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Beijing: An operation platform collapsed at a power plant in China on Saturday, killing nine people and injuring two, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
NEW YORK - Electricity company Dayton Power & Light said on Monday it would shut down two coal-fired power plants in southern Ohio next year for economic ...

After surviving wartime bombing and Soviet-era seizures, some power plants in Central Europe are facing extinction because of flat prices, newer technologies and red tape in Berlin.
soldiers were stationed at power plants in Niagara Falls to prevent "attacks of anti-American plotters." Governor Whitman called for the Third Infantry to guard the two big plants and the 74th Infantry was on call.
Toshiba has decided to press the big red button in its attempts to reorganise its nuclear power business, seeking Chapter 11 protection for troubled Westinghouse Electric.
Chairman of a Chinese power enterprise, Wang Binghua has said that the new Hub coal-fire power plant being constructed under China-Pakistan Economic ...

While the nation's fleet of nuclear power plants wasn't designed to last forever, closures are happening earlier than expected because repair costs are astronomical and it's harder to compete with cheaper natural gas-fired plants and renewable energy ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - One of three coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners region of the southwest has been partially shut down and the other two could close in the next five years.
The EPA plan is meant to reduce climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired and natural gas power plants, with a goal of reduce greenhouse emissions up to 32% by 2030.
The four state-owned power plants that use coal as fuel Ukai, Gandhinagar, Wanakbori and Sikka had a PLF (output of a power plant compared to the maximum output it could produce) of just 41 per cent in 2016. This was even lower than the PLF of 53.65 ...
Beijing (Reuters) - An operation platform collapsed at a power plant in China on Saturday, killing nine people and injuring two, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
An Arizona power plant will eventually stop burning coal at two of its three remaining generating units, while U.S. EPA will drop a federal pollution reduction plan under an agreement set for Monday publication as a final rule.
A comparison of coal power plant fleets from China, the European Union (EU), Japan, and the U.S. by the International Energy Agency's (IEA's) Clean Coal ...
The small Dutch energy company Vandebron, which allows consumers to buy their renewable energy directly from local producers on an online marketplace, ...
A natural gas power plant is proposed to be built by Duke Energy at Duke University, drawing opposition from environmental activists.
The state issued 24 citations and proposed &u0024;882000 in fines against three contractors involved in the commissioning of ML&P's power plant 2A in East ...
The government is working on a policy to ensure power plants have surplus availability of coal, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

"Unplanned outages in power plants correspond to 3-8 per cent of a plant's capacity" says Murat Demirel, GE's Power Services' Eastern Europe and Turkey general manager.
And if it weren't for a regulated electricity market, there is no way these two nuclear power plants could compete with natural gas, wind and coal in a competitive electricity market like we have in Texas.
WARWICK, R.I. - Opponents of the proposed Burrillville power plant aren't getting the project dismissed, but they are seeing that it gets delayed.
Retired units at Alabama Power's Plant Gorgas carefully coming down Demolition of Alabama power plant Gorgas Units 6 and 7 is bringing an end to more than 50 years of service of the coal-fired units.
Working deep inside the gas turbines of the Kurimat power plant in Upper Egypt, a team of engineers from GE and its partners have been implementing technical upgrades which will help power nearly 75,000 Egyptian households.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is announcing the results of its inspection of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
WARWICK - Four state agencies and one municipal office will have four months to write supplementary advisory opinions on a proposal to build a fossil-fuel-burning power plant in Burrillville under a decision made Tuesday by state regulators. The ...
First Unit of the Sarulla Geothermal power plant Starts to Provide Indonesia with 110 MW of Clean, Renewable Energy; Plant combines Toshiba' s flash.
The last large coal-fired power plant in Beijing has suspended operations, with the city's electricity now generated by natural gas, the state news agency reported as smog enveloped the Chinese capital this weekend.
For the past 15 months, zoologist and Mehoopany native Allysa Swilley watched as April, a giraffe in her care, advanced through the stages of pregnancy.
The Millstone nuclear plant seeking to broaden its access to power markets passed its first test in the General Assembly Tuesday, winning backing from a divi.
The gas-fired power plant that Invenergy wants to build in Burrillville faces more legal hurdles this week.On Tuesday attorneys for the town of Burrillville and the conservation Law Foundation asked the state's Energy Facility Siting Board for more ...
Twenty-sixteen saw a "dramatic" decline in the number of coal-fired power stations in pre-construction globally. The authors of a new study say there was a 48% fall in planned coal units, with a 62% drop in construction starts.
Experts say this power plant in the Vanavara village will producer cheaper electricity, saving on fuel deliveries. The power plant may work on crude oil, while traditionally power plants of this class are fuelled with diesel. The diesel fuel takes a ...
In Germany and Australia, Sonnen is building battery-based virtual power plants on its own. In the U.S. ... That's the bold proposition of sonnenFlat, the latest twist in an evolving virtual power plant model that developers hope will make home storage ...
The second of six massive components for a power plant being built in Oxford passed through Simsbury, Avon and Canton Monday night.
Masvingo - government has sealed a $7 million agreement for the contractor at Tokwe-Mukosi dam to start civil works on the planned mini-hydro power plant that will generate electricity at the recently completed dam. The agreement signed between ...
The installation is relatively small at the moment -- only residential 60 batteries have been installed to date, out of 150 to be deployed by the end of this quarter.
About 30 people showed up to the Birdsboro Borough Council meeting Monday to ask questions about the new power plant, and borough officials were ready.
NEW YORK - Electricity company Dayton Power & Light said on Monday it would shut down two coal-fired power plants in southern Ohio next year for economic reasons, a setback for the ailing coal industry but a victory for environmental activists ...
The California Energy Commission will lead a workshop on potential flood risks related to a proposed Oxnard power plant.
PLYMOUTH - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will hold a public exit meeting Tuesday to inform the public of recent inspection and assessment of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant. NRC Spokesman Neil Sheehan said that the organization's ...
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Saturday officially inaugurated the operation across the archipelago of eight gas-based mobile power plants (MPP) with a total capacity of 500 megawatts (MW). The simultaneous symbolic inauguration took place during ...
Al Kunda, maintenance planner at the We Energies Oak Creek plant, uses Lake-Link's Oak Creek power plant pier forum to update fishing enthusiasts on the pier's status and closures.
South Korea and Turkey have teamed up to develop a chain of power plants in Iran in what appears to be the first such partnership in the Middle East.
According to Xinhua, Beijing has become the country's first city to have all its power plants fuelled by natural gas, an objective laid out in 2013 in the capital's five-year clean air action plan.
(AP) - Sierra Club lawyers have been preaching against the environmental evils of coal-burning power plants for decades. Now, in Nevada, they are trying to force the closure of the last significant one in the renewable energy-rich state with arguments ...
Australian electric utility AGL has brought online what it says is the world's largest residential virtual power plant. AGL has so far installed batteries in over 60 homes in suburban Adelaide, South Australia, in a project that is expected to have 1 ...
Jacksonville's community-owned utility company is shutting down a large coal-fired power plant that's served the area for 30 years.
Elected officials and tribal leaders helped mark the start of production at a solar power array that, in 2012, was the first utility sun-to-electricity plant approved by the U.S.
Topeka, Kan. (AP) - Kansas' highest court on Friday cleared a major obstacle to the long-delayed construction of a big, new coal-fired power plant, rejecting an effort by an environment group to force the state to regulate emissions linked to climate ...
It's our first power plant," declared Edward Lewis, an electrical service manager and a 34-year veteran of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, beaming among the hum of four large generators.
The local electric utility made those commitments and more in a filing this week before the public utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).


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