How to solve the used nuclear fuel storage problem

A familiar argument against building new nuclear power plants in the U.S. is that there’s no long-term solution to the used nuclear fuel storage problem. This situation was created in 1977 with the indefinite suspension of programs to reprocess commercial used nuclear fuel. The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership’s announcement in February 2006 that it was […]

Condensate polishers add operating reliability and flexibility

Many of today’s advanced steam generators favor either an all-volatile treatment or oxygenated treatment chemistry program, both of which require strict maintenance of an ultra-pure boiler feedwater or condensate system. Those requirements are many times at odds with the lower-quality water sources, such as graywater, available for plant makeup and cooling water. Adding a condensate […]

Kimberly-Clark Air Filtration Media: Technology to Help Your Business Grow

Kimberly-Clark is a global company with a 130-year history of customer satisfaction and powerful brands that today are used by almost one-quarter of the world’s population to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. Our strength in nonwoven technologies has created solutions preferred by consumer and professional users as well as by converters and manufacturers who […]

Lamar Repowering Project’s creative melding of old and new wins Marmaduke Award

Lamar Light and Power is a municipal utility that has been generating the southeastern Colorado city’s electricity since 1920. Rising natural gas and oil costs pushed LL&P to retire its steam plant five years ago and begin hunting for more economic power sources. The answer: repower the existing plant with a state-of-the-art coal-fired circulating fluidized-bed […]

Wisconsin Public Service Corp.’s Weston 4 earns POWER’s highest honor

Wisconsin Public Service Corp. placed its world-class Weston 4 into commercial service on June 30 and is now enjoying the benefits of coal-fired supercritical technology’s inherently higher efficiency, operating flexibility, and lower CO2 emissions. For its unequalled environmental protection credentials, well-integrated project team, and employing without a doubt the most advanced coal-fired steam generation technology […]