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Environmental


Legal and technical aspects of power plant environmental monitoring and control; regulatory issues

Headway for Potential Deployment of BWRX-300 Nuclear Reactor in Saskatchewan

The potential deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan gained a boost with a cooperation agreement between GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) Canadian…



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…


Keeping Coal Relevant: University of Wyoming Leads the Way

To say the coal industry faces challenges is an understatement. Coal-fired power plants are being retired around the globe as efforts to decarbonize the world’s power supply have intensified due…


History of Power: Duke Energy’s Century-Old Legacy

Duke Energy, one of the largest energy companies in the world, grew out of a system of lakes and dams along the Catawba River to generate power for the Piedmont…


UK Leans Heavily on Nuclear in Bold New Energy Strategy

A long-awaited energy strategy published by the UK government on April 6 lays out bold commitments that tackle Great Britain’s multi-pronged challenges, including achieving net-zero carbon emissions while ensuring energy…


Natural Gas Bans Expensive, and Would Impact Electric Grid Reliability

Major cities including San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, and New York have either enacted or proposed measures to ban or discourage the use of natural gas in new homes and buildings,…