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OIG: Solyndra Misled DOE to Get Solar Loan Guarantees

An official four-year-long investigation into the Solyndra debacle confirms that the bankrupt maker of cylindrical…

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Pilgrim’s Struggles with Unplanned Shutdowns Continue

Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station outside Boston just can’t seem to shake its problems with…

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 DOI OKs 485-MW California Solar PV Project

The Department of Interior (DOI) has approved the 485-MW Blythe Mesa Solar project, a photovoltaic…

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U.S. and China Advance Clean Coal Agreement

The U.S. and China on Tuesday finalized a memorandum of understanding that will allow them…

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Sendai Nuclear Unit Restart Suspended Amid Equipment Trouble

Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s restart of Sendai 1—the first Japanese reactor to begin operation under…

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Controlling Schedule, Quality, and Costs for New Gas-Fired Plants

Gas-fired power is hot, at least in North America, and quite a few smaller utilities…

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Colorado Energy Nations Boiler 5 Upgrade Project

Courtesy: Colorado Energy Nations, GDF SUEZ Energy NA, and Behrent Engineering POWER’s 2015 Reinvention Award…

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Oncor's System Operating Services Facility, Lancaster, Texas

Looking to ensure reliable power for a critical facility—as well as move the needle on…

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The Work and Rewards of Power Production

  What motivates you? Is it mostly the paycheck you earn from your work in…

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Texas Sets Record for Gas Power Burn, Still Barely Enough

The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on August 10 set a record for electricity…

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Talen Energy Sinks Its Talons into Three Power Plants, 2.5 GW of Capacity

Talen Energy Corp. announced on July 20 that it has agreed to acquire MACH Gen…

1.	Big on gas. The Lagoon Creek Combustion Turbine Plant in west Tennessee is one of TVA’s nine combustion turbine facilities and one of four combined cycle sites. The colocated units have a joint capacity of 1,444 MW, making the site TVA’s largest gas-fired facility. Courtesy: TVA

Gas Passes Coal as Top U.S. Power Source

King Coal has lost his crown—at least temporarily. Electricity generation data from the Energy Information…

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EPA Finds “No Widespread, Systematic Impacts” on Water Quality from Fracking, but Data Limited

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on June 4 released a draft assessment of the…

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Duke Announces Plan to Retire Asheville Coal Plant, Replace with CCPP

Duke Energy announced on May 19 that it will construct a new 650-MW natural gas–fired…

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DOE Funds Coal Research and Carbon Storage Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced on August 17…

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McCarthy: Supreme Court Decision on MATS Won’t Affect the Clean Power Plan Rule

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy remains firm in her resolve to create a…

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Duke Proposes Full Excavation of 12 More Coal Ash Basins

With plans already approved for the closure of 12 of its coal ash basins, Duke…

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Duke Announces Plan to Retire Asheville Coal Plant, Replace with CCPP

Duke Energy announced on May 19 that it will construct a new 650-MW natural gas–fired…

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Lawmakers Work to Make PRB Coal Less Attractive in Illinois

A group of Illinois state lawmakers are proposing legislation to discourage the import of Powder…


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Navigating Legal Implications of Power Industry Regulations

Learn about the advantages and pitfalls of being an early mover, recent legal challenges to regulations and what they mean to your operations, and the legal implications of compliance with the latest new regulations, including the Clean Power Plan. Hear from and network with the experts during POWER's conference, December 7 in Las Vegas. Please contact Tom…

Western Power Summit – 2nd Annual

Convene with senior-level executives and policy makers to address vital issues and explore a range of strategies related to challenges facing Western electric power markets. Issues to be addressed include long-haul transmission, emerging energy imbalance markets, California’s energy storage directive, and the water-energy nexus. Deepen your understanding of fast-moving market dynamics and interact with an…

Asian SBC Users’ Group Annual Conference – 5th Annual

This annual conference is the only event in Asia dedicated to the use of sub-bituminous coal, with a focus on coal-handling, boiler & combustion, and keeping power plants efficient, economic, and safe.  Discover best practices in the handling and burning of SBCs and network with hundreds of generating company industry professionals all in one place.…

ELECTRIC POWER 2016, Presented by POWER magazine – 18th Annual

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 trends and the challenges confronting power plant professionals today.  It’s a chance to go beyond the pages of POWER and interact with key stakeholders.



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