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Three Nuclear Giants Will Vie for Czech Republic’s Dukovany Expansion

Competition for a new unit of up to 1.2 GW at the Czech Republic's Dukovany nuclear power plant site has stepped up, with France's EDF, South Korea's Korea Hydro &…



Hybrids Combine Technologies to Enhance Electricity Production

Solar + wind, solar + storage, wind + storage—even fossil fuels combined with renewable energy—are supporting the growth of hybrid power plants that are breaking the norms of traditional power…


How Monitoring and Diagnostics Centers Benefit the Power Industry

GE has been operating a monitoring and diagnostics center for the power generation sector for more than 25 years. From modest beginnings, the facility now monitors about 1,000 power plants…


Large Hydro Station Wins POWER’s Highest Honor, 21 Additional Outstanding Projects Recognized in 2022

It’s always difficult to select winners from the field of nominations submitted to POWER for its annual awards, and this year was no exception. The Wudongde Hydropower Station was the…


Tracker Configurations for Bifacial Modules Support Distributed Generation Sites

Industry trends toward bigger and heavier modules, along with greater adoption of bifacial technology, are changing the way designers of solar power sites are thinking about tracking systems. Distributed generation…


Transformer Failures Disrupted Water Supplies in Houston For Nearly Two Days

A nearly two-day-long boil water order that shuttered schools and businesses and affected as many as 2.2 million customers in Houston—the nation's fourth-largest city—was caused by a power outage stemming…