Most NatGas-Fired Power Plants are Built Near Major Shale Plays

EIAOne of the big stories of the past year is the conversion of coal-fired electric generating plants to natural gas, and the construction of brand new gas-fired electric plants. We’ve written plenty about it. Yesterday the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) returned to that theme with a post observing that “many” (we’d say almost all) new gas-fired electric plants that are getting built in the U.S. are getting built in or close to major shale plays. The Marcellus/Utica represents some of the heaviest concentrations of new power plant projects…

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