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September/October 2013

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Dan Gentile
Matt Grant
Petra Trautes



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Electrical Area Classification in Coal-Fired Power Plants
Electric power production from coal is on a steep rise in major developing countries, including China, India, Indonesia, South Africa, and Vietnam, albeit declining in developed countries such as the United States. Shortfalls in coal production have been reported in… Read More »

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EIA: Four U.S. Coal Companies Supplied Over Half of 2011 U.S. Coal
October 7, 2013 | Gail Reitenbach
In the past two years, roughly half of U.S. coal production was attributable to the top four coal producers, the result, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), of changes in regional production as well as decades-long trends that… Read More »

World Coal Association Promotes Practical Steps to Combat Climate Change
October 7, 2013 | Aaron Larson
While many people believe coal is incompatible with meeting the challenge of climate change, the World Coal Association (WCA) disagrees. Together with the Polish Ministry of Economy, the WCA has developed “The Warsaw Communiqué” to address steps that can be… Read More »

Carbon Dioxide and the Fundamentals of Heat Transfer
October 7, 2013 | Brandon Bell, PE
With the recent push for the regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from new and existing power plants (see “Turning the Heat Up on Carbon Emissions” in the October 2013 issue of POWER), the science behind this action needs to be… Read More »

Federal Court Orders EPA to Move on Final Coal Ash Rule
October 3, 2013
A federal court on Monday said it would issue a memorandum opinion by the end of this month on a lawsuit filed by several environmental groups to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate a final coal ash rule.… Read More »

AEP Opts to Retire Tanners Creek 4 in Lieu of Refueling With Natural Gas
September 26, 2013 | POWERnews
American Electric Power (AEP) last week said it would retire the 500-MW coal-fired Unit 4 along with other generating units at its Tanners Creek plant in Lawrenceburg, Ind. AEP subsidiary Indiana Michigan Power had announced its decision to retire Tanners… Read More »

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