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Editorial


$8 Billion DOE Solicitation for Advanced Fossil Energy Projects Announced

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a solicitation on Dec. 12 that makes up to $8 billion in loan guarantee authority available to support “innovative advanced fossil energy projects…


Europe’s Most Efficient Coal Plant Comes Online

With an electrical efficiency of 45.95%, the Lünen hard-coal-fired power plant, located on the Datteln-Hamm Canal in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany, is Europe’s cleanest and most efficient. The…


Federal-State Cooperation Is Needed in Transmission Project Development

Beginning with its landmark Order No. 888 in 1996, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has aggressively pursued policies designed to foster planning and construction of new transmission facilities, in…