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NuScale, Sargent & Lundy Announce Strategic Relationship

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 23, 2019) —NuScale Power LLC and Sargent & Lundy today announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a strategic relationship to support deployment of NuScale Plants worldwide. Sargent & Lundy, a global leader in power engineering with more than 60 years of experience in nuclear unit design, will bring its expertise to […]

Texas Cooperatives Agree to Purchase 7 MW of Distribution-Scale Solar Energy

Innovative arrangement will help customers capture clean energy at competitive prices while strengthening resilience of local electric grid   RMI announces e–Lab Forge: Texas 2019 event Sept. 16–18 to support local procurement of new clean energy technologies   Also unveils new Solar Procurement Framework portal, offering an easy-to-use, step-by-step guide for prospective buyers of distribution-scale solar projects AUSTIN, Texas, May 21—Five electric distribution cooperatives […]

Atom Power Introduces First Digital Circuit Breaker

May 21, 2019, CHARLOTTE, NC — Atom Power, inventor of the world’s first and only digital circuit breaker, today announced its technology is listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the governing standard for consumer safety. This is the first time in the history of commercial power distribution that a digital solid-state circuit breaker has been listed […]

Honda Conducting Research with American Electric Power to Develop 2nd Life for Used EV Batteries

TORRANCE, Calif. and COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 15, 2019) — As part of its ongoing effort to reduce CO2 emissions from its vehicles and operations, Honda is conducting research with Ohio-based electric utility American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into AEP’s electricity system. The […]

New guide to help hydropower build resilience to climate change

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has today launched technical guidance to help the hydropower industry to become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. The Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide will support investors, owners and developers to make informed decisions about how to plan build, upgrade and operate hydropower systems in the face of […]

InfraRed Capital Partners and Navigant Form Microgrid Development and Finance Company: Compass Energy Platform

Two globally-recognized market leaders – InfraRed Capital Partners and Navigant Consulting — today announced the formation of a company, Compass Energy Platform, which will develop and finance microgrids and other forms of distributed energy. Compass will focus on communities as they prepare for the grid of the future with microgrids, energy storage, solar, wind, fuel cells, […]

Siemens selected by DOE for $6.4 million project to strengthen resilience of U.S. power system and critical infrastructure

Siemens Corporate Technology (CT) US, Siemens central research and development (R&D) unit in the U.S., announced it was selected for a $6.4 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid. This project will create an […]

PEC Safety and Veriforce Merge to Create Comprehensive Supply Chain Safety and Compliance Platform

Merger integrates wide-ranging network of safety and risk mitigation professionals, critical compliance solutions delivered on a modern SaaS platform, and industry-leading training services. MANDEVILLE, La. and HOUSTON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — PEC Safety and Veriforce, recognized leaders in delivering safety and compliance solutions to industrial markets, today announced that they have merged to create a […]

NuScale Power and Enfission Sign MOU to Explore Use of Next Generation Nuclear Fuel Technology

Agreement could spur new improvements in core design, performance, and levelized electricity cost of NuScale’s small modular reactor PORTLAND, Ore.—Today, NuScale Power and Enfission, LLC, a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) and Framatome, announced a memorandum of understanding to explore the use of next generation nuclear fuel technology in NuScale’s small modular reactors. […]

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Opole Unit 6 Begins to Deliver up to 900 MW of Power to the Polish Grid

GE Steam Power, PGE (Polska Grupa Energetyczna) and GE-led consortium partners celebrate the synchronization of Opole Unit 6 to the grid With Opole Unit 5 and 6 synchronized to the grid, up to 1.8 GW of power is being delivered to the grid, enough electricity for two million Polish homes The consortium is on track […]