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  • The future of natural gas - Its on fire

    Natural gas will play a leading role in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions over the next several decades, largely by replacing older, inefficient coal plants with highly efficient combined-cycle gas generation. That"s the conclusion reached by a comprehensive study of the future of natural gas conducted by an MIT study group comprised of 30 MIT faculty members, researchers, and graduate students. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Coal-Fired Generators Can Be Green

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    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

  • More than 11,000 control system projects at fossil-fired power plants next year

    Existing coal-fired power plants are upgrading to become more cost competitive and reduce emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases. They will account for more than half the 11,250 controls projects which are planned for completion next year at fossil-fired power plants. These are the findings in two McIlvaine publications. Utility Environmental Upgrade Tracking System and Chinese Utility ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • More than 10,000 active environmental projects for the world’s 7,000 coal-fired power boilers

    More Than 10,000 Active Environmental Projects for the World’s 7,000 Coal-fired Power Boilers The combination of a building boom for new coal-fired power plants in Asia plus environmental upgrades in Europe and the Americas has led to a record number of environmental projects in planning and construction.  This is the conclusion reached by the McIlvaine Company in Utility Environmental ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Progress Energy Carolinas to retire two coal-fired power plants Oct. 1

     As announced in July, Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), on Oct. 1 will officially retire two coal-fired power plants, including the utility's first coal-fueled facility built in 1923. The utility will close the Cape Fear power plant, near Moncure, N.C., and the H.B. Robinson Unit 1 power plant, near Hartsville, S.C., as part of its ongoing ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Cespa awarded EUR 3m contract for street cleaning for Chamberí district (Madrid)

    The Ministry of Environment entrust the repairs of damages caused by forest fires and floods in Tenerife, El Hierro and Toledo to Ferrovial's subsidiary. Cespa is a subsidiary company of environmental services and waste management and treatment of Ferrovial Services and it has increased its client list with the adjudication of new contracts in Madrid, Islas Canarias and Castilla La Mancha. In ...


  • Neste Oil to make significant safety-related investments at its Porvoo and Naantali refineries

    Neste Oil OyjLehdistötiedote3 October 2011 at 3.00 pm (EET) Neste Oil to make significant safety-related investments at its Porvoo and Naantali refineries Neste Oil is to invest approximately 60 million euros in 2012 to improve safety at its Porvoo and ...


    By Neste

  • $4 Billion Market For Ultrapure Water Systems By 2009

    By 2009 the market for ultrapure water systems (UPW) will be $4 billion worldwide. This is twice the size of the 200l market according to the McIlvaine Company, Northfield, Il in their latest forecasts displayed in the online, Ultrapure Water World Markets. UPW ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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