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Analysts Say 594,300 Jobs in Clean Energy Lost to Pandemic
Four groups analyzing data from the U.S. Dept. of Labor said more than half-a-million jobs in the clean energy sector were lost in March and April due to shutdowns caused…
Despite COVID-19, ERCOT Expects Record Summer Demand; Retired Coal Plant May Resume Service
Despite uncertainties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) again expects to shatter its peak demand record this summer. Factoring in changes to its generation…
Nuclear Power Plants Set Performance Records in Spite of Pandemic
It’s spring outage season in the power industry. A time when plants of all types typically shut down and perform scheduled maintenance to ensure all essential equipment is as ready…
Nuclear Reactor with 3D-Printed Core Slated for Operation in 2023
A first-of-its-kind nuclear reactor that will use a 3D-printed core, advanced materials, and integrated sensors and controls is on track for completion by 2023. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, work is…
FERC Plans Discussion of COVID-19 Impacts
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is planning a technical conference this summer that would look at long-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the energy industry. The discussion would…
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Power Sector Council Releases COVID-19 Return-to-Work Guidance
The Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC) has released guidance on what the power sector should prioritize as it prepares to shift from remote operations to having employees return to the…
U.S. Coal-Fired Generation at Lowest Level Since 1976
U.S. coal-fired power generation last year was at its lowest level since 1976, according to data released May 11 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA in its…
Officials Levy $1.9 Billion Penalty For PG&E
California officials on May 7 approved a $1.9-billion penalty against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for the company’s role in a series of wildfires that left more than 100 people…
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Advanced Nuclear Reactor Designs to Get Digital Twins
Nine projects will get $27 million in federal funding to develop digital twin technology for promising advanced nuclear reactor designs—including Kairos, Xe-100, BWRX-300, and the SSR-W—and help achieve a ten-fold…
150 Hours of Storage? Company Says That's True to Form
The Minnesota-based power cooperative that on May 7 said it would close a large Midwest coal-fired power plant also noted it has a contract with Form Energy, a Bill Gates-backed…
Feds Approve Largest U.S. Solar Project
A Nevada installation that would be the largest solar power project in U.S. history was approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior on May 11. The estimated $1 billion,…
The Green Cowboy, David Freeman Dies at 94
Engineer, attorney, author, and former head of some of the largest public power utilities in the U.S., S. David Freeman passed away on May 12 outside of Washington, D.C., following…
The POWER Interview: Utilities Find Opportunities in Distributed Energy
The growth in renewable energy, along with new forms of power generation not dependent on transmission via the traditional grid, has created new business opportunities for both legacy generators and…
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