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China Approves Commissioning of Thorium-Powered Reactor
China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment gave Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP) the green light to commission the experimental 2-MWth thorium-based molten salt reactor (TMSR-LF1) at…
U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing May Be Making a Comeback—Here’s Why
The Department of Energy (DOE) has ramped up efforts to explore recycling spent nuclear fuel (SNF), or used nuclear fuel (UNF), from the nation’s fleet of light water reactors (LWRs),…
Six Major Electric Utilities Join Forces to Pursue a Southeastern Hydrogen Hub
Marking intent interest from the power sector in hydrogen’s decarbonization potential, six major utilities—Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E), Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU), Southern Co., and…
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History of Power: The Evolution of the Electric Generation Industry
POWER magazine was launched in 1882, just as the world was beginning to grasp the implications of a new, versatile form of energy: electricity. During its 140-year history, the magazine’s pages have…
Poland Picks Westinghouse to Build Country's First Nuclear Reactors
Poland continues to move forward with its plan to deploy nuclear power, choosing U.S.-based Westinghouse Electric Co. to build the country’s first large-scale nuclear power plant. The decision, announced late…
U.S. Coal Plant Closures Continue, While China Rapidly Builds More
A wave of retirements for U.S. coal-fired power plants continues, with the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting almost a quarter of the nation’s remaining facilities could be shuttered by the…
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Egypt, Hosting COP27, Renews Call for Resolution on GERD Hydro Project
The world’s largest event centered around climate change is shining a spotlight on one of the most-pressing debates in the Arab world—what to do about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam…
Enel Gas-Fired Plant Will Use Rock-Based Energy Storage System
Two groups involved in innovation for power generation, including Italy’s largest utility, have teamed to build a rock-based energy storage system to capture excess power at a natural gas-fired power…
A Half-Century of Reliability: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
Baltimore Gas & Electric set out to build the 1.8-GW Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in 1967 because fossil energy was becoming expensive and controversial. Over its nearly 50 years of operation…
Chimney Failure Takes Out Unit at Kusile, One of World’s Biggest Coal Plants
A severe failure on a duct exiting the sulfur dioxide absorber at Unit 1 of Eskom’s massive coal-fired 4.8-GW Kusile power plant, which is under construction in Mpumalanga province, South…
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Major investments in wind, solar and battery storage key features of final Minnesota Power long-range energy plan approved Tuesday

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