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Shanghaimiao Part of China’s Push for More Efficient Coal Plant Designs

China’s rapid buildout of new power plants, needed to satisfy the country’s increasing demand for electricity, includes several gigawatts of coal-fired generation. The first 1-GW unit of an eventual 4-GW…



Wudongde Project Takes Hydro to New Heights

A multi-year, multibillion-dollar undertaking on China’s Jinsha River has achieved several “firsts” for the hydropower sector, earning POWER’s highest honor thanks to its development, design, and importance to the power…


Repowering Project Aims for Pinnacle of Success

Clearway Energy Group reaffirmed its commitment to renewable energy, and to its support of West Virginia’s push for cleaner energy, with a repowering of the Pinnacle Wind Farm. The project…


Harnessing Cooling Tower Plumes to Provide Purified Water

A novel technology that is surprisingly simple in principle promises to significantly reduce water consumption in evaporative cooling tower systems by capturing water from cooling tower plumes.  Cooling towers at…


Advanced Power Grid Sensors and Switches Reduce Downtime and Improve System Reliability

A Fault Isolation Service Restoration module, part of an Advanced Distribution Management Solution, has improved grid reliability, and reduced outages and outage durations, for customers of PPL Electric Utilities. The…


Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field Demonstrates Hydrogen Integration

The Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field is revitalizing an earthquake-stricken region and providing a remarkable boost to Japan’s ambitions to launch a hydrogen society. While global interest in hydrogen produced…