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Hydrogen, Ammonia–Fired Gas Turbine Development Gets U.S. Government Fast-Track Boost

The U.S. government has set out to fast-track technology development enabling hydrogen and ammonia combustion in power-generating gas turbines, furnishing six novel industry-led projects with a combined $24.9 million on May 19. Projects include development of hydrogen-ready combustion technologies ...


POWERnews-May 19, 2022

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   May 19, 2022 NERC Warns of Mounting Reliability Risks, Urges Preparation for Challenging Summer An unprecedented array of risks—ranging from capacity shortfalls, extreme weather, extended drought, ...


NERC Warns of Mounting Reliability Risks, Urges Preparation for Challenging Summer

An unprecedented array of risks—ranging from capacity shortfalls, extreme weather, extended drought, supply chain issues, cybersecurity, solar PV tripping, fuel constraints, to wildfires—could imperil the reliability of nearly every North American bulk power system (BPS) region west of the ...


SRP Warns Arizona Regulator Reliability at Risk by 2024 Without Gas Plant Expansion

Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) is seeking a rehearing and reconsideration of the Arizona Corporation Commission’s (ACC’s) denial of a major gas power plant expansion, which the public power utility has stressed will be crucial for near-term system ...


DOE’s Decision to Build Versatile Test Reactor Coming Soon

(Updated—May 19, 2022): The Department of Energy (DOE) is poised to decide whether it will build the 300-MWth Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), a fast neutron national user facility that could provide the nuclear industry with a much-needed high-performance testing capability for advanced reactors ...


POWERnews—May 12, 2022

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   May 12, 2022 Vogtle Nuclear Expansion Price Tag Tops $30 Billion An updated financial report from one of the owners of the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion in Georgia shows the cost to build two new ...