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Geothermal Resources Council Announces Virtual Annual Meeting & Expo!

Registration Opens for the Largest Annual Meeting of the Global Geothermal Community on October 18-23, 2020 (Mount Laurel, NJ) August 3, 2020— In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), the world’s largest membership-based geothermal professional and industry ...


POWERnews—Aug. 6, 2020

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   August 6, 2020 Group to Cities: Get Out of Nuclear Project While You Can The Utah Taxpayers Association has urged cities and towns that have subscribed to the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems ...


PSEG to Return to Regulation, Will Divest 6.7-GW Fossil, Solar Fleet

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), New Jersey’s giant utility, has become the latest major U.S. power company to seek an exit from the competitive generation business.  In a statement attached to the company’s second-quarter 2020 earnings results released on July 31, Ralph Izzo, PSEG ...


First Criticality for First Chinese ACPR-1000 Nuclear Reactor at Tianwan

Unit 5 at the Tianwan nuclear power plant, an ACPR-1000 under construction in China’s Jiangsu province, achieved first criticality on July 27, said Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corp., the plant’s owner and operator. According to China National Nuclear Power Corporation (CNNC), China’s giant ...


Xuzhou 3 Shows the Future of Subcritical Coal Power Is Sublime

A remarkable retrofit at Xuzhou Unit 3 boosted the 320-MW subcritical coal unit’s efficiency to beyond 43.56%—higher than all existing Chinese supercritical units, and even many ultrasupercritical ...


Khargone: India’s High Efficiency Leap

Indian power giant NTPC commissioned the second unit of the vast 1,320-MW Khargone Super Thermal Power Project in Madhya Pradesh this March, completing its first ultrasupercritical power plant. The project&rsquo ...