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Five Reasons Remote Technology Makes Sense Even If You Never Plan to Operate Your Power Plant Remotely

The case for advanced analytics and remote diagnostics During the last 25 years significant advancements have been made in remote monitoring capabilities for power plants. A number of operations and…



Ørsted Launches Pioneering Offshore Wind–to-Hydrogen Project

Danish renewable energy giant Ørsted issued a final investment decision on the H2RES renewable hydrogen demonstration project, a pivotal power-to-mobility project that will use 2 MW of offshore wind–fed electrolyzing…


The POWER Interview: ‘Dispatchable Power Through Commercial Fusion’

The goal of economic power generation from fusion has been elusive, but that hasn't deterred researchers from exploring ways to develop the technology in a way that would support commercial…


NuScale SMR Chosen for UK Wind-Nuclear Hybrid

A British company announced it is joining with U.S.-based NuScale Power to develop a hybrid project using wind energy and small modular reactor (SMR) technology to produce power and green…


Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant

Vistra Energy, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has begun operating a 300-MW/1,200-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system on its 1,020-MW combined cycle gas turbine Moss Landing power plant site in Monterey…


DOE Rolls Out Nuclear Innovation ‘Blueprint’ Ahead of Biden Administration Takeover

As it readies for a leadership shuffle, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has rolled out an ambitious “blueprint” that urges continued technology innovation for existing…