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  • Coal-Fired Generators Can Be Green

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    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • EPA issues stringent emission standards for coal- and oil-fired power plants

    In response to a court deadline, today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first-ever national standards for mercury, arsenic and other toxic air pollution from power plants. The new power plant mercury and air toxics standards - which eliminate 20 years of uncertainty across industry - would require many power plants to install widely available, proven pollution control ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Coal-fired power generation will continue to be the leader through 2020

    Driven by the expansion of coal-fired power generation in China and India, coal will continue to be the first choice for new power generation.  Between 2009 and 2020, 800 GW of coal-fired capacity will be added compared to less than 500 GW for gas-fired and 55 GW for nuclear. This is the latest forecast in Fossil & Nuclear Power Generation: World Analysis & Forecast published by the McIlvaine ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 7,000 Utility Coal-fired Power Plants Are Continuing to Upgrade and Replace

    The market to upgrade and replace components in the existing 7,000 coal-fired power plants is larger than the new equipment market for wind, solar, or gas turbines. The upgrades and replacements are tracked in the Utility Tracking System published by the McIlvaine Company. Many of the power plants in the U.S. are more than 40 years old but are expected to operate another 20 ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Carbon capture and storage needed for new coal-fired power stations

    The Environment Agency has recommended that no new coal-fired power stations should be built unless they can capture and store carbon emissions. In its response to the Government’s consultation on carbon capture and storage, the Environment Agency called for faster progress on proving carbon capture and storage technology on a commercial scale. Lord Chris Smith, Chairman of the Environment ...

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