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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Eaton to Provide Energy Management Solutions for Arizona’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced an $8.1 million contract to provide electrical power distribution system equipment for Abengoa Solar’s 280 MW Solana Generating Station, which upon completion, will be one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, the plant will use ...


    By Eaton Filtration, LLC.

  • Environmental upgrade for Lithuanian Power Plant

    The successful implementation of a flue gas desulphurisation project at the 1800 MW Lithuanian Power Plant (LPP) is being marked with a ceremony today. The project will significantly improve the environmental and technical performance of Lithuania’s largest conventional power plant. With the closure of the Ignalina nuclear power plant the LPP will play an important role in Lithuania‘s power ...

  • Power management in production and process automation

    Siemens Industry Automation has added the function power management to the range of functions of its Simatic PCS 7 control system and Simatic WinCC visualization system for the production and process industry. The power management add-ons, called Simatic PCS 7 powerrate and Simatic WinCC powerrate, provide a uniform power management solution for all branches of industry. The user is thus ...

  • New Twin Bridges Gas-to-Energy Plant celebrated by Hendricks Power Cooperative, Waste Management and Wabash Valley Power in Danville, IN

                DANVILLE, Ind., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Indiana, LLC,  Wabash Valley Power Association and Hendricks Power Cooperative Wednesday dedicated a renewable energy generation facility that uses gas from landfill waste to generate electricity. The celebration marks the completion of the fourth ...


  • Water management of thermal power projects

    VA Tech Wabag, India, has received an order for the total water management of Kakatiya and Rayalaseema (India) thermal power projects under the balance of plants package, as part of a consortium. WABAG's portion involves around INR2,900m (EUR47m) for the complete water management. The scope of the project includes raw water pre- ...

  • 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.

  • New power sources planned to replace nuclear plant

    California regulators Thursday approved a plan for two utilities to develop replacement power to help fill the void left by the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant, but environmentalists warned it could open the way for more dirty energy. The nuclear plant between San Diego and Los Angeles, which stopped producing power in January 2012, once generated enough electricity for 1.4 million ...


    By Associated Press

  • Enviros Challenge Proposed Coal Gasification Power Plant

    SEATTLE, Washington, September 20, 2007 (ENS) - Public power agency Energy Northwest is moving forward with plans to construct a 680-megawatt coal gasification power plant at the Port of Kalama in southwestern Washington state. The consortium of publicly owned utilities has asked the state’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council to hold adjudicatory hearings in late October, ...

  • 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

  • Wärtsilä to deliver three more power plants to Bangladesh

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 12 January 2012 Wärtsilä, a leading global supplier of flexible and efficient power plant solutions, has been awarded three more contracts to supply power plant generating equipment to Bangladesh. The total overall output of these plants will be more than 250 MW, and all of them will produce ...


  • Wärtsilä contracted to supply two power plants to Bangladesh

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 10 January 2012  The Government of Bangladesh has initiated a programme to rapidly increase its country's electricity production. Wärtsilä's ability to supply efficient and flexible generating equipment on a fast-track basis has resulted in two ...


  • Northern California Power Agency Signs Power Purchase Agreement for Ram Power`s Geysers Geothermal Power Plant

    Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce today that the Northern California Power Agency ("NCPA") has signed an amended and restated power purchase agreement (the "Power Purchase Agreement") with the Company's subsidiary, Western GeoPower, ...


    By Ram Power Corp.

  • Energy Northwest Fined for Hazwaste at Nuclear Power Plant

    RICHLAND, Washington, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - The Washington State Department of Ecology issued a $120,000 penalty and administrative order Thursday to the Energy Northwest Columbia Generating Station for violations of hazardous waste management regulations. While Columbia is the only commercial nuclear power plant in the Pacific Northwest, the violations were not related to the ...

  • Ormat Accelerates the Handover of the Momotombo Power Plant

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Ormat Holding Corp., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, has sold its stake in the Momotombo Power Company (MPC), the operator of the Momotombo geothermal power plant in Nicaragua, to a private company for $7.5 million, approximately one year before the scheduled termination of the concession arrangement with the Nicaraguan owner. The ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Longview Power Plant

      MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - On May 30, the groundbreaking celebration of the $1.8 billion, coal-fired Longview Power Plant project took place. GenPower Holdings LP broke ground for the 695 megawatt plant in Fort Martin, with Gov. Joe Manchin, engineering consultants, civic leaders, and the lead contractor on hand to celebrate. The plant will help make West Virginia a leading supplier of energy in the ...


  • South African power plants reactivated with ALLWEILER pumps

    South Africa is modernizing and reactivating three mothballed power plants. ALLWEILER AG will provide the high-pressure pumps needed to move heavy oils for the burners. South African partner Rapid Allweiler recently supported South African power company Eskom during reacti¬vation of its Camden plant, which had been mothballed for many years. Two additional power plants will also be ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • LotusWorks involvement in central power plant University of Oregon

    The University of Oregon is getting ready to come online with its co-generation system. As part of a $110 million renovation of its Central Power Station, the university is installing a co-generation system that will allow for simultaneous power generation and steam production from the same fuel energy input, minimizing energy waste and improving power delivery. “We’re really going to ...


    By LotusWorks Ltd.

  • 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 ...

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