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Joint U.S-Canadian Advanced Nuclear Review May Focus on Terrestrial’s Molten Salt Reactor, NuScale SMR

Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR), a 195-MWe Generation IV nuclear technology, and NuScale’s…

Ownership Shakeup at Colstrip Coal Power Plant

NorthWestern Energy said it will file an application with the Montana Public Service Commission for…

The POWER Interview: New Directions for GE Digital

In a recent conversation with POWER, GE Digital CEO Pat Byrne discussed why GE made…

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NRC Issues First Subsequent License Renewals, Extends Nuclear Reactor Life to 80 Years

Marking a major milestone for the U.S. nuclear power sector, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)…

Hydropower Industry Launches Major International Project to Demonstrate Flexibility

In a new attempt to secure a concrete role for the international hydropower industry within…

THE BIG PICTURE: The Need for Power Flexibility

In its November 2019–issued World Energy Outlook, the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggests that if…


How to Optimize Replication in Power Plant Design & Construction

Constructing a power plant is no small task. Due to the scope of the job, many projects experience schedule delays and cost overruns. However, with the right tools and teamwork, similar jobs can benefit

New Monitoring and Analytics Tools Improve Plant Performance

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies can help make electric generating plants more efficient while increasing availability. The electric power industry is going through a transformational change


Smarter Monitoring for Coal Ash Remediation

Total suspended solids probe can help coal-fired power plants reduce compliance risks and avoid additional sampling. Water plays an essential role in coal ash remediation, but managing that process often comes

Russia Offers to Expand Nuclear Power in Africa

South Africa is the only country on the African continent with nuclear power generation, but Russia is working to make nuclear power a reality for more African nations. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke

AES Commits to Build 2.2-GW CCGT Plant in Vietnam

AES Corp. on Nov. 8 signed a memorandum of understanding with the Vietnamese government to…

Ansaldo, Equinor Partner to Validate 100% Hydrogen Gas Turbine

Italian turbine maker Ansaldo Energia and carbon capture specialist Equinor are collaborating on the validation…

GE Unveils New H-Class Gas Turbine—and Already Has a First Order

GE on Oct. 1 unveiled the 7HA.03, the newest model in its 2014-launched high efficiency…


Next-Generation HRSGs Start Fast and Reduce Emissions

Today’s heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) are suffering reliability problems, mainly because they’re being operated…

A Brief History of GE Gas Turbines

July marks two important milestones that set gas-fired generation on its course to becoming a…

City Backs Deal for CCS Technology to Save New Mexico Coal Plant

The Farmington, New Mexico, city council on Aug. 15 unanimously approved a deal to transfer…

Navajo Nation Ends Bid to Acquire 2.3-GW Coal Plant

After a Navajo tribal council on March 21 voted 11–9 to block acquisition of the…


What Is Coal’s Future? [PODCAST]

The Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs—a bipartisan think tank—will host the “Jackson Hole Global…

Coal Silo Failures Reveal the Need for NDE Inspection

In July 2016, a coal silo collapsed at an Indiana power plant. The root cause…

AEP Will Close Ohio Coal Plant Early

American Electric Power (AEP) this week confirmed it will close its coal-fired Conesville Power Plant…


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