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[UPDATED] Breached Duke Energy Cooling Lake Floods Plant, Enters Cape Fear River

Hurricane Florence floodwaters have breached a cooling lake dam at Duke Energy’s Sutton Plant in…

The Navajo Generating Station, near Page, Arizona, serves electric customers in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The station also supplies energy to pump water through the Central Arizona Project.
More info: http://www.srpnet.com/about/stations/navajo.aspx

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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AP1000 Reactor Set for Commercial Operation in China

An AP1000 nuclear reactor at the Sanmen power plant in China will likely be the…

Pictured is Siemens’ 3-D printed gas burner for the SGT-700 gas turbine operating at E.ON’s combined cycle power plant in Philippsthal, Germany. Courtesy: Siemens

3-D Printed Gas Turbine Technology Marks ‘Game Changing’ Milestone

The world’s first 3-D printed burner for an industrial gas turbine has been in operation…

The sun sets behind the Vogtle 1 and 2 cooling towers near the Unit 3 and 4 construction site in Georgia. Courtesy: Georgia Power (March 2016)

Vogtle’s Escalating Costs Concern Lawmakers, Stakeholders

The Vogtle nuclear expansion’s “ever-escalating” cost is concerning several members of Georgia’s General Assembly, according…

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THE BIG PICTURE: Trump’s Regulatory Targets

President Trump campaigned on a promise to reduce regulation and control regulatory costs. One of…

The EPC contractors should design the plant that best fits the users’ selected chemistry program. Courtesy: Colleen Scholl, HDR Inc.

Select Boiler Chemistry in the Design Phase of Project Life

On many combined cycle projects, the major decisions about boiler chemistry are left until after…

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Digital Tools Help Increase Output, Reduce Costs at Palo Verde

Palo Verde is the largest nuclear-generating site in the U.S. It has three of the five largest nuclear units in the country, with each pressurized water reactor licensed at almost 4,000 MWth. Like many plants

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China Puts Online Pioneering Large-Scale CSP Project

China completed its first large commercial-scale parabolic-trough concentrated solar power (CSP) plant at the end of June. The 50-MW Delingha project built by CGN New Energy, a subsidiary of China General

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MeyGen Array Sets Global Records for Harnessing Tidal Power

Though tidal energy is still considered by many to be in its nascent stages, power generated from turbines harnessing fast tidal flows in the same way wind turbines catch the wind has entered the commercial

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GE Gas Turbine Blade Issue Concerns Analyst

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

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Storage Bringing Change to Energy Markets

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

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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…

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Test Your Knowledge: Scaffold Safety

It is safe to say that every power plant in the world uses scaffolding in…

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New Damage Mechanism Identified in HRSG T-91

For a decade or more, heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) users have heard that Grade-91…

The Navajo Generating Station, near Page, Arizona, serves electric customers in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The station also supplies energy to pump water through the Central Arizona Project.
More info: http://www.srpnet.com/about/stations/navajo.aspx

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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EIA Report Says Coal Still King on State-by-State Basis

A report this week from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows coal-fired power was…

FirstEnergy Corp.’s Bruce Mansfield plant s a 2,490-MW coal-fired power plant located in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, along the Ohio River, approximately 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. The site covers 473 acres. Unit 1, online in 1976, generates 830 MW; Unit 2, online in 1977, generates 830 MW; and Unit 3, online in 1980, generates 830 MW. Courtesy: FirstEnergy

FirstEnergy Throws in the Towel on Coal Plants

FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. (FES) notified PJM Interconnection, the regional transmission organization (RTO), of its plans…

AES Shady Point coal plant near Poteau, Oklahoma. Courtesy: AES Shady Point

Oklahoma Coal Plant Sets Closing Date After Losing PPA

An executive with the AES Shady Point coal-fired power plant in Oklahoma said the facility…

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Coal’s ACE in the Hole? New Rule Still Faces Headwinds

The Trump administration has extended a potential lifeline to coal-fired power plants with its Affordable…


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