Building Technology, Whole Building

Coal Power Plant Buildings Re-Purposed by St. Louis Company

24 Mar , 2020  

This article was published on renewablenergyworld.com on March 23, 2020. A St. Louis firm specializes in getting environmentally challenged properties ready for reuse, including coal plants. As coal-fired power plants become uneconomic and are shut down for good, a new sort of recycling industry is taking shape: the repurposing of those plants. Utilities across the […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Two of the Nation’s Biggest Coal-Fired Power Plants Announce Plans to Shut Down

20 Feb , 2017  

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The West’s largest coal-fired power plant is closing. The Washington Post, February 14, 2017 In the past three weeks, owners of two of the nation’s biggest coal-fired power plants have announced plans to shut them down, potentially idling hundreds of workers. One plant in Arizona is the largest coal-fired facility in the western United States. “[We’re] […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Gasification Plant Fulfills Expectations in Its First Two Years of Operation

7 Oct , 2015  


Kerri-Ann Richard, October 7, 2015. Image credit: Biomass Magazine When considering the conversion of their existing coal-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant in 2011, Finnish utility Vaskiluodon Voima evaluated a number of technical options before settling on biomass gasification as the best alternative. Integrating a biomass gasification plant with the existing coal-fired boiler was a […]

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