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First LNG-Fired CCGT Unit Begins Operation at JERA’s Giant Modernized Gas Plant in Japan 

Japanese power generator JERA has launched commercial operation of the first of three liquefied natural gas (LNG)–fueled 650-MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units that will modernize the Anegasaki Thermal…



Major Nuclear Players Team on Innovative Construction Delivery Approach for BWRX-300 SMR at Darlington

Ontario Power Generation (OPG), GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), SNC-Lavalin, and Aecon have signed a trailblazing six-year alliance agreement designed to bolster the deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor…


Texas Utility Will Add More Peaking Power

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said it will build a new 190-MW peaker power plant in central Texas to provide additional dispatchable power to the state’s electric grid. A…


Siemens Gamesa Posts Nearly $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Siemens Gamesa chief executive Jochen Eickholt acknowledged equipment failures in both the company’s onshore and offshore wind turbines, leading to higher warranty provisions, contributed to a nearly $1 billion net…


Energy Trilemma: A Case for Africa Power Utilities

A trilemma is a situation that presents three possible choices to a complex challenge. Due to mutual exclusivity of the available choices, achieving them simultaneously is always a daunting task.…


Distributed Generation in Cuba: Present and Future

Distributed generation stands out in the Cuban power system, where there are hundreds of units dispersed throughout the country. In times of contingency, and as usually happens when a hurricane…