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Power Demand


NERC Warns of Mounting Reliability Risks, Urges Preparation for Challenging Summer

An unprecedented array of risks—ranging from capacity shortfalls, extreme weather, extended drought, supply chain issues, cybersecurity, solar PV tripping, fuel constraints, to wildfires—could imperil the reliability of nearly every North…



First Hydrogen Burn at Long Ridge HA-Class Gas Turbine Marks Triumph for GE

Hydrogen combustion has begun at the 485-MW Long Ridge Energy Terminal combined cycle power plant—a flagship GE HA-class project that is purpose-built to transition from natural gas to hydrogen blends…


Grid Interconnection Queue Filled with Solar and Energy Storage Projects

A study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) shows more than 1.1 TW of solar and energy storage capacity were in the U.S. power grid’s interconnection queue…


Arizona Regulator Rejects SRP’s 820-MW Aeroderivative Gas-Fired Expansion

The Arizona Corporate Commission (ACC) has delivered a major blow to the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District's (SRP’s) urgent plans to expand the 575-MW gas-fired Coolidge Generating…


Current Generation Capacity, Future Investment Plans, and Photovoltaic Projects of the Cuban Energy Industry

The state-owned Unión Eléctrica (UNE) is responsible for supplying electricity to the Cuban population and the national economy. This is a complex process in which more than 50,000 workers intervene,…


How Microreactors Could Change the Nuclear Power Industry (and the World)

What is a microreactor and why would you want one? The definition could be debated, but nuclear reactors in the 1 MW to 20 MW range generally fit the bill,…