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NRC Preparing Rule Changes Due to Coronavirus

The agency that regulates nuclear power in the U.S. is preparing to allow reactor operators to work longer shifts, and could also issue new rules that would let facilities put…


New Technology Improves Refractory Maintenance and Shutdown Planning
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Power plants require regular maintenance outages to stay in top condition, but shutdown periods can be stressful. New tools are available that can save time, reduce labor costs, and improve…


The POWER Interview: Exelon Discusses Digitalization

Digitization in the power generation sector continues to expand. Its goal in simple terms—providing easy access to data for power plant operators and engineers, enabling the use of advanced analytics…


Seal Design Key as ORC Turbine Manufacturer Enters Geothermal Market

When a global leader in the design, manufacture, and maintenance of binary Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power systems entered the geothermic energy market, company engineers knew its existing turbines would…


The POWER Interview: Benefits of a Smarter Grid
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The smart grid is transforming the way utilities communicate with their customers. Smart grid technology, including control systems and automation that help new technologies work together, supports a power grid…