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Eight Things to Know About the Wind Energy Industry’s Dramatic Growth

More than 18.2 GW of wind power capacity is currently under construction or in advanced…

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…

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Computers May Need More Power than the World Can Generate by 2040

Worldwide power demand for computing could exceed the world’s energy production by 2040, according to a…

1.	Losing proposition. Exelon’s Clinton Nuclear Generating Station, shown here, and its Quad Cities nuclear plant have lost a combined $800 million over the past seven years. Courtesy: Wikipedia/By Daniel Schwen

Exelon, America’s Leading Nuclear Generator, Keeps the Faith on Nukes

The U.S. nuclear power business is in trouble, and Exelon has six units totaling more than 5,300 MW of dependable capacity on the chopping block. How will the Chicago electricity giant respond? Perhaps by acquiring more merchant nuclear capacity?

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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…

Circulating Fluidized Bed Dry Scrubber Effectively Reduces Emissions

When owners of the Big Stone Plant researched air quality control system technology, they considered all available options and eventually settled on a design that was not in widespread use. Now that the

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China's CAP1400 Clears IAEA Safety Assessment

China’s CAP1400—a reactor design based on Westinghouse’s AP1000 pressurized water reactor—has successfully passed the International…

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Real-Time Environmental Data Integration Improves Air Quality Reporting

As power plant reporting requirements for emissions regulations increase in number and complexity, yesterday’s data…

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One of the World's Biggest Biomass-Fired CHP Plants Is Inaugurated

Fortum Värme, a company jointly owned by Finnish energy firm Fortum and the city of…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…


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