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DOE Will Have New, Diverse Leadership Team

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) new leadership team is a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of experience across the power sector and academia. The names announced…



Biden Effects Regulatory Freeze, Revokes Trump Actions, Rejoins Paris Agreement

President Joe Biden just hours after his inauguration effected an immediate freeze on several Trump-era deregulatory actions that directly affect the power sector, and revoked a long list of rules…


Court Kills Trump Rule on Power Plant Emissions

A federal appeals court has vacated the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era greenhouse gas emission standards for power plants. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…


NuScale SMR Chosen for UK Wind-Nuclear Hybrid

A British company announced it is joining with U.S.-based NuScale Power to develop a hybrid project using wind energy and small modular reactor (SMR) technology to produce power and green…


GE Suing Siemens, Alleging ‘Stolen Trade Secrets’

General Electric (GE) has filed a lawsuit accusing "willful and malicious misappropriation of GE's trade secrets" by Siemens Energy, charging that a current Siemens employee "knowingly and surreptitiously" received GE…


Ethane-Fueled Plant Planned for North Dakota

A natural gas exploration company working in the Bakken Shale has announced plans to build a $400 million power plant in North Dakota that would run on ethane. Bakken Midstream…