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Leveraging the Latest Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Technologies to Transform Emissions into Profit
There is significant governmental support for the development of carbon capture, utilization, and storage technologies. Understanding options and taking advantage of opportunities could help maintain a
A Half Century of Environmental Progress
In the late 1960s, the U.S. was facing an environmental crisis. Air pollution was a serious problem in cities across the country, industrial activities and the widespread use of hazardous pesticides were
THE BIG PICTURE: EPA Regulatory Roundup
Over its 50-year history, several rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have reshaped the power sector. But for at least a few modern rules, the road has…
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NETL: Meeting the Needs of the Nation's Fossil Power Plant Fleet
Through programs such as Transformative Power Generation, High-Performance Materials, and Advanced Coal Processing, the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is conducting research and development
Designing for Safety: A New Approach to Belt Conveyors
Conveyors are among the most dynamic and potentially dangerous areas of equipment at a coal power plant. Even though their safety and performance are critical to the operation’s success, the…
AEP Will Shutter Nearly Half its Giant Coal Power Fleet—5.6 GW—by 2030
American Electric Power (AEP) will shut down or refuel 5.6 GW of its 2020 coal-fired power fleet by 2030 to comply with environmental rules—including recent revisions governing federal coal ash…
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Siemens, Toshiba Pulling Out of Coal-Fired Generation
Toshiba Corp. and Siemens Energy are the latest major power industry companies to move away from coal. Toshiba on Nov. 11 announced it will stop taking new construction orders for…
India Expects to Double Power Consumption
Global energy demand has waned in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The lingering impacts of COVID-19 are expected to continue into 2021, but energy industry experts predict the world’s need for
Employee Location Monitoring in a Post-Pandemic World
The COVID-19 pandemic has unearthed a number of challenges for power plant managers. However, technology exists to keep workers safe. Through the use of Location Anchors and WirelessHART infrastructure
Getting Ahead of Costly Heat Exchanger Failures in the Power Generation Industry
Heat exchangers are important in all thermal power plants and in many other applications. If not properly operated and maintained, a variety of failures can occur, resulting in downtime, reduced efficiency
Industry Press Releases
The Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC®) Honors Four Electric Utility Companies with the Distinguished AEIC Achievement Award

Esco Tool’s New COHOG® Clamshell Split-Frame Machine Features Indexable Beveling Tool Modules

New Generation STORMAJOR® combines SAMSON Mobile Material Feeder with Outloading Boom

FLIR Systems Announces Industry-First Thermal and Visible Videoscope for Underground Utility Vaults

Fabric Structure Company Announces Launch of Two New Product Lines – Side Entry and Gable

TRC Companies Inc. acquires 1Source Safety and Health

McDermott Secures $560 Million in New Capital to Fund Future Growth
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