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Gas Turbine Technologies for the Transition

09/19/2014

Power Engineering examines innovations in gas-turbine technologies to accommodate wind and solar.

Condenser Performance: Assigning Monetary Losses to Sources of Degradation

09/19/2014

Many plants fail to understand the nuances of condenser operation. Read about how one plant dug deep into condenser data to isolate degradation during a significant performance degradation event.

Improving the Flexibility of Coal-Fired Power Plants

09/19/2014

As more renewable power is added to the grid, increasing the flexibility of coal-fired plants will become an important priority. A management strategies expert examines the flexibility of today's fleet of coal-fired plants.

A Low-Cost Pollutant Control Solution: Installing a DSI System at a Midwest Utility

09/19/2014

New regulations have restored interest in DSI as a low capital-cost, multi-pollutant control solution. Learn about the installation of a new DSI system at a coal-fired station in the Midwest.

The Flexibility of Internal Combustion Engines

09/19/2014

Fossil fuels will increasingly be called upon to provide peaking power when wind and solar generation is not available. Explore the benefits and costs of gas-powered generator sets.

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SDG&E meets all time peak demand with demand response, solar and wind

09/19/2014

SDG&E reached all-time back-to-back peak demand records of 4,781 MW on Sept. 15 and 4,890 MW on Sept. 16.

Smoke Alarms and Insurance Policies

09/19/2014

What do the following items have in common: fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, and insurance policies?

Security in an Emergent Threat Environment: Reading the Tea Leaves of Change

09/19/2014

Preparation is the balance point between hindsight and clairvoyance. In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, recent security events at substations and new regulations issued in response were covered. In this, the final Part, we turn to the evolution of threats.

American Vanadium hires Head of Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions M&A Roland Kiser

Energy storage company names head of M&A

09/19/2014

American Vanadium Corp. appointed Roland Kiser as Head of Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Profiling Geothermal Energy in North America

09/19/2014

North America holds diverse geologic conditions, economic and political contexts, and geothermal experiences.

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Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs

09/19/2014

Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can comply with the Obama administration's climate pollution reduction proposal, even while protecting energy sector jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that account for a major share of emissions.

Energy Reform Package to Increase Competition And Private Sector Opportunities in the Mexican Power Industry

09/19/2014

In April, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed a legislative reform package that was approved by the Mexican Congress, overhauling the nation's energy industries.

"Just the Facts Maam"

09/19/2014

Joe Friday, the no nonsense-cop in the TV series Dragnet, sought out misconduct to protect the innocent.

Why Should You Care About Coal?

09/19/2014

As masses of arctic air swept down from the North Pole to engulf much of the U.S. last winter, the nation's fleet of coal-fired power plants was called on to keep us warm amid frigid temperatures spawned by what's popularly known as the polar vortex.

NRG Energy acquires Goal Zero, personal solar products market leader

09/19/2014

NRG Energy, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Goal Zero, a market leader and rapidly growing personal solar consumer products company.

Energy storage global market Navigant Research report

Energy storage global market to grow to $15.6bn by 2024

09/19/2014

The global market for utility-scale energy storage is expected to grow from $675 million annually in 2014 to $15.6 billion in 2024.

Mary Kipp appointed new president of El Paso Electric

09/19/2014

The El Paso Electric Company Board of Directors has announced that Mary Kipp, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, has been appointed as President of El Paso Electric. Working collaboratively with CEO Thomas Shockley, Kipp will oversee the company’s overall operations.

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Cogeneration power plant planned for Florida cellulose plant

09/19/2014

Eight Flags Energy LLC will build a combined heat and power (CHP) plant on Amelia Island in Florida.

Covanta Holdings waste-to-energy power plant Dublin Ireland New Jersey

N.J. company building waste-to-energy project in Ireland

09/19/2014

New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corp. signed an agreement to build, own and operate a 58-MW energy-from-waste facility in Dublin, Ireland.

09/17 Henry Hub Average Natural Gas Spot Prices EIA Energy Information Administration

09/17 Henry Hub Average Natural Gas Spot Prices

09/18/2014

The Henry Hub is the pricing point for natural gas futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX).


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