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The Three Types of Woodyards

Woodyards can be classified into three main categories: automated, manual, and semi-automated. Deciding on which approach best suits a facility’s needs requires careful evaluation of several criteria: Volume – the amount of fuel storage and throughput Size – the footprint for the woodyard Budget –… read more

Fuel Handling Considerations when Converting to Biomass

With the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan causing such a stir, coal-fired utilities are likely weighing their options and looking for alternatives that could help them reduce their carbon footprint. One fairly straightforward strategy that takes advantage of ample, affordable, and available fuel that… read more

The EPA Clean Power Plan

On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the Clean Power Plan, which sparked discussions all across the power generation industry. With so many opinions out there, it’s sometimes difficult to determine what the plan says. If you visit the EPA website, you’ll… read more

Cost-Effective FD Fan Optimization for Generating Stations

Today, many older power plants are operating under conditions that are different from when they were originally constructed. The plants have been modified over the years to meet evolving demands, but these changes have often been approached in a piecemeal fashion, introducing inefficiencies into the… read more