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  • Dirtiest Power Plants in the USA Named

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 26, 2007 (ENS) - Nevada Power's Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant has a higher emission rate of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than any other power plant in the United States, according to a new ranking issued today by the Environmental Integrity Project. The report ranks the 378 largest power plants in the country based on company-reported data. When it comes to total ...

  • Carbon management for power plants 2011

    As uncertainty grows around EPA and state-level regulation surrounding carbon emissions from power plants, finding strategies and technologies for complying with these regulations is becoming a top priority for power plant operators. Because of this, the Chief Environmental Officers from America's largest power generation companies including Southern Company, Dominion Resources and Constellation ...

  • SharpEye Protects Latvian Power Plant

    Riga Power Plant selected both the 20/20MI and 40/40I SharpEye Optical Flame Detectors to provide fire protection. Both types of detector feature IR3 optical spectral analysis, providing long distance detection with the ability to distinguish between real fires and various background heat sources thus providing the highest immunity to false alarms. Riga Power Station  is the main ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Beijing power plants to curb emissions for Olympics

    Beijing's power plants are set to slash their emissions in a bid to clean up the skies in time for this year's Olympic Games, according to reports in local media. The five power plants based in the city are fuelled mainly by coal and provide a third of Beijing's electricity and all of its thermal energy. However, local media have reported that the Huaneng Beijing Thermal Power Plant has put in ...

  • Polluting Pennsylvania Power Plant Sued by Neighbors

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, October 18, 2007 (ENS) - Ralph Hysong lives about a mile from FirstEnergy's Bruce Mansfield coal-fired power plant in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, so close that he can see the plant's two stacks from his front window. Born and raised in the county where he has lived all his life, Hysong now has serious health problems - respiratory and cardiac disease, a ...

  • New Montana Power Plant Permit Appealed

    HELENA, Montana (ENS) - Two citizens groups are appealing the air permit for the Highwood Generating Facility, a new coal-fired power plant proposed for construction on top of the Great Falls Portage National Historic Landmark outside of Great Falls, Montana. On behalf of the Montana Environmental Information Center and Citizens for Clean Energy, the public interest environmental ...

  • Power Plant Becomes a Model for Cleaner Operation

    A massive coal-fired power plant in western Pennsylvania is turning from one of the worst polluters in the country to a model for how such a facility can clean up its act. Homer City Generating Station is expected to make the transformation in a few years. When it does, it will end four decades of nearly limitless pollution from two of its units that had long escaped regulation. Three years ago ...


    By Associated Press

  • Power plant scrubber market is huge but not monolithic

    Untitled Document The market for scrubbers which capture the sulfur emissions from coal-fired boilers will reach nearly $8 billion next year. But despite this large market, the profit opportunity for any one ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Next week is carbon management for power plants

    Carbon Management For Power Plants 2011 takes place next week on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway in San Francisco. Don't miss this opportunity to meet with Chief Environmental Officers, VPs of Technology and other senior industry professionals from the U.S.A.'s leading power plant operators and examine immediate, short-term opportunities for investing in technologies for ...

  • Complete CEMS solution for Piacenza Power Plant

    ENVEA Environnement Italia Spa won the tender for a total system revamping of the existing monitoring systems at one of the largest and most dynamic electric utility companies on the Italian scene, operating in the sectors of: Electricity Thermal energy […] ENVEA Environnement Italia Spa won the tender for a total system revamping of the existing monitoring systems at one of the largest ...


    By ENVEA

  • Power Plant Valve Market Shifting to Asia

    A number of factors are causing major shifts in power plant valve purchases. These changes are being continually evaluated in N028 Industrial Valves: World Market. The market for valves in the power industry is being shaped by: Increasing need for energy in developing countries Changes in fuel availability and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Plessis Gassot Landfill Gas Power Plant

    Clarke Energy replied to a call for tenders launched in 2009 by the Véolia Propreté group, who wanted to replace their steam turbine and three steam boilers installed on the ISDND plant in Plessis Gassot. Veolia will to implement a larger and more electrically efficient system for landfill gas treatment and thus increase its energy generation (from 12 MW to 17 MW). A delivery team, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Why It Is Important To Monitor Ammonia Slip In A Coal Fired Power Power Plant

    Monitoring flue gas ammonia slip in a coal fired power plant is performed immediately after the SNCR/SCR and is a very challenging task, but extremely important for process efficiency of the pollution control equipment.  The flue gas is filled with high levels of sulfur dioxide, particulate, hydrochloric acid and many other corrosive and noxious gases making the ammonia measurement a very ...

  • Meet us at the VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power plants”

    This year the VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power plants” will take place in the Maritim Hotel Berlin-Tiergarten. The conference offers a lot of information concerning Innovations and solutions in the area of water treatment. Still a highly relevant topic is Legionella in cooling systems. A lot of interesting lectures will be held concerning this topic. Another big topic is the ...


    By Kurita

  • Revolution in decision making for power plant scrubber projects

    A variety of constantly changing factors make selection of the best flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems, components, and services very difficult.  A new service “FGD Decisions” now available from the McIlvaine Company greatly simplifies the task through a ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA extends power plant emissions deadline...slightly

    While its ambitious agenda to curb greenhouse gases (GHG) has been delayed, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is still moving ahead in full force to have power plants – one of the biggest contributors of GHGs – cut emissions drastically. The EPA announced late last year it would move to push new, strict emissions performance standards on plants and refineries. The move faced ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Wastewater treatment plant for power stations manufacturer / Iran

    Mapna Turbine Iran, a world wide operating manufacturer of power stations, ordered from AWAS GmbH Bayern an oil separator and a waste water treatment plant to clean the waste waters from the production plant. The design was based on previous successful ...


    By AWAS International GmbH

  • US$200bn market for power plant desulfurization systems

    Over the next 12 years owners of coal-fired power plants will spend $200 billion dollars to add flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems to existing and new combustion units.  This is the latest forecast of the McIlvaine Company in World FGD Markets, an online continually updated report. Over 800,000 MW of coal-fired boilers will be fitted with scrubber systems.  Over 2000 units at an average cost ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA seeks to cut power plant carbon by 30%

    The Environmental Protection Agency is rolling out a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, setting the first national limits on the chief gas linked to global warming. The rule being announced Monday is expected to be finalized next year. It is a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's plans to reduce ...


    By Associated Press

  • Revolution in decision making for power plant scrubber projects

    A variety of constantly changing factors make selection of the best flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems, components, and services very difficult. A new service “FGD Decisions” now available from the McIlvaine Company greatly simplifies the task through a ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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