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Blizzard Takes Down Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

A powerful blizzard packing hurricane-strength winds that hit the northeast U.S. yesterday and dropped as…


U.S., India, Reach Breakthrough on Nuclear Impasse

The U.S. and India announced on Jan. 25 that negotiators had reached an agreement resolving…


West Virginia Moves to Repeal Renewable Mandate

In a dramatic move that passed the state Legislature with little debate and almost no…

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New NRC Chairman Identifies Priorities and Challenges

Answering questions in a video produced by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), new chairman Stephen…

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European Power Markets Force Changes at RWE, E.ON, and Vattenfall

Persistently low prices on the wholesale electricity market are forcing RWE—the third-largest electricity provider in…

Power in Peru

Although Peru has been one of the best-performing economies worldwide over the last decade, its…

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Mexico’s Electricity Sector Reform in Perspective

Much has been made recently of Mexico’s energy sector reforms, and because those reforms are…

5. SHP centers have flourished. Longshou hydropower station is located in Zhangye SHP base of Gansu Province in China. Taking the advantage of abundant water resources in Heihe Mainstream, there are eight SHP projects with a total installed capacity of more than 1 GW in Zhangye. Courtesy: Baidu Inc.

The Outlook for Small Hydropower in China

As the global electric power industry continues to develop clean, high-quality energy capacity for sustainable…

Pacific Northwest Moving Ahead with Climate Change Policy?

Oregon and Washington State are examining new policies to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. We expect to see extension of Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program at the top of the 2015 legislative agenda and


U.S. Will Seek to Cut Upstream Methane Emissions Up to 45% by 2025

The Obama administration announced on Jan. 14 that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose…

Using Fuel Cells for Distributed CHP in Gas Transmission

Moving natural gas through long-distance pipelines requires substantial energy, and much of that energy is…


U.S. Gas Production Still at Record Highs Despite Collapse in Oil Market

The breathtaking collapse in crude oil prices this past fall, which has seen benchmark prices…


FPL Gets Approval to Invest in Gas Wells

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) on Dec. 18 approved Florida Power & Light’s (FPL’s)…


Natural Gas Overwhelmingly Replacing Coal, Says Report

The growth in natural gas–fired generation in the U.S. since 2007 has overwhelmingly displaced coal-fired…


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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Point Level Capacitance Switch for Fly Ash Hopper Measurement

If you’re the person tasked with controlling the level of fly ash in collection hoppers,…

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Advanced Coal-Fired Combined Heat and Power Plant Begins Operation in U.S.

Great River Energy’s (GRE’s) Spiritwood Station began commercial operation on Nov. 1. The plant—located about…


Gaining Control with Electraulic Actuators

Plant engineers at Eskom’s Majuba Power Station in South Africa have been continuously looking for…

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