More New Emissions Control Projects News

AEP plans continuing investments in transmission


American Electric Power is planning to invest around $4 billion in capital per year from 2014 through 2016 while prioritizing transmission, AEP CEO Nicholas Akins told company shareholders at an annual meeting Tuesday.

Alstom, Isolux sign contract to convert power station in Mexico to fire petroleum coke


Alstom and Isolux have announced the companies have signed a contract with Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission to convert two units at the Altamira thermoelectric power station in Mexico to run on petroleum coke.

A Report on Combined Cycle Projects in North America


Squeezing more power from the fuel used to generate it is an ongoing battle for all power generators.

Duke Energy Progress' Sutton natural gas plant goes online in the Carolinas


Duke Energy Progress' nearly $600 million, 625 MW L.V. Sutton combined-cycle natural gas plant has begun commercial operations, serving North Carolina and South Carolina customers.

A Look Back: The 2011 Projects of the Year Awards


Carbon capture & mineralization project breaks ground


Skyonic Corp. has broken ground on a commercial-scale carbon capture and mineralization plant in San Antonio, Texas.

ION receives $15mn from DOE for CO2 capture project


The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy will be providing $15 million to support ION Engineering’s 1-MW equivalent carbon dioxide capture pilot project, ION announced Wednesday.

WEC: Global energy industry must play greater role in transition to sustainable energy


A new report issued Tuesday from the World Energy Council states the global energy industry must play a greater role in the transition to sustainable energy systems to meet United Nations development goals.

Rule may set separate emissions limits for coal-, gas-fired plants


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is reportedly going to propose a revised rule that would set different emissions limits for new coal- and natural gas-fired power plants.

2013 Projects of the Year finalists named


The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazine and their respective websites have announced 17 finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program.

A Look Back: The 2010 Project of the Year Award Winners


In the months leading up to the 2013 Projects of the Year awards right before POWER-GEN International in November, we are taking a look back at past awards winners.

New coal-fired generation to top 112 GW globally


In 2014, about 112 GW of new coal-fired generating capacity will begin operations with most of the investments happening in Asia.

Alstom to clean up Minnesota Power coal plant


Alstom won a contract to deliver an emissions control system for Unit 4 of Minnesota Power’s Boswell Energy Center in Cohasset, Minn.

Air pollution controls systems ordered for U.S., China


Fuel Tech Inc. received four air pollution control contracts from customers in the U.S. and China worth approximately $5.7 million.

TVA board approves reduced 2014 budget, rate increase


The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors approved a fiscal year 2014 budget of $10.5 billion Thursday, along with a 1.5 percent retail rate increase that marks the utility’s first increase in two years.

Regulators approve coal-fired pollution controls project


Indiana regulators approved a plan for Indianapolis Power & Light Co. to invest $511 million in pollution controls at its Petersburg and Harding Street coal-fired power plants.

EPC contractor picked for pollution control project on coal-fired unit


Fagen, Inc. will be the EPC contractor for a pollution control project at the Lon D. Wright Power Plant in Fremont, Neb.

Basin Electric completes coal-fired emissions control project


The second of two scrubbers were installed at the 222 MW Unit 1 of the Leland Olds Station near Stanton, N.D.

A Look Back: The 2009 Projects of the Year Award Winners


MPSA tests emissions control system at gas-fired power plant


Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc. completed performance and testing requirements on an SCR system on four large-frame F class simple-cycle gas turbines at the 800 MW Marsh Landing Generating Station in California.