NatGas combined cycle plants were 40% of proposed total capacity additions
The EIA has released its report on utility-scale power plants planned and built in the United States and natural gas continues to lead the way.

Power plant developers told EIA they planned to install 25.1 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity in 2017.

Here is how it developed:

7 GW (78%) came online last year as scheduled,
3 GW of planned capacity were delayed into 2018 or later,
only a handful of projects were cancelled.

Natural gas combined-cycle p...


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