As utilities aim to modernize their generation fleet to cut emissions and increase efficiency, one method is to replace older assets with modern assets.
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Greenhouse gases (GHGs) may be the newest pollutant regulated by EPA, but since there are no National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for GHGs, a facility is much more likely to be affected by particulate matter restrictions.
As utilities work to modernize their fleets and retire older, less efficient resources, many are turning to building new plants - but on land formerly occupied by older plants.
It sounds like something out of a movie, but it is fiction no more.
The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated a decision by a federal appeals court that ruled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) violated the Clean Air Act (CAA).
Distributed generation - power produced by homes and businesses using batteries, solar panels, reciprocating engines and small wind turbines - is, without question, a burgeoning market in power generation and a "disruptive force" for the developers and operators of large central power stations.
Meggitt Sensing Systems has made available its Endevco model 2280, a hermetically sealed, triaxial, piezoelectric charge output accelerometer with high-temperature operation to 482 degrees C (900 degrees F).