Tag: commercial operation

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

1,150 MW gas-fired plant begins commercial operation in Michigan

June 15, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

A 1,150 MW combined-cycle power plant began commercial operation around 40 miles northeast of Detroit. DTE Energy’s nearly $1 billion Blue Water Energy Center broke ground in 2018. The plant represents the utility’s effort to transition its baseload power sources […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

NRC seeks public comment on nuclear plant decommissioning rule

March 7, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

As nuclear plants faced competition from cheaper gas-fired generation and renewable resources, the number of planned closures rose in the last decade. That prompted the NRC to review its safety regulations, which it said did not differentiate between commercial operation […]