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Former SpaceX Engineers Tout New Microreactor
A California company is gathering funding for development of a portable nuclear microreactor, designed for use in areas where other forms of power generation are not practical. Radiant, founded by…
GE Throws in the Towel on Coal-Fired Power
GE said it will exit the new-build coal power market, subject to applicable consultation requirements. “GE’s Steam Power business will work with customers on existing obligations as it pursues this…
Entergy Moves Heavily on Hydrogen for Gas Turbines, Nuclear
Entergy Corp., an integrated energy company with a 30-GW power generating fleet, took a bold step toward decarbonization on Sept. 23, announcing it would join forces with Mitsubishi Power to…
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Versatile Test Reactor Moves into Engineering Design Phase
The Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), a planned experimental fast neutron reactor that the Department of Energy (DOE) says is crucial to support domestic advanced nuclear reactor research and development has…
Power Sector, Federal Entities Scramble to Close Supply Chain Security Gaps
Marking another major federal effort to address potential supply chain risks to the bulk power system (BPS), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Sept. 17 sought industry’s perspective on…
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DOE-Backed Hydrogen Project Underway in Texas
A California energy company is collaborating with its parent and the University of Texas on a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project to show that renewable hydrogen can be a…
Hitachi ABB Power Grids' Report Highlights Greening of the Grid
The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to…
FERC Order Backs Grid Market for DERs
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order that advocates for distributed energy resources (DERs) say will enable DERs, including renewable energy such as solar, wind, and battery storage,…
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Summer 2020 Brought ERCOT Market Challenges, But Nothing Like 2019
The Texas power market made headlines in August 2019 when wholesale prices for electricity repeatedly spiked close to and even hit the $9,000-per-megawatt-hour (MWh) cap. This August, average hourly prices…
Cyber Risks Are Top of Mind Throughout the Power Sector
The electric power sector in the United States has a long history of facing threats to our infrastructure—whether they are natural or man‐made. While cyberthreats are indeed much more complex,…
The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation
“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would be just as…
Leaders in the Smart City Movement
What is a “Smart City”? According to one definition, it’s an urban area that uses different types of electronic methods and sensors to collect data, with insights gained from that…
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