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  • Capping emissions from medium-sized combustion plants

    Proposed EU sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emission limits for medium-sized combustion plants, such as electricity generators or heating systems for domestic, residential or industrial use, were backed by MEPs on Wednesday. They had already been informally agreed with EU ministers. In areas where these emissions breach EU air quality standards, EU countries would be required to assess whether ...


    By European Commission

  • MEPs vote to cap Emissions of Medium Combustion Plants

    EU countries would have to enforce sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emission limits upon medium-sized combustion plants, such as electricity generators or heating systems for domestic, residential or industrial use, under draft plans approved by the Environment Committee on Wednesday. MEPs voted to adapt the scheme to match the plants’ thermal input, so as to reduce the administrative ...


    By European Parliament

  • Medium combustion plants emissions: informal deal with Council

    Draft plans to set sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emission limits for medium-sized combustion plants, such as electricity generators or heating systems for domestic, residential or industrial use, were informally agreed by MEPs and the Latvian Presidency of the Council on Tuesday. EU Member states will have to assess whether to introduce stricter limits in areas where these emissions breach ...


    By European Parliament

  • Plan to Cut Pollution from Combustion Plants Watered Down by the Council

    Today (Dec 17, 2014) the Council of Ministers agreed on a position that would limit emissions from medium-size combustion plants [1] but create too many loopholes and unjustified flexibility schemes to be fully effective. The Council’s position exempts operators of refineries, plants operated on large-scale farming sites or plants on islands and there would be complex transition periods for ...

  • Isolux Corsán Wins its First Large Electricity Generation Contract in Asia

        It will build a 180-MW generation plant in Khulna, the third biggest industrial city in Bangladesh, for €110.3m   The group has broad-ranging experience in generation projects, with aggregate electricity output of over 3,000 MW ...


    By Isolux Corsán

  • W2 Energy Reports On Progress With Its European Order Worth $4,000,000 For Its Combustion Powered Rotary Engines

     W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it has received initial deposits of $80,000 for its first purchase order of W2 Energy Combustion Powered Rotary Engines. The Company announced on May 07, 2012, it had received an initial purchase order for $300,000 as Phase I of a purchase program worth $4,000,000. The initial order calls for the manufacturing of 5 combustion powered ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • New research shows that two thirds of soot pollution in South Asia comes from biomass combustion

    A gigantic brownish haze from various burning and combustion processes is blanketing India and surrounding land and oceans during the winter season. This soot-laden Brown Cloud is affecting South Asian climate as much or more than carbon dioxide and cause premature deaths of 100 000s annually, yet its sources have been poorly understood. In this week's issue of Science Örjan Gustafsson and ...

  • Foster Wheeler Signs License Agreement for Large-Scale Circulating Fluidized-Bed Technology in India

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG has entered into a 20-year agreement with Essar Projects India Ltd. (EPIL), a subsidiary of Essar Group, to provide a technology license for utility sized circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generators to be sold in India. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and the ...


  • E.ON permanently closes UK power plant

    E.ON is officially closing its Ironbridge power plant in Shropshire, England. The German utility said the plant, which was converted to run on biomass instead of coal in 2012, will stop commercial ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • Cutting CO2 emissions from existing coal plants

    Professor Ernest Moniz, director of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) and former undersecretary of the US Department of Energy, has unveiled a report on reducing carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal plants. The report is based on the findings of a major MIT symposium on retrofitting coal-fired power plants, and identifies a range of possible next steps for the consideration of policy ...

  • Heating plant technology now for home use

    The Danish company Fumo is putting the automatic control technology of district heating plants into the hands of ordinary householders. “Our new boilers have two built-in computers that control everything,” says Kim Kristofferssen, demonstrating the control panel on one of the smaller boilers. Fumo presented its new control system at the World Bioenergy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • The Market for Coal Power Plants in Europe (Analyst Version)

    Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2l4glt/the_market_for) has announced the addition of the "The Market for Coal Power Plants in Europe (Analyst Version) - Market Volumes - Projects - Strategies - Trends" report to their ...


  • Power Plant Valve Market Shifting to Asia

    A number of factors are causing major shifts in power plant valve purchases. These changes are being continually evaluated in N028 Industrial Valves: World Market. The market for valves in the power industry is being shaped by: Increasing need for energy in developing countries Changes in fuel availability and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Duke Energy Anticipates Ohio Coal Plant Retirement

    Duke Energy Ohio (NYSE: DUK) anticipates it will retire all six coal-fired generation units at its W.C. Beckjord Station, southwest of Cincinnati, by Jan. 1, 2015, as a result of a proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • Declutch gearboxes deliver swift support for retrofit power plant upgrade

    Rotork Gears has supplied specialised declutch manual override gearboxes on swift delivery for a damper drive retrofit upgrade project at a large municipal power plant. Twelve ILG-D gearboxes were delivered within four weeks by the Rotork Gears Houston facility for attachment to K-Tork pneumatic vane-type actuators installed at an 1850MW coal-fired power plant in New Mexico. The applications ...


    By Rotork

  • Advanced research projects selected to support development of next-generation power plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected four new research projects aimed at improving the efficiency, reliability, and environmental performance of power-generation systems that use coal, our Nation’s most abundant energy resource. The selected projects will address the central challenge of advanced near-zero emission energy systems: producing power in an efficient and environmentally ...

  • Metso-supplied world´s largest biomass gasification plant inaugurated in Finland

    Vaskiluodon Voima Oy has inaugurated the world's largest biomass gasification plant, which was supplied by Metso, in Vaasa, Finland. The plant was inaugurated by the Finnish Minister of Labour Lauri Ihalainen on March 11th. Vaskiluodon Voima's plant is ground-breaking in many ways, as this is the first time in the world that biomass gasification is being adopted on such a large scale for ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • $2.5 Trillion Investment In New Coal-fired Plants In The Next 25 Years

    World coal-fired power generation capacity will rise from 1.3 million MW in 2006, to 1.7 million MW in 2011, and to 2.7 million MW in 2030.  This will require more than 1.7 million MW of new coal-fired construction to account for retirements as well as growth. The investment in these new plants will exceed $2.5 trillion.  This is the prediction in the new McIlvaine online continuously ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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