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DRC Investigates: DME under fire

Controversy continues to roil in Denton Municipal Electric's $265 million deal to build a new, gas-fired power plant, the Denton Energy Center

DRC Investigates: DME under fire
Denton faces $240 million question

Denton faces $240 million question

And the Brattle Group has prepared white papers for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition, making the case for engines, such as those Wärtsilä sells, to replace the state’s coal-fired power plants.

Bids in for Denton power plant

Bids in for Denton power plant

No dollar figures showed how much Denton Municipal Electric will likely pay for 12 engines from Wärtsilä, should the City Council approve the purchase.

City gives power plant green light

City gives power plant green light

The final contract price was not publicly disclosed, but power industry sources estimate construction will cost about $100 million. (Whether the three firms that sent qualifications later bid the project remains unclear.

Hidden figures

Hidden figures

He claimed the Boeing decision gave Wärtsilä, Burns & McDonnell and the other firms that bid (but lost) on the Denton Energy Center a chance to keep their information secret.