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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.

MHPS to supply steam turbines, gensets for coal-fired power plant in the Philippines

10/30/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) will supply two sets of steam turbine and generator for Units 3 and 4 of the Limay coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.

Dominion could spend $6bn on CO2 compliance in Virginia

10/20/2014

Staff at the Virginia agency charged with regulating electric utilities has found plenty to dislike in a federal plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Colorado Springs eyes heavy 2015 spending on coal emissions controls

10/20/2014

Colorado Springs Utilities has proposed a 2015 budget that includes heavy spending for new air emissions controls for its coal-fired Nixon and Drake power plants.

A Look Back: The 2013 Projects of the Year Award Winners

10/20/2014

CPS Energy to buy power from “clean coal”

10/09/2014

CPS Energy has announced it will purchase 200 MW of electricity from Summit Power Group’s Texas Clean Energy Project.