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Slideshow: 2013 Top 5 Cleanest Coal Plants - SO2

09/22/2014 Peabody Energy recently ranked the top 5 cleanest burning coal-fired power plants in the U.S. under three categories: SO2 emissions, NOx ...

Preliminary study says West can withstand 7,000 MW of coal retirements

09/22/2014 A preliminary technical report released Sept. 19 by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) suggests that the regional grid c...

Vietnam delays nuclear power plant construction

09/22/2014 Vietnam has put off construction work on its first nuclear power plant.

Gas Turbine Technologies for the Transition


Power Engineering examines innovations in gas-turbine technologies to accommodate wind and solar.

Condenser Performance: Assigning Monetary Losses to Sources of Degradation

09/19/2014 Many plants fail to understand the nuances of condenser operation. Read about how one plant dug deep into condenser data to isolate degra...

Improving the Flexibility of Coal-Fired Power Plants

09/19/2014 As more renewable power is added to the grid, increasing the flexibility of coal-fired plants will become an important priority. A manage...

Smoke Alarms and Insurance Policies


What do the following items have in common: fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, and insurance policies?

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Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs

09/19/2014 Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can comply with the Obama administration's climate pollution reduction proposal, even while p...

"Just the Facts Maam"


Joe Friday, the no nonsense-cop in the TV series Dragnet, sought out misconduct to protect the innocent.

Why Should You Care About Coal?

09/19/2014 As masses of arctic air swept down from the North Pole to engulf much of the U.S. last winter, the nation's fleet of coal-fired power pla...

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