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USB drives spread malware at power plants, DOE reveals used nuclear fuel strategy

Sweet Deal—Hershey, Others Have Solar Pacts

A well-known chocolate maker has announced two new clean energy partnerships as the company continues to increase its sustainability efforts. The Hershey Co. on April 20 said it has power…



India Cites ‘Cheaper’ Coal in Planning New Units

A draft copy of a document outlining India's latest National Electricity Policy (NEP) reportedly shows the country is considering building new coal-fired generation capacity, even as it sets new carbon…


COVID Costs 300,000 Clean Energy Jobs; DOE Readies for Rebound

An analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data for 2020 shows the number of workers in clean energy jobs last year fell for the first time since 2015, according to…


Hydrostor Receives Funding for New A-CAES Project

A Canadian company that has led design efforts for advanced compressed air energy storage (A-CAES) systems has received funding for development of a new 300-500-MW A-CAES facility. Hydrostor, based in…


8 Rivers Unveils 560 MW of Allam Cycle Gas-Fired Projects for Colorado, Illinois

8 Rivers Capital, inventor of a novel supercritical carbon dioxide (CO2) cycle, plans to begin operating a 280-MW NET Power natural gas–fired plant within the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in…


ERCOT Conditions Tighten Again as Outages Mount to 32 GW

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on April 13 urged Texans to conserve power as grid conditions tightened owing to a “a combination of high generation outages typical in…