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Watch Stack Come Down at Florida Power Plant

JEA, the electric utility in Jacksonville, Florida, has been decommissioning the St. Johns River Power…

New York Enacts 100% Clean Energy Law, Secures 1.7 GW of Offshore Wind

New York on July 18 enacted the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA),  law…

AEP Will Close 1,300-MW Indiana Coal Unit

A federal judge in Ohio on July 18 approved American Electric Power’s (AEP’s) plan to…

NRC Staff Recommends Scaling Back Reactor Inspections

In a bid to enhance the reactor oversight process (ROP), staff at the Nuclear Regulatory…

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Reversing Climate Change with Nuclear Power [PODCAST]

According to the Energy Impact Center, a Washington, D.C.-based research institute focused on deep decarbonization,…

How to Position Your Power Company for the Future

Faced with the challenge of making the right moves to accommodate a swiftly changing energy…

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A Fine Couple They Are (Wind and Solar Power)

The pairing of wind and solar is emerging as a smart strategy to implement renewable…

Dogged Determination Brings Innovation to Renovation

A group of project managers and engineers overcame a host of challenges to help an iconic Minnesota power plant complete its switch from coal-fired power to natural gas. Converting a coal-fired power plant to

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The Clean Energy Conundrum

The worldwide movement toward a clean energy future is barreling ahead. Most clean energy advocates seem to focus on wind and solar power as their resources of choice, and it shows, as the installed capacity

A Clean Sweep for Invasive Mussel Biofouling

The rapid proliferation of dreissena rostriformis bugensis—the quagga mussel—has major implications for power plant reliability. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation installed a groundbreaking solution at Parker

A Brief History of GE Gas Turbines

July marks two important milestones that set gas-fired generation on its course to becoming a…

Insights Into Siemens’ Stunning Gas and Power, Renewables Shakeup

In the days following its May 7 announcement that it will spin off its Gas…

Safety a Major Focus of CTOTF Conference

Marc Yeston kicked off the Combustion Turbine Operations Technical Forum (CTOTF) spring conference on April…

GE Marks ‘Ultra Low’ NOx Gas Turbine Technology Triumph

In a significant technical triumph, GE has completed first installation of a new gas-fired power…

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First Gas Turbine Upgrade Blending GE and Alstom Technology Unveiled

GE introduced its GT26 HE (high efficiency) gas turbine upgrade on March 25 by announcing…

Navajo Nation Ends Bid to Acquire 2.3-GW Coal Plant

After a Navajo tribal council on March 21 voted 11–9 to block acquisition of the…

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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,…


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