EIA: Natural gas-fired power plants lead rise in electric generating capacity

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has issued a report predicting that 32 gigawatts (GW) of new electric generating capacity will come online nationally in 2018, with 66% of that total to be from natural gas-fired power plants, according to Marcellus Drilling News. The report says that of the 21 GW of new natural gas-fired generation, Pennsylvania will provide 5.2 GW, while Maryland and Virginia will each generate 1.9 GW. Click here to read more.

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