Projects of the Year 2014 finalists named!

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Tulsa, Okla. and Nashua, N.H., Sept. 18, 2014 -- The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program.

The finalists were selected from four major categories: Coal, Renewables, Gas and Nuclear.

The Best Coal Project finalists are the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project, owned by SaskPower in Saskatchewan, Canada; and the Columbia Energy Center Air Quality control Retrofit, performed by Black & Veatch.

The finalists for Best Renewable Project are NRG Energy’s Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Station in California, Ontario Power Generation’s Atikokan Generating Station Biomass Conversion Project, the Arizona Solar One project built by Abengoa, the Pantex Wind Project in Texas, nominated by the Tennessee Valley Infrastructure Group Inc., and the UN City solar project by SolCell Ltd. Dansk Solenergi Int. in Denmark.

The 2014 Best Gas Project finalists are Kansai Electric Power’s Kansai Himeji No. 2 Thermal Power Station in Japan; and Florida Power & Light’s Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center in Florida.

The Best Nuclear finalists are the Kudankulam 1 Nuclear Power Plant, owned by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited in India, and the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in Iran, built by Rosatom.

“The world’s appetite for energy continues to grow,” said Richard G. Baker, senior vice president of PennWell’s Power Generation Group. “Companies like those represented by this year’s project finalists are instrumental in meeting the growing demand. Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines are once again pleased to be able to recognize some of the exceptional power generation projects that were completed in the past year.”

The winners of the Projects of the Year Awards will be announced during a gala awards banquet on Monday, Dec. 8, at the Odyssey Pavilion at Epcot® in Orlando, Florida. as part of the POWER-GEN International Conference and Exhibition and the co-located NUCLEAR POWER International Conference and Exhibition, Renewable Energy World Conference & Exhibition North America, the Financial Forum and GenForum.

Power Engineering magazine is the voice of the power generation industry. More than 70,500 power generation professionals read Power Engineering magazine for expert coverage of the industry’s important news and emerging trends.

RenewableEnergyWorld.com is the website for Renewable Energy World magazine. With more than 52,000 magazine subscribers, 190,000 registered website users and a global readership in 174 countries, it is the No. 1 renewable energy network for news and information and the largest renewable energy information source.

PennWell Corp., a worldwide media company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, owns all the magazines, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, POWER-GEN International, NUCLEAR POWER International, Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America, GenForum and the Financial Forum.

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