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First 1-GW Unit of Major China Coal-Fired Plant Comes Online
A Chinese power company said the first of four 1,000-MW units at a new coal-fired power plant in a northwestern region of Inner Mongolia has entered operation. The Guodian Power…
Utilities and Industry Continue Learnings Around Benefits of Heat Rate Improvement
For more than three decades, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has led the power industry in developing, advancing, and demonstrating cost-effective heat rate improvements via new technologies, hardware, software,…
New Year's Resolutions: 10 Ways to Improve Coal Power Plant Operations
The new year is obviously a time when many people reflect on the past and make resolutions for the future. Surveys have shown that exercising more, improving one’s diet, losing weight, and saving money are
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EIA: U.S. Coal Stockpiles Lowest Since 1978
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently said it expected coal-fired power generation in 2021 to be 22% higher than in 2020, producing the first year-over-year increase in U.S. electricity…
Power Sector Risks Loom Large Over the Energy Transition
The fog of uncertainty that hangs over the global power industry is getting larger and denser as generating companies and utilities navigate ever more complex challenges.
Coal Is Still King
For all the talk about the demise of coal, it may be important to note that coal generated 35% of the world’s electricity in 2020, more than any other fuel. Even in the U.S., coal was expected to generate
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The Benefits of Synthetic Greases: Improved Efficiency, Reduced Maintenance
The optimal grease to use in power plant equipment is rarely contemplated by people other than truly dedicated operations and maintenance managers, and the workers on their teams who feel…
Water, Heat, Metal: A Crucial and Difficult Dance
Proper water chemistry has always been important for dependable steam plant operation, but it may be even more critical today due to changes in operating routines and increased plant cycling. Failure not only
Test Your Knowledge: Water & Steam Cycle Chemistry Monitoring
Water and steam are the lifeblood of a power plant, but contamination in a water system can lead to corrosion, scaling, and pitting on critical equipment including turbines, boilers, pipes,…
Industry Press Releases
VpCI®-337 – An Easy Alternative to Nitrogen Purge for Void Space Layup!

ME2C® Environmental Secures New License Agreement of its Patented Technology with Another Midwest Utility

GE Digital Will Acquire Opus One Solutions to Advance the Energy Transition

Mine Storage Granted Vinnova Funding to Commercialize Novel Grid-Scale Energy Storage Concept

Greenlee® Partners on Tool Ergonomics Study with Knoxville Utilities Board

Emerson to Modernize Georgia Power Plant for Reliable, Affordable Energy
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