SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

May 03, 2007 08:01 ET

West Coast Leads the Nation in Planned Natural Gas Fired Unit Additions

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2007 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas). In spite of a significant reduction in the number of natural gas fired unit additions planned in the U.S. since the bull days of the early 2000s, the industry is evaluating more than 45,000 megawatts (MW) of natural gas fired unit additions across the U.S. Natural gas represents only about 15% of the total planned capacity for new power generation units of all fuel types in the U.S.

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