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Coal


Coal power plant design, construction, operation and maintenance, as well as legal and regulatory issues.

1.6-GW Coal Plant May Get New Life as Green Hydrogen Hub

Global technology heavyweights Shell and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Swedish state-owned energy firm Vattenfall, and German municipal heat generator Wärme Hamburg are teaming on a massive project to repurpose a 2015-commissioned…



Improving Load Response and NOx Emissions with Boiler Tuning and Coal-Fired Unit Optimization

Maintaining and operating a coal-fired generating station requires the utmost attention to detail to stay competitive. Focusing on the fundamentals of combustion allows engineers to improve reliability, emissions, and efficiency.…


GE Gas Turbines Will Replace Coal at Colorado Plant

The plan to retire the last coal-fired units at a power plant in Colorado has moved a step closer to completion, with the announcement that Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) has…


Retirement Set for Wisconsin’s Second-Largest Coal Plant

The Columbia Energy Center, a two-unit 1,100-MW coal-fired station located in Columbia County, Wisconsin, south of Portage, will be permanently retired by the end of 2024.    Alliant Energy, which…


Morgan Stanley: Coal-Fired Power Off U.S. Grid by 2033

A report from Morgan Stanley, a global wealth management company, said coal-fired power generation is likely to disappear from the U.S. power grid by 2033, largely displaced by renewable energy…


Fending Off Forced Power Plant Outages

The changing profile of the power system has added new stressors on conventional power generation and may have raised the potential for forced outages. Addressing them requires a closer look…