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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.

UMaine in business of certifying turbine blades

12/30/2014

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine has tested its largest wind turbine blade to date.

UMaine's Advanced Structures and Composites Center completed static strength testing this month of a 184-foot-long wind turbine blade built in North America for a Spanish company.

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.