What’s New

Current Posts

Current Posts

Nuclear Waste Bill Gains Traction in the House

A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 1982 and give the…

Last New York Coal Plant Set to Close

The last operating coal-fired power plant in New York state could close by mid-February. Somerset…

Regulators: Central Station Generation Will Stay Dominant Despite Emerging Tech

A nationwide survey of state utility commissions suggests regulators are increasingly grappling with issues that…


EDF Will Bail on Three Nuclear Plants, Exelon Holds the Bag

Exelon Generation said EDF Group—a French integrated electricity company—is exercising a put option to sell…

'GREEN Act of 2019' Extends Tax Credits for Renewables

The Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 19 released…

Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Drone Intrusions

Drones represent a classic good news/bad news scenario. The good news is great. The bad news is terrifying. On the good news front, drones can keep utility-sector workers safely on the ground, with the

EAM Solutions Stretch Capabilities of Lean Plant Maintenance Teams

Of the many challenges power and industrial plant maintenance teams face, stretching the capabilities of their ultra-lean staff is one of the most critical. Assets can range from industrial generators, to

Hydrocarbon Molecules Know No Borders: The U.S.-Mexico Natural Gas Dilemma

Natural gas traders once spoke of the North American continent as a potential seamless natural gas trading market, where market synergies could be perfected and hydrocarbon molecules could flow freely to the

Evolution of Nuclear Power Continues with Operation of First EPR

Unit 1 at the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in China is the site of a milestone for nuclear technology. It also illustrates cooperation between France and China, using the lessons learned from earlier projects

Solar Projects Show Rapid Growth in Middle East

Solar power continues to make inroads in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and other parts of the Persian Gulf region. The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) in late September said it

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…


Social Sharing

Face To Face

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

22nd Annual ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition04/14/2020

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



Read the latest blog posts...