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Decommissioning


Well-Planned Retirement: Keys to Successful Coal Plant Decommissioning

Hundreds of coal-fired power plants are now retired or facing retirement in the near future, and utilities face a number of decisions. Are there commercial reuse options for the plant…


Removing Asbestos and Regulated Materials Key to Power Plant Decommissioning
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Retiring and decommissioning coal power plants is becoming a more-frequent occurrence around the world. The job comes with many challenges, but projects in the U.S. and UK have proven that…


The Power of a 'Green' Decommissioning, Remediation, and Redevelopment Plan

COMMENTARY Economic pressures coupled with new and proposed regulations to reduce air emissions and regulate cooling water use and the management and disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCRs) continue to…


Watch Stack Come Down at Florida Power Plant

JEA, the electric utility in Jacksonville, Florida, has been decommissioning the St. Johns River Power Park over the past year. A third implosion as part of the decommissioning occurred July…


POWER Notebook: GE Plant in France, Targeted for Job Cuts, Will Not Close

The head of GE’s operations in France told a Paris newspaper that a French factory targeted for more than 1,000 job cuts will not close. GE last week said it…