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Chemical, Conventional Fuels

SCR Design Considerations: Retrofit Challenges and Ratcheting Emissions Level Requirements

September 15, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) projects often focus on the final NOx emissions levels achieved, but a successful project is about much more than that. Facility owners must consider the complete scope associated with an SCR installation, from supply chain issues […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

NRC Backs Storing Nuclear Waste in Texas

September 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Federal regulators have approved a private company’s plan to store nuclear waste in the oil fields of West Texas, the latest move in the continuing saga of where to store spent fuel from U.S. nuclear power plants. The U.S. Nuclear […]


News and Policies, State

SRP Approves Arizona Expansion with 16 Gas-Fired Turbines

September 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The board of directors of Arizona’s second-largest public utility has approved a nearly $1 billion plan to expand the natural gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station, adding 820 MW of generation capacity. The Coolidge station at present is a 575-MW power plant […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Illinois Nuclear Plants Saved by Last-Minute Vote

September 13, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Illinois Senate has approved an overhaul of the state’s energy policy with an eye toward a carbon-free future, with a key part of the package keeping the Byron nuclear power plant operating just hours before Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) said […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Biden’s proposed increase in solar power would remake the US electricity system

September 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Why such a heavy focus on solar power? Doesn’t a low-carbon future require many types of clean energy? The Energy Department’s Solar Futures Study lays out three future pathways for the U.S. grid: business as usual; decarbonization, meaning a massive […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Former Prime Ministers Tout Need for Pumped Storage and More Hydropower

September 9, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Tony Blair and Malcolm Turnbull, former prime ministers of the UK and Australia, respectively, suggested pumped storage and more hydropower will be vitally important to electric grids around the world as more wind and solar are added to the power […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Chevron Exploring Equity Interest in Mitsubishi Power and Magnum Green Hydrogen Hub in Utah

September 9, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Chevron is poised to acquire an equity interest in the Advanced Clean Energy Storage project, a developing green hydrogen hub that could support more than 1 GW of electrolysis facilities and store 5,500 metric tonnes of their produced green hydrogen […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Groups Announce Successful Test to Advance Fusion Energy

September 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A company working to bring fusion energy technology to market joined with a group from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in announcing a successful test of what they call the world’s strongest high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet, technology considered key […]


News and Policies, State

Moss Landing Battery Project Offline After Overheating

September 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The first phase of the battery storage project at the Moss Landing complex in California was taken offline after an overheating issue caused some parts of the installation to be damaged. Vistra said the incident happened late on Sept. 4. […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Ponds, reservoirs could host floating solar in space-constrained Massachusetts

September 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A new joint venture between Boston-based BlueWave Solar and European photovoltaics firm Ciel et Terre is poised to bring floating solar panels to the ponds and reservoirs of Massachusetts for the first time. Supporters say the plan has the potential […]


News and Policies, State

Entergy: Hurricane Ida Took Out Eight Critical High-Voltage Transmission Lines

September 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Moving quickly after devastating winds from Hurricane Ida on Aug. 29 took out eight critical high-voltage lines and blacked out New Orleans, Jefferson, and two other Louisiana parishes, Entergy hashed out two options. One—the “preferred solution”—was to restore some of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Energy Transition Facing Potentially Debilitating Critical Mineral Supply Gap

September 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Building new solar PV plants and wind farms, and supporting an expansion of electric vehicles (EVs) and green hydrogen as is planned to meet decarbonization goals, will dramatically expand demand for copper, nickel, cobalt, lithium, and rare earth elements. But […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Canada’s geothermal energy opportunity

August 31, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Geothermal energy is naturally occurring heat that exists within the interior of the Earth. It is produced primarily from two sources. There is the primordial heat that remains from the formation of the Earth and that continues to emanate from […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

These 3 energy storage technologies can help solve the challenge of moving to 100% renewable electricity

August 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason that the U.S. Dept. of Energy projects that renewable energy will be the fastest-growing U.S. energy source through 2050. However, it’s still […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New York’s 122-turbine offshore wind project to receive environmental review

August 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to conduct an environmental review of a proposed 122-turbine wind project offshore New York. The proposed project from Sunrise Wind, a joint venture between Orsted North America and Eversource Investment, could generate up […]