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Graham Goes to Bat for Small Modular Reactors in Funding Bill Markup

When it comes to nuclear power, the U.S. is not living up to its potential,…

The Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis, Tenn., is set to be retired in the next year, and will be replaced by a natural gas-fired plant at the site.

No Detectable Toxins in Water Near Memphis Plant, Says TVA

A Tennessee utility company on July 20 said tests on drinking water in the vicinity…

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House Appropriators Approve EPA Funding Bill with Deep Cuts

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is facing a $528 million cut to its funding under…

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Senate Subcommittee Rejects Trump’s ‘Unrealistic’ DOE Budget Request

In negotiating the Senate’s fiscal year 2018 (FY18) Energy and Water (E&W) Development Appropriation’s bill,…

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DOE Won’t Increase Regulation on Gas to Boost Coal, Perry Says

The Trump administration wants to revitalize the coal industry, but they will not do so…

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Researchers Develop Hybrid Salinity Gradient Power Technology

A hybrid technology created by researchers at Penn State University could be the breakthrough needed to advance efforts to produce power based on the salt concentrations between two water sources. Researchers

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Technological Advancements in Cooling Water Treatment

Regulatory agencies are becoming more and more critical of phosphorus-based water treatment chemicals because they can have a negative impact on lakes and waterways. In the past, treating cooling water with

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India to Sell Only Electric Vehicles by 2030. India’s power minister Piyush Goyal said at a Confederation of Indian Industry session in April that the government plans to make all its cars electric by 2030

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MISO: Avoiding the Mess Facing Other Wholesale Competitive Electric Markets

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s (MISO’s) geographic footprint extends down the middle of the U.S. Because of the structure of its market, MISO has artfully avoided some nasty policy and

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Mississippi PSC: Kemper Facility Should Operate Using Only Natural Gas

The Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) at an open meeting on June 21 unanimously passed…

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U.S. Carbon Emissions Increase from Last Year, but Still 28% Less Than in 2005

A newly released update to the Power Sector Carbon Index, developed by Carnegie Mellon University…

The Nemadji Trail Energy Center in Superior, Wis., will be co-developed by Dairyland Power Cooperative and Minnesota Power.

Proposed Wisconsin Gas-Fired Plant Would Aid Utilities' Renewable Initiatives

Minnesota Power and Wisconsin’s Dairyland Power Cooperative announced plans to co-develop a combined cycle natural…

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GE Power Inks Its Largest Services Deal Ever

GE Power signed a landmark deal to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for 10…

3.	Added gas. Gas fuels 810 MW of Seminole Electric Cooperative’s units: 500 MW of combined cycle power and 310 MW of peaking capacity from five aeroderivative combustion turbine units, all at the Midulla Generating Station. Courtesy: Seminole Electric Cooperative

Natural Gas Projected to Fuel Largest Share of U.S. Summer Power Generation

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects natural gas–fueled electricity generation will exceed all other…

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Four Things That Are Killing Coal

Although President Trump has been promoting a pro-coal energy agenda, there are four things killing…

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Mississippi PSC: Kemper Facility Should Operate Using Only Natural Gas

The Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) at an open meeting on June 21 unanimously passed…

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U.S. Carbon Emissions Increase from Last Year, but Still 28% Less Than in 2005

A newly released update to the Power Sector Carbon Index, developed by Carnegie Mellon University…

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KCP&L Will Retire Five Coal-Fired Units and One Unit Recently Converted to Gas

Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) plans to retire five coal-fired generating units at…

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Energy Secretary Perry: War on Coal Is Over

The Barack Obama administration waged war on the coal industry, but that’s all over now,…


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Register to attend this complimentary online webinar on July 25 at 2 p.m. ET. World-leading water experts will address stricter water reuse standards, mandated ZLD, and the increasing regulation of…


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Western Power Summit – 4th Annual10/23/2017

This three-day conference provides platform for corporate executives to have an open dialogue about the pressing issues and unique challenges that western electric power markets face. Experience panels and keynotes addressing these key challenges: energy efficiency, energy… Register

Connected Plant Conference, presented by POWER02/27/2018

Hosted by POWER magazine, this is the only event dedicated to the latest digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, and decision-support technologies for the power generation industry. Learn more

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