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Optimism Abounds as Infrastructure Projects Fuel Growth

Soon after COVID-19 first broke into the public consciousness in early 2020, panic filled the streets. I’ll be honest, I was nervous. The U.S. stock market plummeted roughly 35% over…



Solar Industry Adds Record Capacity in 2020 in Spite of Pandemic

The U.S. solar industry installed a record 19.2 GWdc of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2020, a 43% increase from 2019, according to a report released by the Solar Energy Industries…


Fending Off Forced Power Plant Outages

The changing profile of the power system has added new stressors on conventional power generation and may have raised the potential for forced outages. Addressing them requires a closer look…


Georgia Power: New Vogtle Unit Still Set for 2021 Startup

The target in-service dates for two new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant site in Georgia remain November 2021 and November 2022, respectively, Georgia Power said in a filing…


The Growing Strain of Power Sector Supply Chain Disruptions

Power sector supply chains, hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, are feeling the double whammy of uncertainty posed by a broad U.S. executive order. As was clear at the Federal…


Amicarella ‘Demystifies’ the Role of CEO for Women

The power generation industry has historically been a male-dominated industry, but today there are a number of women who have risen through the ranks to positions of leadership. Ana Amicarella,…