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HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- POWER magazine today officially announced winners of its 2014 Plant of the Year Award, Marmaduke Award, and Water Award.
Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Wins POWER's Plant of the Year Award
Meeting 33% of California's massive electricity demand with renewable generation requires some equally massive plants, and the biggest yet came online this year in the Mojave Desert. Getting the world's largest solar thermal plant funded and built required creative solutions and unusual partnerships to overcome an array of environmental, regulatory, and construction challenges. [http://www.powermag.com/?p=59778]
KOMIPO's Incheon CCPP #3 Wins POWER's Marmaduke Award
It's not the first time a power plant has been moved, but this South Korean unit is one of the largest to be relocated. And, because both the original and new sites were currently operating plants, logistics and timing were of much higher importance than when moving a decommissioned unit. [http://www.powermag.com/?p=59754]
Westar Energy's Jeffrey Energy Center Wins POWER's 1st Water Award
Our inaugural Water Award goes to a coal-fired power plant that shows how unconventional solutions can come from conventional fossil plants. By mimicking natural processes, this large Midwestern coal-fired plant is able to effectively treat flue gas desulfurization wastewater while protecting the environment and minimizing costs. [http://www.powermag.com/?p=59680]
For more details about these projects, click the links above or see the August issue of POWER at www.powermag.com.
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