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More storage tanks coming to Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant


Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said it plans to add more storage tanks that will store contaminated water by the end of March 2015 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.

Kemper coal-fired power plant behind schedule, over budget


The 582-MW coal-fired Kemper power project is five months behind schedule and more than $2 billion over budget.

Second phase of Texas solar energy project completed


OCI Solar Power completed construction of the 4.4-MW Alamo 2 solar power project in Texas.

Hydropower bill approved by Senate, awaits governor's signature


With a 39-10 vote by Washington’s state Senate, a legislation recognizing in-conduit hydropower now moves to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk. 

Coal company reaches $27.5mn settlement over Clean Water Act violations


Coal company Alpha Natural Resources Inc. and 66 subsidiaries agreed to a $27.5 million civil penalty and to spend $200 million to install and operate wastewater treatment systems to reduce water pollution from coal mines in five states.

Duke Energy could face fines after coal ash spill


North Carolina regulators said Duke Energy could face fines after 30,000 tons of coal ash spilled into the Dan River, according to Reuters.

Leveraging Flue Gas Desulfurization to Approach Zero Liquid Discharge


Power plant operators are striving for zero liquid discharge (ZLD) to meet existing and potential new regulations.

Crews continue work at Dan River after pipe break caused ash release


Hundreds of workers are making progress at the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C.

Largest investor-owned utility in NY signs water system agreement


New York American Water, the state’s largest investor-owned utility, signed agreements to purchase the Mt. Ebo Water Works Inc. and Mt. Ebo Sewage Works Inc.

A Report on Combined Cycle Projects in North America


Squeezing more power from the fuel used to generate it is an ongoing battle for all power generators.

Representatives from World's Largest Utilities to Attend DistribuTECH


Representatives from the world's largest utilities will participate in this year's DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition to be held next week in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Design Features Enhance Operating Flexibility of Sentinel Energy Project


Competitive Power Venture's (CPV) Sentinel Energy Project is an 800-MW natural gas-fired peaking power plant featuring eight General Electric Company (GE) LMS 100 aero-derivative combustion turbines.

Seven Seas Water names Sr. VP/CFO


Seven Seas Water Corp., a provider of large-scale water treatment services, named Lee Muller senior vice president, chief financial officer and a member of the executive committee.

Regulators file suits against Duke's coal ash impoundments in N.C.


The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources filed two lawsuits for injunctive relief against Duke Energy Progress Inc. and Duke Energy Carolinas LLC for claims related to the discharge of wastewater from the utility’s North Carolina coal ash impoundments that were not included in the state’s earlier legal actions.

Planning for the ELG


With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) April 2013 release of the effluent limitation guidelines (ELG) proposed rule regulating wastewater discharges from the steam electric industry, plant owners should investigate their options for compliance prior to the expected release of the final rule in May 2014.

New GE membrane purifies tough to treat water


GE announced a new membrane, the AG LF series, which purifies tough-to-treat water such as wastewater from industrial processes.

UPDATE: EPA proposes rule to lessen water pollution from power plants


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will take comments on a range of options to help reduce mercury, arsenic, lead and selenium released into waterways by power plants, including through coal ash and air emissions control waste.

Wastewater Minimization: The Continuing Story


Power plant owners, operators and technical personnel continue to be faced with increasingly stringent restrictions regarding the quantity and quality of plant wastewater streams.

LPP Combustion receives first commercial order for LPP Skid


LPP Combustion LLC announced it has received its first commercial order for an LPP Skid from World Wide Water Solutions LLC.

GE to supply wastewater treatment systems to natural gas-fired power plants


GE is installing its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) wastewater treatment system at two 758 MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants in Texas.