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Rhode Island Targets 100% Renewables Procurement by 2033

Legislation passed in Rhode Island will commit the state to procure 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2033. If Gov. Daniel McKee, as expected, signs the bill…


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…


POWER Digest [December 2021]

U.S. Air Force Will Site Microreactor in Alaska The U.S. Air Force has selected Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska as the site of its first stationary microreactor pilot. The…


The POWER Interview: Attracting the New Utility Workforce

The global energy sector, including utilities, is looking at a talent drain. As older workers retire, the competition to recruit younger workers to replace them has heated up. The power…


UK Undergoing ‘Remarkable Shift’ in Power Generation

Natural gas-fired generation continues to provide much of the electricity in the UK, but renewable power in total at times has taken the lead spot in the country's generation mix…