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POWERnews—May 13, 2021

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   May 13, 2021 ERCOT Program Cut Natural Gas Supply During Winter Storm A program designed to save power during periods of high electricity demand actually cut off some of Texas’ natural gas supply ...


Biden Takes Executive Action to Strengthen National Cybersecurity, Secure Supply Chains

The Biden administration this week issued a new spate of actions to bolster the nation’s cybersecurity, though details of its 100-day plan issued last month to address risks to the U.S. bulk power system (BPS) remain scant. In a May 11 notice, the president said his administration would continue, ...


Germany Shifts Net-Zero Target to 2045, Sets Tougher Limits for Energy Industry

Germany has moved its climate neutrality target up from 2050 to 2045 and adopted new interim binding targets that will require greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions of 65% by 2030 and 88% by 2040, compared to 1990 levels. After 2050, notably, the country—which is Europe’s biggest economy ...


Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Rattles Power Industry, Renews Vulnerability Concerns

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POWERnews—May 6, 2021

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   May 6, 2021 TVA, Kairos Partner to Deploy Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Demonstration In a notable, dedicated effort by a major U.S. utility to boost the development of an advanced reactor technology, the ...


TVA, Kairos Partner to Deploy Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Demonstration

In a notable, dedicated effort by a major U.S. utility to boost the development of an advanced reactor technology, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Kairos Power, developer of a novel fluoride salt-cooled, high-temperature nuclear reactor, on May 6 said they will team to demonstrate Kairos’ ...