August 17, 2006
GE Energy and Bechtel Power have signed their second agreement with American Electric Power (AEP) to move forward with plans for an integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC), or cleaner coal, power plant. GE and Bechtel will proceed with the front-end engineering design (FEED) phase for a proposed, 630-megawatt IGCC plant in Mason County, West Virginia. Appalachian Power, an AEP subsidiary, would operate the plant.Read GE’s news release.
Plan Moves Forward for Second Cleaner Coal Power Plant