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How the Power Sector Has Changed Since 2001

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals surprising aspects about how federal…


States Sue EPA, Army Corps Over Final Waters of U.S. Rule with Reach Over Power Plants

Thirteen states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of…

Palo Seco Power Plant, 1973. Photo by John Vachon.

Puerto Rico’s Utility Makes Debt Payment, Avoids Default

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, PREPA, Wednesday made a $415 million payment to its creditors…


Nuclear Power Plant Security Forces Fare Better on Inspections than TSA Agents

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) released details from its security inspection program for commercial nuclear…


China Submits Plans for Reducing Carbon Emissions

China on June 29 submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) for reducing carbon emissions…

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Wind Is Mainstream, and Other Insights from WINDPOWER 2015

Wind is no longer a niche alternative energy industry, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO…

1.	The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP). During its most productive year, the dual-unit facility located in eastern Lithuania supplied more than 88% of the country’s total electricity demand. Courtesy: SE Ignalina NPP

Ignalina: Decommissioning Chernobyl’s Big Sister

This is a web supplement to “Riding Off into the Sunset: Nuclear Decontamination and Decommissioning…

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Solar and Storage Find Common Ground

Concentrating solar power has found a partner in thermal storage, but costs remain high. Solar…

Wind farm in Colorado, near Pawnee Buttes. Courtesy: Lee Buchsbaum

The Voters Were Right: Colorado and Minnesota’s Paths to Clean Energy

Voters in Colorado and stakeholders in Minnesota forced through unique managed generation transformation plans that…


EPA Finds “No Widespread, Systematic Impacts” on Water Quality from Fracking, but Data Limited

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on June 4 released a draft assessment of the…

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Duke Announces Plan to Retire Asheville Coal Plant, Replace with CCPP

Duke Energy announced on May 19 that it will construct a new 650-MW natural gas–fired…


Murkowski Introduces Array of Energy Bills

In the opening move of what is certain to be a long and contentious process,…

First Power-to-Gas Projects in U.S. Launched

Southern California Gas Co., the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the National Fuel Cell…

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GE’s New HA Turbines Nearing Delivery

General Electric’s (GE’s) new flagship HA turbines, which will be the largest and most efficient…

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Duke Proposes Full Excavation of 12 More Coal Ash Basins

With plans already approved for the closure of 12 of its coal ash basins, Duke…

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Duke Announces Plan to Retire Asheville Coal Plant, Replace with CCPP

Duke Energy announced on May 19 that it will construct a new 650-MW natural gas–fired…

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Lawmakers Work to Make PRB Coal Less Attractive in Illinois

A group of Illinois state lawmakers are proposing legislation to discourage the import of Powder…

Flower growing in a pile of bituminous Kentucky coal. Courtesy: Una Nowling

EIA: Reports of Coal’s Death May Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Electricity generation from existing coal-fired power plants will increase from 2012 levels through 2025, according…

vedøre power plant in the sunset taken from Kalvebod brygge. Courtesy: Martini DK

Industry in Turmoil: Coal Plants Shutting Down Around the World

Numerous announcements of plant closures during the past week are painting a grim picture for…

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Western Power Summit – 2nd Annual

Convene with senior-level executives and policy makers to address vital issues and explore a range of strategies related to challenges facing Western electric power markets. Issues to be addressed include long-haul transmission, emerging energy imbalance markets, California’s energy storage directive, and the water-energy nexus. Deepen your understanding of fast-moving market dynamics and interact with an…

Asian SBC Users’ Group Annual Conference – 5th Annual

This annual conference is the only event in Asia dedicated to the use of sub-bituminous coal, with a focus on coal-handling, boiler & combustion, and keeping power plants efficient, economic, and safe.  Discover best practices in the handling and burning of SBCs and network with hundreds of generating company industry professionals all in one place.…

ELECTRIC POWER 2016, Presented by POWER magazine – 18th Annual

As the official event of POWER magazine, the ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition is a platform for power generation companies to come together in one place to address current industry trends and the challenges confronting power plant professionals today.  It’s a chance to go beyond the pages of POWER and interact with key stakeholders.

LDC Gas Forums – 16th Annual Southeast Forum

Join 500+ leaders of the Natural Gas Industry for 3 days of unparalleled networking, insights, and deal-making. Hear the latest updates on the state of the market, connect with current and future clients, and expose your company to one of the largest natural gas industry gatherings in the Southeast.

LDC Gas Forums – 20th Annual Northeast Forum

600+ Natural Gas Industry buyers, sellers, analysts, and marketers will be gathering Boston this June to share insights, network, and conduct business. Join us as we work through the challenges 2015 is offering by attending the event where the Natural Gas Industry gathers!

LDC Gas Forums – 27th Annual Mid-continent Forum

The Annual Mid-continent Forum is the premier event where 400+ of the Natural Gas Industry’s leaders gather in Chicago.

LDC Gas Forums – 11th Annual Rockies & West Forum

The Annual Rockies & West Forum is the premier event where 300+ of the Natural Gas Industry’s leaders gather in Los Angeles for 3 days of networking and deal making.

LDC Gas Forums – 8th Annual Canada Forum

The Annual Canada Forum is the premier event where 300+ of the Natural Gas Industry’s leaders gather in Toronto for 3 days of networking, insights and deal making.


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