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A Multi-Layered Reinvention: AES Southland Projects

Recognizing excellence in creative problem-solving to give a project new life and a new role, POWER magazine’s 2020 Reinvention Award goes to two gas-fired power plant construction projects ...


Rethinking Wastewater Treatment for Better FGD Economics

POWER’s 2020 Water Award goes to Saltworks Technologies for successfully piloting a novel application of a 50-year-old technology at a coal plant. The company’s solution promises to slash costs of ...


THE BIG PICTURE: Pandemic Impact on Demand

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a macroeconomic shock that is unprecedented in peacetime. By the end of the first quarter, its effects on global power demand were deep, the International Energy Agency (IEA) noted in a flagship report released on April 30. The international organization, ...


Industry to Explore Decentralized Nuclear Waste Disposal

Efforts to explore whether it is feasible to permanently dispose of high-level nuclear waste in deep horizontal boreholes under next-generation nuclear reactor sites got a boost in late April as nuclear ...


POWERnews—May 28, 2020

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   May 28, 2020 Featured Siemens Details Spinoff of Energy Business The parent of Siemens Energy on May 26 provided details of the planned spinoff of the company’s energy business, saying 55% of ...


IRS Grants Wind and Solar Sectors Critical COVID-19 Reprieves

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has granted a one-year extension of the continuity safe harbor, providing much-needed relief for many wind developers, which, crippled by pandemic-related delays, were racing to complete projects before crucial tax incentives expired at the end of this year. ...