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POWERnews—Oct. 15, 2020

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   October 15, 2020 Natrium, Xe-100 Are DOE's Picks for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstrations TerraPower and X-energy will each receive $80 million in initial federal funding under the Department of ...


Duke Energy Pursuing Sweeping Changes to Generation Mix

Doubling down on its net-zero efforts, Duke Energy will retire all coal-only units in the Carolinas, multiply its renewable portfolio, and cease emitting methane in its natural gas business by 2030.  The company made the announcements on Oct. 12 at its first environmental, social and ...


Natrium, Xe-100 Are DOE’s Picks for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstrations

TerraPower and X-energy will each receive $80 million in initial federal funding under the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) to build their two distinct advanced nuclear reactors and begin operating them within seven years.  Energy Secretary Dan ...


GE Secures First HA-Class Hydrogen Gas Power Deal: Long Ridge Energy Terminal

Long Ridge Energy Terminal will transition a 485-MW combined cycle power plant that is under construction within its sprawling multimodal facility on the Ohio and West Virginia border with the capacity to run on a hydrogen blend when it begins operation in 2021, and eventually transition to 100% ...


West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved

A developer has shelved a 920-MW natural gas-fired power plant planned for Brooke County, West Virginia, citing “changing conditions in the energy and financial markets” and alleged coal industry interference.  Energy Solutions Consortium (ESC), a single purpose entity engaged in developing ...


POWERnews—Oct. 8, 2020

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   October 8, 2020 DOE Supports CCUS Retrofit for San Juan Coal Plant The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a report that says retrofitting the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) in ...