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Falling Ozone NAAQS Ahead

07/09/2015

We've reached that time of the decade when EPA changes the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).

Choosing Sides: Benefits of Clean Side SCR for Biomass

07/09/2015

With the increased popularity of biomass and other renewable fuels in the generation portfolio, new emissions control challenges are emerging, especially for selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems, where biomass can have much higher concentrations of catalyst poisons - most notably sodium, potassium, and phosphorus - than other fuels.

A Journey to Improve Condenser Performance

07/08/2015

While there is an industry-wide understanding that compromised condenser tubes reduce unit performance in the short term, the long-term effects of this neglect can be detrimental, forcing unplanned outages and loss of revenue.

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03/16/2015

Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

Upgrading America's Coal Plants

03/16/2015

Coal will remain the dominant source of power generation in the U.S. for many years to come. Learn about retrofit projects designed to decrease emissions and keep three coal plants operational for another 20 years.

The New CCR Rule

03/16/2015

If you are still sorting through the new Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Rule and working to figure out what it means for your individual utility plant site, you are not alone.

Predictive Maintenance in Action

03/16/2015

After years of relying on preventive maintenance, the power generation industry is moving into new maintenance territory.

Predicting Opacity Issues with DSI

03/16/2015

Dry sorbent injection (DSI) has proven to be a popular and low capital cost option for utilities and industries that have sought to comply with the U.S. EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), Industrial Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (IBMACT) and state emissions standards.

Products

02/13/2015

Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

Bruce Power: Improving Nuclear Power's Emergency Response

02/05/2015

In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant accident in Japan, Bruce Power, the world's largest operating nuclear facility, performed in-depth analysis of its operations and safety programs.

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.

Using Predictive Analytics to Minimize Risk Associated with Aging Assets

11/25/2014

It's no secret that an aging asset infrastructure is of major concern to power generation companies.

Remote Vibration Monitoring Keeps Power Plants Running at Full Capacity

11/25/2014

You can get the monitoring and analysis you need without requiring your equipment specialist to be on-site at the plant.

MATS Compliance: The Countdown to 2015

11/25/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS) rule has been in place for new coal-fired electric generating units (EGUs) since 2012, but the regulation has yet to take effect for existing units.

Hydro-Optic UV Technology for Boiler Feed Water Dechlorination

11/25/2014

Coal-fired steam generation power applications typically use reverse osmosis (RO) technology to provide high purity feed water for the boiler and steam cycle.

A Tailor-Made Fit

11/25/2014

In June 2014, the Supreme Court ruled on EPA's Tailoring Rule, resulting in partial victories for all sides. EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases (GHG) was upheld, while industry got a small, but important, concession.

Bagging Two Birds with One Economizer

11/25/2014

Sometimes power industry professionals get lucky when a solution developed for one complex challenge provides coincidental benefit for an unforeseen issue that arises in the future.

Bolstering Coal-Fired Plant Economics

10/21/2014

The economics of power generation with fossil fuels, in particular the viability of U.S. coal-fired plants, are profoundly affected by factors such as capital cost, operation and maintenance cost, fuel price, labor cost, and especially the present and potential future regulations governing control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.