SUGAR LAND–November 6, 2014–Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–Reciprocating engine generators are becoming increasingly popular power projects in North America. The generators are able to start quickly and avoid the power gaps that come with intermittent renewable sources, such as solar and wind. Industrial Info is tracking 30 reciprocating engine projects in North America that are scheduled to begin construction before 2016.
SUGAR LAND–October 21, 2014–Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–In 2013, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power generation projects hit a 15-year low, with a 50% decline from the number of projects in 2012. However, combined-cycle projects are expected to increase 3.1% per year through 2038, according to a report from engineering firm Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kansas). Currently, Industrial Info is tracking 25 grassroot combined-cycle generation projects valued at more than $17 billion, and 32 combined-cycle generation plant additions, repowers or conversions, valued at more than $18 billion.
SUGAR LAND–September 24, 2014–Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–Boosted by abundant mineral resources and government incentives, Quebec is becoming a major Canadian destination for power and mining projects. Industrial Info is tracking $736 million in active and unconfirmed projects that are set to kick off in the Canadian province in the fourth quarter of 2014, with almost all attributed to the Metals & Minerals, Power and Pharmaceutical industries.