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Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Closes After 50 Years of Operation, Employees Leave with Pride

May 26, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

After more than 50 years of operation, the Palisades nuclear power plant was taken offline for the final time on May 20. The station was scheduled to be permanently shut down on May 31, but plant operators “made the conservative […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

DOE Awards GE Two Projects to Test Hydrogen Combustion

May 25, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

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 gas turbines. GE on May 25 announced the proposals, which […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Philippines May Restart Bataan Nuclear Plant Project

May 24, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The winner of the Philippines’ presidential election earlier this month has made another move in support of reviving nuclear power in that country, holding talks with South Korea about enlisting help to restart a nuclear power plant project that was […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

IRENA Members Call for Hydrogen Trade Beyond Borders

May 23, 2022

Via: IRENA

“In an era of high energy and commodity prices, coupled with an inefficient energy system, making green hydrogen a global trade commodity is a fundamental prerequisite to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable system based on renewables,” said Francesco […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

How Fuel Cells Are Creating Sustainable Data Centers

May 16, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

In this day and age, there’s more of a need for data centers and cloud computing than ever before. They’re actually one of the fastest growing businesses out there right now. While they are essential, they’re also a drain on […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Vogtle Nuclear Expansion Price Tag Tops $30 Billion

May 9, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

An updated financial report from one of the owners of the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion in Georgia shows the cost to build two new reactors has now topped $30 billion, more than double the original price tag expected for the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

NREL advances green hydrogen production method

May 6, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Perovskite materials may hold the potential to play an important role in a process to produce hydrogen in a renewable manner, according to analysis from scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The NREL team analyzed an emerging water-splitting […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Small Modular Reactors Provide Opportunity to Rethink Automation for Nuclear Generation

May 2, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

While instrumentation and control (I&C) technology represents a relatively small percentage of the overall capital investment for any nuclear power station, it often plays an outsized role for safe, reliable, and efficient operation. Recognizing the potential benefits, the U.S. Nuclear […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Minnkota Power, Summit Carbon Solutions launch CO2 storage partnership

April 29, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

Minnkota Power Cooperative and Summit Carbon Solutions have agreed to co-develop carbon dioxide storage facilities near Center, North Dakota. The partnership builds on development already in the works. Minnkota and Summit have been working independently on developing their respective carbon […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

IAEA: Japan making progress on Fukushima water release plan

April 29, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

The U.N.’s nuclear watchdog said April 29 that Japan is making “significant progress” on its plans to release treated radioactive wastewater from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant next year. A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency visited […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Duke Energy Could Power Purdue with Nuclear Project

April 27, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Small modular reactors (SMRs) are widely considered the best technology to increase the use of nuclear power worldwide, with advocates touting their zero-emission production of electricity, smaller land footprint, and scalability. SMRs also offer a cost savings over construction of […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Doosan Kicks Off NuScale SMR Production for Idaho Nuclear Project

April 26, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

South Korean power industrial giant Doosan has agreed to forge materials for NuScale Power’s small modular reactors (SMR) starting as early as this year to support the commercial deployment of VOYGRs at the 462-MWe Carbon-Free Power Project (CFPP) in Idaho […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

First Hydrogen Burn at Long Ridge HA-Class Gas Turbine Marks Triumph for GE

April 22, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Hydrogen combustion has begun at the 485-MW Long Ridge Energy Terminal combined cycle power plant—a flagship GE HA-class project that is purpose-built to transition from natural gas to hydrogen blends and ultimately be capable of burning 100% hydrogen. While the […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Bloom Energy Converts U.S. Fuel Cell Fleet to ‘Certified’ Low-Leak Natural Gas 

April 21, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Bloom Energy’s U.S. fuel cell installations deployed at 700 sites will over the next two years use certified, “responsibly sourced” natural gas from EQT Corp. The development marks a pioneering effort by a power generator to bolster its commercial and […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Who will win the low-carbon hydrogen race?

April 6, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The global low-carbon hydrogen market will require $600 billion in investment, along with policy support, to meet expected exponential demand by 2050, according to new analysis. In addition, the cost of electrolyzers that are used to produce green hydrogen is […]