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NERC Warns of Tight Generation Resources, Fuel Supply Issues This Winter
Power shortfalls could be rife over the next three months across a large portion of the North American bulk power system (BPS), particularly during extreme and prolonged cold conditions, the…
U.S. Coal Plant Closures Continue, While China Rapidly Builds More
A wave of retirements for U.S. coal-fired power plants continues, with the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting almost a quarter of the nation’s remaining facilities could be shuttered by the…
Chimney Failure Takes Out Unit at Kusile, One of World’s Biggest Coal Plants
A severe failure on a duct exiting the sulfur dioxide absorber at Unit 1 of Eskom’s massive coal-fired 4.8-GW Kusile power plant, which is under construction in Mpumalanga province, South…
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Understanding Coal Power Plant Heat Rate and Efficiency
Proposed U.S. standards for reducing carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants rely heavily upon generation-side efficiency improvements. Fuel, operations, and plant design all affect the overall efficiency of a…
Water Quality Management and Control—Managing the Second-Largest Waste Material in the U.S.
Coal ash, or coal combustion residuals (CCRs), is the second-largest waste material in the U.S., just behind household garbage. The safe and sustainable management of coal ash poses one of the most complex
Insulation Pays Off: The Business Case for Insulation Energy Appraisals
Identifying areas in your plant where insulation is inadequate and fixing the problem can save significant amounts of money, eliminate safety hazards for workers, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It’s a
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Labor Department Shuns Trump-Era ‘Anti-ESG’ Measures
The Biden administration has reversed a controversial Trump-era rule that barred plan fiduciaries from considering climate change and other environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors when choosing retirement investments and…
Reduce Plant Fuel Use, Emissions, and Operating Cost with Performance Models and Predictive Maintenance
Thermal power generation has to adapt new methods to thrive as renewables transform dispatch. Now used more often as a bridge source of power rather than the main source of power, many fossil fuel plants
Cybersecurity Requires Understanding Humans as Much as Technology—Here’s How
Even more than technology and processes, power and utilities leaders must focus on that most timeless of resources—people—to be successful against a landscape of ever-evolving cybersecurity threats. Users
The Next Step for Utilities in Workforce Transformation
Hurricane Ian, which struck Florida in late September last year, was a devastating storm and a harsh reminder of the impact of Mother Nature's wrath. Unfortunately, extreme weather events are…
Industry Press Releases
MHI Signs MoU with Chile’s Guacolda Energia for Feasibility Study of Ammonia Co-Firing at a Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant

Check-All Valve New Product Launch MOBILE receives “Global Market Leader” award

New VGB Standard includes ECM for online fuel fineness measurement EUcoalsizer (ECM)

NRECA Receives $15 Million DOE Award to Expand Cyber Protection of Industrial Control Systems

DTN Storm Risk Analytics Offers Enterprise Level Weather Insights to Mid-Size U.S Utilities
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