|

Climate change


Three Nuclear Giants Will Vie for Czech Republic’s Dukovany Expansion

Competition for a new unit of up to 1.2 GW at the Czech Republic's Dukovany nuclear power plant site has stepped up, with France's EDF, South Korea's Korea Hydro &…



Labor Department Shuns Trump-Era ‘Anti-ESG’ Measures

The Biden administration has reversed a controversial Trump-era rule that barred plan fiduciaries from considering climate change and other environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors when choosing retirement investments and…


DOE Grants First-Round Civil Nuclear Credit Award—$1.1B—to Diablo Canyon 

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first round of funding from its $6 billion Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) Program is poised to go to Diablo Canyon Power Plant, California’s only operational…


Siemens Energy Seals Deal for Hydrogen-Ready Coal-to-Gas Switch

European energy giant EnBW will pilot switching a 114-year-old coal-fired waste incineration and district heating power plant in Stuttgart-Münster, Germany, to gas-fired technology while ensuring the regionally significant plant will…


Fish Friendly Hydro: Natel Energy Is Proving It’s Possible

Hydropower projects frequently face resistance from environmental groups for a variety of reasons. One of the more common objections to hydro is the high turbine-induced mortality of fish. The passage…


Six Major Electric Utilities Join Forces to Pursue a Southeastern Hydrogen Hub

Marking intent interest from the power sector in hydrogen’s decarbonization potential, six major utilities—Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E), Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU), Southern Co., and…