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Pruitt Confirmed as Head of EPA

In a final 52–46 vote, the Senate on Friday confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt…

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Judge Orders Release of EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt’s Emails with Industry

A state court ordered Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to turn over more than 2,500…


Cybersecurity a Main Concern for Connected Plants, but Tech is Improving

Security issues are second only to cost concerns when energy generators consider the risks related…

The 2,250-MW Navajo Generating Station near Page, Arizona. Courtesy: Gail Reitenbach

Utility Owners Vote to Shut Down 2.2-GW Navajo Generating Station

The utility owners of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) in Arizona have voted to shut…

This remarkable image is actually a composite of hundreds of images created using satellite data collected at night.


SPP Becomes First U.S. Grid Operator to Record Greater Than 50% Wind Penetration

A large swath of the central U.S. set a North American wind penetration record of…

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As Trump Takes Over, Who Wields Power?

What do we know as of February 1 about key Trump appointees responsible for administering…

Start Generator Relay Loadability Study Now for Timely NERC PRC-025-1 Compliance

Complying with reliability standards requires considerable resource planning. The tools and suggestions provided here may help engineers conform to new generator relay loadability requirements. But compliance

Yesterday's Retail Tariff and a Transforming Grid

Yesterday’s retail tariff is prohibiting the optimal dispatch of cogeneration resources as our grid is…

2.	Real or fake? Counterfeiters do their best to disguise non-genuine products. In this image, the circuit breaker on the left is genuine while the one on the right is counterfeit. Courtesy: Eaton

Counterfeit Parts: Why Authenticity Is Imperative

When it comes to running a power plant, it’s easy to take the little things…

Clean Power Plan

Energy Industries Look Forward to Regulatory Relief under Trump

Heads of some of the nation’s energy trade groups are looking forward to a rollback…

Delta Energy Center, Pittsburg, Calif., Courtesy: Calpine Corp.

Explosion and Fire Forces Gas-Fueled Combined Cycle Power Plant Offline

An explosion and fire at the Delta Energy Center—an 835-MW combined cycle power plant located…


Southern California Braces for Possible Natural Gas Constraints

Though Southern California weathered last summer without major natural gas supply constraints that were feared…


FirstEnergy Unloading Five Plants in Virginia and Pennsylvania

As part of its ongoing drive to exit competitive power markets, FirstEnergy Corp. said on…

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U.S. LNG Exports Surge in 2016—But Not Where They Were Expected [Updated]

The U.S. took a big step toward becoming a major exporter of liquefied natural gas…


2017 Will be the Year for North American CCS, Expert Says

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) in North America is about to have its year, Julio…

Clean Power Plan

Energy Industries Look Forward to Regulatory Relief under Trump

Heads of some of the nation’s energy trade groups are looking forward to a rollback…

July 2002—Cartersville, Ga.: A four-acre sinkhole in an ash pond at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen sends 2.25 million gallons of ash and water into Euharlee Creek, an Etowah River tributary. The state fined Georgia Power $31,250 for the spill. In September 2008, just months before the Kingston spill in Tennessee, another release of ash at the plant occurred due to rainfall, which triggered sloughing of the dry stacked ash, causing it to overflow into the main dike. Courtesy: Panoramio

Petitioners File Briefs in NSPS Case Days after Change of Administration

Having been denied a request for an extended schedule, petitioners in an ongoing lawsuit challenging…


Six People Injured by Explosion at Ohio Coal Power Plant

An incident at J.M. Stuart Station—a 2,318-MW coal and diesel generating facility operated by Dayton…


Coal Magnate Tells Trump to Lower His Expectations

Although optimistic about the future of the coal industry under the Trump administration, Robert Murray,…


LODI ENERGY CENTER: Setting a new standard for efficiency and sustainability in California

Register to attend this complimentary online webinar. During this webcast, the Northern California Power Agency and Siemens will discuss how this collaboration led to cutting-edge technology which reduces emissions, allows…

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Western Power Summit – 3rd Annual09/19/2016

Convene with senior-level executives and policy makers to address vital issues and explore a range of strategies related to challenges facing Western electric power markets. Issues to be addressed include… Register

Coal Power Asia Conference10/04/2016

This annual conference is the only event in Asia dedicated to the use of sub-bituminous coal, with a focus on coal-handling, boiler & combustion, and keeping power plants efficient, economic,… Register

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As the official event of POWER magazine, the ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition is a platform for power generation companies to come together in one place to address current industry… Register



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Stay Connected by Verizon in Toughbook Territory 2

Toughbook and Verizon are perfectly paired for working out there. No matter your industry, a…

Stay Connected by Verizon in Toughbook Territory 1

Toughbook and Verizon are perfectly paired for working out there. No matter your industry, a…

POWER's Connected Plant Conference

Next-generation digital technologies are already reshaping the power industry, far beyond the capabilities of now-standard…

Running Your Plant – Not Reports Using Connected Services

Strategic Power Systems (SPS) enables their customers to spend more time running their plants and…