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Top Industrial Market News Stories for Second Week of August 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert


Top Industrial Market News Stories for Second Week of August 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/16/13 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Here are Industrial Info's most-read stories from the past week. Browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com.

NRG Draws Kudos, Criticism for Plans to Repower Coal Plants with Natural Gas

NRG Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NRG) is being praised by elected officials in Pennsylvania and Ohio for its decision to repower more than 1,000 megawatts of coal-fired generation in those states that had been slated for closure by their previous owner. But the company is drawing a more mixed response in upstate New York. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=237452&refer=mw.

U.S. Northeast, New England Expect $4 Billion in Third-Quarter Project Completions

The Northeast and New England market regions of the U.S. are expecting approximately $4.18 billion in third-quarter project completions in 2013. New York easily emerges as the leader in the area, with 45 major capital and maintenance project completions worth $2.3 billion. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=237443&refer=mw.

AEP Unit Plans Hefty Outlays for Transmission Projects

Changes in the electric power business and PJM are forcing Appalachian Power Company (Roanoke, Virginia), a unit of American Electric Power Company (NYSE:AEP) (Columbus, Ohio), to invest nearly $600 million in its transmission system in West Virginia. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=237482&refer=mw.

Sugar Industry Continues World-Changing Growth

Industrial Info is currently tracking more than $40 billion in active Sugar Industry projects throughout the world, and this number is expected to continue increasing. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=237381&refer=mw.

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