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Extended Power Uprate Is a Winning Strategy for Nuclear Plant
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The Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant completed an extended power uprate (EPU) that increased the total capacity of the facility’s three units by about 465 MW. The addition is an important…


Competitive Advantages: Power Plant Wins with Low Fuel Costs, High Efficiency
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The cost of fuel is one of the most important factors affecting power plant profitability, but flexibility and efficiency are also vitally important to success. One impressive new plant in…


Redefining Modern Gas Power: Lackawanna Energy Center
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To endure a highly competitive and rapidly changing marketplace, Invenergy made the bold choice as it developed the 1,480-MW Lackawanna Energy Center in Jessup, Pennsylvania, to pair a first-of-its-kind single-shaft…


Rush to Renewables Brings Wind Power to Colorado's Plains

The growth of wind power worldwide is literally transforming the energy landscape, with massive nacelles (pictured), towers, and turbine blades providing a visual backdrop. Xcel Energy’s Rush Creek project, covering…


The World-Class Coal Power Efficiency of Rheinhafen-Dampfkraftwerk Block 8

Efficiency has become the mantra of modern coal power. The 912-MW hard coal–fired RDK 8, a unit that operates in Germany’s challenging power market, achieved a 47.5% net thermal efficiency…