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Why Solar Parks Are in Desperate Need of Good Publicity

Americans have much to gain from having a solar project installed in their local community, but their relationship with solar energy is hardly a love affair. The infamous NIMBY (not…



Pioneering U.S. Wave Energy Power Plant Unveiled

One of the first U.S.-based wave energy power plants is set to be deployed at AltaSea’s 35-acre campus located at the Port of Los Angeles. Israeli firm Eco Wave Power,…


Are We Headed for a Reliability Train Wreck?

So far, utilities have announced plans to retire some 93,000 MW (nameplate) of coal—almost half the existing coal fleet—by the end of this decade. Coal retirements combined with increasing penetration…


Bulk Power System Deficiencies During Winter Storm Elliot Prompt Inquiries

Assessments are underway to pin down factors that prompted emergencies, tight grid conditions, and even load-shedding by major entities as Winter Storm Elliot bore down on the North American bulk…


Arctic Blast Roiling Reliability in TVA, MISO, SPP, PJM

An Arctic blast felt by a large portion of North America is causing reliability turmoil within some segments in its bulk power system, forcing reliability coordinators to declare emergencies, issue…


GE Hitachi Formally Enters BWRX-300 SMR in UK Race for New Nuclear 

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has submitted a Generic Design Assessment (GDA) entry application for its BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) to UK authorities, kicking off a key regulatory process…