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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…
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Eco-Friendly Ultrasonic Treatment System Controls Algae in Power Plant Settling Pond
Water treatment professionals often turn to chemicals to control algae in power plant settling ponds. While this can be effective, environmentally friendly ultrasonic technology may do a better job at a
Rolling Blackouts Triggered as Historic Heatwave Grips Pacific Northwest
Utilities across the Pacific Northwest are bracing for exceptional stress on the grid as record-breaking temperatures continue to fester across the region, and at least one utility—Avista Corp.—this week began…
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Coal Substitutes Touted as Way to Keep Coal-Fired Power Plants Open
The move away from coal-fired power generation has supported the growth of other technologies to produce electricity. Discussions often revolve around renewable resources such as solar and wind, or the
How to Prevent Bacterial Growth in Dry and Wet Cooling Systems
Accumulation of debris in water systems can cause dangerous bacterial growth and performance loss—this is how to reduce the risk. In cooling systems, airborne debris, such as dust and leaves,…
Fostering a Speak-Up Culture with Facilitative Leadership
The history books are littered with incidents that could have been prevented if people in the know had been empowered to speak up and decision-makers had acted differently based on the input. For example, the
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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…
Zero-Trust Gateways: A New Strategy for Protecting Critical Infrastructure
In early May 2021, a Russian cyber-criminal group hit Colonial Pipeline, the largest U.S. oil and natural gas pipeline system, with a devastating ransomware attack. The exploit maliciously encrypts computer…
Industry Press Releases
Getac Debuts Next Gen F110, Industry’s Uncompromised Fully Rugged Tablet

Sundyne’s HMD Kontro Introduces New Resources to Help Specifiers Understand Magnetic Drive Sealless Pump Technology

WAPA Selects IQGeo to Support Transmission Line Inspections

Enverus Acquires Marginal Unit to Address Power Congestion, Predictability and Price Impact

Esco MILLHOG® Rolling Motors and Tube Expanders are Rental Packaged to Meet Specific User Job Application Requirements

Artera Completes Acquisition of K.R. Swerdfeger Construction
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