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  • Coal Fired Steam Generation Unit Asset Sale by Universal Wrecking

    Universal Wrecking Corp has been awarded the dismantling and asset recovery project of a coal fired steam generation unit which is located 6 miles west of Pampa, Texas. A partial list of the equipment for sale includes: (2) 80MW coal fired boileris including the structure, piping and ancillaryequipment; Boiler Feed Water System including building and tanks; Deaerator equipment and ...

  • 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

  • 55 Percent Growth In Coal-fired Power Generation By 2020

    Despite concerns about global warming, there will be a steady increase in world coal-fired generation resulting in installed capacity of 2.1 million MW (2l00 GW) by 2020.  This new forecast in the McIlvaine report, Coal-fired Boilers: World Analysis and Forecast, represents a substantial reduction from the forecast made in April when the 2020 anticipated capacity was predicted at 2.7 million ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • $350 Billion For New Coal-fired Generators In The Next 6 Years

    More than $350 billion will be spent for new coal-fired electricity generation in the next 6 years.  China will be the biggest purchaser and the U.S. will be a distant second.  Nearly 70 percent of the additional units will be built in Asia, but they will represent only 50 percent of the expenditures due to the lower cost of power plant construction in India, China, and other developing ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Coal Fired Power Generation Market 2011-2018 by MarketResearchReports.Biz

    The technology used for producing/generating electricity by burning coal is known as coal fired power generation. Globally it is one of the oldest and an efficient way for generating electricity. Its value can be understood as its ability of supplying power during both peak-demand and non-peak demand. To Buy a Copy Of This Report: ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Latest Report: Global Coal Fired Power Generation Market Size 2012-2018

    The technology used for producing/generating electricity by burning coal is known as coal fired power generation. Globally it is one of the oldest and an efficient way for generating electricity. Its value can be understood as its ability of supplying power during both peak-demand and non-peak demand. The main driver which is pushing the coal fired generation market is the fact that it costs less ...


  • EIP Report: Cost Of Deaths From 18 Coal-Fired Power Plants` Pollution Higher Than Value Of Electricity Generated

    Up to 5,700 deaths a year can be attributed to 51 of the dirtiest coal fired power plants in the United States with no announced plans for sulfur dioxide (SO2) clean-up measures, according to a new report from the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project (EIP).  Even using the most conservative estimate, the estimated cost to society of the premature deaths caused by 18 of the power plants ...

  • $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

  • $2.5 Trillion Investment In New Coal-fired Plants In The Next 25 Years

    World coal-fired power generation capacity will rise from 1.3 million MW in 2006, to 1.7 million MW in 2011, and to 2.7 million MW in 2030.  This will require more than 1.7 million MW of new coal-fired construction to account for retirements as well as growth. The investment in these new plants will exceed $2.5 trillion.  This is the prediction in the new McIlvaine online continuously ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 650,000 MW Of Chinese Coal-fired Boilers In Operation Or Under Development

    The total capacity of Chinese fossil-fired power plants in operation or under construction as displayed in the new McIlvaine Chinese Utility Plans database is 699,700 MW.  The database displays data on 1255 plants (or multiple units) comprising more than 2500 individual boilers.  Coal accounts for 646,000 MW, gas 8,100 MW, and oil 2,145 MW.  The fuel is unknown or undecided for ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Life after life - coal fired energy plants in Ontario may not die

    Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has launched Phase 2 of its biomass testing program at Nanticoke Generating Station. OPG is testing the use of biomass as a new energy source for Ontario by mixing biomass - primarily of wood pellets and agricultural by-products such as grain screenings and milling spoils that can be easily burned - to generate electricity. "We continue to look for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • $80 Billion market to upgrade old U.S Coal-fired Power Plants

    Over the next ten years operators of coal-fired power plants will spend $80 billion to upgrade their existing power plants. This is the prediction in the McIlvaine report, Fossil & Nuclear Power Generation: World Analysis & Forecast. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) The U.S. upgrade market will be driven by the following factors: ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • DOE selects projects to conserve freshwater at coal-fired power plants

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 10 projects aimed at developing advanced technologies and concepts to minimize freshwater withdrawal and consumption by coal-based power systems. By improving the environmental performance of coal, America's most abundant energy resource, the projects will strengthen national energy security and help provide clean, affordable, abundant ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • $75 Billion Investment In NOx Control For The World’s Coal-fired Power Plants

    By 2010 coal-fired power plants around the world will have invested $24 billion in NOx control equipment.  By 2020 the investment will have risen to $75 billion.  But despite this investment, NOx emissions will rise from 26 million tons this year to 30 million tons in 2020.  These are the findings in the continually updated online report, NOx Control World Markets, published by the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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