COAL POWER Direct [Oct. 12, 2016]

Coal Combustion By-products Aren't All Bad: The Beneficial Use Solution

While it’s true that coal ash can be an environmental hazard if it’s not properly managed, there are a lot of positive uses for coal combustion products that actually provide…

Delayed Again, Kemper County IGCC Plant to Start Operations in a Month

Mississippi Power's integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant under construction in Kemper County, Miss., will likely be placed in service by November 30, a month later than anticipated. The…

Coal Treatment Helps Power Plant Reduce Fuel Costs

Lakeland Electric, the third-largest public power utility in Florida, reported that it saved $12 million in fiscal year 2015 through the use of a coal treatment at its McIntosh Power Plant Unit 3. The savings

PSEG Will Retire Two New Jersey Coal Power Plants

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) will close the 620-MW Hudson Generation Station in Jersey City, N.J., and the 632-MW Mercer Generation Station in Hamilton Township, N.J., on June 1, 2017.…

TOP PLANT: Mátra Power Plant, Visonta, Hungary

Owner/operator: Mátra Power Plant Co. Ltd. Hungary’s largest coal-fired power plant is a model of efficiency and environmental impact despite its 1960s-era vintage. Continual upgrades have kept the plant running…

TOP PLANT: National Capital Power Station Dadri, Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

Owner/operator: NTPC Ltd. India’s state-owned generator NTPC operates a large fleet of power plants across the nation, and one of its top performers is found outside the capital of New…

TOP PLANT: Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant, Johor, Malaysia

Owner/operator: Malakoff Corp. Bhd. Building a power plant on a site previously used for an aquaculture farm comes with more than a few challenges. For the Tanjung Bin Energy Power…