Regulators approve coal-fired pollution controls project

Indiana regulators approved a plan for Indianapolis Power & Light Co. to invest $511 million in pollution controls at its Petersburg and Harding Street coal-fired power plants. The controls are expected to reduce mercury emissions by 80 percent at both plants.

IPL picked Indiana Environmental Partners (IEP) for engineering, procurement and construction of the controls. Major construction at the Petersburg plant is set to begin this fall.

IPL filed a request with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to invest $631 million into a proposed 650 MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant near Martinsville.

Read more new emissions projects news

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...