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‘What’s Next’ for Siemens Energy?

Everyone in the power industry is familiar with Siemens Energy. Its technology is behind about one-sixth of the world’s power generation, and even a larger portion than that in the…



Nuclear Advisory Council Deems Commissioning of Holtec SMR-160 by 2030 a ‘Credible Target’

Holtec International's ambitions to install its first set of SMR-160 small modular reactor nuclear plants in the U.S. by 2030 may be a "credible target," the company's advisory council comprising…


In First for the U.S., Vineyard Wind Achieves $2.3B Financial Close for Offshore Wind Farm

Vineyard Wind 1, an 800-MW phase of an offshore wind project offshore Massachusetts, has achieved financial close. The milestone, a first for a U.S. commercial-scale offshore wind farm, now allows…


Ethiopia Outlines $40 Billion Plan as GERD Hydro Startup Nears

Ethiopian officials have said they are moving closer to commissioning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) hydropower installation, part of 71 power projects included in a $40 billion investment package…


SRP Approves Arizona Expansion with 16 Gas-Fired Turbines

The board of directors of Arizona's second-largest public utility has approved a nearly $1 billion plan to expand the natural gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station, adding 820 MW of generation capacity.…


NRC Backs Storing Nuclear Waste in Texas

Federal regulators have approved a private company's plan to store nuclear waste in the oil fields of West Texas, the latest move in the continuing saga of where to store…