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Fusion Energy Reaches Prime Time

Over the last three years, electricity generation from fusion has moved from the realm of science fiction to the brink of serious development. A lot has happened, but challenges remain before fusion arrives ...


Fusion Energy Is Coming, and Maybe Sooner Than You Think

The joke about fusion energy is that it’s 30 years away and always will be. But significant recent advances in fusion science and technology could potentially put the first fusion power on the grid as ...


AES Closing Two More Ohio Coal Plants

AES subsidiary Dayton Power & Light (DP&L) confirmed on March 20 that it will close two of its coal-fired plants by 2018 because they have become uneconomic. The Ohio utility […] ...


Japanese Court Awards Damages to Fukushima Residents

In a ruling that stunned the nation, a district court in Japan awarded damages to 62 plaintiffs who lived near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant before the 2011 disaster, […] ...


Draft Trump Budget Proposes Major Cuts in EPA, DOE Programs

The Trump administration released a blueprint of its proposed 2018 budget on March 16, likely setting off a major battle with Congress. The budget proposal, ÔÇťAmerica First: A Budget Blueprint […] ...


GAS POWER Direct–March 15, 2017

Gas Power Direct   Current Issue | Find a Job | Post a Job New EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Sets Out to Restrain Agency The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) administrative […] ...