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Environmental


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

NYPA, GE Successfully Pilot Hydrogen Retrofit at Aeroderivative Gas Turbine

A pioneering GE aeroderivative gas turbine project to demonstrate hydrogen combustion as part of a retrofit at an existing U.S. natural gas power plant has successfully utilized blends of 5%…



DOE Unveils Next Steps for Nuclear Waste Consent-Based Siting Process

The Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated community outreach to facilitate consent-based siting, management of spent nuclear fuel (SNF), and interim storage facility siting. The effort, outlined in a series…


Michigan Governor Urges DOE to Support Palisades Nuclear Plant’s Reopening

Michigan’s governor has asked the Department of Energy (DOE) to support Holtec International’s efforts to "save" the 800-MW Palisades nuclear power plant, marking a potential turnaround for the facility in…


Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Gets Legislative Approval for Operation to 2030

California’s lawmakers have passed Senate Bill 846, effectively offering Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) a pathway to keep the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant open until at least 2030. The…


Rapid Progress for Japan’s Offshore Wind Ambitions

Japan’s ambitions to install up to 10 GW of offshore wind power by 2030 have made rapid progress over the past month, driven partly by accelerated action to address a…


Biden Signs Bill to Transform U.S. Energy, Combat Climate Change

President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) should provide further impetus for growth of U.S. renewable energy, coming on the heels of a report from the Federal Energy…