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Texas Leads the Nation in Power Sector CO2 Emissions

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released state electric power sector CO2 emissions data on…

Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant in Eurajoki, Finland. Unit III, the new EPR is an artist rendition. Courtesy: TVO

AREVA Points to Stagnating Nuclear Operations for Dismal Financial Results

French nuclear firm AREVA's dismal financial results for 2014 are indicative of the continuing stagnation…


SolarCity Files Antitrust Suit Over SRP Rooftop Solar Fee

Rooftop solar company SolarCity on Mar. 2 filed suit in federal court in Arizona seeking…

A macro view of coal. Source: Kai Schreiber (Genista)

Australia Puts Huge Chinese-Backed Coal Mine Project on Hold

Plans for a massive coal mine in New South Wales, Australia, which is being developed…


Illinois Mulls Low Carbon Portfolio Standard

A bipartisan group of Illinois legislators have introduced bills that propose a market-based solution to…


Cambodia's Largest Hydropower Plant Begins Operation

The 338-MW Russey Chrum Krom hydropower plant in southwestern Koh Kong province, Cambodia, was inaugurated on Jan. 12. The Chinese-built project is the largest hydropower station located in the Southeast Asian


New Zealand Strives to Maximize the Value of Geothermal Wastewater

Geothermal resources have important strategic value for New Zealand, as they are able to directly supply both heat and electricity (see “New Zealand Geothermal Industry Is Poised for the Future” in this

POWER Digest (March 2015)

TIC to Build First U.S. J-series GT Plant. The Industrial Co. (TIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kiewit Corp. ,was recently awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a gas


Nuclear Industry Pursues New Fuel Designs and Technologies

Late last year, Japanese engineers and technicians accomplished a major milestone nearly four years after the most damaging light-water reactor accident in history at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear station


Advanced Bearing Technology Eliminates Subsynchronous Steam Turbine Vibrations

A facility’s steam turbine ranks at, or at least near, the top of the list of vital power plant equipment. Without it, the thermal energy in pressurized steam can not be converted to rotary motion, which is


Pennsylvania Moves to Tax Natural Gas Extraction

Pennsylvania seems poised to levy a severance tax on natural gas extraction after new Governor…


Massachusetts Looks to Boost Natural Gas Infrastructure

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is considering a bill that would enact sweeping changes in…


U.S. Will Seek to Cut Upstream Methane Emissions Up to 45% by 2025

The Obama administration announced on Jan. 14 that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose…

Using Fuel Cells for Distributed CHP in Gas Transmission

Moving natural gas through long-distance pipelines requires substantial energy, and much of that energy is…


U.S. Gas Production Still at Record Highs Despite Collapse in Oil Market

The breathtaking collapse in crude oil prices this past fall, which has seen benchmark prices…

Dragline at the Rosebud Mine near Colstrip, Mont.

J.E. Corette Coal-Fired Power Plant to Be Retired

PPL Montana, a subsidiary of PPL Corp., announced on Feb. 10 that it will permanently…


U.S. Electric Utility Toxic Releases Decrease 49% During the Past Decade

On Jan. 14, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report…

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AEP Looks to Sell Merchant Coal Fleet

According to a story first reported by Amanda Levin of TheStreet.com, American Electric Power Co.…

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Point Level Capacitance Switch for Fly Ash Hopper Measurement

If you’re the person tasked with controlling the level of fly ash in collection hoppers,…

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Advanced Coal-Fired Combined Heat and Power Plant Begins Operation in U.S.

Great River Energy’s (GRE’s) Spiritwood Station began commercial operation on Nov. 1. The plant—located about…

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