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Burns to Replace Macfarlane as NRC Chairman

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced on Dec. 23 that Stephen G. Burns will replace…

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Solar Firms Report Fallout From China, Taiwan Tariff Determination

A major U.S. solar manufacturer will shutter a manufacturing plant in Tennessee in part due…

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FPL Gets Approval to Invest in Gas Wells

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

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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…

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Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. Hacked

Computer systems at Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP)—the operator of South Korea’s 23…

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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…

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The Urge to Merge, or Vice Versa?

The urge to merge, a key feature of the power industry for the past 20 years or so, showed no signs of slowing in 2014. Major players sought to beef up their asset portfolios and diversify their generating

Don't Ignore Cyber Threats to Power Infrastructure

Over the last few years, it has become increasingly clear that a massive cyber-attack on the North American electric grid represents a serious threat to U.S. national security. Over time, a string of senior

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FPL Gets Approval to Invest in Gas Wells

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

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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…

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Oil Price Collapse Poses Threats to U.S. Shale Gas Boom

The drop in world oil prices, given added impetus by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting…

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Winter Gas Crunch Again Threatens New England

After an array of New England’s largest utilities announced rate increases this fall, blaming seasonal…

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Bechtel and Siemens Team to Build Virginia Combined Cycle Power Plant

Panda Power Funds awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract for a 778-MW combined cycle…

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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…

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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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Coal Ash Continues to Challenge Duke Energy

On Sept. 23, Duke Energy told the Public Service Commission of South Carolina that it…

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Two Units at Coal Power Plant Back Online Following Spring Fire

With Units 6 and 7 back in operation, Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) has restored 80%…


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LDC Gas Forums – 10th Annual Rockies & West Forum

The Rockies & West Forum is the event where the Natural Gas Industry gathers for networking, insight, and doing real business! Join key industry players in Los Angeles on October 6–8 for unparalleled networking and an agenda full of informative sessions and panels.

Asian Sub-bituminous Coal Users’ Group 4th Annual Conference

The premier Asian coal users’ conference returns for its fourth year October 13-16, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Created to promote the safe, efficient and economic use of sub-bituminous coals by generating companies, it will address safety, handling, combustion, characteristics and risk management topics plus opportunities for networking on a global scale.

Western Power Summit presented by EPEC

The Western Power Summit presented by EPEC (Electric Power Executive Conference®) will bring together corporate-level executives, senior policy makers, financial executives and senior consultants who have a stake or interest in current challenges facing Western Electric Power Markets. Executives will gather November 5-6, 2014 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, to discuss issues…


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