EPA releases coal ash rule

EPA releases coal ash rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the agency will now consider coal ash on the same level as household waste as opposed to hazardous waste. Household garbage and coal ash are both listed in the solid waste category, a stretch from the hazardous waste classification.

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 Video: Mary Powell is POWER-GEN 2014 Woman of the Year

Video: Mary Powell is POWER-GEN 2014 Woman of the Year

Powell is President and CEO of Green Mountain Power, an electricity utility in the state of Vermont that serves approximately 265,000 residential and business customers.

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 EPA unveils SO2 scrubber-reliant haze plan for Texas

EPA unveils SO2 scrubber-reliant haze plan for Texas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new regional haze SO2 reduction requirements for Texas based on a series of presumed scrubber installations and scrubber upgrades on 14 coal-fired power plant units.

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 Tucson Electric acquires stake in Gila gas power plant

Tucson Electric acquires stake in Gila gas power plant

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has acquired a portion of the output generated by the Gila River Power Station, a natural gas facility.

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 SCE chooses Holtec to store San Onofre used nuclear fuel

SCE chooses Holtec to store San Onofre used nuclear fuel

Southern California Edison (SCE) has awarded Holtec International a contract to store San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's used nuclear fuel in a robust underground facility.

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Building the Next Generation

05/01/2010

As the economy recovers attention is returning to one of the most pressing challenges facing the electric power generation industry: its workforce.

Products

11/01/2009 Belzona will launch the registered 5841, a two-component coating grade system that is made for the repair and protection of metal surfaces which suffer from CUI (corrosion under insulation) and is ...

Luminant Academy: Alliances Deliver Results

11/01/2009 Dirk Hughes, Luminant Academy director, likes to tell a story about a Luminant employee who came to him one day and said she’d like to be a supervisor.

Our Next Generation Winners

06/01/2009 This marks the third year I have had the pleasure of helping to award some money to students who just might make a big addition to our industry in the not-too-distant future.

Scrubber training: Ameren's approach in a challenging environment

09/27/2007 As power plant technologies evolve, so do employee responsibilities. The dynamic environment of contemporary power plants requires a training regimen that keeps up with technology change. Craig Dal...

Web-Trained Plant Workers

02/01/2005 Web-based learning is filling the power plant training gap brought about by a work force in flux, greater-than-ever scheduling restraints and ever-tightening operating budgets.

Mergers & Acquisitions

10/01/2004 Dominion has agreed to acquire three power facilities from USGen New England - the 1,599 MW coal/oil-fired Brayton Point Stationthe 745 MW coal-/oil-fired Salem Harbor Station both in Massachusetts...

Mergers & Acquisitions

10/01/2004 Dominion has agreed to acquire three power facilities from USGen New England - the 1,599 MW coal/oil-fired Brayton Point Station, the 745 MW coal-/oil-fired Salem Harbor Station (both in Massachuse...

Boiler Feed Pump Performance Assessment Method Using Pump Affinity Laws Reduces Uncertainty

11/01/2003 Boiler feed pumps (BFPs) play a major role in the capacity and heat rate of a power-generating unit.

GP and Oracle launch fully hosted training 'portal' for power plant facilities

04/11/2002 General Physics Corp. has entered into an agreement with Oracle iLearning to provide power plant facilities access to technical training courses over the Internet.

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