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FERC Adopts ‘Historic’ Reforms to Ease Nationwide Generation Interconnection Backlog
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved key transmission reforms aimed at clearing a staggering backlog of more than 10,000 generation and storage projects—more than 2,000 GW—stalled in interconnection…
Empty Space—Navigating the Void of Pore Space Regulation in Texas
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has spurred investment in carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), a key tool for decarbonization, by significantly increasing the tax credit for permanently sequestering carbon dioxide.…
How the 'Great Resignation' and Disengagement Are Affecting the Power Industry
The “Great Resignation” is a term used to describe a widespread trend that took shape over the past few years of employees voluntarily changing jobs in large numbers. The phenomenon gained traction during
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Monitoring and Treatment of Closed-Loop Cooling Water Systems
There may be multiple closed-loop cooling systems at your power plant. Chances are good that they cool or control temperature on some very critical components. The two that are most likely to exist are the
A Model for ZLD Treatment of Blowdown from Cooling Towers—Even the Big Ones
Pilot testing under the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Pitch-to-Pilot desalination research funding proved an electro-coagulation, clarification, micro-filtration, reverse osmosis with vacuum-assisted
Integrating Flammable Gas Pressurization System with Online Ash Cleaning Device Improves Energy Efficiency
A stationary shockwave ash cleaning device combined with a pneumatic booster system is a solution to the hourly cleaning of accumulated ash in boiler tube bundles. The automated ash cleaning process stably
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Quantum Computing Can Help Utilities Become More Reliable
Below freezing at breakfast, sweltering by supper, dramatic swings in weather are no longer the purview of small talk. Predicting, accounting for, and reacting to weather are boardroom agenda items that impact
Busy Week: News and Notes from the Power Industry (July 27, 2023)
A number of companies in the power industry revealed new projects and other interesting developments recently, including Babcock & Wilcox, which was awarded a contract to study a bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) conversion at a Michigan coal power plant. …
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NETL Develops Framework for Assessing the Feasibility of Recovering REEs from Unconventional Sources
NETL recently created a framework to assess the economic viability of recovering rare earth elements (REEs) from unconventional feedstocks like coal and coal waste — an advance that is part of NETL efforts to unlock new domestic sources of critical minerals (CM) that can ease the Nation’s dependence on foreign sources for the minerals.
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America’s Power Statement on House Appropriations Bill
America’s Power President and CEO Michelle Bloodworth issued the following statement in response to the vote of the House Appropriations Committee to withhold funds for EPA to continue developing the Clean Power Plan 2.0 regulation that targets coal- and gas-fired power plants:
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