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Mid-Atlantic Co-op Gas Plant In 2017

By Cathy Cash | ECT Staff Writer Published: October 30th, 2014

More than 1 million Mid-Atlantic cooperative members will have a new source of lower-emission electricity come 2017, when a 1,000-megawatt, state-of-the-art natural gas power plant is completed. Construction of the $675 million Wildcat Point Power Plant got underway in Cecil County, Md., following a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 14 at the site near the Delaware state... Read more

Power Plants

Mid-Atlantic Co-op Gas Plant In 2017

Published: October 30th, 2014

More than 1 million Mid-Atlantic cooperative members will have a new source of lower-emission electricity come 2017, when a 1,000-megawatt, state-of-the-art natural gas power plant is completed. Construction of the $675 million Wildcat Point Power Plant... Read more

Renewable Energy

Hoosier Energy Inks Wind Farm Deal

Published: October 27th, 2014

When Hoosier Energy in Indiana wanted renewable energy assets they could add to their generation portfolio quickly, they looked to their neighbors in Illinois to help make it happen. The 100-megawatt Rail Splitter Wind Farm in... Read more

Transmission & Distribution

RUS Loans to Co-ops in 21 States

Published: October 27th, 2014

Get the cables and poles ready—the Agriculture Department has announced its largest grid loan guarantee of the year with nearly $1.4 billion targeted to electric cooperatives in 21 states. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said the... Read more

Renewable Energy

Utility-Scale Solar for Nevada Co-op

Published: October 23rd, 2014

Fresh from capturing a regional award for its fast-growing solar water heating program, Valley Electric Association is ready to take on a bigger project for its members—utility-scale solar. The co-op, based in Pahrump, Nev., has plans... Read more

Transmission & Distribution

G&Ts Urge Regional Planning

Published: October 20th, 2014

Representatives from two big G&T cooperatives recently reminded state and federal energy officials from several Midwestern states not to overlook the interests of consumer-members in regional planning. Industry representatives told participants at a conference sponsored by... Read more