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Technology


What’s Been Holding Hydrogen Fuel Cells Back, and How to Change That

The technology used in modern hydrogen fuel cells is not new. In fact, NASA used fuel cells for its manned space missions in the 1960s. But fuel cells have not…



Self-Tuning Artificial Intelligence Improves Plant Efficiency and Flexibility

Flexible plant operations are highly desirable in today’s power generation industry. Every plant owner desires increased ramp rates and the ability to operate at lower loads so their plants will…


Power Infrastructure Prominent in Biden’s $2.25 Trillion Blueprint

A major chunk of President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion transformational plan to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure is dedicated to re-energizing America’s power infrastructure. The initiatives garnered the industry’s approval—with notable…


Compact Advanced Tokomak Concept Takes Fusion Power One Step Closer to Commercial Reality

Scientists at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility have released a new design for a compact fusion reactor that can generate electricity and help define the technology necessary for commercial fusion…


First Commercial Deployment of Supercritical CO2 Power Cycle Taking Shape in Alberta

Siemens Energy and Canadian pipeline company TC Energy in February agreed to commission a novel waste-heat-to-power facility in Alberta by 2022 that captures waste heat from a gas-fired turbine operating…


Understanding Fuel Cells and Their Role in the Green Energy Revolution

Future propulsion and energy systems must be designed to meet the social challenges of climate change, increased energy requirements, and the mobility and energy demands of a growing world population.…