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All news, projects, policy, legislation and reports concerning power and electricity generation and the energy sector at large in continental North America, with specific focus on North American utilities, the Department of Energy or DOE, executive orders from the Whitehouse and the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Key areas include Canada, California, Florida, Hawaii, Texas and the Carolinas.

Exergy analysis aids boiler performance appraisal

The progressive refinement of industrial energy balances has led to the practice of exergy accounting. The division of energy into exergy and anergy is an accounting tool that assigns a value of quality to an available quantity of energy. This method`s use is now widespread and various books have covered the topic in some detail.

Black & Veach, TNB sign technical alliance for Malaysia

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), which is wholly owned by the government of Malaysia, and Black & Veatch, based in Kansas City, Mo., USA, have signed an alliance to provide technical support and services and undertake joint projects. The alliance will focus on TNB projects along with public and private projects in Malaysia and other countries.

Peter Brotherhood receives steam turbine order in Macau

Peter Brotherhood Ltd., a UK-based power engineering company, has announced an order worth more than (US)$930,000 to supply a waste heat recovery steam turbine for a power station on the Chinese coast. It is to be installed in the Portuguese territory of Macau.

European Electric Utility Directory makes research easy

The 1994 European Electric Utility Directory is now available from PennWell Directories, with country-by-country listings of electric power generation and distribution facilities throughout Europe.

Komorany FBC Retrofit in the Czech Republic

I want to thank you for the article which you wrote describing the Komorany FBC retrofit project in the Czech Republic. The article was exceptionally well written and represented the project well.

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