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Coal


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

Types of Coal and Fuel Blending Tips for Coal Power Plants

There are a handful of reasons why coal-fired power plant managers may want to blend fuel, but often the driving factor is economics. While the cost of the delivered coal…



POWER Digest [September 2021]

LFP Battery Technology Chosen for Australia Project. Maoneng, an Australian renewable energy company, in August said its proposed battery energy storage system (BESS) in Victoria state’s Mornington Peninsula will use…


JERA Kicks Off Hydrogen Co-Firing Pilot at LNG Power Plant

JERA has received the Japanese government’s green light for a pilot project to demonstrate 30% hydrogen co-firing at an existing large-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) thermal power plant by 2025.…


Regulators Rattle AEP’s Plans to Operate 4.2-GW of Coal Power Through 2040

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) on Aug. 23 rattled American Electric Power’s (AEP’s) plans to operate the 2.9-GW John Amos and 1.3-GW Mountaineer coal power plants through 2040 when it…


Group Buys Pennsylvania Coal Refuse Plants to Power Bitcoin Mining

A digital mining company has an agreement to purchase a second power plant in Pennsylvania, as the group increases its coal refuse reclamation operations in the state to provide energy…


The Remarkable Responsibility of Coal Refuse Power

West Virginia’s only remaining coal refuse–fueled facility, the 80-MW Grant Town Power Project, is a 2021 Top Plant winner for powering on, despite challenges, to remediate 530,000 tons of coal…