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06/01/2015
Volume 119, Issue 6
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  • Features

    • Four Factors Influencing the Energy Industry Labor Pool

      The Center for Energy Workforce Development estimates that nearly half of the electric power generation, transmission and distribution workforce may be replaced in the coming years due to baby boomer retirements.

    • Coal-To-Gas Plant Conversions in the U.S.

      As anyone familiar with the U.S. utility industry can tell you, the power generation business is cyclical. Fuel prices, regulations and capacity needs create periods of peak new-build and plant upgrade activity necessary to meet the demands of the market.

    • Understanding and Complying with RICE Regulations

      Stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE) are a valuable part of the American landscape.

    • Using Advanced Modeling to Accelerate the Scale-Up of Carbon Capture Technologies

      Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is one of many approaches that is critical for significantly reducing domestic and global CO2 emissions. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean Coal Technology Program Plan envisions second-generation CO2 capture technologies ready for demonstration-scale testing around 2020, with the goal of enabling commercial deployment by 2025.

    • Hydropower's Untapped Potential

      A close look at the hydropower industry reveals a bullish future. Learn about how upgrading existing turbines and embracing small-scale hydro could give an old industry new life.

    • Phosphorus Elimination in Cooling Tower Treatment Program

      Today, there is a heightened focus on environmental sustainability, and for good reason. Gone are the days of opening valves and discharging unregulated waste streams into the environment. Industry has seen the impact of heightened scrutiny from the public and regulatory bodies.

  • Departments

    • Opinion

      • Another Setback for Coal

        Environmental groups claimed victory last month after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rolled back decades-old policy that offered reasonable protections to power producers charged with providing homes and businesses a reliable supply of electricity.

    • Industry News

    • Gas Generation

    • View on Renewables

      • EPRI Wave Energy Assessment Shows Vast Potential

        In December 2011, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) completed an assessment of the US ocean wave energy resources with the Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

    • Energy Matters

    • Nuclear Reactions

      • What Sleepy Utility?

        One hundred years ago I was not around to witness the growth of the electric utility business; nor see the technological advances of 50 years ago, or the start-up of the first commercial nuclear power plan.

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