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Environmental


Legal and technical aspects of power plant environmental monitoring and control; regulatory issues

The POWER Interview: Importance of Tax Credits and Incentives

Tax credits and incentives, also known as C&I, have long been important to support the growth of energy technologies, from oil and gas exploration to solar and wind power. Federal…



The POWER Interview: Cleaning Up a Radiologically Contaminated Site

In the 1940s, the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant was built in unprecedented secrecy as part of the Manhattan Project. Its purpose was to provide enriched uranium for the world’s…


A Holistic Model for Industrial Gas Power: Dearborn Central Energy Plant

DTE’s new Central Energy Plant will energize a flexible and high-tech revamp of Ford Motor Co.’s Research and Engineering campus in Dearborn, Michigan. Because it goes beyond the envelope of…


Power Plant Decommissioning Tips to Save Time, Money, and Hassle

All power plants have a finite useful life. Thus, there will come a time at every facility when the unit must be retired and the decommissioning process undertaken. Decisions must…


Vistra Shuttering More Coal, Adding Solar and Storage

Vistra has announced seven new renewable energy projects that will add about 1,000 MW of solar and energy storage to the company’s generation fleet. The company also said it would…


New Fuel Cell Power Plants Deployed in South Korea and California

Two new fuel cell-based electricity generation facilities have been “powered on” in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea. The new installations use Bloom Energy’s solid-oxide fuel cells. One of the…