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EPRI names Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power CEO to board of directors

10/31/2014

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has appointed Dr. Seok Cho, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company (KHNP), to its Board of Directors.

Axion Power to supply energy storage for 9.1 MW Pennsylvania solar farm

10/31/2014

Axion Power International, Inc. will supply energy storage and frequency regulation for a solar farm that, upon completion, will be the largest in Pennsylvania.  

10/29 Henry Hub Average Natural Gas Spot Prices

10/30/2014

The Henry Hub is the pricing point for natural gas futures contracts traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX).

Report finds problem with Hanford nuclear vapors

10/30/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy does not have an adequate system to detect whether harmful vapors are sickening workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site, according to a new report issued Thursday.

Weekly Coal Production Report

10/30/2014

The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended October 25, 2014.

Kemper plant costs rise $496M due to startup delays

10/30/2014

In the September monthly report filed by Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) to the Mississippi Public Service Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said its subsidiary, Mississippi Power, will need an additional $496 million to extend the deadline to finish the Kemper Integrated Coal Gasification Combined-Cycle (IGCC) facility in eastern Mississippi.

MHPS to supply steam turbines, gensets for coal-fired power plant in the Philippines

10/30/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) will supply two sets of steam turbine and generator for Units 3 and 4 of the Limay coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom and glut

10/30/2014

The utilities say they can't accommodate the flood of newcomers to the green energy business, throwing in doubt the future of Japan's up-to-now aggressive strategy on renewable energy. Another challenge is that supplies of power from sources such as solar are not reliable enough or easily stored.

Guam to build $589M power plant to meet regs

10/30/2014

The Guam Power Authority is planning to build a $589 million power generator from scratch.

Westinghouse to provide nuclear passive safety system to Ukraine plant

10/30/2014

Westinghouse Electric Co. was awarded a contract to provide a passive hydrogen control system for two units at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine.

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