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U.S.’s Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants Set Daily Production Records in July Despite High Fuel Prices
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that electricity generated by natural gas–fired power plants in the lower 48 states reached 6.37 TWh on July 21, setting a new record…
 
Pilot Advanced Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing Facility Opens
Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. has opened a pilot fuel manufacturing facility that will produce TRi-structural ISOtropic (TRISO) coated fuel particles and the company's proprietary fuel for use in its high-temperature…
Operating Energy Systems in a War-Torn Country: DTEK Prepares for Winter
While much of the world lives life as usual, DTEK—the largest private investor in Ukraine’s energy sector—is focused on providing reliable service amidst war and uncertainty. “Today, the major topic…
 
Japan Looks at Ramping Up Nuclear Power to Ensure Energy Supply
Japan’s prime minister said the country is prepared to restart more of its idled nuclear reactors, and look at building more power generation facilities with next-generation nuclear technology. The comments…
The POWER Interview: Fluence Exec Offers Insight on Energy Storage
There’s global growth in energy storage. The latest evidence is a report that BlackRock, the New York-based asset manager and a major player in energy sector, is ready to buy…
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Biden Signs Bill to Transform U.S. Energy, Combat Climate Change
President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) should provide further impetus for growth of U.S. renewable energy, coming on the heels of a report from the Federal Energy…
CAISO’s First Geothermal Plant in 30 Years Comes Online
The first geothermal power plant built in more than three decades within the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) balancing authority has come online. Mammoth Pacific Geothermal, an Ormat Co. subsidiary,…
How to Prevent Downtime as the Temperature Heats Up
Climate change is continuing to drive temperatures to unprecedented levels. In just a single day in late June, the United States set or broke at least 21 high-temperature records. So,…
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Preparing the Grid for an Above-Average Hurricane Season
Hurricanes are one of the most destructive forces in nature. Hurricane season in North America runs from June 1 to November 30, peaking between August and September, and 2022 would…
Common Mobility Tax Mistakes in the Energy Sector and How to Avoid Them
As international travel picks up, energy corporations are turning to mobile employees to fulfill their international staffing needs. However, as mobile work gains steam, tax and compliance risks continue to…
Zero Trust: Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Responding to CISA’s ‘Shields Up’
There are no boundaries in cyberspace. That fact has accelerated sharing of threat intelligence across the defenders, but it exponentially raises the threat of cyberattacks. This reality is underscored by…
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