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Golden Valley coop buying power from University of Alaska Fairbanks CHP plant

An Alaskan electric cooperative has agreed to buy power from the near university’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant. The Golden Valley Electric Association announced...

Making the case for utility electric boilers in power plant carbon reduction

By Robert Presser, vice president, Acme Engineering Prod Inc. Due to the threat of global warming as well as international commitments to the Paris Accord...

A Thermodynamics Overview of Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Power vs. Conventional Steam Generation

By Brad Buecker, ChemTreat Inc. Economic and other factors have had a large influence on the movement away from coal to other energy sources.  One...

Valmet to automate Malaysia’s second-largest thermal power plant

In Malaysia, Kapar Energy Ventures, a subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad and Malakoff Corporation Berhad, has selected technology firm Valmet to automate its 2,200-MW...

HRSG – Critical Feedwater Chemistry Control

By Brad Buecker, ChemTreat, Inc. and Ken Kuruc, Hach According to reports that continue to appear in trade publications, combined cycle power generation will, for...

AMBA names Superior Boiler CEO Wright to chair, succeeding Victory Energy’s Viskup

Superior Boiler CEO Doug Wright has been named chair of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association. The ABMA includes dozens of companies nationwide which provide and...

Blast from the past: Steam Generation Thermodynamics 101

(Editor's Note: This story originally ran in November 2008 and has proved a perennial favorite of Power Engineering readers. With the New Year we...
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Wet-limestone scrubber enhancement chemistry improves heat rate for coal-fired plants

In early 2019, Power Engineering published a report on a chemistry that can significantly enhance limestone reactivity and sulfur dioxide (SO2) removal in wet...

Babcock & Wilcox building two boilers for 280-MW Vancouver heating plant

Energy infrastructure firm Babcock & Wilcox will deliver two boilers for a district heating project in Vancouver. The company's B&W Thermal segment announced that it...

Babcock & Wilcox building superheater parts for coal-fired Texas plant’s supercritical boiler

Ohio-based power equipment manufacturer Babcock & Wilcox Thermal will supply new superheater components for a 10-year-old Texas coal-fired generation plant. The superheater parts will go into...

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