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EPA gathers comments on Four Corners power plant

08/26/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on a proposed permit for a northwestern New Mexico power plant.

Consumers Energy nearing completion of $250M upgrade project

08/26/2014

Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility, is nearing completion on a $250 million technology upgrade project at its largest power plant, the D.E. Karn/J.C. Weadock Generating Complex.

Supreme Court sides with Mississippi Power on emissions control regulations

08/25/2014

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Mississippi Power in the Mississippi Department of Revenue v. Mississippi Power Co., No. 2013-CA-01234-SCT.

Reducing Nox Emissions From The San Juan Generating Station

08/21/2014

Public Service of New Mexico and Sargent & Lundy provide a detailed look at the work being performed on two coal-fired units at the San Juan Generating Station.

Carbon capture project planned for coal-fired unit in Texas

08/21/2014

Petra Nova Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of NRG Energy has formed a 50/50 joint venture with a subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. to build a $1 billion carbon capture project in Texas.

A CCS Expansion

08/21/2014

By most accounts, capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) from a commercial-scale power plant is a risky undertaking due to the cost, liability and questions about the process.

ClearSign, Aera Energy demonstrate NOx emissions control technology in California

08/19/2014

ClearSign Combustion Corp., a combustion and emissions control technology provider has entered into a Field Test Agreement with Aera Energy LLC to demonstrate and test its Duplex™ tile combustion technology in oil fields located in Kern County, California.

SaskPower shuts down Boundary Dam coal-fired Unit 2

08/15/2014

Saskatchewan Power (SaskPower) will permanently close a coal-fired power unit next week.

NRG to invest $500mn in coal-fired power plant emissions upgrades

08/07/2014

NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) said it is investing more than half a billion dollars to add emissions controls to several coal-fired power plants in Illinois by 2016.

OG&E submits environmental compliance plan for three power plants

08/07/2014

After unsuccessfully challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E), a subsidiary of OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), filed an application with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission seeking approval of a plan to be in compliance with federal environmental regulations.  

Air quality control company providing system to Polish coal-fired power plant

08/06/2014

Pennsylvania-based Marsulex Environmental Technology Corp. (MET) received a second order for its proprietary ammonium sulfate gas desulfurization (AS-FGD) system for a coal-fired power plant in Poland.

AEP settles suits against three W. Va. coal-fired power plants

08/01/2014

Proposed consent decrees were filed in two federal courts Friday to resolve allegations against three coal-fired power plants owned by American Electric Power Co.

URS, Mobotec bring emissions control, combustion optimization technologies to US coal industry

07/31/2014

Mobotec and the URS Corp. have announced that it will deliver Mobotec’s Rotating Opposed Fire Air (ROFA) and Rotamix technologies across the U.S. power sector in an effort to meet the regulatory compliance with the Regional Haze and Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) requirements.

Miss. fines Severstal $135K on emission sensors

07/29/2014

The Mississippi Commission of Environmental Quality has fined Columbus steel mill Severstal $135,000 because the company's pollution control monitors didn't function properly after the plant expanded in June 2011.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to merge with Babcock-Hitachi

07/29/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) will merge with Babcock-Hitachi K.K. (BHK), a Japan-based company that handles boilers and air quality control systems (AQCS) effective Oct. 1.

FutureGen clean coal power project wins appeals court ruling

07/22/2014

A three-judge panel of the Illinois Appellate Court ruled that utilities can be required to impose a surcharge on customers’ bills to help pay for the $1.7 billion FutureGen 2.0 power plant.

Kentucky coal-fired power plant set to host $19.5mn carbon capture system

07/21/2014

A $19.5 million carbon capture pilot project is set to be located at Kentucky Utilities’ E.W. Brown Generating Station.

Utilities to host carbon lab at Wyoming power plant

07/18/2014

Two electric utilities say they're interested in hosting a proposed lab to test out carbon capture technologies at a working power plant in Wyoming.

America's Best Coal Plants

07/17/2014

Which U.S. coal plants have the lowest emission rates and which plants boast the best heat rates? Find out in this article about America's cleanest coal-fired power plants.

Executives Discuss the Future of Coal in North America

07/17/2014

Our annual roundtable discussion examines the future of coal-fired generation in North America. Topics include efforts to comply with EPA regulations, the outlook for carbon capture and storage technologies and efforts to boost the flexibility of coal-fired plants.