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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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Projects of the Year 2014 finalists named!

09/18/2014 The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for t...
EIA Weekly Coal Production

Weekly Coal Production


The U.S. Energy Information Administration updated its Weekly Coal Production Report for the week ended September 13, 2014.

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RGGI CO2 allowance prices top $4/short ton for 3rd straight time

09/18/2014 The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) held its 25th auction with allowance prices that were at or above $4 per short ton of carbo...

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