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R&D


‘Wyoming Innovation Center’— a Testbed for Sustainable Coal Products — Officially Opens

5,500 SF Facility on 10 Acres in Gillette to spur innovation, jobs in the “Carbon Valley,” which has 165B tons of recoverable coal GILLETTE, Wyo. – June 14, 2022 –…


[UPDATED] Researchers Say SMRs Will Produce More Waste Than Large Nuclear Reactors, NuScale Disputes Claim

Findings from research led by a team that included a former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) chairperson and experts from Stanford University suggests small modular reactors (SMRs) will generate more…


DOE Awards GE Two Projects to Test Hydrogen Combustion

General Electric (GE) has been awarded two projects from the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) as it continues to develop and test equipment and systems needed for hydrogen combustion in…


Low-Cost Long-Duration Energy Storage at a Natural Gas Pipeline

An energy storage project based on Compressed Natural Gas Energy Storage (CNGES) technology is being studied at the Abbott Power Plant in Illinois. This article presents an overview of CNGES…


Fusion Energy Breakthrough: Record Performance Achieved at JET
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Scientists and engineers working at the Joint European Torus (JET) have set a new record for sustained fusion energy. The team on Feb. 9 reported producing 59 megajoules of fusion…