Tag: power plant

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Petra Nova, Pioneering Power Plant Carbon Capture Unit, Is Up and Running Again, says JX Nippon

September 13, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

Petra Nova, one of the world’s only two carbon capture and storage (CCS) retrofits at a commercial power plant, has restarted operations, JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corp. announced on Sept. 13. The project, which is designed to remove […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Montana Judge Cancels Air Permit for Gas-Fired Power Plant

April 10, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

A judge in Montana has canceled the air quality permit for a natural gas-fired power plant under construction in the state, citing concerns about emissions of greenhouse gases from the facility. State District Judge Michael Moses on April 6 said […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Kenya Gearing Up to Build 35-MW Geothermal Power Plant at Menengai Steam Field

February 9, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

Kenya is readying to kick off construction of the 35-MW Menengai geothermal power project in Nakuru County as part of the first phase of the wider Menengai complex, the country’s second large-scale geothermal field developed after Olkaria. The project is […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Pioneering U.S. Wave Energy Power Plant Unveiled

January 12, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

One of the first U.S.-based wave energy power plants is set to be deployed at AltaSea’s 35-acre campus located at the Port of Los Angeles. Israeli firm Eco Wave Power, which unveiled the project on Jan. 12, said the AltaSea […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

TIME calls Nant de Drance pumped storage ‘Europe’s energy savior’

December 8, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The 900 MW Nant de Drance Pumped Storage Power Plant in Switzerland was named one of TIME’s Best Inventions for 2022. TIME said, “After 14 years of construction — including excavation of 10.5 miles of subterranean tunnels — a giant […]

News and Policies, State

Green hydrogen could help decarbonize New Jersey power plant

November 16, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

Two energy developers announced a plan to increase green hydrogen capacity to help decarbonize the Bayonne Energy Center in New Jersey. The 644 MW, natural-gas fired peaking plant sends power to New York City via a sub-Hudson cable. The developers, […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

1.2-GW Dedicated Hydrogen-Fired Power Plant Starts Taking Shape in Texas

August 3, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Entergy Texas will seek approval for a 1.2-GW hydrogen and natural gas–fired combined cycle power gas turbine (CCGT) facility in Orange County, Texas. The Beaumont-based Entergy Corp. subsidiary on July 29 announced it intends to file a Certificate for Convenience […]

News and Policies, State

Emergency Valve Repair Helps Power Plant Meet Operational Commitments

July 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Niagara Falls garbage burning plant recycles waste and transforms it into usable electricity and steam energy for multiple industrial hosts nearby. That energy is generated at the plant through nine boilers and two steam turbines. Steam conditioning valves are […]

News and Policies, World

German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

July 21, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely mount into a “mid-double-digit million euro sum.” The flooding, which […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Texas Governor Enacts Grid Reliability Measures, Including Power Plant Weatherization

June 9, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law sweeping bills approved by Texas legislators that will require power generators in the state to weatherize against extreme events and revamp organizational oversight of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Hours […]

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 […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, State

West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved

October 13, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

A developer has shelved a 920-MW natural gas–fired power plant planned for Brooke County, West Virginia, citing “changing conditions in the energy and financial markets” and alleged coal industry interference. Energy Solutions Consortium (ESC), a single purpose entity engaged in […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

New Fuel Cell Power Plants Deployed in South Korea and California

September 3, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

Two new fuel cell-based electricity generation facilities have been “powered on” in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea. The new installations use Bloom Energy’s solid-oxide fuel cells. One of the power plants—a 19.8-MW installation—is located in Hwasung. It is the […]

News and Policies, State

North Dakota’s largest power plant looks set to close as the owner bets on wind energy

May 11, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

A 1,151-megawatt (MW) coal power station in North Dakota is set to be retired after it was deemed to have “lost value compared to other alternatives in recent years.” Announcing the decision at the end of last week, electric power […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Salt Is A Pillar Of Our Nuclear Future

February 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

Terrestrial Energy Inc. (TEI), a Canadian advanced nuclear reactor company, is on its way to making their innovative design a reality. Last year, they successfully completed the first phase of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) pre-licensing vendor design review […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

IRS Ruling on U.S. Credit Is an Unexpected Gift to Solar Developers

June 25, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

The Internal Revenue Service is extending incentives for solar power and other clean energy sources by as long as four years. Developers can claim a 30 percent tax credit for solar projects as long as they prove they’ve started construction […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Great River Energy To Retire Stanton Station

July 18, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

Great River Energy has announced plans to retire the Stanton Station coal-fired power plant in North Dakota by May 2017, saying that low prices in the regional energy market have rendered it uneconomical to operate. The power plant, which began […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Feds approve plan to build gas pipeline for power plant

May 3, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Federal officials have signed off on a plan to build a 34-mile pipeline through five central Pennsylvania counties that will carry natural gas to a power plant being built along the Susquehanna River. Federal energy regulators approved the Sunbury Pipeline […]

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

Critics decry radioactive leak at New York nuclear power plant

February 12, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

A leak of radioactive material into the groundwater below a nuclear power station in New York City’s suburbs highlights a chronic problem with the nation’s atomic plants, some watchdogs said. New testing has shown that the amount of tritium in the groundwater below […]