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Environmental


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

Capturing the Opportunity: A Look at Carbon Capture and Utilization

An important part of the global effort to curb emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) is development of technologies to capture CO2, to design ways to store it, and to find…



EPA Moves to Deny Coal Ash Disposal at Six Massive Coal Power Plants 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed barring six coal-fired power plants in various states—a combined 11 GW—from disposing coal ash into unlined surface impoundments. The agency, however, also proposed…


Power for the People: Community Solar Project Achieves High Efficiency and Good Return on Investment

A 6.2-MW solar farm in Foster, Rhode Island, provides 3.35 GWh per year of clean, renewable energy for more than 700 community solar subscribers. The state of Rhode Island has…


Japan’s Largest Power Generator Signs Deals in Pursuit of Ammonia for Coal Power Plant Co-Firing Project

JERA Co. Inc., Japan’s largest power generation company, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) “for potential collaboration for the joint project development and sales & purchase of…


Watch Implosion Topple Florida Coal-Fired Plant

A six-month-long project to demolish the last coal-fired unit at Lakeland Electric’s C.D. McIntosh Power Plant in Lakeland, Florida, reached a milestone on Jan. 14 with the implosion of the…


Should We Really Use Renewable Electricity to Make Green Hydrogen? Not Always

There’s a growing belief that hydrogen will play a key role in lowering CO2 emissions. However, there are several caveats in realizing that vision, and in some cases, hydrogen may…