Efficiency a Priority at Caofeidian Coal Power Plant

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:09:00 +0000

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Coal power may be struggling in some parts of the world, but it’s doing just fine in China. New plants are coming online featuring state-of-the-art technology. Two ultrasupercritical units added at the

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Success Through Engineered Upgrades and a Focus on Behavior

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:06:00 +0000

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It sounds kind of strange, but you don’t always know, what you don’t know. That was the case at a Thai coal plant. When it started burning Indonesian subbituminous coal, operators didn’t know how dusty

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EPA Changes Closure Requirements in Coal Ash Rule

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:12:50 +0000

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on July 29 finalized several changes to the regulations for disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCRs), or coal ash, from electric utilities. The changes include giving utilities more time to design clean-up and closure plans for their coal ash storage sites. The changes stem from an opinion issued Aug. […]

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Keeping the Lights on in South Korea

Credit to Author: Daniel Browning| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 13:40:47 +0000

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South Korea has flourished over the past six decades, transforming its place on the world stage. However, progress has come at a price—far higher than average pollution generated from its energy grid. On its path of progress, the country has capitalized on the promise of cheap coal power. Meeting its energy and emissions goals will […]

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Keeping the Lights on in South Korea

Credit to Author: Daniel Browning| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 13:40:47 +0000

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South Korea has flourished over the past six decades, transforming its place on the world stage. However, progress has come at a price—far higher than average pollution generated from its energy grid. On its path of progress, the country has capitalized on the promise of cheap coal power. Meeting its energy and emissions goals will […]

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Xcel Energy Approved to Run Two Coal Units on Seasonal Basis

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 20:16:31 +0000

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The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s request to offer two of its coal units into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator market on a seasonal basis. That means the company can idle the two units for six months of the year, which is expected to save customers money while also reducing air emissions. “This […]

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Islands: An Ocean of Potential for Marine Energy

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 04:08:00 +0000

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While island governments are exploring marine power technologies as serious options for future resources to replace diesel, technology developers are looking at improved value through new revenue streams, such

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Rethinking Wastewater Treatment for Better FGD Economics

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:08:00 +0000

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POWER’s 2020 Water Award goes to Saltworks Technologies for successfully piloting a novel application of a 50-year-old technology at a coal plant. The company’s solution promises to slash costs of treating

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With Vogtle Completion in Sight, Southern Company Targets Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 13:26:44 +0000

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Fresh off the announcement that the final module for Vogtle Unit 3 was placed at the nuclear expansion project in Georgia, Southern Company said on May 27 that it was setting “a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.” The announcement was made during Southern Company’s annual stockholders meeting, which […]

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Failed Michigan Dam Had Longstanding Spillway Deficiencies

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 13:19:39 +0000

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The Edenville dam, which failed on March 19 flooding Midland, Michigan, and forcing as many as 10,000 residents to evacuate their homes, had its license revoked by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 10, 2018, due to a “longstanding failure to increase the project’s spillway capacity to safely pass flood flows,” among other […]

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