Zero-Emissions Trucks Are The Future: Let’s Do This

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:18:17 +0000

Last Thursday, California made history by becoming the first state to mandate that truck makers move to zero-emission drivetrains. California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) new Advanced Clean Trucks regulation requires that half of the state’s trucks will need to be zero-emission by 2035, and the remaining half by 2045. A complementary Zero-Emission rule for fleet owners is in the works as well

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Siemens’ Roadmap to 100% Hydrogen Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 04:06:00 +0000

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Aligning with a target set by European industry association EUTurbines, Siemens Gas and Power in January 2019 rolled out an ambitious roadmap to ramp up the hydrogen capability in all its gas turbine models to

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China × Cleantech — March 2020

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 23:00:40 +0000

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website

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EPA to Withdraw Federal Regional Haze Plan for Utah Based on New Analysis

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:14:10 +0000

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Citing new technical information gleaned from a more modern modeling analysis, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to withdraw a federal implementation plan (FIP) to control regional haze from four PacifiCorp coal-fired units in Utah and allow the state to revert to conditions set out in a 2015-submitted state implementation plan (SIP). The agency’s […]

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Ansaldo, Equinor Partner to Validate 100% Hydrogen Gas Turbine

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:21:53 +0000

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Italian turbine maker Ansaldo Energia and carbon capture specialist Equinor are collaborating on the validation of a 100% hydrogen gas turbine combustor. Under an agreement announced on Oct. 24, Equinor (formerly Statoil) will co-fund tests that could show Ansaldo’s GT36 H-class gas turbine combustor can be operated purely with hydrogen. “The purpose of this collaboration […]

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Vistra May Close 2 GW of Illinois Coal Power By Year’s End

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:53:13 +0000

Vistra Energy will shutter four coal-fired power plants—a total 2 GW—as required by Illinois’ recently revised Multi-Pollutant Standard (MPS) rule, but CEO Curtis Morgan noted the move was “inevitable” due to the changing regulatory environment and unfavorable economic conditions in the MISO market.  The company on Aug. 21 said it will close the 54-year-old 915-MW […]

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EPA’s Final Regional Haze Guidance Highlights State Discretion, Flexibility

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:27:45 +0000

New guidance issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Aug. 20 to help states prepare for the second implementation period of the federal regional haze program puts emphasis on “discretion and flexibilities” they can use to comply with long-standing mandates to protect visibility in federal areas.   While it is not binding, the EPA’s […]

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A Brief History of GE Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:39:47 +0000

July marks two important milestones that set gas-fired generation on its course to becoming a dominant form of power generation: commercial operation of the world’s first industrial gas turbine in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1939, and commercial operation of the first gas turbine in the U.S. used to generate electric power—a 3.5-MW General Electric (GE) unit […]

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Power Plant Emissions Down Substantially in U.S. Since 1990

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 23:21:45 +0000

Power plant SO2 and NOx emissions have decreased 92% and 84%, respectively, since Congress passed major amendments to the Clean Air Act in 1990. Meanwhile, mercury air emissions from power plants have decreased 90% since 2000, as federal limits on mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal-fired power plants went into effect in 2015. […]

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The POWER Interview: GE Unleashing a Hydrogen Gas Power Future

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 22:04:11 +0000

Since the 1940s, when General Electric (GE), launched its gas turbine operations, the company has pioneered and commercialized a lengthy list of gas turbine technologies, large and small. As the decarbonization movement gains pace and more renewables flood the landscape, the company’s gas turbines have taken on new crucial roles to provide dispatchability and flexibility. […]

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