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DTE Electric to Get NRC Combined License (COL) for Proposed Nuclear Reactor

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will soon issue DTE Electric a combined license (COL) to…

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Tesla Takes Aim at the Grid

Ending several months of speculation, electric vehicle firm Tesla Motors officially moved into the energy…

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Plan to Store Spent Nuclear Fuel in New Mexico Takes Major Step

With plans for a “permanent” solution for storing waste from nuclear power generating plants permanently…


World’s Largest Internal Combustion Engine Power Plant Inaugurated

With 38 tri-fuel engines and a combined capacity of 573 MW, IPP3—a plant constructed near…


QER Draws Praise, Fire in Senate Hearing

The Obama administration’s first installment in the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) drew a variety of…


Best Practices for Maximizing Condenser Efficiency

Sometimes overlooked and underappreciated, a power plant condenser can make or break your efficiency and…

The Power Industry's Spring Fever

As I write this column at the beginning of spring, I have two kinds of…


Innovative Wind Turbine Blade Inspection and Maintenance Tools

The life of a wind turbine can be pretty precarious. The blades—made of laminated materials,…


CCS Development, the Key to Coal Power's Future, Is Slow

Advocates for the continued reliance on coal for baseload electricity cheered late last year when…

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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Siemens and GE Ink Big Orders with Egypt

The Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) in Sharm El-Sheikh resulted in some big agreements for…

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GE Tops 50% Engine Efficiency as Gas Engine Market Heats Up

GE Power & Water announced Mar. 5 that it had achieved 50.1% electrical efficiency with…


Pennsylvania Moves to Tax Natural Gas Extraction

Pennsylvania seems poised to levy a severance tax on natural gas extraction after new Governor…

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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…

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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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J.E. Corette Coal-Fired Power Plant to Be Retired

PPL Montana, a subsidiary of PPL Corp., announced on Feb. 10 that it will permanently…


U.S. Electric Utility Toxic Releases Decrease 49% During the Past Decade

On Jan. 14, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report…

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AEP Looks to Sell Merchant Coal Fleet

According to a story first reported by Amanda Levin of TheStreet.com, American Electric Power Co.…

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