June 29, 2020
Power generation plant with smokestack and blue sky

Net-Zero Emissions? What does it mean?

Net-Zero emissions have become a buzz phrase used by Presidential Candidates, state governments, and utilities as a goal to be achieved in the not too distant […]
February 6, 2020
Wastewater Discharge

Effluent Limitation Guidelines: Affecting the Power Industry

Lately, the power industry has been hearing of a new acronym around the halls, ELG.  ELG stands for EFFLUENT LIMITATION GUIDELINES and under President Obama, the […]
September 5, 2019
Coal versus Natural Gas

Natural Gas or Coal? Both.

May 17, 2019
Experienced Power Plant Worker with Valve for Training

The Aging Workforce

Many expect the Power Industry to lose a significant portion of its workforce in the very near future. Baby boomers (those born after WWII, 1946-1964) entered the […]
January 21, 2019
Settling Pond

Water Purity has Reached New Limits!

Processes Power Plants, Steel Plants, Petroleum Plants, Paper Mills, so on and so forth; all depend on the processes that define what they are producing. Each […]
October 19, 2018
Settling Pond

Water Purification to Improve Water Quality for Power Plant Operations

Most of the current power plants in the US were built in the 40s, 50s and 60s.  Water is extremely important in making electricity; mainly as […]
August 15, 2018
Mercury in beaker

Mercury Removal from Coal-Fired Powered Plants

Coal is a mined material.  Because it naturally occurs, it has a lot of contaminants that are mined with the coal.  Radioactive isotopes, silica, arsenic, chromium, […]
June 22, 2018
Power Station at Dusk

Coal and Fossil Fuel Plant Emissions Controls

Many would say that the coal industry is under attack.  The Environmental Protection Agency, politicians, the media, etc., are all trying to make coal clean.  The […]