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Siemens, Toshiba Pulling Out of Coal-Fired Generation
Toshiba Corp. and Siemens Energy are the latest major power industry companies to move away from coal. Toshiba on Nov. 11 announced it will stop taking new construction orders for…
How Biden’s Presidency Could (Further) Transform the Power Sector
Joe Biden on Nov. 7 clinched the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, barring Donald Trump’s prospects for a second-term. Almost immediately, reactions from various parts of the…
NuScale Boosts SMR Module Capacity; UAMPS Mulls Downsizing Nuclear Project
In a breakthrough that could improve the economics of NuScale Power’s small modular reactor (SMR) technology—and reshape a project under development by its first potential customer, the Utah Associated Municipal…
IEA: Renewables Will Lead Global Generation in 2025
The world’s power generation is about to become even more green, according to a new publication from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The group on Nov. 10 published its "Renewables…
AEP Will Shutter Nearly Half its Giant Coal Power Fleet—5.6 GW—by 2030
American Electric Power (AEP) will shut down or refuel 5.6 GW of its 2020 coal-fired power fleet by 2030 to comply with environmental rules—including recent revisions governing federal coal ash…
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Developments in Offshore Wind Technology
By some estimates, offshore wind energy has the potential to deliver 18 times the current global electricity demand. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said offshore wind power could develop…
Belarus Brings Country's First Nuclear Plant Online
The first reactor of the first nuclear power plant in Belarus was connected to the grid on Nov. 3. The Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, also known as the Astravets plant,…
Clean Energy Tech Company Offers Customers Renewable Options
There is a growing trend toward clean energy around the world. A number of high-profile companies, including Google, Apple, Walmart, and more than 260 others, have set 100% renewable electricity…
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The POWER Interview: A Virtual Approach to Factory Acceptance Testing
Traditional in-person factory acceptance testing, also known as witness testing, is a challenge during a pandemic. To keep projects moving, power management company Eaton developed a virtual method to help…
Is Vehicle-to-Grid Technology the Key to Accelerating the Clean-Energy Revolution?
Neil Wright Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is not new, but it is extremely nascent. To many, it is the natural progression from “smart charging,” whereby electric vehicles (EVs) are only recharged…
How to Plan a Successful Energy Construction Project
These Ten Steps May Help Power Companies Avoid Headaches, Delays, Higher Costs, and Legal Complications Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt, Esq. and Robert C. Epstein, Esq. The International Energy Agency projects the…
FERC Opens Electricity Markets to Distributed Resource Aggregators
By Bud Earley and Mark Perlis, Covington & Burling LLP The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17, 2020, approved a final rule that will enable distributed energy resource…
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The Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC®) Honors Four Electric Utility Companies with the Distinguished AEIC Achievement Award

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