affordable resource" that supports its wind and solar investments.
Generation
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The House Energy and Commerce Committee on June 28 approved eight bills aimed at modernizing energy infrastructure and environmental laws, several of which are of particular importance to the American Public Power Association.
Environment
Generation
California Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, and state lawmakers have crafted compromise legislation that would extend the state's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program and impose air monitoring requirements in polluted areas, with a vote coming as soon as July 17.
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Over the past week, the amount of natural gas used for electricity generation (known as "power burn") reached its highest daily level so far this year, the Energy Information Administration said July 27 in its daily publication, Today in Energy.