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NRC Rejects New Review of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Operating Extension
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has denied a request from California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to renew a review of an operating license application for the Diablo…
Oklo Readying to Deploy Commercial-Scale Nuclear Fuel Recycling Facility
Oklo has kicked off regulatory activities for a first-of-its-kind nuclear fuel recycling facility that could produce commercial material from used light water reactor (LWR) fuel before the decade's end. The…
Ukrainian Workers Fight to Keep Power Available for Critical Infrastructure and War-Stricken Communities
With Russian forces having damaged many power plants and power lines in parts of Ukraine, linemen and plant workers have persevered, repairing and rebuilding equipment and systems needed to keep…
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Fast Neutron Reactor Installed at Russian Research Facility
Workers at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (RIAR) in Dimitrovgrad, Russia, have installed what they call the world’s largest multipurpose fast neutron research reactor, or MBIR, at the site.…
Texas Utility Will Close Remaining Coal-Fired Units
The largest municipally-owned electric and gas utility in the U.S. will close its remaining coal-fired power units by 2030. The board of trustees for San Antonio, Texas-based CPS Energy on…
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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 135-year history, the magazine’s pages have
EPA Moves to Deny Coal Ash Disposal at Six Massive Coal Power Plants 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed barring six coal-fired power plants in various states—a combined 11 GW—from disposing coal ash into unlined surface impoundments. The agency, however, also proposed…
FPL CEO Retiring Amid Probe Into Utility's Political Actions
The president and CEO of Florida Power & Light (FPL) announced he will step down from his role as leader of the utility. Eric Silagy, who became FPL’s president in…
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Milestone for Major Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Wyoming
A Utah-based company is developing a pumped hydro energy storage project in the heart of coal country, one of several renewable energy deployments being sited in Wyoming in an effort…
140 Workers Cut Permanently with Sammis Coal Plant Closure
Workers at the W.H. Sammis coal-fired power plant have been notified that a mass layoff will begin “sometime between March 14, 2023, and April 14, 2023.” The announcement was made…
The Energy Transition: What Is Needed to Achieve Clean Energy Goals
As fuel and power price volatility continues across the U.S., the push to transition away from fossil fuels to lower-cost renewable, clean energy intensifies. But in order to reach President Biden’s…
Power for the People: Community Solar Project Achieves High Efficiency and Good Return on Investment
A 6.2-MW solar farm in Foster, Rhode Island, provides 3.35 GWh per year of clean, renewable energy for more than 700 community solar subscribers. The state of Rhode Island has…
Group Says China Will Add 70 GW of Coal- and Gas-Fired Generation in 2023
A lobbying group for China’s power generation sector said the country will add about 70 GW of fossil fuel-powered capacity this year, even as renewable energy is set to provide…
The POWER Interview: Benefits of Adding Storage to Solar Power Systems
Utilizing energy storage with a solar power system is a way for power generators to help balance the supply of energy with demand for electricity. Energy storage can be used…
The POWER Interview: Abu Dhabi's Plan for Renewable Energy in the UAE
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is in the midst of an energy transition, moving away from its nearly exclusive use of natural gas-fired power generation to a strategy based on…
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Industry Press Releases
Bluestar Energy Capital Adds to Global Leadership Team and Grows Global Pipeline Following Successful US $100 Million Capital Raise

Burns & McDonnell Completes 250 MWac of Solar Projects for Alliant Energy in Wisconsin

Virtual Power Plant Partnership Launched With Support from General Motors, Ford, Google Nest

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