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Siemens, Toshiba Pulling Out of Coal-Fired Generation

Toshiba Corp. and Siemens Energy are the latest major power industry companies to move away from coal. Toshiba on Nov. 11 announced it will stop taking new construction orders for…



Belarus Brings Country’s First Nuclear Plant Online

The first reactor of the first nuclear power plant in Belarus was connected to the grid on Nov. 3. The Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, also known as the Astravets plant,…


JERA Planning to Shift Coal Power Fleet to 100% Ammonia

Japanese firm JERA, a joint venture between TEPCO and Chubu Electric, on Oct. 13 issued a roadmap to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050. The move is notable for the…


Black & Veatch: No More Coal Construction

Black & Veatch is ending the company’s participation in coal-based power market design and construction, saying it will allow the company to focus on clean energy technologies. The engineering and…


Microgrids Increase Reliability, Resiliency

Increasing the reliability and resiliency of the electricity supply is a focus of today’s power generation industry. In concert with that, more and more utilities, companies, and institutions are establishing…


It’s Fair to Say – New Plant Brings Benefits to Pennsylvania

Competitive Power Ventures is known for building efficient and technologically advanced gas-fired facilities. The company’s Fairview Energy Center is its latest achievement, transforming a brownfield site into an economic engine.…