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The Rise of Distributed Natural Gas Generation

The power sector has increasingly turned to various forms of distributed generation to meet growing…

Interest in DOE’s Versatile Test Reactor Heats Up

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and TerraPower are jointly pursuing an opportunity to design and…

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Deal-Making in Power Sector Dragged in 2019

Deal-making in the North American power and utilities sector fell for the third year in…

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Environmental Concerns Dominate Global Risks List

For the first time in the 15-year history of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks…

EPA to Withdraw Federal Regional Haze Plan for Utah Based on New Analysis

Citing new technical information gleaned from a more modern modeling analysis, the Environmental Protection Agency…

THE BIG PICTURE [Infographic]: Solar’s Explosive Growth

According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) World Energy Outlook 2019, solar photovoltaic (PV) is…

Transformative Coal Power Technologies Take Shape

The coal power industry acknowledges that to play a stable role in future power markets, it needs to modernize, and perhaps even overhaul its long-held status as a “conventional generator.” Could new

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Hydraulic Stability of Surge Tanks

When needed, surge tanks can provide a critical feature to the hydraulic design of hydropower projects. Principally, they can mitigate the overpressure effects of pressure transients or water hammer and allow

Optimizing Power Plant Decisions with 5G Technology

The power industry is always looking for ways to improve efficiency and enhance reliability. 5G, that is, fifth-generation wireless technology, may help utilities reach new heights. Every day, we learn a

Obrador Administration Rolling Back Energy Reform in Mexico

The future of energy in Mexico is being shaped by the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who wants state-owned energy companies to have more influence over the country’s power

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…

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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…

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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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Is Your Plant Cyber Secure?

Hosted By: POWER Sponsored By: Siemens In this insightful webinar, Jonathan Tubb, cyber security expert at Siemens Energy, Inc., will discuss strategies power plants can employ to mitigate security risks,…


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Distributed Energy Conference10/30/2019

Dive into real-life applications of DERs, microgrids, renewable energy, CHP, generators,microturbines, hybrid systems, and the emerging world of blockchain at the power generation industry’s foremost event covering distributed generation. Learn more

4th Annual Connected Plant Conference, presented by POWER02/25/2020

Hosted by POWER magazine, this is the only event dedicated to the latest digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, and decision-support technologies for the power generation industry. Learn more

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Attend the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition, which pairs hands-on training and development with current, relevant insight on the volatile power generation landscape that can be applied next week, not… Learn more



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