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Despite COVID-19, ERCOT Expects Record Summer Demand; Retired Coal Plant May Resume Service

Despite uncertainties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) again expects to shatter its peak demand record this summer. Factoring in changes to its generation…


Moody’s: Carbon Concerns Denting Merchant Coal Refinancing Prospects

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks are diminishing the number of potential investors in U.S. merchant coal projects, and that is putting more pressure on already squeezed coal plant economics,…


Doosan Škoda Power to upgrade the heating plant at the Opatovice CHP
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Pilsen (08/06/2019) – Doosan Škoda Power, a Czech manufacturer and supplier of steam turbines and components for power-generating operations, has won a contract to upgrade the TG5 heating plant at…


POWER Digest [March 2019]

News briefs from around the world: Europe’s power sector’s newest frontier, amid its transition to low carbon energy, is its distribution system; Taiwan’s government will phase out nuclear power despite…


Video Shows Demolition of Old German Coal Plant

The Gustav Knepper power plant in Dortmund-Mengede, Germany, was leveled by two controlled explosions on February 17. The facility had been closed for five years. The plant's boiler house was…