Tag Archives for efficiency

Hybrid system could cut coal-plant emissions in half

This is pretty exciting news from MIT. Most of the world’s nations have agreed to make substantial reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions, but achieving these goals is still a considerable technological, economic, and political challenge. The International Energy Agency has … Continue reading

04. April 2016 by Jason Hayes
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Enhancing Coal Fleet Efficiency: Why New Source Review Matters

Editor’s note: This article was originally published to the ACC’s online magazine website (www.acclive.com) in November, 2014. It has been moved to the Coalblog as part of our redesign of our online publications.   Current rules could result in higher … Continue reading

10. November 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Sec. Chu’s “Sputnik Moment”

America’s Power has posted this YouTube video of portions of Sec. Chu’s recent National Press Club speech. He describes how the Chinese have, through investments in new clean coal technologies, brought the cost per megawatt hour of building ultra supercritical … Continue reading

03. December 2010 by Jason Hayes
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The Benefits of Applying the Fundamentals

(Admin note: This brief article was submitted by invitation to discuss the benefits of an established boiler optimization program for utilities. We believe ACC & CAC member companies, and the readers of the Coalblog will find their suggestions helpful.) The … Continue reading

03. November 2010 by Jason Hayes
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