Peabody Energy recently ranked the top 5 cleanest burning coal-fired power plants in the U.S. under three categories: SO2 emissions, NOx emissions and best heat rate.
As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hands down stricter emission regulations on the nation’s coal-fired power plants, many utilities are adding flue-gas desulfurization devices (scrubbers),electrostatic precipitators and other emission-control equipment to meet new standards. Peabody Energy recently announced the nation’s best coal-fired power plants in the July issue of Power Engineering magazine. The following coal-fired power plants have the lowest sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions rates, more than 90 percent below the national average.
To read the full article in the July 2014 issue of Power Engineering magazine, click here