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Coal


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

GE Throws in the Towel on Coal-Fired Power

GE said it will exit the new-build coal power market, subject to applicable consultation requirements. “GE’s Steam Power business will work with customers on existing obligations as it pursues this…



Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to…


Is Carbon Capture Technology a Viable Solution? [PODCAST]

Carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) is widely viewed as a necessary technology to facilitate the continued use of fossil fuels in light of climate change concerns around the world.…


Vattenfall Ready to Close Largest German Coal Plant

A German plan to provide coal-fired power plant operators with money to offset financial losses, part of the country’s plan to incentivize the closure of coal plants as part of…


South Korea Will Close Half Its Coal-Fired Fleet

South Korea’s president said the country will shutter 30 more coal-fired power plants by 2034, and bring additional solar and wind power resources online in the next five years in…


Supercritical CO2 Pilot Power Plant Gearing Up for 2021 Demonstration

Construction of the 10-MW Supercritical Transformational Electric Power (STEP) pilot plant in San Antonio, Texas, is inching along, and developers in July announced that the building to house the innovative…