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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...

Hitting the Layup: Case study on HRSG corrosion protection techniques at Nebraska CCGT power...

By Brad Buecker, ChemTreat, and Dan Dixon, Lincoln Electric System As coal-fired power plants are being retired as a result of environmental and economic factors,...
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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...

Hydraulic Institute: Where pump optimization meets energy efficiency

By Peter Gaydon, director, technical affairs for the Hydraulic Institute The word ‘optimization’ can have various meanings and interpretations, but the benefits of optimization are...

Breakdown: Is flow-accelerated corrosion a concern in co-generation steam generators?

As previously reported in Power Engineering and other sources (but where regular reminders are extremely important), the phenomenon of flow-accelerated corrosion (FAC) has for years been...

Corrosion minimization: The key is to protect metal surfaces

Many of the new combined cycle power plants that have sprouted up in the last two decades have open recirculating cooling systems, i.e., cooling...

On-Line chemistry monitoring: A critical necessity for heat recovery steam generators

With the decline of coal-fired power generation and the upswing in renewables, a large bridge between the two has been and continues to be...

Coal-fired O&M: A novel, non-biological process for selenium removal

Selenium is a naturally occurring element that, in power plant coal combustion, is released typically in two species, selenite (SeO3) and selenate (SeO4).  These...

TVA may move closed Allen Fossil coal ash to permitted landfills

The Tennessee Valley Authority has found potential homes for ash stored at a former coal-fired power plant it closed two years ago. Coal ash stored at the former...

DTE non-utility unit buys 8-MW Atlantic City casino CHP power plant

On-site Power and the New Energy Mix are going to be key parts of the content at POWERGEN International happening December 8-10 in Orlando....

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