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DOE getting strong response to big money fossil tech RFP

08/22/2014 An official with the federal loan guarantee program told CoalGen Aug. 20 that the Department of Energy (DOE) is getting a strong repsonse...

Video: Smokestacks imploded at Duke Energy's Cape Fear plant


On Friday morning, two 200-foot smokestacks at Duke Energy's Cape Fear Plant was imploded after more than 90 years in service.

TVA to retire coal fired Allen Fossil Plant, replace with gas plant

08/22/2014 The Tennessee Valley Authority's board has voted to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas...

EIA: New England increasing use of natural gas, Canadian hydro

08/22/2014 New England has been generating more of its electricity from natural gas and imports of hydroelectricity from Canada to replace coal- and...

Duke Energy to sell 11 power plants to Dynegy for $2.8M

08/22/2014 Dynegy will buy Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business for $2.8 billion in cash, which includes o...

What's New in Wind Technology?

08/21/2014 New wind power innovations from GE, TenderLand Renewables and other manufacturers and suppliers were featured at Windpower 2014. Here's a...

Layup Practices for Cycling Units

08/21/2014 Electric Power Research Institute describes the proper layup techniques to protect boiler tubes, steam turbines and other equipment durin...

Fluor celebrates three decades working on Luminant power plants

08/21/2014 Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) celebrates 30 years of providing maintenance and capital project support services to Texas-based electric ut...

Weekly Coal Production

08/21/2014 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended August 16, 2014.

Security in an Emergent Threat Environment: Industry Reaction


This is Part II of a three-part series on power plant security.

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