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Trump Administration Set to Guarantee $3.7 Billion to Finish Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will reportedly announce March 22 that the Trump administration will finalize…

How a Major Resort Owner Manages Its Power [PODCAST]

MGM Resorts International took a bold step in 2016 when it ended its energy-buying relationship…

Renewables Provided 18% of U.S. Power Generation in 2018

Renewable generation in the U.S. has doubled over the past 10 years. In 2018, generation…

Gas Now Tops Coal in PJM, but Nuclear Still No. 1

A report from an independent market monitor for PJM Interconnection shows that natural gas-fired power…

Cyberattack Debilitates Major Aluminum and Hydropower Producer

Norsk Hydro, a major global aluminum producer that is also Norway’s third-largest producer of hydropower,…

Japan Nuclear Comeback

THE BIG PICTURE: Japan’s Nuclear Comeback

After the Great Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami, and ensuing crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear…

Improve Baghouse Performance with Custom Filtration Media

Dust collection plays a vital role for safe and efficient power plant operation. There are a number of dust collection options available to plant designers, and baghouses have gained wide acceptance. The

Equipment Showcase: Diesel and Gas Generators

The market for mobile and smaller-scale power generation continues to grow. Commercial and industrial sites are using generators to produce their own power, often to ensure a constant flow of electricity in

How Existing Technology and Market Updates Lead to More Affordable, Reliable, Clean Power

America’s energy mix is undergoing a period of rapid change. The way we generate electricity in this country looks dramatically different than it did just a decade ago, as wind and solar have matured and

The Fallacy of Wind Power Generation

The source of energy for driving wind turbines is the wind, and in this context, it is important to remember the first law of thermodynamics, which states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, only

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The Line Blurs Between Small Cogen Plants and Large Combined Cycles

When U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed into law the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of…

Key Power Industry Conferences and Trade Shows to Think About in 2019

Conferences and exhibitions are a valuable way for power professionals to share ideas and network,…

GE Gas Turbine Blade Issue Concerns Analyst

Lead analyst Stephen Tusa lowered J.P. Morgan’s rating on GE stock after “checks on two…

Storage Bringing Change to Energy Markets

Energy industry experts speaking at the MEGA Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland, on August 21 agreed…

Trump Emissions Plan Aims to Boost Coal-Fired Power

The Trump administration has proposed an overhaul of U.S. power plant emissions rules, unveiling a…

What Is Coal’s Future? [PODCAST]

The Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs—a bipartisan think tank—will host the “Jackson Hole Global…

Coal Silo Failures Reveal the Need for NDE Inspection

In July 2016, a coal silo collapsed at an Indiana power plant. The root cause…

AEP Will Close Ohio Coal Plant Early

American Electric Power (AEP) this week confirmed it will close its coal-fired Conesville Power Plant…

Nation’s Oldest Independent Coal Producer Files Bankruptcy

Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. on October 9 said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy,…

Companies End Effort to Buy Navajo Generating Station

The companies negotiating to purchase the largest coal-fired power plant in the southwestern U.S. have…


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How to Implement a High Energy Piping (HEP) Program To Prevent Catastrophic Damages and Minimize Unplanned Outages

Register to attend this complimentary webinar on demand. High Energy Piping (HEP) system failures can potentially lead to serious consequences for fossil and combined cycle power plants. Is your plant…


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Attend the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition, which pairs hands-on training and development with current, relevant insight on the volatile power generation landscape that can be applied next week, not… Learn more


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