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China Promotes Climate Goal, and Builds New Coal Plants

Chinese President Xi Jinping said he wants his country to "achieve carbon neutrality before 2060." It will not be an easy task for the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases…



Former SpaceX Engineers Tout New Microreactor

A California company is gathering funding for development of a portable nuclear microreactor, designed for use in areas where other forms of power generation are not practical. Radiant, founded by…


Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to…


DOE-Backed Hydrogen Project Underway in Texas

A California energy company is collaborating with its parent and the University of Texas on a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to show that renewable hydrogen can be a…


Vattenfall Ready to Close Largest German Coal Plant

A German plan to provide coal-fired power plant operators with money to offset financial losses, part of the country’s plan to incentivize the closure of coal plants as part of…


Supercritical CO2 Pilot Power Plant Gearing Up for 2021 Demonstration

Construction of the 10-MW Supercritical Transformational Electric Power (STEP) pilot plant in San Antonio, Texas, is inching along, and developers in July announced that the building to house the innovative…