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AES and Siemens, Two Power Giants, Join Forces on Energy Storage 

Underscoring energy storage’s new vital role in power company operations, Siemens and AES Corp. have launched a joint company, Fluence Energy, that provides technology solutions paired with engineering and services capabilities.…


Seventeen States Sue EPA for Mandating SIP Startup, Shutdown, Malfunction Changes

The attorneys general of 17 states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for invalidating agency-approved state implementation plans (SIPs) governing emissions from power plant startup, shutdown, and malfunction (SSM)…


EPA Finalizes Changes to MATS Startup and Shutdown Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday finalized changes to the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), applying to periods of startup and shutdown at new and existing coal- and…


EPA: Malfunctions Will No Longer Shield Plants from Emissions Penalties

Affirmative defense provisions can no longer insulate generators from monetary penalties for Clean Air Act violations that result from facility startup, shutdown, and equipment malfunction, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…