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Reducing Nox Emissions From The San Juan Generating Station


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Renewables Don't Need EPA's Help


Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed carbon dioxide (CO2) reductions rules for existing U.S. power plants in June, many have speculated on what the rules could mean for the coal, nuclear and renewables industries.

Black & Veatch to provide engineering services for Oklahoma project


Northeast Oklahoma's Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) selected Black & Veatch to providen engineering services for a 495-MW combined cycle unit near Chouteau, Oklahoma.

Three Big Questions about Obama's Carbon Rule


On June 2, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled the first ever limit for greenhouse gas emissions from existing U.S. power plants.