Merchant power plant era begins

Smock, Robert W.
January 1997
Power Engineering;Jan97, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p2
Trade Publication
Opinion. Comments on the growing number of merchant power plants in the United States. Role in wholesale power market; Examples of merchant power plans.


Related Articles

  • The power of nature.  // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Nov96, Vol. 68 Issue 11, New Zealand p13 

    Focuses on the establishment of a Southern Hemisphere Nuclear Free Zone in New Zealand dedicated to harness geothermal energy. Power generation stems; Tourist attraction; Conservation campaign. INSET: Some like it hot..

  • Kakkonda geothermal plant uses hybrid cooling. Kast, George A.; Adams, Steven D. // Modern Power Systems;Apr95, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p39 

    Focuses on the environmental aspects of the construction of a geothermal plant within the forest of Kakkonda, Japan. Incorporation and mechanics of plume abasement coils; Temperature conditions of plume abasement operations; Description of cooling tower design; Drift loss considerations.

  • Integrated plant performance testing.  // Electrical World;Jun94, Vol. 208 Issue 6, p30 

    Presents the report `Integrated Plant Performance Testing,' by D.J. Ahner and R.R. Priestley. Importance of performance guarantees for turnkey geothermal powerplant or cogeneration facilities; Contact information.

  • GRP pump can for geothermal plant.  // European Power News;Aug98, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p22 

    Reports on the pump cans used in the construction of a geothermal power plant in Darajat, Indonesia. Sources of the pimp cans.

  • India.  // International Construction;Jan1997, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p49 

    Reports on the thermal power project in Dakshina Kannada, India. Delay in construction due to political problems; Concerns on project's sensitive coastal site.

  • POWER CHIPS COULD INCREASE OUTPUT FOR GEOTHERMAL POWER.  // Worldwide Energy;Nov2002, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p6 

    Describes the potential of Power Chips, a nanoscale technology for converting heat directly into electricity, to increase output of geothermal power plants.

  • International tendering for power project.  // Modern Power Systems;Jun95, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p5 

    Reports on the decision of China to open up the Waigaoqiao II thermal power plant to international competitive tendering. Beneficial effect of increased foreign investment in China's power industry.

  • Coastal power for industrial belt.  // Modern Power Systems;Jun95, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p5 

    Reports on the construction of thermal power plants along the coasts of the Zhejiang Province in China. Plant capacity; Expected combined generating capacity.

  • Japan supports power projects.  // Modern Power Systems;Jun95, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p11 

    Focuses on the Japan's financial support for the construction of thermal power plants in Vietnam as part of an Official Development Assistance Loan.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics