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PacifiCorp, TerraPower Evaluating Deployment of Up to Five Additional Natrium Advanced Reactors

Regulated utility PacifiCorp has launched a joint study with nuclear technology firm TerraPower to evaluate the feasibility of deploying up to five additional Natrium pool-type sodium fast reactors (SFRs) and…


New Life for Dead and Dying Coal Plants?

As coal plants are retired, power companies must decide what to do with sites. Some old plants have been added to the National Register of Historic Places and repurposed as…


India’s ‘Unprecedented’ Coal Shortages Paralyzing Power Generation

Stricken by a surge in global coal prices and freight costs, several Indian coal power plants are fielding a critical coal supply shortage that has forced some to curtail power.…


Analysis Supports Coal-Like Fuel for Power Plants

A British company that manufactures a fuel that it says mimics coal said it “has received a significant endorsement” for the use of its product in the power generation sector.…


Hitachi Exiting MHPS; MHI Will be Venture’s Sole Owner

Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi will withdraw from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), a joint venture it established in 2014 with another power equipment giant, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), over a…