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FERC Follows Up on Tax Reform Response

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC, the Commission) took several actions in November to address…

Dominican Republican to Get Floating Combined Cycle Gas Plant Outfitted with Battery Storage

A novel floating power plant that combines a 145-MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant and…

Senate Confirms McNamee as FERC Commissioner

The U.S. Senate on a 50-49 party-line vote December 6 confirmed Bernard McNamee to a…

Plagued by Grim Challenges, Vogtle Nuclear Expansion Lags Behind Schedule, Says Oversight Consultant

The two-unit Vogtle expansion in Georgia faces major challenges that are poised to derail its…

Industry Groups to Congress: Inaction on Nuclear Waste Not an Option

Fifteen notable industry groups have urged Congressional leaders to act on the federal used nuclear…

THE BIG PICTURE: Wind Turbine Trends

Average wind turbine capacity, rotor diameter, and hub height increased in 2017, continuing a long-term…

Three Things ICS Security Pros Can Do to Maximize Uptime

Before industrial control systems (ICSs) were network-connected, operators had little to worry about in the…

A Legal Guide to Power Generation Mergers and Acquisitions

A myriad of issues come into play when parties execute power industry mergers and acquisitions. Part 2 of this two-part series looks at the issues involved with acquisition agreements, and some of the more

Australia's Victoria State Ramps Up Renewables

Victoria state in Australia continues to see dramatic growth in solar and wind power, as well as battery storage systems, as the region rapidly expands its power generation capacity, in large part to serve the

Novel Floating Power Plants on the Horizon

For decades, floating power plants have been used widely as a source of flexible, decentralized power generation for several reasons. Among them are that they can be built cost-effectively and rapidly; they

GE Gas Turbine Blade Issue Concerns Analyst

Lead analyst Stephen Tusa lowered J.P. Morgan’s rating on GE stock after “checks on two…

Storage Bringing Change to Energy Markets

Energy industry experts speaking at the MEGA Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland, on August 21 agreed…

Trump Emissions Plan Aims to Boost Coal-Fired Power

The Trump administration has proposed an overhaul of U.S. power plant emissions rules, unveiling a…

Test Your Knowledge: Scaffold Safety

It is safe to say that every power plant in the world uses scaffolding in…

New Damage Mechanism Identified in HRSG T-91

For a decade or more, heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) users have heard that Grade-91…

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…

Nation’s Oldest Independent Coal Producer Files Bankruptcy

Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. on October 9 said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy,…

Companies End Effort to Buy Navajo Generating Station

The companies negotiating to purchase the largest coal-fired power plant in the southwestern U.S. have…


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