While many power producers are shuttering their coal-fired generating assets and looking to other fuel sources to replace the generation capacity, Duke Energy has taken a more balanced approach in replacing the capacity lost from retiring older and less efficient units in its coal fleet.
Let's take a little quiz. Question #1: What's the global population? Take your time…and I'll give you half a billion slack on either side.
"Stay home, if you can" was the message given to residents of the Southeast as a major winter storm pushed through the Southern and Eastern United States in mid-February.
What would Alexandre Edmond Becquerel be thinking now?
The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook 2014 early release projects a 17 percent increase in natural gas-fired power generation from 2012 levels by 2020.
Does it make sense to switch from coal to gas? It is a question that every electric utility with a coal-fired boiler will have to answer eventually, and for some, the time to make that determination is about to run out.
A deal to build what may be the most efficient combined cycle power plant in the U.S. was finalized last week in Tulsa, Okla.
The Southcentral Power Project may technically be an expansion of an existing power plant, but the facility - a 200-MW, natural gas-fired power plant located in Anchorage - stands apart from many others because of its efficiency and how it was designed to operate in a difficult climate.