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Breakthrough: NET Power’s Allam Cycle Test Facility Delivers First Power to ERCOT Grid

NET Power, developer of the novel Allam-Fetvedt supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycle, says its 50-MWth test facility in La Porte, Texas, delivered power to the grid overnight on Nov. 16.…


History of Power: The Evolution of the Electric Generation Industry

POWER magazine was launched in 1882, just as the world was beginning to grasp the implications of a new, versatile form of energy: electricity. During its 138-year history, the magazine’s…


India’s Coal Future Hinges on Advanced Ultrasupercritical Breakthroughs

India is striving to conserve coal and slash its carbon emissions. The country which depended on coal for 56% of its total capacity of 356 GW as of May 2019,…


Trump EPA Scraps CCS as BSER for New Coal Units

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has significantly relaxed requirements needed to build new coal-fired power units in the U.S.  The revisions proposed on December 6 for performance standards governing carbon…


Could High-Efficiency, Low-Emissions (HELE) Technology Revive U.S. Coal Power?

A newly introduced Senate bill aims to make federal loan guarantees available for new high-efficiency, low-emissions (HELE) coal power plants in the U.S. Although it spearheads considerable research and development…