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Category: Conventional Fuels


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

NuScale SMR Chosen for UK Wind-Nuclear Hybrid

January 15, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A British company announced it is joining with U.S.-based NuScale Power to develop a hybrid project using wind energy and small modular reactor (SMR) technology to produce power and green hydrogen. Shearwater Energy, a global energy services company, on Jan. […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Nuclear & Coal Will Account for Majority of U.S. Generating Capacity Retirements in 2021

January 12, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, 9.1 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity is scheduled to retire in 2021. Nuclear generating capacity will account for the largest share of total capacity retirements (56%), […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, U.S.

Final DOE Advanced Reactor Demonstration Awards Announced

January 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Wrapping up an eventful year for advanced nuclear, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy announced $20 million in awards for the third of three pathways under its Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP). The ARDP program, which the […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Enters 2021 With Buoyant Global Outlook for Small Modular Reactors

January 4, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

The nuclear industry is heading into 2021 with increased optimism around small modular reactors (SMRs) after a series of policy initiatives worldwide in recent weeks. The U.S., U.K. and Canada, three major nuclear markets, all signaled growing support for SMRs […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Egypt hits 200 natural gas filling stations

December 30, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Egypt’s current total number of natural gas filling stations reached 200 locations following the recent opening of the first natural gas pump in Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai, according to an Egypt’s Cabinet statement issued on 26 December. The country […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Fusion — Coming Soon To An Electrical Grid Near You?

December 29, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

There are two kinds of nuclear power — fission and fusion. Fission is the one we are most familiar with. It involves splitting atoms — isotopes of uranium being the most common — in a process that releases large amounts […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

UAE: ENOC Group opens a new fuel station in Dubai

December 28, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

ENOC Group has opened a new fuel station in Dubai’s Deira district, raising the company’s total number of locations to 149 across the United Arab Emirates. Located on Al Rasheed Road, the new fuel station will cater to residents and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Majors Management acquires OSAN Petroleum retail fuel assets

December 28, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Majors Management, a rapidly growing leader in the convenience store industry in the United States, acquired eight convenience stores and numerous dealer supply accounts from OSAN Petroleum. The OSAN portfolio increases Majors’ existing presence in its home state of Georgia. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Discover PetrolPlaza’s Specials for 2021

December 23, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

February – Smart Forecourts & C-Stores If there is one positive to take away from 2020, it is the adaptability and resilience that the industry has shown. A key part of that has been the speed at which retailers and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Customized petrol station management AGROLA counts on the fuel terminal HecStar from Hectronic.

December 17, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

This major contract could primarily be won on grounds of the customized and functionally convincing overall solution. Upon termination of the negotiations in late September 2019 AGROLA placed the order to equip appr. 350 petrol stations with fuel terminal of […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Hydrogen policies must include nuclear, says NNWI

December 16, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The report – titled On the Role of Nuclear Power in the Development of a European Hydrogen Economy – calls for policies designed to boost the clean hydrogen sector to be technology neutral. These policies, it says, should acknowledge that […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Global Partners to acquire network of sites in Connecticut

December 15, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Global Partners LP announced an agreement to purchase 27 retail fuel and convenience store assets of Consumers Petroleum of Connecticut. The acquisition includes 27 company-operated gas stations with “Wheels”-branded convenience stores in Connecticut. The transaction also includes fuel supply agreements […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

UK: CNG Fuels secures £80 million to build nationwide HGVs fueling network

December 14, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Foresight Group is providing an initial £80 million in funding to CNG Fuels in a partnership to build a UK-nationwide network of refuelling stations that will see it develop at least 14 public access stations for HGVs on major routes […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Reactors Cost Too Much. Here are Some Ideas to Fix it

December 14, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

Nuclear energy is too expensive to build and it is also too important, relative to dealing with climate change, to have its future left to market forces. Several new efforts address these issues with ideas about how to fix the […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Vogtle Receives First Shipment of Nuclear Fuel

December 10, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

The two-unit expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia reached another milestone as Georgia Power received the first shipment of nuclear fuel for Unit 3 of the project. The utility on Dec. 9 said receipt of the fuel […]