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ELP Volume 77 Issue 12
The Federal Trade Commission approved the merger of Dominion Resources Inc. and Consolidated Natural Gas Co. FERC conditionally approved the merger, and the companies intend to file a response accepting the conditions. Regulators in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina and West Virginia have approved the merger. Still pending is approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is expected by year-end. The merger is expected to close in the first quarter of 2000.
FERC approved the proposed merger, which is on schedule for completion during the first quarter of 2000. The sale of the Clinton Power Station, a key condition of the merger, is close to being finalized. Illinois Power and AmerGen signed an asset purchase agreement in July under which AmerGen will purchase and operate the facility.
Florida Power & Light Co. selected Black & Veatch to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for the 2,018 MW Sanford Repowering Project, DeBary, Fla. The plant will consist of eight 165 MW combustion turbines provided by General Electric, eight heat recovery steam generators provided by Foster Wheeler, two existing condensing steam turbines, and balance-of-plant equipment, both new and existing.
Walk through the front door at the PECO Power Team offices outside Philadelphia, and you might think you`ve stumbled into the wrong place.
The transition of the company over the last 10 years has affected me and my job substantially. I`m an operator by background, so I`ve paid a lot of attention to performance improvement in operations. In the last four years, I`ve become much more focused on strategy and execution of strategy.
Texas AEP Communications, LLC (AEPC), a provider of energy monitoring and communications services, and Enermetrix.com, an Internet commerce energy exchange, developed an interface to transfer energy information from AEPC`s Datapult Monitoring System into Enermetrix.com`s retail energy exchange. The combined technology is used to collect and monitor real-time energy usage for consumers who post buy-orders for electricity and natural gas on Enermetrix.com`s energy exchange.