Utility to break ground on natural gas-fired power plant in Oklahoma

A new natural gas-fired power plant is in the works in Oklahoma, according to NewsOK.com.

 Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority said it will begin construction on the $115 million, 103 MW Charles D. Lamb Energy Center in 2014, the article said. Completion is expected by spring 2015. It will connect to a nearby Oklahoma Gas & Electric 345 kV transmission line to connect to the grid, the article said.

 The single-unit plant will use a Siemens (NYSE: SI) gas turbine to run the peaking plant. Sargent & Lundy is the engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the project.