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Research and Development


Japan Bolsters Fuel Ammonia Combustion at Gas Turbines, Coal Boilers

Japan is furnishing $500 million (59.8 billion yen) to much-watched projects that will develop and demonstrate 100% fuel ammonia combustion technology for gas turbines and 50% co-firing at coal boilers,…



Optimism Is Warranted in the Power Industry in 2022 and Beyond

While some sectors of the power industry are struggling to stay relevant, there are many more segments that are thriving. As new technologies are developed and perfected, there is more…


DOE’s First $1B Loan Guarantee in Years Seeks to Bolster Turquoise Hydrogen Process

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first conditional loan guarantee offered to a non-nuclear project since 2016 will finance the expansion of a pioneering commercial-scale “turquoise hydrogen” and carbon black production…


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,…


DOE Begins Fleshing Out Availability of Advanced Nuclear Reactor Fuel  

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information (RFI) on a planned temporary federal program to ensure enough high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) will be available to jumpstart…


Honeywell, UT-Austin Join on New Carbon Capture Technology

A leading company in the design of technology for a variety of industries is part of an effort to advance carbon capture from power plants, along with providing a solution…