For hundreds of years, coal has been an essential, abundant and low-cost energy source that has been a major contributor to global prosperity and energy independence.
Earlier in this series, I wrote about modern techniques to minimize impurity ingress, scaling, and corrosion in heat recovery steam generators (HRSG).
Moisture can present significant challenges in the operation of fly ash handling systems, even at low (1 to 2 percent) levels.
The Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) La Cygne Generating Station provides 1,532 MW of peak power to customers from its site south of Kansas City.
Nuclear safety envelops many aspects within the nuclear power industry, from cybersecurity to worker safety to monitoring equipment.
Earlier this year, in response to a Sierra Club petition (Sierra Club v. EPA 2008), the EPA proposed to eliminate startup, shutdown and malfunction (SSM) air emissions exemptions in utilities' operating permits.
It wasn't that long ago when making a phone call required a massive network of copper wire.
Consumers Energy has asked the state to approve a bond issue that will allow it to close and demolish three coal-fired power plants in Michigan.
Our nation's history has been marked by discovering large troves of energy, harnessing that energy from nature and then utilizing it without apprehension.
Just over a decade ago, the mention of a "wind farm" in western Oklahoma would have raised more than a few eyebrows.
Carbon regulation is coming. Both anxiously anticipated and intuitively feared, EPA's rules for controlling greenhouse gases (GHG) from existing power plants are expected to be proposed in 2014.
Stress corrosion cracking in nuclear power plants has resulted in significant maintenance expenses for repair and replacement, and it continues to challenge materials management programs across the industry.
Duke Energy's 618-MW Edwardsport Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Station in Knox County, Ind. is already making history as the largest IGCC plant in operation in the U.S.
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Southern Energy Group Closes on Elwood Carter Leases
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CAMAC Energy Announces Assessment of Reserves and Resources
Anadarko to Present at Upcoming Energy Conferences
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