Mitsubishi Power Commences Development Of World's First Ammonia-Fired 40MW Class Gas Turbine System
Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has commenced development of a 40-megawatt (MW) class gas turbine that is fueled by 100% ammonia (NH3)
Graphene Technology Business Moves Forward Into Commercial Applications
UK technology business G2O Water Technologies is expanding its partnership network for the commercial-scale application of graphene-based water filtration membranes.
Vestas Secures 126 MW EnVentus Order In Ukraine
Vestas today announces it has signed the first EnVentus order in the Eastern Europe region for the 126 MW DTEK Tiligulska project in Ukraine, building on a track record of 660 MW already installed by Vestas in Ukraine
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AGENDA ANNOUNCED FOR POWERPLANT CHEMISTRY FORUM
The preliminary agenda for the 2019 PowerPlant Chemistry Forum USA (PPCF) was announced on July 1. The Forum titled Power Cycle Chemistry in a Changing World will cover a variety of key issues facing plant chemists and decision makers including Fleet Flexibility, Corrosion Products, Film Forming Substances and other critical topics. SWAN Analytical USA is taking part, with Technical Director Randy Turner participating in the steering committee as well as presenting. PPCF takes place in Washington DC September 26-27.
ACROSS THE WIRE
Siemens Energy And Intermountain Power Agency Drive Transition To Sustainable Energy Through Study Of Hydrogen Energy Storage At A Utility-Scale Power Plant In Utah
Siemens Energy announced today that it has teamed up with Intermountain Power Agency to perform a conceptual design study on integrating a hydrogen energy storage system into an advanced class combined cycle power plant
Altus Power Committed To Constructing Largest Community-Based Renewable Energy Solar Project In Hawaii
Altus Power America, Inc. ("Altus Power") is pleased to announce that it will be constructing a 4.5 MW ground-mounted solar energy project in Kapolei, Hawai'i on the island of O'ahu
Gold Fields Welcomes NERSA Approval Of South Deep Solar Plant
Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE: GFI) (NYSE: GFI) welcomes the electricity generation licence approved today by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for the construction of a 40MW solar power plant at its South Deep mine
ATTENTION BOILER OWNERS
EPA No Longer Accepting Paper Submittals
EPA is no longer accepting paper submittals of the Notification of Compliance Status (NOCS) for Energy Assessments for area source boilers. We now require the NOCS to be submitted electronically to the Compliance and Emissions Data Reporting Interface (CEDRI). For further information, please see the implementation videos.
EPA And Industry Fail To Settle Waste Unit Risk Policy Fight
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry groups including cement producers have failed to settle a permit dispute that is testing whether the agency has the authority to require operators of hazardous waste combustion units to conduct risk assessments that can be used to strengthen emissions limits for mercury and other pollutants when renewing the facilities' existing waste and air permits. Negotiations stalled during a meeting in November 2013 between EPA lawyers and cement kiln operators at EPA's Region V offices, according to an 8 January 2014 status report the parties filed with the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB). Litigation will continue on 20 February 2014.
EPA Publishes Final Boiler MACT And Other Rules - Compliance Dates Set
On January 31, 2013, U.S. EPA published the final Boiler MACT in the Federal Register. This sets the existing source compliance date as January 31, 2016.
EPA Reopens Public Comment Period On Reconsideration Of Startup And Shutdown Provisions
EPA is reopening, for 60 days, the public comment period on the startup and shutdown provisions included in the November 2012 proposed updates to pollution limits for new power plants under Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
EPA Updates The Mercury And Air Toxics Standards For New Power Plants
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated emission limits for new power plants under the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS). The updates only apply to future power plants; do not change the types of state-of-the-art pollution controls that they are expected to install; and will not significantly change costs or public health benefits of the rule.
EPA Finally Amends Its Boiler MACT Regulations And Further Defines Fuels Versus Wastes
Boiler owners beware – EPA has “finalized” its Boiler MACT, GACT, CISWI and NHSM rules and the compliance clocks have begun ticking.