January 2012

Does Older Mean Becoming Less Valuable?

January 6, 2012

That’s a question not only facing many baby boomers but now the US coal fired power fleet.  The U.S. coal-fired fleet consists of 1,105 units with a nameplate capacity of 342.733 GW, according to a Burns & McDonnell database. Because plant age is often cited as a reason for retirement, it’s useful to examine the [...]

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Triple 5 Provides AMS for SWEPCO – Turk

January 6, 2012

The Fulton Arkansas plant is a new construction for the Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO). According to the SWEPCO web site, the John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant will be one of the cleanest, most environmentally responsible and efficient coal-fueled plants in the United States, and the first of its kind in operation in the [...]

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