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Germany Brings Last New Coal Plant Online
What is expected to be the last new coal plant to come online in Germany entered commercial operation on May 30, more than a decade after it was first planned.…
Thanks to Asia, Coal Is Still King Worldwide
Despite the U.S. and Europe shuttering coal-fired power plants, coal remains a major fuel in global energy systems. In 2018, global coal demand rebounded and grew by 1.4% due to…
COVID-19 Makes for an Interesting Summer Peak Season
It’s peak season for the U.S. power industry. While actual dates may vary from one utility to another, generally the summer peak period spans from Memorial Day (May 25 this year) to Labor Day (Sept. 7)

EP Digital + Live | Bringing the Power Community Together

ELECTRIC POWER has expanded its program to bring the power community together now and throughout 2020 via EP Digital + Live! EP Digital will deliver content directly to you NOW via our digital platform, connect you with peers for 1:1 video Power Chats, provide access to on-demand sessions, live webinars and sessions, online forums, Power Hours, and more. EP Live will offer the forum to share best practices gleaned from this shared experience we are all going through. As we all continue to adjust and transition during these very challenging times, POWER is committed to bringing the power community together digitally through the summer, culminating at our live event this fall. Use code EP200 to save $200 and participate in EP Digital + Live.

Rethinking Wastewater Treatment for Better FGD Economics
POWER’s 2020 Water Award goes to Saltworks Technologies for successfully piloting a novel application of a 50-year-old technology at a coal plant. The company’s solution promises to slash costs of treating
Trump Expands Regulatory Rollback, Including for Power, Amid Economic Fallout
President Trump in a new executive order (EO) has directed federal agencies to rescind, modify, waive, or provide exemptions from regulatory requirements that may inhibit economic recovery.  The Executive Order…
In Case You Missed It
Coal Plant Conversion to Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste Combustion Advances
A hundred metric tons of innovative fuel pellets derived entirely from biogenic and plastic waste material—which would otherwise be bound for a landfill—have been successfully produced, marking a
EPA Curbs State Review of Energy Projects
The Trump administration on June 1 moved to limit the ability of individual states to use provisions of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to block energy projects, a potential win…
Executing Successful Projects with Reality Capture Technology
Standard general arrangement drawings, and piping and instrumentation diagrams, serve a purpose, but they are not ideal records for as-built project documentation. 3D reality capture offers a better
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Assembling a Skilled Workforce in 2020 and Beyond
Many companies say their employees are their greatest assets, yet they don’t all invest the time or resources necessary to find the best people for open positions. Creating a sound recruiting program and
Industry Press Releases
Projetech Launches MORE: A Digital Community for IBM Maximo®

Texas Electric Cooperatives and Exelon Clearsight Form Alliance to Provide UAS Inspection Services to Electric Utilities in Texas

Everactive Batteryless Machine Health Monitoring: Cost-Effective, 24/7 Insight for All Rotating Equipment

Apex Industries joins Equal by 30 Campaign and Commits to Equal Pay, Leadership and Opportunities for Women in the Energy Sector

FCC Transforms 900-MHz Band to Enable Broadband Deployment by Utilities and Other Industries
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