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California Utility Axes Big Pumped Storage Project

The 400-MW Iowa Hill pumped storage project, planned for a site east of Sacramento as…

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Duke Energy Fined $6.6 Million for Dan River Coal Ash Spill

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) issued a $6.6 million fine to Duke…

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More Headaches for Indian Point Nuclear Plant, Radioactive Water Found in Wells

Entergy Corp.—owner and operator of the Indian Point nuclear power plant located in Buchanan, N.Y.—announced…

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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…


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…


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


Innovative Heat Exchanger Technology Enhances Proven Designs

Shell-and-tube heat exchangers have been around longer than anyone reading this article. The heat exchanger offers many advantages. It can be used in condensing, boiling, or single-phase applications; it can


Chile's Newest Hydro Plant Takes Shape in the Desert

Plans to build a pumped-storage hydroelectric plant in the world’s driest region won the approval of environmental regulators in Chile this December. The unique 300-MW project proposed by Valhalla Energia


TransAlta Plays Defense with Coal Out, Renewables In

When it comes to a transition away from coal, TransAlta Corp. is playing political defense. The Canadian province of Alberta contains among the richest fossil energy resources in the world, including oil (and

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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…


COP21 Climate Deal Draws Praise, Fire

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


Propane Power Is Grabbing Growing Share of Gas-Fired Market

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


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…


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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Duke Energy Fined $6.6 Million for Dan River Coal Ash Spill

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) issued a $6.6 million fine to Duke…


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…


Improve Online and Outage Performance by Leveraging the Power of Analytics

Register to attend this complimentary online webinar. Case Study: Come learn how Palo Verde Nuclear Station is leveraging analytics to improve their Online & Outage performance and lead the industry.…

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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… Register