Michigan Coal Plant Eyes BECCS Retrofit: Could Become First U.S. Facility with ‘Carbon-Negative’ Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2024 16:07:25 +0000

CMS Energy’s subsidiary NorthStar Clean Energy has given Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) the green light to start initial work on converting a 73-MW coal-fired power plant in Michigan into a […]

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NorthStar Clean Energy and Tondu Corp. are exploring converting the 73-MW TES Filer City Station, a coal and waste wood plant in Filer City, Michigan, to bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS). Courtesy: Tondu Corp

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The POWER Interview: The Best Use of Digital Construction in Electrical Engineering and MEP Design

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2024 18:27:14 +0000

Engineering firms are increasingly recognizing the importance of digital construction and its transformative impact on electrical engineering and MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) design. Leveraging digital construction tools enables firms […]

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Super-Bacteria Are Scaling Up To Attack The Petrochemical Industry

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 24 May 2024 16:37:47 +0000

The Danish startup Cellugy has developoed a drop-in, bio-based replacement for petrochemicals., produced with an assist from super-bacteria.

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The General Motors 2023 Sustainability Report — Mixed Results, Several Disappointments

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 16:05:38 +0000

General Motors has released its 2023 Sustainability Report, a sleek and glossy 84-page, feel-good publication that showcases the company’s commitment to work toward its carbon-neutral goals. The report highlights GM’s initiatives to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption, forge strategic partnerships to enhance supply chain sustainability, and support the development of … [continued]

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PG&E Recognized for Remote Grid Program

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 18:57:51 +0000

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) and its remote grid program received an honorable mention in the Energy category of Fast Company’s 2024 World Changing Ideas Awards. Winners were announced […]

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10 Reasons to Attend a Conference Tailored to Digitalization in the Power Sector

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 21:17:56 +0000

Anticipation is mounting for the Connected Plant Conference (CPC), POWER and Chemical Engineering’s digitalization event, scheduled to take place next week, May 20–22, 2024, near Houston, Texas. If you are a […]

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Five Dynamic Factors Reshaping the Power Sector Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 10:10:00 +0000

The shift to clean energy is triggering growing concerns about the sustainability, resilience, and integration of the power sector’s complex supply chains. Here are five trends to watch. The power sector’s

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Global First: JERA, IHI Launch Testing of Fuel Ammonia at Coal Power Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 10:08:59 +0000

Japanese firms JERA and IHI Corp. have launched the world’s first large-volume fuel ammonia demonstration testing at JERA’s 1-GW Unit 4 of its 4.1-GW Hekinan Thermal Power Station in Aichi Prefecture

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The Electric Vehicle Of The Future Will Also Be More Sustainable

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2024 14:53:48 +0000

Automakers are trying to clean up their supply chains, as illustrated by the new Volvo EX30 electric vehicle featuring flax-based composites.

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Grids Brace for Solar Eclipse, Totality Poised to Test Ramping

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2024 13:30:51 +0000

Grid operators across the U.S. report they are largely prepared for the total solar eclipse that will pass over a large swath of North America on April 8, though they […]

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NASA is live-tracking the April 8 total eclipse, which will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. “A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the Sun. The sky will darken as if it were dawn or dusk,” it notes. Source: NASA

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