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Two Killed in Collapse of Coal Pile at Colorado Power Plant
Two employees of a company that manages coal-handling operations for Xcel Energy’s Comanche Generating Station in Colorado were killed when they were trapped in a coal pile that…
NERC Warns of Mounting Reliability Risks, Urges Preparation for Challenging Summer
An unprecedented array of risks—ranging from capacity shortfalls, extreme weather, extended drought, supply chain issues, cybersecurity, solar PV tripping, fuel constraints, to wildfires—could imperil the reliability of nearly every North…
Optimizing Power Plant Load Flexibility
The operating profiles of traditional generators has changed to manage the variability of renewable resources. Several critical processes were not engineered to manage these highly variable operating profiles
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EPA Proposes Tighter Controls on NOx Emissions from Power Plants, Industrial Sources
A sweeping new proposed rule published in the Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) establishes new nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions budgets that will require fossil…
Keeping Coal Relevant: University of Wyoming Leads the Way
To say the coal industry faces challenges is an understatement. Coal-fired power plants are being retired around the globe as efforts to decarbonize the world’s power supply have intensified due…
How to Prevent Condensation-Induced Water Hammer
Condensation-induced water hammer (CIWH) is the term commonly used when describing a variety of transients that occur when water vapor is rapidly condensed by cold water. This article describes the various
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New Life for Dead and Dying Coal Plants?
As coal plants are retired, power companies must decide what to do with sites. Some old plants have been added to the National Register of Historic Places and repurposed as commercial or office space, while
Nuclear, Hydrogen, CCUS Part of at Least 42 Country Ambitions
At least 42 nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted under the Paris Agreement as of December 2021 indicate governments plan to utilize carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen and ammonia, and
Gaskets and Fasteners: What Sets a Supplier Apart?
Gaskets and fasteners are vital to plant reliability and efficiency. While basic nuts, bolts, and gaskets haven’t changed much over the years, some of the materials used in them have evolved and designs have
Industry Press Releases
GE Digital Launches Accelerator Tools to Help Energy Companies Accelerate Digital Transformation

Esco Introduces MILLHOG® Boiler Tube Panel Replacement System that Offers Fast, Accurate Cutting & Membrane Removal

Worsening energy crisis is a major opportunity for investors

Three additional Tri-State members to pursue partial requirements membership option

Brüel & Kjær Vibro announces VCM-3/SETPOINT product enhancements

Carbon America to Construct, Own and Operate the First Two Commercial Carbon Capture and Sequestration Projects in Colorado
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