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GE Gas Turbines Will Replace Coal at Colorado Plant
The plan to retire the last coal-fired units at a power plant in Colorado has moved a step closer to completion, with the announcement that Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) has…
Honeywell to Reopen Sole U.S. Uranium Conversion Plant
Honeywell is gearing up to reopen the Metropolis Works plant in Metropolis, Illinois—the U.S.’s sole uranium conversion facility—and restart production of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) by early 2023. The Charlotte, North Carolina–based…
Is Nuclear Power Poised for a Resurgence?
Since 1990, nuclear power has consistently supplied about 19% to 20% of the electricity used in the U.S. However, very few nuclear plants have been added to the U.S. fleet…
Montana District Court Vacates EPA's 'Secret Science' Rule
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) "Secret Science" rule establishing new standards for consideration of certain "pivotal" scientific studies, which was slated to go into effect on Jan. 6 of this…
South Korea Has Plan for $43 Billion Offshore Wind Farm
The South Korean government has announced a major part of the country's effort to reduce reliance on fossil fuels. President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 5 attended a ceremony in which…
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Siemens Will Cut 7,800 Jobs From Gas and Power
Siemens Energy announced it will cut 7,800 jobs from its gas and power division by 2025 as the company attempts to be more competitive in a global energy market that…
Siemens, Air Liquide Join in Hydrogen Effort
Air Liquide SA, the French industrial-gas supplier, and Germany's Siemens Energy AG announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop electrolysis and hydrogen technology. The companies on…
GE, Labs Join Project for 3D-Printed Wind Turbine Blades
Three GE business units will partner with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) to develop and demonstrate an integrated additive manufacturing process for high-performance…
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Retirement Set for Wisconsin’s Second-Largest Coal Plant
The Columbia Energy Center, a two-unit 1,100-MW coal-fired station located in Columbia County, Wisconsin, south of Portage, will be permanently retired by the end of 2024.    Alliant Energy, which…
Hitachi ABB Power Grids Reshapes COVID-Challenged Customer Engagement
In a pioneering effort to overcome pandemic challenges that have hampered its interaction with customers, partners, and other stakeholders, Hitachi ABB Power Grids on Feb. 9 inaugurated a “customer experience”…
The POWER Interview: AI, Big Data, and Efficiency
The increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the power generation sector has a goal of making electricity production both more efficient, and secure. Developing ways…
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