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Industrial Info Resources

January 06, 2015 06:30 ET

North America's Natural Gas-Fired Peaking Power Units Grow in Popularity, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2015) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Natural gas-fired peaking power units are being installed across North America to address coal-fired power plant retirements, regional load growth, and the ability of these fast-start facilities to follow load fluctuations caused by the growing number of renewable energy projects. Industrial Info is tracking 31 simple-cycle, natural gas-peaking unit additions in North America, which have a total investment value of $8.24 billion.

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