Coal Fired

All news, trends, markets, policy and legislation related to coal-fired power projects and the electricity generated from coal. News will cover the operations and maintenance of plants, including boilers, steam turbines, and flue gas cleaning systems. This explores coal as a fossil fuel with high emissions produced during combustion, as well as clean coal innovation.

RWE, SSE shut coal plants – only four left in Britain

UK energy giants SSE and RWE have shut down their last two coal-fired plants in Warrington, Sheffield and Wales.

Global coal capacity is booming thanks to China and Japan

Japan and China are becoming the drivers of new coal-fired capacity worldwide, even as the U.S. and Europe continue their move away from the power generation resource.
Coal-fired power plants finding new uses as data centers, clean energy hubs

Coal-fired power plants find new uses as data centres and clean...

A St Louis firm specializes in getting environmentally challenged properties ready for reuse, including coal plants. As coal-fired power...

New coal plants in India ‘unviable’ say economic analysts

India’s coal-fired power project pipeline is rapidly shrinking with 46 GW of cancellations in the last twelve months.

Chinese company dumps coal plants, moves aluminum production to hydro-rich Yunnan

Aluminum producer China Hongqiao Group is selling its coal-fired power generation assets, moving its manufacturing bases to Yunnan Province and taking advantage of low-cost hydroelectric resources

MHPS wins CCGT award for Utah coal-gas-hydrogen project

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has announced that it was awarded a contract for two M501JAC power trains by the Intermountain Power Agency.

Coal-fired O&M: A novel, non-biological process for selenium removal

An advanced physical chemistry technique is now available to remove selenium from power plant FGD, ash-sluicing, ash pond, and landfill leachate wastewaters.

Shanghai Electric achieves financial close on large-scale coal project in...

Shanghai Electric Group has achieved financial close for the coal project out of the Thar Block-1 Integrated Coal Mine Power Project in Pakistan
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How and why to do a coal-to-biomass conversion

Jack Beks of RWE Technology International explains the dos and don’ts of converting a coal-fired plant to run on biomass.

MHPS signs 12-year maintenance contract with Thai coal-fired power station

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems will continue to handle long-term maintenance duties for another 12 years at a Thai coal-fired power station it originally helped bring into operation 13 years ago.

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