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August 1, 2006
BP Solar (Frederick; Md.; edlinks.che.com/6515-547) has developed a new silicon growth process that is said to significantly increase the cell efficiency over traditional...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/thermal_and_energy_mgmt/power_generation_and_transmission/Solar-cells_2987.html
April 1, 2006
    Typical process utilities include electricity, process steam, refrigerants, compressed air, cooling water, heated water, hot oil, process water, demineralized water, municipal water, and river, lake, or ocean water. For preliminary cost estimates, waste disposal cost can also be treated like a utility expense. Unlike capital, labor, and other expenses, utility prices do not correlate simply...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/thermal_and_energy_mgmt/power_generation_and_transmission/How-to-Estimate-Utility-Costs_2798.html
March 1, 2006
BP (London; edlinks.che.com/5827-544) and Edison Mission Group, a subsidiary of Edison International (Rosemead, Calif.; edlinks.che.com/5827-545), are planning a $1-billion, hydrogen-fueled power plant — said to be the first-of-a-kind — for generating electricity...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/thermal_and_energy_mgmt/power_generation_and_transmission/Chementator-Hydrogen-power_2917.html
February 1, 2006
Last month, British Nuclear Fuels Plc. (BNFL; Daresbury, U.K.; edlinks.che.com/5826-554) announced plans to sell Westinghouse Electric Co...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/thermal_and_energy_mgmt/power_generation_and_transmission/Westinghouse-sale_2891.html
February 1, 2006
After more than ten years of planning, WMPI Pty, LLC (Gilberton, Pa.; edlinks.che.com/5826-534) is in the final licensing negotiations with contractors for constructing the first major coal-to-liquids (CTL) plant in the U.S. The plant, to be located near Gilberton, will process (reclaim) 1.4 million tons/d of waste coal (anthracite culm, containing 40wt.% ash), which has accumulated after centuries of coal...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/thermal_and_energy_mgmt/power_generation_and_transmission/Pennsylvania-slated-to-become-home-of-first-U-S-CTL-plant-_2892.html
January 1, 2006
WOW Energy (see item above) has also developed a patented process that uses commercial, off-the shelf components to reduce the FG temperature to near ambient, while converting the extracted thermal energy into electricity. The cascading closed-loop cycle (CCLC) does this by using a hydrocarbon (propane) working...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/thermal_and_energy_mgmt/power_generation_and_transmission/Chementator-and-this-process-makes-power-from-waste-heat_2873.html
January 1, 2006
Emerson Process Management (St. Louis, Mo.; edlinks.che.com/5825-547) has introduced CSI 4500 Machinery Health Monitor application that provides live, continuous monitoring of turbines...
http://www.che.com/processing_and_handling/thermal_and_energy_mgmt/power_generation_and_transmission/Turbine-health_2874.html
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