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German City to Sue Belgian Nuclear Power Plant

Reports out of Germany suggest that the city of Aachen plans to sue the Tihange…

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Kemper IGCC In-Service Date Pushed to Q3, Costs Surge Again

Mississippi Power's lignite-fired Kemper County integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant is seeing yet…

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EPA, DOE Experts Upbeat on Regulatory Agenda

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) acting administrator of the Office of Air and Radiation, and…

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Dominion Resources Agrees to Acquire Questar, Adding to Its Natural Gas Portfolio

Richmond, Va.–based Dominion Resources announced on February 1 that it would add to its more…

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Japan Restarts Third Nuclear Reactor, a MOX Unit

Following rigorous safety checks, Kansai Electric Power Co. on February 1 restarted a unit that…

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Bagasse and Blended Biomass Cogeneration Advances in the Cuban Sugarcane Industry

Advances in firing biomass, including bagasse, in Cuban sugarcane operations.

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Wind Funnel Generator Is Channeling Interest

A unique wind funnel–based power generating system that is quickly garnering interest from investors could see first construction kickoff in the first quarter of 2016. The INVELOX (short for “increased

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Navigating Legal Implications of Power Industry Regulations

A summary of POWER's legal affairs conference on power industry regulations.

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Russian Fast Reactor Connected to the Grid

In a leap for fast neutron power technology, Russia's Rosatom has connected Unit 4 of its Beloyarsk nuclear plant in the Urals region to the grid. The 880-MW BN-800 unit--the latest generation of fast reactors

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Okeechobee Clean Energy Center to Give Florida Yet Another Big CCPP

Florida regulators on Jan. 5 approved the 1,600-MW Okeechobee Clean Energy Center under development by…

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COP21 Climate Deal Draws Praise, Fire

Delegates of 195 nations, including the U.S., on Dec. 12 reached a landmark deal at…

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Propane Power Is Grabbing Growing Share of Gas-Fired Market

  As liquefied natural gas (LNG) continues to draw attention in the gas market, with…

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Five Power Plants to Change Hands in Four Separate Deals

Within the space of less than a week, four deals have been announced that will…

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U.S. Power Mix: Gas Replacing Coal Faster Than Expected

Coal has been the dominant source of electricity in the U.S. power mix for more…

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AEP Reaches Settlement on Ohio Coal-Fired Power Plants

American Electric Power (AEP), through its subsidiary AEP Ohio, announced on Dec. 14 that it…

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Coal Under Fire as Paris Climate Summit Approaches

The news coming out of several countries in advance of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference…

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UK to Close All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

In a major speech setting out the future direction of the UK’s energy policy, Energy…

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Xcel to Retire Two Units at Its Largest Coal-Fired Plant

Xcel Energy said on Oct. 2 that the company would accelerate its transition from coal…

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Doubling of We Energies Coal Stockpile Approved, Extra Dust Mitigation Required

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued the final construction permit this week, allowing…


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