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Plant Design


Perspectives on Energy Recovery from U.S. Plastic Waste

The truth about plastic placed in recycling bins is that most ends up in landfills. Converting the energy stored in plastic into electricity via waste-to-energy power plants offers a beneficial…



The SAINT: Turning Ice Cream Residuals and Food Waste into Energy

Food and beverage manufacturers around the globe generate greenhouse gas emissions from high-strength organic wastes, much of which is too concentrated to send to local wastewater treatment facilities. To develop…


Progress on Kairos Power’s Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstration Project

Leaders in Tennessee and officials from Kairos Power announced last week that a privately funded project to establish a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak…


Coal-to-Gas Transition a Winning Strategy in Tianjin, China

Reducing fine particulate emissions was a driving factor in the shift from coal to gas at the Junliangcheng power plant in Tianjin, China. Among the other benefits is a reduction…


Long-Duration Energy Storage: A Strategy for Retiring Coal Plants?

As the U.S. moves toward cleaner energy sources, and utilities work toward carbon reduction mandates, coal plants are closing at rapid rates across the country. Approximately 79,000 Americans were employed…


Power Industry Automated Scraper Strainers Filter Full Spectrum of Debris Sizes

Unlike backwash systems, scraper strainers reliably resist clogging and fouling when faced with micron-sized particles, oversized solids, and high solids concentration. The power generation industry often prefilters raw water from…