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  • Eskom’s nuclear chief: ´I don’t know of a secret plan´

    There are no secrets and corruption in the nuclear deal is unlikely, Eskom’s Chief Nuclear Officer told delegates at the Nuclear Power Africa conference that was co-located with the annual African Utility Week conference and expo on Thursday. David Nicholls also reaffirmed Eskom’s position that nuclear is not just the most viable option on the table for ...

  • EU limits permission to pollute for dirty coal

    Health, environment and climate groups have welcomed the decision today by EU Member States of new air pollution standards (LCP BREF) which will force the coal industry to reduce their toxic fumes and save more than 20,000 lives every year (1).  The new LCP BREF standards will require member states to tighten the limits of toxic pollutants like nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur ...

  • PCME is awarded third prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    PCME Ltd, leading specialist in the development, manufacture and supply of continuous in-stack particulate emission and velocity measurement monitors has been awarded a third Queen’s Award for Enterprise. This prestigious award recognises outstanding business achievement by UK organisations. Building on the recognition achieved through Awards in 2007 for Innovation and 2013 for ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Impact of the Trump Administration on the U.S. Cartridge Markets

    The market for cartridges in the U.S. is likely to be greater over the next few years with Trump as president than it would have been had Clinton been elected. In the weeks since the election, the stock markets are up and corporations are more optimistic about the near-term business outlook. The longer-term outlook is less certain as is the impact on world markets. The impact on the U.S. power ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Illinois lawmakers introduce massive Exelon energy bill

    Amid vocal opposition, Illinois lawmakers finally introduced a massive energy bill last week backed by Exelon Corp. which would dramatically remake the state’s electricity market. The legislation includes a New York-style provision to subsidize a pair of Exelon nuclear plants which would otherwise be shut down in the next two years.  The bill also implements a mandatory residential ...

  • PHOENIX at COAL-GEN 2016 for Power Generation Week

    Visit PHOENIX near the COAL-GEN area of the POWER-GEN International show in Orlando FL, December 13 - 15, 2016, Booth 2066. Speak with one of our eqipment specialists about your power generation and/or coal generation needs. In addition to equipment such as Belt Filter Presses, Filter Presses, Decanter Centrifuges and Sludge Dewatering ...

  • More Than 50% of Britain's Electricity Now Low-Carbon

    November 16, 2016 -- Last quarter, for the first time ever, more than half (50.2%) of Britain's electricity was produced from low-carbon energy sources, according to a new quarterly research report released on 11/14, authored by researchers from Imperial College London in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Health and environment ministers pledge climate actions to reduce 12.6 million environment-related deaths

    Ministers and senior officials responsible for health and environment today committed to reducing the annual 12.6 million deaths caused by environmental pollution. Gathering at the COP22 climate meeting in Marrakech, over two dozen high level officials from both sectors signed up to the Declaration for Health, Environment and Climate Change. The goal is to reduce pollution-related deaths via a ...

  • New patent boosts CO2 capture hopes

    A technology that could in theory catch 90% of carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations has been patented by US government scientists. Employing an enzyme-based membrane fabric 10 times thinner than a soap bubble, it could separate carbon dioxide from nitrogen or oxygen and speed up its dissolution ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Smog Today or Climate Change Tomorrow: The Chinese Dilemma

    China has to balance the health and welfare of its citizens today with longer range impacts of climate change. McIlvaine has a number of services which shed light on the resolution of this difficult choice. One is N049 Oil, Gas, Shale and Refining Markets and Projects. In this service, McIlvaine is following the very ambitious ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Enhanced Enterprise Functionality Highlights TargetSolutions’ Appearance at Fire-Rescue International

    One of the most exciting events of the year is fast approaching. Just in time for TargetSolutions to feature one of its most recent enhancements: Enterprise for the Fire Service. The upgraded functionality, which enables regional training groups to work ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • North County Fire Protection District Saves Time by Streamlining Training Management

    When implementing TargetSolutions as a go-to training platform, an organization isn’t just changing the way it trains employees; it’s revolutionizing it. Enter the North County Fire Protection District. Located in the community of Fallbrook, Calif., the district has enlisted the services of TargetSolutions for more than 10 years. The powerful online training management system has ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • EnergyTech 201 Coalmill CO Analyser Installed at Eggborough Power Station

    CODEL have successfully completed extensive field trails of the new EnergyTech 201 at Eggborough Power Station which has highlighted extreme performance, reliability and repeatability with low maintenance operation. The early detection of coal fires in coal handling systems on coal fired power stations is essential to prevent catastrophic damage to expensive plant and serious injury to personnel. ...


    By Codel International Ltd

  • Hybrid system could cut coal-plant emissions in half

    Original story at MIT News Most of the world’s nations have agreed to make substantial reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions, but achieving these goals is still a considerable technological, economic, and political challenge. The International Energy Agency has projected that, even with the new ...

  • Industry Luminary, Steve Goreham, to Keynote Penton’s 2016 Coal Prep International Conference and Trade Show in April

    Penton‘s Coal Prep International Conference and Trade Show (Coal Prep), the only event in the United States dedicated to coal preparation and processing, announces that independent scholar, author, researcher and energy and environmental futurist, Steve Goreham, MSEE/MBA, will deliver the keynote ...


    By Penton

  • Coal pollution costs Western Balkans dear

    One dollar in three earned by the economy of Serbia is accounted for by those of its citizens who die early because of the country’s soaring air pollution. The finding, by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is contained in a report published by a campaign group that ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Rapid Changes in the DeNOx Market

    The market to reduce NOx from stationary and mobile sources is changing rapidly due to two factors: regulations and innovations. More stringent regulations in one country have a cascade effect resulting in increased stringency in many countries. Innovations in one industry eventually lead to incorporation in other industries but the pace at which this occurs is too slow. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill

    The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday. The fine covers violations that Duke Energy admitted when it pleaded guilty to federal pollution crimes nine months ago and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution, the state ...


    By Associated Press

  • Beijing says pollution lessened in 2015 despite smog alerts

    Environmental authorities in Beijing say the Chinese capital's air quality in 2015 was better than the year before despite the city's first two red alerts for pollution late in the year. China has been setting national and local targets to reduce its notorious air pollution as citizens have become increasingly aware of the health dangers. Beijing's municipal government has been replacing ...


    By Associated Press

  • Beijing issues 2nd smog red alert of the month

    China's capital Beijing issued its second smog red alert of the month on Friday, triggering vehicle restrictions and forcing schools to close. A wave of smog is due to settle over the city of 22.5 million ...


    By Associated Press

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