After a decades-old legal battle between utilities and environmental groups, power plants are moving forward with plans to comply with the 316(b) rule. Researchers at the Electric Power Research Institute examine the new rule.
Researchers at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) are closing in on key improvements to an evolving energy technology known as Chemical Looping Combustion (CLC). Learn how NETL is making CLC even more efficient and economical.
One year ago, California adopted the nation's first energy storage mandate for investor-owned utilities. The new mandate is accelerating the development of emerging storage technologies. Power Engineering examines the market for grid-scale energy storage in North America.
American utilities are building very few new coal-fired and nuclear plants, and power generation companies are turning to alternatives to increase the reliability and output of existing infrastructure. Learn how an uprated generator can meet needs of additional output and reactive power.
Motion control is key to the efficient and safe performance of gas and steam turbines. Keeping motion control systems operating at a high level around the clock in rugged environments is the central challenge for operators. Learn how to minimize downtime and improve performance by refurbishing valves and actuators.
Small modular reactors (SMR) have been in worldwide use since the 1950s in countries like Russia and China, but the U.S. is only now beginning to develop its SMR infrastructure. Read about the ambitions and progress of select American nuclear companies.
More than 21,000 power professionals are expected to attend POWER-GEN International 2014 in Orlando, Florida, December 9-11. With more than 1,400 showcasing companies and 300 speakers, POWER-GEN is the world's largest conference and exhibition for the power sector. Get a preview of what to expect at the event.
Like death and taxes, there are certain inescapable realities of operating a power plant.
ACCIONA Windpower will supply one hundred AW 116/3000 wind turbines for a wind power project in Texas.
The economics of power generation with fossil fuels, in particular the viability of U.S. coal-fired plants, are profoundly affected by factors such as capital cost, operation and maintenance cost, fuel price, labor cost, and especially the present and potential future regulations governing control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Those of us in the power industry are well aware of serious threats our industry faces from hackers and disgruntled (or just careless) employees.
The use of natural gas-generated electricity has grown substantially in recent years, and continued growth is projected, especially given expectations around natural gas price stability and the potential shuttering of coal-fired generation due to environmental restrictions.
Three years ago, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded an investigative research team to conduct a national study on the feasibility for offshore wind integration into the U.S. grid.
EPA wants to use "commonsense" to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by shifting electricity generation to more efficient, less polluting power plants.
The State of Michigan Secondary Complex in Dimondale is a 13-building campus comprised of the state's police academy, police post, test and research labs, office space, warehouses, vehicle maintenance service garages and more.
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