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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).

PJM Capacity Performance Market to Shake up Power Market

07/09/2015

On June 9, The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) largely accepted PJM's Capacity Performance (CP) Filing of Dec. 12, 2014, as amended in April 2015.

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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06/18/2015

Using Advanced Modeling to Accelerate the Scale-Up of Carbon Capture Technologies

06/18/2015

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is one of many approaches that is critical for significantly reducing domestic and global CO2 emissions. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean Coal Technology Program Plan envisions second-generation CO2 capture technologies ready for demonstration-scale testing around 2020, with the goal of enabling commercial deployment by 2025.

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05/21/2015

Sealing the Deal to Great Performance

05/21/2015

Today, more than ever, peaking power demands are on the increase across the country. Due to substantial growth in renewable generation, grid reliability strategy has become considerably more complex.

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04/15/2015

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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.

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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.

Tritium leak reported at nuclear plant in northern Alabama

01/12/2015

A newspaper reports that radioactive water leaked from a tank at an Alabama nuclear plant, releasing tritium into the environment.

Indiana Michigan nears permit for Rockport Unit 1 SCR project

01/05/2015

The Indiana Office of Air Quality (OAQ) is taking comment until Jan. 31 on a draft air permit revision allowing the Indiana Michigan Power unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) to install a new air emissions control on one of the two, 1,300-MW units at the coal-fired Rockport plant.

PGE’s Port Westward Unit 2 plant goes online

01/05/2015

Portland General Electric Company (PGE) announced last Friday that its Port Westward Unit 2 plant went into service Dec. 30 of last year. The 220-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired plant, located near Clatskanie, Ore., is highly efficient and designed for maximum flexibility in order to meet real-time fluctuations and integrate renewable resources.