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Reports: Trump Administration Supports GE Over Siemens in $15B Iraq Deal

Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding on October 15 to develop power plants in the…

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West Virginia Coal Plant Will Remain Open Until 2022

FirstEnergy on October 18 said its coal-fired Pleasants Power Station in West Virginia will stay…

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Distributed Energy Is Disrupting the Power Industry: Is the Sky Falling?

Utilities are faced with many disruptive changes in the power market. Customers are demanding cleaner…

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BlackEnergy, Grid-Disrupting Malware, Has a Successor, Researchers Warn

BlackEnergy, the malware used in a cyberattack that prompted a large-scale blackout in Ukraine in…

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As DOE’s Coal Rescue Reportedly Dead-Ends, Stakeholders Recommend New Pathways

The White House may have shelved an effort to force grid operators to buy power…

Bilfinger is benefitting from the shale gas boom in the USA. Courtesy: Bilfinger/Flickr

The Rise of Natural Gas Generation in Europe

Spurred by the shale gas revolution, natural gas’s stunning rise to dominate the U.S. power…

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THE BIG PICTURE: A Power Sector Carbon Decline

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests that if states fully implement the Affordable Clean…

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What Is Meant by Power Factor?

Low power factor reduces an electrical system’s distribution capacity by increasing current flow. Therefore, having a low power factor is inefficient and expensive. But what is power factor and what affects

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If You're Not Leading the Pack the View's Always the Same

We’ve all heard that phrase about leading or following. In today’s energy world, and more so in tomorrow’s, this saying takes on a new meaning that can be summed up in two words: distributed generation

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Minimizing Fire and Explosion Hazards in Dusty Systems

Understanding the properties of bulk materials and how they interact with environmental factors is vital to safe operations, but having an honest conversation about the hazards, so risks can be properly

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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…

Coal silos like this need our immediate attention! Courtesy: Joe W. Frey Engineering Associates, LLC

Coal Silo Failures Reveal the Need for NDE Inspection

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

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AEP Will Close Ohio Coal Plant Early

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

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Nation’s Oldest Independent Coal Producer Files Bankruptcy

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

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…


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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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Distributed Energy Conference10/15/2018

The Distributed Energy Conference is the only event that brings together utility-scale electricity providers with other power generators, including commercial and industrial facilities, cooperatives, and private enterprise. It focuses on… Learn more

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Hosted by POWER magazine, this is the only event dedicated to the latest digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, and decision-support technologies for the power generation industry. Learn more

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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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