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All Fuels Are Important, but Thermal Power Generation Is Still Number 1

COMMENTARY Throughout my career—and also POWER magazine’s long history—thermal power generation has been the greatest source of dispatchable electricity generation. In my view, policymakers have run a very good and…


New modification of Russian VVER-440 fuel loaded at Paks NPP in Hungary
Paks Nuclear Power Plant

DECEMBER 14, 2020 — After the recent refueling at power unit 3 of the Hungarian Paks NPP, its VVER-440 reactor has been loaded with a batch of fresh fuel including…


How the Clean Energy Transition Is Intensifying the Energy-Water Nexus

Decarbonization is posing a fundamental dilemma that could have widespread serious implications for the power sector: the clean energy transition, if not properly managed, could increase water stress, or be…


Belarus Plant Loads Fuel; Second Reactor Set for 2022

Russian energy officials said they have begun loading fuel into the first reactor at the new Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), while at the same time confirming plans for the…


$122 Million Earmarked for Coal 'Innovation Centers'

Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is ready to make about $122 million available to establish what the DOE calls “innovation centers” for coal. Brouillette…