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Arcos crew manager software has new logistics features

Arcos Crew Manager creates a centralized database for utilities to position crews, contractors and mutual assistance crews during storm recovery efforts

PPL permits gas firing at big Brunner Island coal plant

The 1,437 MW Brunner Island plant is one of the facilities that PPL plans to contribute to a new company, Talen Energy 

Xcel Energy energizes Texas segment of 'Power for the Plains' transmission line

Xcel Energy built the line from TUCO to just east of the Texas-Oklahoma boundary in Beckham County, Okla. 

GE, Alstom to equip natural gas combined cycle power plant for Exelon

The four 7HA gas turbines GE is supplying to Exelon will, together with the steam turbines and generators, add a total of 2,000 MW of additional capacity for the projects 

Colombia considers transmission interconnection with Chile

Chile pays high energy prices compared to Colombia and could be a potentially lucrative market

Fortum completes Unit 3 at Nyagan Power Plant in Russia

Capacity payments under the Russian government's capacity supply agreement for 418 MW are scheduled to start as of January 1, 2015 

Regulators OK 330-mile Canada-NYC transmission line

Federal energy regulators have given final approval for construction of a 330-mile electric transmission line to carry lower-cost Canadian hydroelectric power to New York City 

EPA revises state plan for PNM’s San Juan Generating Station

Implementation of the revised plan would result in a reduction of water use and emissions at the plant and a 30 percent reduction of coal in PNM’s portfolio

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