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A New Breed of Energy Security: HO Clarke Power Plant

WattBridge, a relatively new independent power producer that evolved out of a non-OEM aeroderivative gas turbine solutions provider, completed its first power facility based on a standardized LM6000 plant design…


Standing Up for Safety: Maya Sounds the Alarm, but Will Anyone Listen?

With her plant preparing to demonstrate a new selective catalytic reduction and desulfurization system to visiting VIPs, Maya identifies a serious problem and halts the work. See how stepping up…


TVA Successfully Completes a Dam Safety Modification Project for the Ages
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When a sinkhole was discovered near the base of the Boone Dam embankment, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s dam safety engineers went to work determining the best fix. The complexity of…


The POWER Interview: SMR Growth Tied to Plan for Nuclear Waste

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, based on research from Stanford University and the University of British Columbia, addressed the problem of nuclear…


Cultivating the Next Generation of Women Engineers

For most of my childhood growing up in a small town in the foothills of North Carolina, my dad worked in the blanket factory as a supervisor in the labs—working…