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Research and Development


Islands: An Ocean of Potential for Marine Energy

While island governments are exploring marine power technologies as serious options for future resources to replace diesel, technology developers are looking at improved value through new revenue streams, such as…



Analysis Supports Coal-Like Fuel for Power Plants

A British company that manufactures a fuel that it says mimics coal said it “has received a significant endorsement” for the use of its product in the power generation sector.…


OPG Becomes First Utility to Snag Ownership Stake in Nuclear Microreactor Project

Marking the first time a utility has taken an ownership stake in a small modular reactor (SMR) project, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) formed a joint venture with Seattle-based Ultra Safe…


Hydrogen May Be a Lifeline for Nuclear—But It Won’t Be Easy

Four U.S. nuclear generators—Energy Harbor, Xcel Energy, Exelon, and Arizona Public Service (APS)—are making headway on projects to demonstrate hydrogen production at nuclear plants, but scaling those efforts up to…


World’s First Integrated Hydrogen Power-to-Power Demonstration Launched

A consortium of European companies, research institutes, and universities have launched the world’s first demonstration of a fully integrated power-to-hydrogen-to-power project, at industrial scale and in a real-world power plant…


Rethinking Wastewater Treatment for Better FGD Economics

POWER’s 2020 Water Award goes to Saltworks Technologies for successfully piloting a novel application of a 50-year-old technology at a coal plant. The company’s solution promises to slash costs of…