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Risks and Rewards of Different Technologies in Power

Posted in Power on Friday, July 8th, 2016. One comment so far
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Author: Douglas Morris “The fascination of a growing science lies in the work of the pioneers at the very borderland of the unknown, but to reach this frontier one must pass over well traveled roads; of these one of the safest and surest is the broad highway of thermodynamics.”— Gilbert Lewis (1923) With growing global […]

New Power Plant Technology-Is it Commercially Viable?

Posted in Power on Friday, April 8th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: Douglas Morris This past week, researchers at MIT were published in MIT News about a new approach to monetizing coal for power plants by combining coal gasification with fuel cell technology. By dovetailing these two systems, the research states that efficiencies could approach 60 percent, nearing those achieved in modern combined cycle plants. And, […]

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 […]

Small-Scale Power Plants–But Where?

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, April 5th, 2013. No comments yet
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The need for energy prompts constant innovation. Emerson’s Douglas Morris, on the alternative energy and metals & mining industry teams, analyzes the role of small-scale power plants. There was an interesting announcement this week by Synthesis Energy Systems (SES) and GE Packaged Power. These companies are working together to market an unique plant idea, that […]

2012 Gasification Technologies Council Conference

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, November 2nd, 2012. No comments yet
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The changes in identified natural gas reserves here in the U.S. have impacted the economic viability of other sources of energy. Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, provides an update on gasification technologies. The Gasification Technologies Council (GTC) annual conference was held this week in Washington, DC, USA. Emerson is a […]