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U.S. Air Force Selects Fast Microreactor for Nuclear Power Pilot
The U.S. Air Force’s first nuclear microreactor planned for Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska under a federal nuclear microreactor pilot program will be an Oklo liquid metal-cooled fast reactor.…
India Begins Commercial Operation of First Domestically Designed 700-MWe PHWR Nuclear Reactor
India has begun commercial operation of its first domestically designed 700-MWe pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR) at the Kakrapar nuclear power plant in Gujarat, state-owned Nuclear Power Corp. of India…
South Korea’s First ‘K-Gas Turbine’ Begins Commercial Operation
Marking a significant inroad to establish a South Korean foothold in the world’s gas turbine technology market, heavy industrial company Doosan Enerbility this summer began commercial operation of its first
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The Allure of TRISO Nuclear Fuel Explained
Tristructural isotropic (TRISO) particle fuel has long been used in high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactors, but it is seeing a resurgence as a result of other applications. Modern TRISO fuel designs are
ERCOT Issues First Level 2 Emergency Alert Since Winter Storm Uri
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on Sept. 6 issued an Energy Emergency Alert 2 (EEA 2) after grid conditions quickly deteriorated around sunset (7:30 p.m.) as demand soared…
EIA Reports Second Straight Year of Growth for New U.S. Gas-Fired Power Plants
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said it expects 16 new natural gas-fired power plants will begin commercial operation this year, a second straight year of growth in gas-fired generation…
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Arizona Site Will Host Long-Duration Energy Storage Project
An innovative battery energy storage project, using a non-lithium technology, will be deployed at a research center in Arizona. Salt River Project (SRP), the state’s community-based, not-for-profit public power utility,…
Solar Farm at a Landfill Site Brings New Meaning for Waste to Energy
The Mount Olive project in New Jersey is a model for turning a brownfield site into a “brightfield,” supporting cleaner power generation and providing a wealth of benefits for the local community. The U.S
NERC Identifies Energy Policy as Key Risk to Grid Reliability Amid Evolving Challenges
The North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) will for the first time consider “energy policy” among five significant evolving and interdependent risks to grid reliability. In its latest biennial ERO Reliability…
The POWER Interview: Pomega Energy Storage Manufacturing Takes Shape in U.S.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law just more than a one year ago, improves the economics for battery energy storage projects in the U.S. Standalone storage projects are…
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The Future of Grid Energy Storage Starts Today
In a decarbonized, electrified future, next-generation batteries will improve the reliability and resilience of the electrical grid while allowing increased integration of renewable energy. A new facility called the Grid Storage Launchpad (GSL) is opening on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory-Richland (PNNL) campus in 2024, which will help accelerate the development of future battery technology with increased reliability and lower cost.
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Offshore wind primed for rapid expansion in new markets this decade
The global offshore wind industry delivered its second-best year for new capacity ever in 2022, with 8.8 GW of new clean energy connected to the grid around the world, according to the new Global Offshore Wind Report 2023, from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The report forecasts that a massive 380 GW of new offshore wind will be built by 2032—nearly half of which will come from the Asia-Pacific region.
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