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MidAmerican Energy Company: Virtual Plant Tours

If you've ever wondered how the electricity you use in your home or office is created, this is the place to learn. A simple click of the mouse will take you on a guided tour of a coal-fueled power plant, from the comfort of your own chair. Start your tour by selecting any of the numbered icons to view specific operations and examine each phase at your own pace. Or simply select Grand Tour to view the phases of energy production from start to finish. Either way, you'll learn how supercritical technology allows boiler and turbine equipment to operate at extremely high temperatures and pressures, requiring less coal and resulting in fewer emissions for the same electrical output we depend on every day.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-10-20 12:45:52
Description If you've ever wondered how the electricity you use in your home or office is created, this is the place to learn. A simple click of the mouse will take you on a guided tour of a coal-fueled power plant, from the comfort of your own chair. Start your tour by selecting any of the numbered icons to view specific operations and examine each phase at your own pace. Or simply select Grand Tour to view the phases of energy production from start to finish. Either way, you'll learn how supercritical technology allows boiler and turbine equipment to operate at extremely high temperatures and pressures, requiring less coal and resulting in fewer emissions for the same electrical output we depend on every day.
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Source MidAmerican Energy Company
Keyword Electricity, Power plants, Coal
Selector Selection Committee
Date Of Record Creation 2009-10-20 12:39:27
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Date Last Modified 2010-06-19 19:32:34
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-10-20 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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