What’s New



Current Posts

Current Posts

EPA2-1024x576

Report: Killing Clean Power Plan Could Cost Nation 560,000 Potential Jobs

If the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back the Clean Power Plan (CPP) are successful,…

KemperAriel_Sept2016_SouthernCo

Mississippi PSC: Kemper Facility Should Operate Using Only Natural Gas

The Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) at an open meeting on June 21 unanimously passed…

Stock_smokestack_Commons

U.S. Carbon Emissions Increase from Last Year, but Still 28% Less Than in 2005

A newly released update to the Power Sector Carbon Index, developed by Carnegie Mellon University…

U.S. Congress Source: Commons

House Passes PTC Extension for New Nuclear Facilities

A bipartisan bill extending a production tax credit (PTC) for advanced nuclear power facilities passed…

ZinkeChamber

Trump Administration Leaders Send Mixed Messages About Fuel Diversity

The Trump administration says it’s not going to pick winners and losers when it comes…

scaffold_splash

Scaffold Safety in Coal-Fired Power Plants

Scaffolding typically ranks near the top of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s most-frequently cited standards. However, developing a strong safety culture and implementing an effective

Figure 2_IcelandThor

Geothermal Drilling in Iceland Reaches Supercritical Target

A unique collaborative effort by a consortium of Icelandic power companies and the Icelandic government to determine whether using supercritical geothermal fluids would improve the economics of power

Figure 4_NeuCo_GE

Energy Generation from A-to-Z with Machine Learning

The human brain is an amazing thing, but it has limitations. However, with the advent of machine learning, the limitations of the human brain no longer have to be the limitations of civilization. Machine

Figure 3_BatteryHybrid

SCE, GE Debut Battery-Gas Turbine Hybrid System

Southern California Edison (SCE) put online the world’s first battery–gas turbine hybrid system on March 30 in Norwalk, Calif., pioneering a new direction in the way power could be generated and stored

KemperAriel_Sept2016_SouthernCo

Mississippi PSC: Kemper Facility Should Operate Using Only Natural Gas

The Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) at an open meeting on June 21 unanimously passed…

Stock_smokestack_Commons

U.S. Carbon Emissions Increase from Last Year, but Still 28% Less Than in 2005

A newly released update to the Power Sector Carbon Index, developed by Carnegie Mellon University…

The Nemadji Trail Energy Center in Superior, Wis., will be co-developed by Dairyland Power Cooperative and Minnesota Power.

Proposed Wisconsin Gas-Fired Plant Would Aid Utilities' Renewable Initiatives

Minnesota Power and Wisconsin’s Dairyland Power Cooperative announced plans to co-develop a combined cycle natural…

Stock_CashMoney_Commons

GE Power Inks Its Largest Services Deal Ever

GE Power signed a landmark deal to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for 10…

3.	Added gas. Gas fuels 810 MW of Seminole Electric Cooperative’s units: 500 MW of combined cycle power and 310 MW of peaking capacity from five aeroderivative combustion turbine units, all at the Midulla Generating Station. Courtesy: Seminole Electric Cooperative

Natural Gas Projected to Fuel Largest Share of U.S. Summer Power Generation

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects natural gas–fueled electricity generation will exceed all other…

KemperAriel_Sept2016_SouthernCo

Mississippi PSC: Kemper Facility Should Operate Using Only Natural Gas

The Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) at an open meeting on June 21 unanimously passed…

Stock_smokestack_Commons

U.S. Carbon Emissions Increase from Last Year, but Still 28% Less Than in 2005

A newly released update to the Power Sector Carbon Index, developed by Carnegie Mellon University…

Sibley power plant

KCP&L Will Retire Five Coal-Fired Units and One Unit Recently Converted to Gas

Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) plans to retire five coal-fired generating units at…

Governor of Texas Rick Perry at Southern Republican Leadership Conference, Oklahoma City, OK May 2015. By Michael Vadon (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Energy Secretary Perry: War on Coal Is Over

The Barack Obama administration waged war on the coal industry, but that’s all over now,…

Emergency_Pixabay

Platform Collapse Kills Nine at Chinese Power Plant

Nine workers were killed and two others were injured when a platform collapsed at a…


Webinars

Minimizing Water Discharge, Maximizing Re-Use

Register to attend this complimentary online webinar on July 25 at 2 p.m. ET. World-leading water experts will address stricter water reuse standards, mandated ZLD, and the increasing regulation of…


Social Sharing


POWERBlog

Read the latest blog posts...


Face To Face

Western Power Summit – 4th Annual10/23/2017

This three-day conference provides platform for corporate executives to have an open dialogue about the pressing issues and unique challenges that western electric power markets face. Experience panels and keynotes addressing these key challenges: energy efficiency, energy… Register

Connected Plant Conference, presented by POWER02/27/2018

Hosted by POWER magazine, this is the only event dedicated to the latest digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, and decision-support technologies for the power generation industry. Learn more

20th Annual ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition03/19/2018

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of providing the education, training, products and services necessary for power generation facilities to stay productive, profitable, efficient and safe.  Learn more



FULL SCREEN CONTENTExplore >>


PARTNER CONTENT


Video Insight

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…