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Even with Trump, America’s Coal Age Ends in 2016

Now that the political conventions are over and Americans must choose between two presidential candidates,…

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Hinkley Point C in Question as UK Government Rethinks EDF Agreement

In an abrupt turn, the UK government has signaled that it will carefully consider its…

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Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant Approved

EDF’s board of directors made a final investment decision on July 28, giving the go-ahead…


Georgia Commission Backs New Nuke

A divided Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) Thursday approved Georgia Power Co.’s plans to investigate…

Announced deals in the power and utilities sector. Courtesy: PwC

2016 Power and Utilities Deals Are Outpacing Previous Three Full Years

Power and utility deals through Q2 2016 are already outstripping full-year totals for previous three years.


Evaluating the Use of CEMS for Accurate Heat Rate Monitoring and Reporting

Power plants are familiar with using continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) to monitor pollutants, but…


China's Coal Industry: Status and Outlook

The years between 2002 and 2012 are called Golden Decade for the coal industry in China. After May 2012, the coal industry fell into depression. In the Golden Decade, a large amount of social capital inflow


Power's Environmental Issues Then and Now

Discussions about environmental issues related to power plants and the regulations governing their operation are…


Simplify MATS Compliance with Particulate Matter Continuous Emission Monitors

Now that power plant operators have some experience under their belts related to Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) compliance, it’s time to reevaluate the options for demonstrating compliance. Starting

Bilfinger is benefitting from the shale gas boom in the USA. Courtesy: Bilfinger/Flickr

Tightening Market Boosting Gas Prices as Exports Boom

The U.S natural gas market may be poised for a return to its traditional volatility…


Second Shipment of U.S. LNG Reaches Europe as Producers Seek New Markets

Hopes that the beleaguered U.S. shale gas industry can find new markets have come to…


China Reportedly Poised to Ban New Coal Plants Through 2018

China is preparing to expand nationwide a ban on new coal plant construction announced in…

St Paul Minnesota combined heat and power plant

District Energy Systems Improve Efficiency and Reduce Carbon Emissions

Although it’s not widely publicized, a majority of the energy used to generate electricity is…

EDF's Bouchain power plant

GE-Powered Combined Cycle Plant Sets New Efficiency Record

Guinness World Records recognized GE’s HA gas turbine for powering the world’s most efficient—up to…

GRDA's Chouteau coal-fired power plant complex

Lightning a Suspected Contributor to Power Plant Fire

A large fire at the Grand River Dam Authority’s (GRDA’s) Chouteau, Okla., coal-fired power plant…

St Paul Minnesota combined heat and power plant

District Energy Systems Improve Efficiency and Reduce Carbon Emissions

Although it’s not widely publicized, a majority of the energy used to generate electricity is…

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Regulators Approve Plan to Close Four Minnesota Coal Units

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) approved Minnesota Power Co.’s integrated resource plan (IRP) on…

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Repurposed: Coal Gasification Plant Will Be Used to Produce Fertilizer

Phibro—an independent commodity merchant company based in Stamford, Conn.—through its affiliate Philipp Brothers Fertilizer, recently…

Flower growing in a pile of bituminous Kentucky coal. Courtesy: Una Nowling

Is a New Hybrid System the Cure for Coal Power’s Ills?

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have combined two proven technologies to create…


Optimize your plant’s effectiveness with the right outage planning

Register to attend this complimentary online webinar. Maintaining your critical data points is challenging and at times stressful which can lead to costly mistakes and missed improvement opportunities. Gain a…

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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

Asian SBC Users’ Group Annual Conference – 6th Annual10/04/2016

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

ELECTRIC POWER 2017, Presented by POWER magazine – 19th Annual04/10/2017

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