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Biden's Orders Focus on Climate, Emissions
President Biden has signed executive orders designed to move the U.S. to carbon neutrality by midcentury, part of a $2 trillion plan that would overhaul the nation’s electricity and transportation…
John Kerry, Gina McCarthy Offer Closer Look at Biden Climate Targets
National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry during a wide-ranging press briefing on Jan. 27 detailed the Biden administration’s next steps to embed climate…
Corporate Clean Energy Purchases Hit Record
The coronavirus pandemic and resulting global economic slowdown curtailed some energy projects in 2020, but corporations worldwide still bought a record 23.7 GW of clean power through long-term purchase agreements.…
Duke Energy Reaches $1.1B Deal to Resolve North Carolina Coal Ash Cost Issues
In a milestone settlement that could resolve Duke Energy’s “last remaining major issues” on coal ash management in North Carolina, the utility has agreed to absorb $1.1 billion in cleanup…
Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running
A report from a major environmental group said that coal-fired power generation will continue to play a large role in U.S. electricity production for at least another 10 years. The…
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Biden Effects Regulatory Freeze, Revokes Trump Actions, Rejoins Paris Agreement
President Joe Biden just hours after his inauguration effected an immediate freeze on several Trump-era deregulatory actions that directly affect the power sector, and revoked a long list of rules…
Bigelow Tea Enhances Sustainability with a Vehicle-to-Grid System
Sustainability is a buzzword that’s being bantered about up and down Wall Street, and corporate leaders have taken notice. Many companies have adopted environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, which…
Costs Rise as Virus Delays Hinkley Nuclear Build
The developer of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project said impacts from the coronavirus pandemic may delay construction of the new reactors by six months, and raise the…
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NRC's New Chairman Urged to Heed Agency's Climate Policy Role
Christopher Hanson, a nuclear energy government and industry veteran, has taken the helm of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The designation by President Joe Biden on Jan. 23 may provide…
DOE Will Have New, Diverse Leadership Team
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) new leadership team is a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of experience across the power sector and academia. The names announced…
The Role of Digital Insight in a Safer Nuclear Industry
The impact of COVID-19 has placed a sharp focus on the importance of not only keeping key personnel safe but also how to better manage risk with fewer resources on…
Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining
Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries,…
Five Reasons Remote Technology Makes Sense Even If You Never Plan to Operate Your Power Plant Remotely
The case for advanced analytics and remote diagnostics During the last 25 years significant advancements have been made in remote monitoring capabilities for power plants. A number of operations and…
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