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AEP Will Shed Kentucky Operations in $2.9B Sale 
American Electric Power (AEP) is shedding its Kentucky-based assets—including its longstanding regulated utility Kentucky Power and transmission business AEP Kentucky Transco—to better position itself to invest in projects that will…
West Virginia PSC Approves Continued Operation of Three AEP Coal Power Plants Through 2040
The Public Service Commission of West Virginia (PSC) approved Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) and Wheeling Power Co.’s (WPCo’s) request to keep the 2,930-MW Amos, 1,320-MW Mountaineer, and 780-MW Mitchell coal-fired…
India’s ‘Unprecedented’ Coal Shortages Paralyzing Power Generation
Stricken by a surge in global coal prices and freight costs, several Indian coal power plants are fielding a critical coal supply shortage that has forced some to curtail power.…
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Improving Power Plant Efficiency with Nanocomposite Surface Treatments
There is no doubt that the energy industry is moving toward decarbonization and renewable sources. But, despite the $2.7 trillion spent on renewables over the past decade, that future is…
DTE Energy Will Close Belle River Coal Power Plant Two Years Early
Detroit-based DTE Energy said it will cease all coal use at its Belle River Power Plant no later than December 2028, at least two years earlier than the facility’s previously…
Carbon Capture and Hydrogen: The ‘Most Exciting’ Things in Energy Sector's Future
An expert from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) says the potential of carbon capture is “going to be phenomenal.” In fact, it is one of the “most exciting” technologies he sees impacting the energy sector between now and 2050. “We have to…
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Combating Varnish in Turbines: A Two-Step Solution
As operational conditions continue to evolve and change with power generation, so does the degree of complexity within those systems, becoming a common pain point for plant managers that requires rigorous
Biomass Pellets Offer a Carbon-Neutral Alternative to Coal
An innovative European Union–funded Arbaflame project is aiming to produce 70,000 tonnes of biomass-based combustibles per year to enable clean power generation. The biomass pellets are made of wood and…
Development of a Digital Twin for the Atikokan Station
A digital twin designed for the Atikokan biomass power plant uses science-based Bayesian machine learning methods combined with surrogate models developed from a suite of validated, multi-physics simulations
Industry Press Releases
E2S Power and SNC-Lavalin Announce Collaboration to Convert Fossil-Fueled Power Stations into Clean Energy Storage Facilities

Master Lock Introduces Bluetooth-Enabled Padlock With ProSeries Line

B&W Environmental Awarded $10 Million Contract to Install Technologies to Help Customer Meet Environmental Compliance Requirements

FERC Approves Giving a Vote for the Coal-Supply Chain Within MISO’s Advisory Committee

Teledyne FLIR Expands Acoustic Imaging Offerings with Two Additional Si124 Camera Models

Charah Solutions Awarded Multiple Contracts by Long-Term Southeastern Utility Partner for Construction and Ash Pond Closure Projects
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