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Harnessing Cooling Tower Plumes to Provide Purified Water

A novel technology that is surprisingly simple in principle promises to significantly reduce water consumption in evaporative cooling tower systems by capturing water from cooling tower plumes.  Cooling towers at…


Essential Prep and Closeout of Demolition Projects—What Power Plant Owners Need to Know

Industrial demolition projects of any scale are complex undertakings that require much more than just knocking things down and cleaning them up. Quite the opposite, in fact. Demolition, including of…


Disorderly Transitions: Eight Enduring Global Power Sector Trends

The world faces a glaring ambition gap for electricity supply, concerns about system flexibility, risky progress and development, and an electricity demand shakeup. Several other overarching trends are affecting the…


Phasing Out Coal by 2030 Is Critical for the Climate, and Key for Affordable and Reliable Energy

COMMENTARY This article is one of two posts in POWER's Point-Counterpoint series. The views and opinions expressed within the content are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect…


More than 32 GW of New Gas-Fired Power Plants in U.S. Pipeline

Recent reports from groups analyzing U.S. power generation note how states near the nation’s largest shale plays are expected to bring significant new natural gas-fired generation online over the next…