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Improving Power Plant Efficiency with Nanocomposite Surface Treatments
It is more important than ever to find ways to use fossil fuels more sustainably. One way to do that is by improving condenser efficiency, and that can be done in at least two …
Addressing the Increased Need to Decommission Power Plants in a Sustainable Manner
Coal-fired power plant decommissioning and remediation work is not typically a utility company’s core business. That’s why having the right partner and implementing a sound plan to ensure both
Water Intake Reliability in the Age of Environmental Uncertainty
Thermal power plants need a continuous supply of cooling water to operate, but as the natural environment changes, more and more screen blockages are occurring at cooling water intakes. Maintaining intake
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Regulators Rattle AEP’s Plans to Operate 4.2-GW of Coal Power Through 2040
The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) on Aug. 23 rattled American Electric Power’s (AEP’s) plans to operate the 2.9-GW John Amos and 1.3-GW Mountaineer coal power plants through 2040 when it…
China Grappling with Another Crippling Power Crunch 
China’s tightening coal supplies, more stringent energy intensity and environmental restrictions, and soaring industrial power demand have triggered another widespread power crisis. Blackouts and brownouts have reportedly afflicted numerous provincial…
Effect of Eddy Grooves on Tilting Pad Journal Bearings
Tilting pad journal bearings are used in turbomachinery such as turbo compressors, turbo gears, gas turbines, or steam turbines. There is an ongoing and growing customer demand for bearings with increased
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Three Coal-Heavy Utilities Team Up on New Gas-Fired Power Plant
Bismarck, North Dakota-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative will join Dairyland Power Cooperative and ALLETE Inc. as co-owners of the planned Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC), a combined cycle natural gas…
Monitor, Teach, Protect: Three Priorities for Insider Threat Prevention in the Energy Sector
In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a new subcommittee focused on the nation’s electric grid. The Grid Resilience for National Security subcommittee was a response to increasing…
Industry Press Releases
Charah Solutions Awarded 5-Year Fly Ash Sales and Marketing Contract for Beneficial Use of Production Fly Ash at Gavin Power Plant in Ohio

Duquesne Light Company Investing in New Technology to Enhance Grid Capacity and Reliance

Burns & McDonnell and Librestream Partner to Implement Collaboration Platform Supporting Critical Infrastructure Workforces

Leading Provider of Meter and Network Installation Services Wired for Impressive Growth

New features added to California ISO’s energy conservation alerts

Enerpac Releases New Industrial Tools Catalog
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