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The Newest Member of the Power Restoration Team: Drones

04/14/2014

"Stay home, if you can" was the message given to residents of the Southeast as a major winter storm pushed through the Southern and Eastern United States in mid-February.

NRC begins special inspection at Duke Energy nuclear power plant

03/24/2014

Special inspections began at Duke Energy’s (NYSE: DUK) Catawba nuclear power plant in North Carolina after abnormal findings in Unit 1 emergency diesel generators.

SCE, SDG&E plan to replace SONGS nuclear plant output approved

03/13/2014

The California Public Utilities Commission approved a plan for two utilities to fill the gap left when the 2,000-MW San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station shut down more than two years ago.

Report: US energy storage demand to increase up to 18% by 2016

03/03/2014

The energy storage market in the U.S. is expected to grow 18.17 percent from 2012-2016, according to a new report.

GE to invest $1.4B in on-site power, new distributed generation business

02/25/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) has a new distributed generation business venture that combines three product lines—Aeroderivative Gas Turbines, Jenbacher Gas Engines and Waukesha Gas Engines.

Demansys adds 75-MW of reliability to NY power grid

02/19/2014

Demansys Energy began the operations of a 75-MW aggregate of real-time, demand-side resources through a New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) program.

NRC to increase oversight at Duane Arnold nuclear power plant

02/19/2014

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a white finding of low-to-moderate significance to the Duane Arnold nuclear power plant in Iowa.

Navigant Research: Energy storage for microgrids to reach 15,182-MWh by 2024

02/04/2014

The microgrid market is expected to see a significant increase over the next 10 years.

PG&E sets company reliability record in 2013

01/29/2014

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced Wednesday that its 15 million customers experienced the fewest minutes without electricity in company history in 2013.

A123 Energy completes energy storage system in Spain

01/14/2014

A123 Energy Solutions commissioned its Grid Storage Solution for Red Eléctrica de España, the Spanish Transmission Operator (TSO).

Four U.S.-Israel clean energy projects picked for $3.6mn funding

01/14/2014

Four projects were selected to receive $3.6 million to address energy challenges with teams of U.S. and Israeli entities.

Alstom sues EDF over nuclear backup power tender

01/09/2014

Alstom is suing EDF over allegations that Alstom was excluded from a tender to provide backup diesel engines in EDF’s nuclear power plants.

TEPCO: Fukushima nuclear reactor failure caused by tsunami, not earthquake

01/03/2014

Tokyo Electric Power Co. says in a new report that the damage at Unit 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan was caused by the impact of the tsunami and not coolant loss caused by the earthquake.

Dominion begins commercial operations at Conn. renewable energy plants

12/27/2013

Dominion has started commercial operations at two renewable energy facilities in Connecticut

DOE’s grid energy storage report

12/12/2013

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz released the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Grid Energy Storage report to the members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Energy Department Loan Programs Office issues solicitation for $8bn in advanced fossil energy projects

12/12/2013

The U.S. Department of Energy published a solicitation for advanced fossil fuel energy projects Thursday, making up to $8 billion in loan guarantee authority available for fossil energy projects that avoid, reduce or sequester greenhouse gases.

Power Solutions International Launches New Engine Lineup at POWER-GEN

11/11/2013

Power Solutions International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSIX), a leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of emissions-certified alternative-fuel and conventional power systems, today announced that the Company will present its new Heavy-Duty engine lineup at the 2013 POWER-GEN

California science museum to use GE energy storage system

10/29/2013

General Electric (GE) will participate in an energy storage load-shifting project at Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, Calif., a non-profit education organization.

MHI, Tokyo Gas develop cogeneration natural gas engine

10/28/2013

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd. Jointly developed a 1,000 kW gas engine cogeneration system that will be available for sale on Nov. 1.

Hurricane debris shuts down nuclear power plant in Britain

10/28/2013

The 1,040 MW Dungeness B nuclear power plant in Britain shut down after debris from a hurricane knocked out power lines.

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