Rendering Courtesy of NRG Energy Petra Nova Holdings The technology will be built alongside the existing W.A. Parish station, near Houston, and could be a model for other plants. + Image Rendering Courtesy of NRG Energy Petra Nova Holdings Related Links: Clean Coal: Is Carbon Capture and Storage Fossil Fuels' Best Hope? A top official at the U.S. Dept. of Energy says a planned $1-billion carbon-capture project on a large coal unit near Houston represents "a major milestone" in the DOE's effort to maintain coal-fired generation as a viable way to meet energy needs and carbon-emission regulations.Christopher Smith, principal deputy
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.