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Alabama carbon capture pilot-scale project begins testing

01/20/2015

The National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) has begun pilot-scale testing of a cost-effective advanced technology for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from flue gas in Wilsonville, Alabama.

Dynegy delays power plant acquisition to submit additional info to FERC

01/20/2015

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has requested additional information to process and approve the company’s acquisition of Duke Energy’s (NYSE: DUK) Midwest Generation assets and retail business, and EquiPower Resources and Brayton Point Holdings assets.

B&W to supply supercritical coal-fired boiler, SCR to Vietnam power plant

01/20/2015

Babcock & Wilcox Co.’s (B&W, NYSE:BWC) subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc. (B&W PGG), will design and manufacture a supercritical coal-fired boiler and selective catalytic reduction system (SCR) for Vietnam's Duyen Hai 3 Extension power plant.

Top 10 most read articles from 2014

01/14/2015

We take a look back at the stories that you, the reader, read the most this year.

Kemper County IGCC power plant cost increases $25mn

01/05/2015

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows the cost of the Kemper County power project has increased by another $25 million.

Check out these highlights during Power Generation Week

12/18/2014

More than 22,000 industry professionals from around the world gathered in Orlando for Power Generation Week, where innovative and cost-effective solutions for maintaining, operating and building new power generation were shared. More than 1,400 exhibiting companies from every sector of the industry showcased their products and services on the exhibit floor.

Recovery project for Kingston ash spill nears completion

12/17/2014

Clean up efforts, from the 2008 Kingston Fossil Plant coal ash spill, is near completion.

Major U.S. Power Plants Awarded “Clean Coal” Honors

12/09/2014

Electric Power Company, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), was honored for leadership in deploying advanced technologies that deliver ultra-low emissions as part of Peabody Energy’s inaugural Advanced Energy for Life “Clean Coal Awards.”

Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World announce Projects of the Year!

12/08/2014

Editors from Renewable Energy World and Power Engineering reviewed each nominee and selected the four winners based on the technology that was employed as well as the projects’ impact on the industry at large and on the communities in which they were installed.

Orlando Utilities Commission plans air upgrades for Stanton coal units

12/04/2014

The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is pursuing the permitting for several new air emissions controls for its partially coal-fired Stanton Energy Center.

MHPS to increase output at thermal power plant in Mexico

12/03/2014

Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has awarded Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) a full turnkey order, worth $200 million, to increase the output of Units No.1 through No. 4 at CFE's Río Escondido Thermal Power Plant from 1,200-MW to 1,320-MW.

Duke Energy seeks RFP on coal ash management solutions

12/02/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) Dec. 12 for a comprehensive study of options to beneficially reuse coal ash and an analysis of available and emerging technologies.

Climate funds for coal highlight lack of UN rules

12/01/2014

About $1 billion in loans under a U.N. initiative for poor countries to tackle global warming is going toward the construction of power plants fired by coal, the biggest human source of carbon pollution.

Charah secures fly ash contracts with LG&E, KU

11/24/2014

Georgia developer still trying to build coal plant

11/17/2014

Deep in rural Georgia, a developer is betting he can build one of the last new coal-fired power plants in the United States as the rest of the country moves away from the fuel.

Duke Energy to begin removing coal ash from four sites in North Carolina

11/14/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced plans to the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NC DENR) to remove coal ash stored at the Asheville Steam Electric Plant, Dan River Steam Station, Riverbend Steam Station and L.V. Sutton Steam Electric Plant facilities.

DOE invests in coal gasification research

11/10/2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has selected four projects to receive funding for next-generation gasification systems that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Awardees will receive about $16 million to advance the gasification process.

Carbon capture and storage projects rise to 22 worldwide

11/05/2014

Global carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects rose to 22 in 2014,  according to the Global CCS Institute.

Spiritwood Station coal-fired power plant generating electricity, steam

11/04/2014

Great River Energy has started producing electricity at the Spiritwood Station in southeastern North Dakota.

Kemper plant costs rise $496M due to startup delays

10/30/2014

In the September monthly report filed by Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) to the Mississippi Public Service Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said its subsidiary, Mississippi Power, will need an additional $496 million to extend the deadline to finish the Kemper Integrated Coal Gasification Combined-Cycle (IGCC) facility in eastern Mississippi.