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Around the World in Power-The Challenges of Energy Policy

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, October 18th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Emerson’s Douglas Morris of the Power and Mining industry teams, shares the latest trends in renewable energy in Germany in today’s post. It’s been an active week for stories about the power industry: the impact of renewable power in Germany; the nuclear industry in China; and environmental policy in the United States. Hit the provided […]

Ultra-Supercritical Boilers-a More Efficient Approach

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, September 13th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the Mining and Power Industries shares an update on ultra supercritical boiler technology. An August 26 Bloomberg article, China Power Seen Doubling With Renewables as Coal Holds Sway, noted that China’s electrical generating capacity will more than double by 2030, with half coming from renewable energy sources. This means that […]

Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) at Duke Edwardsport

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, June 14th, 2013. One comment so far
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Gasification technologies can reduce the emissions from coal used for electrical power generation. Emerson’s Alan Novak, Director of the Mining and Power industry teams, provides an update on some projects coming online. Duke Energy recently announced commercial operation of its 618MW Edwardsport, Indiana Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Power Plant. Edwardsport, as well as Southern […]

Plasma Gasification-Municipal Waste as a Power Source

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, May 17th, 2013. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy and power industry team describes the plasma gasification technology in waste to energy conversion. A recent Waste to Energy Industry article, Control System for Troubled 12 MW Plasma Gasification Plant in France, highlighted the fact that a municipal waste fed plasma gasification power plant had recently upgraded […]

Natural Gas as an Alternative Energy Feedstock Redux

Posted in Energy, Oil & Gas on Friday, May 3rd, 2013. No comments yet
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As the global reserves of shale gas and shale oil continue their upward revisions, the economics of other energy sources continue to change. Emerson’s Douglas Morris, a member of the mining and power industry group, looks at the changing biofuel economics. About a year ago, one of my posts, Is Natural Gas the New Alternative […]