How to Stay in the Renewables Stone Age

Credit to Author: David Rose| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 13:14:58 +0000

In approving the development of a 2,800-acre wind farm across prime agricultural land in the east of England, the UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, Ed […]

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Technology Turning Food Waste into Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Shawn Kreloff| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 16:45:00 +0000

Food waste is an enormous environmental and economic crisis that demands urgent solutions. Each year, an astonishing 1.03 billion tons of food is wasted globally—enough to feed 1.26 billion hungry […]

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UK’s Drax Eyes U.S. for Bioenergy CCS Expansion Drive

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:44 +0000

The 2.6-GW Drax Power Station in northeastern England—once Western Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant—is poised to pioneer bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS), a negative emissions

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2. Drax’s conversion of its 4-GW coal-fired power plant to a 2.6-GW biomass plant leveraged its existing steam turbines, generators, specially built trains, and pulverizing mills. But to accommodate new storage needs, the company built giant EcoStore biomass domes—advanced technological structures carefully attuned to storing biomass. Courtesy: Drax Group

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Marnie Surfaceblow: Marnie Finds a Pest

Credit to Author: Una Nowling, PE| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:10:41 +0000

Small clues can sometimes help reveal larger problems. Don’t ignore unusual events and remember not to let history repeat. “One unit’s offline, and it’s about to become two, right as power prices and

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Maximizing Corrosion Prevention in Waste-to-Energy Plants

Credit to Author: Emily Newton| Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2024 17:48:21 +0000

Waste-to-energy (WtE) facilities have the potential to become one of the most sustainable and reliable forms of energy creation on the planet, but they have their challenges. The most eco-conscious […]

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Understanding Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems and SCR Design Considerations

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2023 10:04:37 +0000

Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) is an important emissions control technology utilized at many coal, biomass, waste-to-energy, and gas-fired power plants. Many items must be considered when designing SCR

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Cold Weather: How to Maintain Power Plant Readiness and Reliable Operation

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2023 22:02:00 +0000

Extreme temperature and weather events have become more prevalent in the past decade. The December 2022 Christmas freeze in the southeast U.S. saw many areas experiencing single-digit temperatures. The February […]

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HALEU Fuel, Grid, and WTE Cooling System Projects Featured in Power News and Notes (Aug. 30, 2023)

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2023 03:59:24 +0000

A number of companies with ties to the power industry revealed new projects and other interesting developments this week. The following are some the more noteworthy announcements that POWER has […]

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The POWER Interview: Harnessing the Energy Potential of American Agriculture

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2023 12:35:19 +0000

Much of the innovation in the power generation and energy sectors revolves around efficiency, with companies working to ensure a reliable and resilient supply of electricity while also reducing emissions. […]

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A Complex Landscape for the Future of Combined Heat and Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 05:18:00 +0000

Few power-generating resources present the combination of workhouse abilities that combined heat and power (CHP) does. But, powered predominantly by fossil fuels, will CHP find its unique footing within the

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