Power Engineering

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03/01/2015
Volume 119, Issue 3
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  • Features

    • Combined Cycle: The Preferred Option

      Power Engineering examines the benefits of modern gas turbine combined cycle systems and their uses in several new projects across North America.

    • Upgrading America's Coal Plants

      Coal will remain the dominant source of power generation in the U.S. for many years to come. Learn about retrofit projects designed to decrease emissions and keep three coal plants operational for another 20 years.

    • Making the Blade: How and Where Wind Turbines Get Their Swoosh

      Advancements in wind turbine technology have led to taller wind towers, longer blades, and increased reliability. Read about the latest innovations related to wind turbines, turbine components, and other technological advances in the wind power industry.

      • Making the Blade

    • A New and Improved 316(b)

      After a decades-old legal battle between utilities and environmental groups, power plant owners are moving forward with plans to comply with the new regulation. Find out about the best available technologies to minimize the mortality of fish and other aquatic life.

    • Upgrading Your ESP Performance

      Poor electrostatic precipitator performance can often be traced to an underperforming high voltage power supply. Learn how to boost the performance of your ESP and increase its particulate removal capacity.

  • Departments

    • Opinion

    • Clearing the Air

      • Predicting Opacity Issues with DSI

        Dry sorbent injection (DSI) has proven to be a popular and low capital cost option for utilities and industries that have sought to comply with the U.S. EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), Industrial Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (IBMACT) and state emissions standards.

    • Gas Generation

    • View on Renewables

      • Georgia's Growing Solar Portfolio

        With few exceptions, solar power has forever been swimming upstream towards the mainstream — which is exactly where it needs to be situated in order to become significant.

    • Energy Matters

      • The New CCR Rule

        If you are still sorting through the new Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Rule and working to figure out what it means for your individual utility plant site, you are not alone.

    • Nuclear Reactions

      • Big Money in Shutting Down

        When Entergy shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant at the end of 2014, it brought the total number of U.S. reactors that have entered decommissioning in the past few years to five, joining San Onofre Units 2 and 3, Crystal River Unit 3, and Kewaunee.

    • Generating Buzz

      • A Wind Turbine that Looks Like a Tree… Kind Of

        To some, the hulking wind turbines used to generate about 4 percent of the electricity consumed in the U.S. are eye-sores. Some argue they are a blight on America's most majestic plains, hills and ocean views.

    • What Works

    • Products

      • Products

        Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

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