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Indiana Regulators Reject Vectren Plan for Gas Plant

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) on April 24 rejected Vectren's proposal to build an 850-MW…

Generating a Winning Plan for Sustainability

Managing the power load of a Las Vegas casino might seem a daunting task. MGM…

Washington, Nevada Pass Clean Power Legislation

Washington this week became the latest state to establish a goal of 100% carbon-free clean…

The POWER Interview - Keeping Nuclear Power Viable

Nuclear power in the U.S. and globally has battled headwinds in recent years, and not…

Federal Court Vacates Parts of Obama EPA’s ELG Rule 

In a legal victory for environmental groups, a federal court has vacated key portions of…

Inside NET Power: Gas Power Goes Supercritical 

A project to demonstrate a novel power cycle that promises to produce low-cost, reliable, and…

POWER Digest (April 2019): News Briefs from Around the World

The Netherlands Orders Early Closure of Coal Plants. The Dutch government on March 8 told Swedish power producer Vattenfall to stop using coal at the 650-MW Hemweg-8 hard coal-fired unit in Amsterdam by the

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Is a Faster-Than-Real-Time Energy Management System Within Reach?

Creating a faster-than-real-time Energy Management System (EMS) is a huge challenge for the power industry. In order to be considered faster-than-real-time, the EMS must be capable of executing within a

Off-Grid Microgrid: Solar + Batteries + Thermal Generation

Today’s microgrid installations showcase a variety of configurations and control systems. Commercial and industrial sites are finding innovative ways to power their operations, particularly those in remote

GE Marks ‘Ultra Low’ NOx Gas Turbine Technology Triumph

In a significant technical triumph, GE has completed first installation of a new gas-fired power…

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First Gas Turbine Upgrade Blending GE and Alstom Technology Unveiled

GE introduced its GT26 HE (high efficiency) gas turbine upgrade on March 25 by announcing…

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The Line Blurs Between Small Cogen Plants and Large Combined Cycles

When U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed into law the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of…

Key Power Industry Conferences and Trade Shows to Think About in 2019

Conferences and exhibitions are a valuable way for power professionals to share ideas and network,…

GE Gas Turbine Blade Issue Concerns Analyst

Lead analyst Stephen Tusa lowered J.P. Morgan’s rating on GE stock after “checks on two…

Navajo Nation Ends Bid to Acquire 2.3-GW Coal Plant

After a Navajo tribal council on March 21 voted 11–9 to block acquisition of the…

What Is Coal’s Future? [PODCAST]

The Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs—a bipartisan think tank—will host the “Jackson Hole Global…

Coal Silo Failures Reveal the Need for NDE Inspection

In July 2016, a coal silo collapsed at an Indiana power plant. The root cause…

AEP Will Close Ohio Coal Plant Early

American Electric Power (AEP) this week confirmed it will close its coal-fired Conesville Power Plant…

Nation’s Oldest Independent Coal Producer Files Bankruptcy

Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. on October 9 said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy,…


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