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generating station

[′jen·ə‚rād·iŋ ‚stā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
A stationary plant containing apparatus for large-scale conversion of some form of energy (such as hydraulic, steam, chemical, or nuclear energy) into electrical energy. Also known as generating plant; power station.
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The steering committee, under supervision by the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, representatives from the Atikokan Generating Station and the town mayor, will submit a study to the Ministry of Energy by March.
KBR is excited to be selected by Alliant Energy to be its EPC partner for the Marshalltown Generating Station project, said Andy Summers, KBR Infrastructure, Government and Power Group President, We are thrilled to bring our integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning skills to bear to successfully deliver a new best-in-class combined cycle generating station to the company s customers.
The Colusa Generating Station will play a key role in meeting California's future energy needs in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner," said Jack Keenan, senior vice president and chief operating officer for PG&E.
The proposed changes to IPL's generating fleet will be filed with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) as part of IPL's application for ratemaking principles for the proposed Sutherland Generating Station Unit 4 and are subject to the approval of the IUB and the Minnesota Public Utility Commission.
In May 2006, AMP-Ohio filed an air permit-to-install application with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for the proposed 1,000 megawatt (MW) American Municipal Power Generating Station (AMPGS) Project, which will utilize pulverized coal and incorporate the best of the latest generation of available and proven emissions control technology to ensure that it meets or exceeds all environmental regulations and emissions limitation requirements.
The safe and reliable operation of Braidwood Generating Station is always our top priority, said Braidwood Generating Station Site Vice President Mark Kanavos.
Retired in January 2005, NRG's Long Beach Generating Station will be "repowered" in order to meet current and future energy demand.
Creating jobs through the forestry sector and hydro generating stations has decreased the unemployment rate to about 16 per cent.
announced today that it had reached an agreement with Consolidated Edison Company of New York to acquire its Astoria Generating Station, Gowanus Gas Turbine and Narrows Gas Turbine facilities for $550 million.
PNM, a utility subsidiary of PNM Resources (NYSE:PNM), will designate the Afton Generating Station as a New Mexico jurisdictional plant and recover up to $187.
PSE&G facilities in the Delaware include Mercer Generating Station, Burlington Generating Station, Salem Nuclear Generating Station and Hope Creek Generating Station.