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Developer Blasts Ohio Nuclear Deal, Pulls Plug on Gas Plant Project

The president of a company developing two new natural gas-fired power plants in Ohio said…

City Backs Deal for CCS Technology to Save New Mexico Coal Plant

The Farmington, New Mexico, city council on Aug. 15 unanimously approved a deal to transfer…

Group Will Build ‘First of its Kind’ Pumped-Storage Project in Dubai

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a Dh1.437 billion ($391 million) construction…

SwRI to Design Flameless, Low-Emission Coal Combustion Pilot 

San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) said on Aug. 12 it will get $3 million…

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Southern Nuclear Adds New Power Plant Simulators

GSE Systems said it has delivered and commissioned three additional full-scope simulators for Southern Nuclear’s…

THE BIG PICTURE: A Spotlight on Oil-Fired Power

Discussions about fossil-fueled power capacity are typically centered on coal and natural gas. The former…

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VW Chooses MHPS to Modernize Cogen Plant. Volkswagen AG (VW) in early July said it chose Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe (MHPS Europe) to build a gas-and-steam power plant in Wolfsburg, as part of the

Automated Plant Startups Reduce Fixed and Fuel-Related Costs

State-of-the-art automation systems are common at power plants these days. Still, many plants start up units in a very manual way. When startups were rare, the implications were minimal, but as units cycle

Novel Nuclear Wastewater Treatment Ready for Market

An innovative nuclear wastewater treatment approach that could provide a cost-effective alternative to fixed-column ion-exchange plants is poised to enter the nuclear market. Atkins, a company that

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Adding Fog for Power Augmentation and Emission Reduction

A pilot project was initiated by China’s largest energy provider to test the effectiveness of fog-based power augmentation for a gas turbine at a compressor station. The system provided a significant

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Next-Generation HRSGs Start Fast and Reduce Emissions

Today’s heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) are suffering reliability problems, mainly because they’re being operated…

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…

City Backs Deal for CCS Technology to Save New Mexico Coal Plant

The Farmington, New Mexico, city council on Aug. 15 unanimously approved a deal to transfer…

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…



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