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EPA’s Proposed Revisions to Ozone Standards to Cost up to $15B Annually

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday proposed to revise the national ambient air quality…

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Supreme Court Agrees to Consider MATS Case

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) have been seen…

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EPA Finalizes Changes to MATS Startup and Shutdown Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday finalized changes to the Mercury and Air Toxics…

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China's Latest Energy Plan Calls for Coal Consumption Cap

China on Wednesday issued a key energy strategy that sets obligatory 2020 targets for renewables…

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State RPS Laws Threatened by Price Caps and Federal Tax Expirations

State renewable energy standards (RPSs) may be threatened by the expiration of federal tax credits,…

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THE BIG PICTURE: China's Nuclear Ambitions

With 40% of the world's reactor's under construction, China's nuclear ambitions are vast and include…

Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan in Action

The decision to eliminate coal-fired power plants and the implementation of an aggressive feed-in tariff…

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Boosting Efficiency with a Sootblowing Optimization System

Too-frequent sootblowing can damage boiler components and place a big load on plant efficiency, but…

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India Proposes Massive Solar Build-Out

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in September issued a proposal to vastly…

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China's War on Air Pollution

China has been battling—and losing—a “war” on air pollution for years. Stepping up its efforts,…

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Winter Gas Crunch Again Threatens New England

After an array of New England’s largest utilities announced rate increases this fall, blaming seasonal…

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Bechtel and Siemens Team to Build Virginia Combined Cycle Power Plant

Panda Power Funds awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract for a 778-MW combined cycle…

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Russia and China Sign Another Major Gas Deal

After a decade of negotiations, Russia and China have now closed two major gas supply…

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Zero-Emission Gas Plant Project Closes Funding

North Carolina–based NET Power announced Oct. 15 that it had closed funding and major project…

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No Gas Crunch This Winter, Forecasts Say

With a warmer winter projected this year, according to recent forecasts from the National Oceanic…

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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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Gaining Control with Electraulic Actuators

Plant engineers at Eskom’s Majuba Power Station in South Africa have been continuously looking for…

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Coal Ash Continues to Challenge Duke Energy

On Sept. 23, Duke Energy told the Public Service Commission of South Carolina that it…

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Two Units at Coal Power Plant Back Online Following Spring Fire

With Units 6 and 7 back in operation, Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) has restored 80%…


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LDC Gas Forums – 10th Annual Rockies & West Forum

The Rockies & West Forum is the event where the Natural Gas Industry gathers for networking, insight, and doing real business! Join key industry players in Los Angeles on October 6–8 for unparalleled networking and an agenda full of informative sessions and panels.

Asian Sub-bituminous Coal Users’ Group 4th Annual Conference

The premier Asian coal users’ conference returns for its fourth year October 13-16, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Created to promote the safe, efficient and economic use of sub-bituminous coals by generating companies, it will address safety, handling, combustion, characteristics and risk management topics plus opportunities for networking on a global scale.

Western Power Summit presented by EPEC

The Western Power Summit presented by EPEC (Electric Power Executive Conference®) will bring together corporate-level executives, senior policy makers, financial executives and senior consultants who have a stake or interest in current challenges facing Western Electric Power Markets. Executives will gather November 5-6, 2014 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, to discuss issues…


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