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  • Coal-Fired Generators Can Be Green

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    By The McIlvaine Company

  • World coal-fired capacity to increase by 60%

    World coal capacity is expected to reach approximately 2,500 GW by the end of 2020, an increase of nearly 60 percent from 2008. East Asia will lead the way with the biggest total gain in capacity, while West Asia will enjoy the largest percentage growth, approximately 300 percent.  These are the latest forecasts in Coal-Fired Boilers: World Analysis and Forecast published by the McIlvaine ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Tighter rules for coal-fired electricity generators in Canada

    Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has announced that the Government of Canada is moving forward with Regulations for the coal-fired electricity sector. "Our strategy to lower our emissions is based on making improvements sector by sector to sustain our economy and protect our environment," said Minister Kent. "We are taking action in the electricity sector because we recognize the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Utilizing the Excess Coal-fired Boiler Talent in the U.S.

    The U.S. is not building new coal-fired power plants and will be shutting down nearly 70,000 MW of existing power plants. There is uncertainty regarding the remaining 190,000 MW depending on clean power regulations. The result of this shrinkage is a large excess of coal-fired boiler talent in the country. Two options for beneficial use are to channel this talent into: Other types of power ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Fighting Coal mill fires before they start

    As part of the new Coal Fire Detection system from Land instruments international, the Mill Fire Detector - a highly sensitive rapid response CO monitor - addresses and successfully prevents the danger of serious fire and explosions due to the rapid heating of stagnant coal inside pulverising mills. The CO detector is the fastest and most effective way of recognising hidden dangers and providing ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • Coalition against coal fires up in Greece

    Greece and seven municipalities are joining forces to oppose several coal-fired power plant projects, on the grounds they will cause large increases of greenhouse gas emissions and cause local pollution problems. “This coalition against coal aims to promote the principles of sustainable energy”, said Achilleas Plitharas, WWF-Geece’s Environmental Policy Campaigner. “A coal-fired plant will ...

  • Fast, accurate and inexpensive Infrared Coal Fire Monitor

    For fast and reliable indication of dangerous coal temperature rise in mills and storage silos the Land Infrared Coal Fire Monitor provides an inexpensive solution. When installed in the mill reject box, hopper or bunker the non-contact the Infrared thermometer gives a rapid alarm indication of temperature rise to warn of imminent coal fire. As one of 6 products in the new Land Coal Fire ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • ZG Traveling grate coal fired boiler

    ZG traveling grate coal fired boiler can be used in bath room, school, hospital, restaurant, food factory, chemical plant etc. DZL coal-fired traveling grate boiler is composed of the body, chain grate, the former arch and the after arch, light furnace wall, steel frame and insulating layer etc. The boiler shall adopt single drum and vertical layout. The body ...


    By Zhengzhou Boiler Co., ltd

  • Biomass Will Make Coal-fired Power Plants Greener

    The U.S. should follow the European lead and burn more biomass in coal-fired boilers. Big equivalent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions would be achieved according to the McIlvaine Company in its Power Plant Air Quality Decisions online system. In the U.K. one of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants, (Drax), announced recently that 10 percent of the fuel input will come from ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • New emissions rules for coal-fired electricity sector

    The Canadian government has released final regulations for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from coal-fired electricity generation. The long awaited measures will apply stringent performance standards to new electricity generation units and old units that have reached the end of their economic life. In the first 21 years, the regulations are expected to result in a cumulative reduction in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Coal-Fired Power Plant Blocked in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa, October 15, 2007 (ENS) - Opponents of a new coal-fired power plant proposed in Waterloo, including the Sierra Club and the Iowa Farmers Union, celebrated a victory Thursday when a state panel rejected the City of Waterloo's request to annex land for the plant. The City Development Board decided that the annexation of land owned by residents who oppose the annexation ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Keeping Coal Stockyard fires in check with continuous monitoring

    As part of the Coal Fire Detection System Land have developed the Coal Pile Fire Detector to tackle the problematic storage of coal in large and difficult to access facilities. The hotspot detection system mounted at a suitable viewing point is able to scan a very large area for dangerous hotspots, its pan and tilt mechanism providing great flexibility and a wide range of view. A clear display on ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Is there a future for coal?

    Coal continues to be under fire for loading up earth’s atmosphere with greenhouse gases. Speaking at an International Coal and Climate Summit this week, Christiana Figueres, the UN’s top climate official bluntly told the coal industry it has to rapidly transform itself across the entire coal value chain and be part of the solution to global warming, not the cause of it. She ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Court deals major blow to UK coal-fired power plans

    British Government Ministers have suffered a blow to their energy plans as six Greenpeace UK volunteers were acquitted of criminal damage by a Crown Court jury in a case that centred on the contribution made to climate change by burning coal. The charges arose after the six attempted to shut down the Kingsnorth coal-fired power station in Kent last year by scaling the chimney and painting the ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • $390 Billion Investment in Coal-fired Boilers Next Year

    Power generators will spend $390 billion in 2013 for new coal-fired boilers. Direct costs of equipment will be $260 billion while indirect costs will be $130 billion.  This is the latest forecast of the McIlvaine Company in its Fossil & Nuclear Power Generation: World Analysis & Forecast. There will be a mix of subcritical, supercritical and ultrasupercritical boilers. Most of the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • BASF Mercury Sorbent ZX solution for coal-fired power plants

    BASF’s Catalysts division will introduce Mercury Sorbent ZX, an innovative mercury adsorbent solution for coal-fired power plants, at the Power Plant Air Pollutant Control “MEGA” Symposium, being held Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2010, in Baltimore, Maryland. The symposium is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Energy, the Electric Power Research Institute, the U.S. Environmental ...


    By BASF Catalysts

  • Florida Utility Puts Planned Coal-Fired Power Plant on Hold

    PERRY, Florida, July 6, 2007 (ENS) - Climate concerns have put a damper on Taylor Energy Center's plans to build a large new coal-fired power plant in Perry, Florida. The plant would be located in the northwestern part of the state, about 40 miles south of the capital, Tallahassee. On Wednesday, the company said it will suspend permitting activities and participate in a state dialogue on ...

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