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2011-09-05 07:00:00

LumaSense's BoilerSpection increases coal plant productivity by providing thermal infrared camera system for boilers with continuous through-flame imaging capability Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) September 05, 2011 LumaSense Technologies, Inc. has introduced a unique thermal imaging camera system that uses high-quality video and data analysis software to help coal-fired power plants run their boilers and produce power more efficiently: The LumaSense BoilerSpection is a heavy-duty,...

2011-08-19 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background: Following is a statement by Daniel Whitten, Vice President of Strategic Communications for America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), on the decision by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to acquire the Magnolia natural gas power plant from Magnolia Energy L.P. The Magnolia plant is an existing 964 megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle electric generating facility located in the TVA region in northwest Mississippi near...

2011-08-18 00:00:43

For those living near a coal fired power plant, fly ash particle pollution can cause serious health effects and can be monitored by simple gathering techniques and high powered analytical equipment. SEMTech Solutions has created a new Coal Ash Image and Analysis Gallery, along with a general information webpage, for homeowners, insurance companies, or licensed site professionals that deal with the issues of Coal Ash. North Billerica, MA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 When viewing the white billowy...

2011-07-19 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract worth approximately $17 million from the China Datang Technologies & Engineering Co. to manufacture and install an indirect dry cooling tower (IDCT) system for the DatangWu'an power plant. The DatangWu'an facility is a 2x300 MW coal-fired power plant in the Hebei Province of Eastern China. The two-unit IDCT system is...

2011-07-14 07:58:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is terminating its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy and placing its plans to advance carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technology to commercial scale on hold, citing the current uncertain status of U.S. climate policy and the continued weak economy as contributors to the decision. "We are placing the project on hold until economic and policy conditions create a viable path...

Latest Fossil fuel power plant Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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