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The POWER Podcast Archive Vol. 6

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The POWER Podcast Archive (Jan. 30, 2023 – Nov. 30, 2023):

How Coal Fly Ash Is Reducing CO2 Emissions and Improving Concrete

Interview with Rob McNally, Chief Growth Officer and executive vice president with Eco Material Technologies. https://www.powermag.com/how-coal-fly-ash-is-reducing-co2-emissions-and-improving-concrete/

DOE Competition Helps College Students Prepare for Cyber Jobs in the Energy Industry

Interview with Amanda Theel, group leader for workforce development at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). https://www.powermag.com/doe-competition-helps-college-students-prepare-for-cyber-jobs-in-the-energy-industry/

Advanced Nuclear Fuel with Enrichment Exceeding Historical Limits Approved for Installation at Plant Vogtle

Interview with Johnathan Chavers, Southern Nuclear’s director of Nuclear Fuels and Analysis. https://www.powermag.com/advanced-nuclear-fuel-with-enrichment-exceeding-historical-limits-approved-for-installation-at-plant-vogtle/

Five Key Transformations Required to Achieve Net-Zero in the U.S.

Interview with Brendan O’Brien, business development manager, and strategy and sales leader with Burns & McDonnell, and Megan Reusser, hydrogen technology manager with Burns & McDonnell. https://www.powermag.com/five-key-transformations-required-to-achieve-net-zero-in-the-u-s/

Reducing Carbon Intensity with Renewable Propane

Interview with Jim Bunsey, director of commercial business development with the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). https://www.powermag.com/reducing-carbon-intensity-with-renewable-propane/

How Power Companies Benefit from Accurate Weather Forecasts

Interview with Nic Wilson, director of product management for weather and climate risk with DTN. https://www.powermag.com/how-power-companies-benefit-from-accurate-weather-forecasts/

Environmental Justice: What It Is and Why It’s Important to Power Projects

Interview with Erich Almonte, a senior associate with King and Spalding LLP. https://www.powermag.com/environmental-justice-what-it-is-and-why-its-important-to-power-projects/

Power Grid Investments Improve Reliability and Make Blackouts Less Likely

Interview with Paul Toscarelli, senior director of Electric Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Operations for the Palisades Division with Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G). https://www.powermag.com/power-grid-investments-improve-reliability-and-make-blackouts-less-likely/

Nuclear Power, Electrification, and Carbon-Free Fuel Are Key to INL Achieving Net-Zero by 2031

Interview with Jhansi Kandasamy, net-zero program director with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). https://www.powermag.com/nuclear-power-electrification-and-carbon-free-fuel-are-key-to-inl-achieving-net-zero-by-2031/

CTOTF Conference: ‘Best One-Stop Shop to Hit It All’

Interview with Dave Tummonds, senior director of Project Engineering with Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E) and chairman of the board for the CTOTF. https://www.powermag.com/ctotf-conference-best-one-stop-shop-to-hit-it-all/

Hydrogen Offers a ‘Multi-Billion-Dollar Opportunity’ This Decade for Innovative Companies

Interview with Alex Savelli, managing director of Hydrogen Technologies for Accelera, part of Cummins’ New Power business segment. https://www.powermag.com/hydrogen-offers-a-multi-billion-dollar-opportunity-this-decade-for-innovative-companies/

How to Achieve a Thriving Nuclear Power Industry in the U.S.

Interview with John Kotek, senior vice president for Policy and Public Affairs with the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). https://www.powermag.com/how-to-achieve-a-thriving-nuclear-power-industry-in-the-u-s/

How Renewable Propane–Fueled EV Charging Solutions Can Significantly Cut Carbon Emissions

Interview with Jim Bunsey, director of commercial business development with the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). https://www.powermag.com/how-renewable-propane-fueled-ev-charging-solutions-can-significantly-cut-carbon-emissions/

POWER’s 2023 Plant of the Year: Estrella del Mar III

Interview with Hamed Hossain, business owner of Siemens Energy’s SeaFloat segment. https://www.powermag.com/powers-2023-plant-of-the-year-estrella-del-mar-iii/

Subsequent License Renewal: Extending Nuclear Power Reactors to 80 Years of Operation (and Maybe More)

Interview with Manu Sivaraman, Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) site vice president for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant. https://www.powermag.com/subsequent-license-renewal-extending-nuclear-power-reactors-to-80-years-of-operation-and-maybe-more/

TVA Head Wants Nothing to Do with Building One Reactor Unless He Can Build 20

Interview with Jeff Lyash, president and CEO of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). https://www.powermag.com/tva-head-wants-nothing-to-do-with-building-one-reactor-unless-he-can-build-20/

New Technology Offers Options for Offshore Wind and Power-to-X Projects

Interview with Asmund Maland, head of subsea and offshore power at ABB Energy Industries, and Tom Zøllner, head of ABB Energy Industries for Denmark. https://www.powermag.com/new-technology-offers-options-for-offshore-wind-and-power-to-x-projects/

How Propane Can Help Decarbonize the Power Grid

Interview with Jim Bunsey, director of commercial business development with the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). https://www.powermag.com/how-propane-can-help-decarbonize-the-power-grid/

How an EMP or GMD Could Destroy the Power Grid and Create Chaos

Interview with Dr. William R. Forstchen, author of more than 40 books including the groundbreaking novel One Second After. https://www.powermag.com/how-an-emp-or-gmd-could-destroy-the-power-grid-and-create-chaos/

Offshore Wind and Green Hydrogen Offer Great Opportunities for Gulf Coast States

Interview with Lacy McManus, executive director of Future Energy at Greater New Orleans Inc. (GNO Inc.). https://www.powermag.com/offshore-wind-and-green-hydrogen-offer-great-opportunities-for-gulf-coast-states/

Henry Ford, J.P. Morgan, and FDR: Big Players in U.S. Hydropower History

Interview with Bob Underwood, author of the book DAM IT! Electrifying America and Taming Her Waterways. https://www.powermag.com/henry-ford-j-p-morgan-and-fdr-big-players-in-u-s-hydropower-history/

Microgrids Provide Reliable Power During Emergencies and Help Decarbonize the Grid

Interview with Paul Froutan, Chief Technology Officer with Enchanted Rock. https://www.powermag.com/microgrids-provide-reliable-power-during-emergencies-and-help-decarbonize-the-grid/

Help Wanted: Retirements and the Energy Transition Lead to Job Openings in the Power Industry

Interview with Sheila Rostiac, senior vice president for Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Chief Diversity Officer with Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG). https://www.powermag.com/help-wanted-retirements-and-the-energy-transition-lead-to-job-openings-in-the-power-industry/

Cutting Costs with Technology-Driven Improvements

Interview with Casey Werth, general manager for the Energy industry with IBM Technology. https://www.powermag.com/is-delivering-100-renewable-energy-on-an-hourly-basis-at-cost-competitive-rates-achievable/

Is Delivering 100% Renewable Energy on an Hourly Basis at Cost-Competitive Rates Achievable?

Interview with Jan Pepper, CEO of Peninsula Clean Energy. https://www.powermag.com/is-delivering-100-renewable-energy-on-an-hourly-basis-at-cost-competitive-rates-achievable/

To listen to more episodes of The POWER Podcast, visit The POWER Podcast Archive Vol. 5.

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