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TVA seeks public comment for future coal ash storage at Bull Run

05/22/2015 The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is asking for public input on plans to expand dry onsite storage of ash and other coal combustion products generated at Bull Run Fossil Plant.

California Public Utilities Commission Approves NRG Energy’s Carlsbad Energy Center


California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved the SDG&E Power Purchase and Tolling Agreement for the NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) Carlsbad Energy Center.

Southern Company acquires 103-MW solar project in Georgia


Southern has acquired or is constructing more than 1,100 MW of renewable energy generating capacity with 16 solar, wind and biomass projects, including four solar projects in Georgia.


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France energy bill boosts renewables, cuts nuclear

French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use

05/26/2015 France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boo...
Duke Energy W.C. Beckjord coal-fired power plant

Shut down coal-fired power plant to house energy storage system

05/26/2015 Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is teaming with LG Chem and Greensmith to c...
Areva's European Pressurized Reactor (EPR)

EDF offers Areva $2bn offer for nuclear reactor unit

05/26/2015 EDF has offered Areva a €2 billion ($2.2 billion) approach for Arev...
Beaver Valley nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania

Beaver Valley nuclear unit returns to service

05/26/2015 Unit 1 at the Beaver Valley nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania ret...
Beacon Power Chugach Electric Association flywheel and battery storage systems

Beacon Power teams on energy storage systems in Alaska

05/26/2015 Beacon Power, a manufacturer of flywheel energy storage systems, si...
Entergy's Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Massachusetts

Pilgrim nuclear plant back online after $70M upgrade

05/26/2015 The only nuclear power plant in Massachusetts is back on line after...


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Russell Ray

The Power Points blog, written by Russell Ray, Editor-in-Chief of Power Engineering, covers all forms of power generation, including coal, gas, nuclear and renewable. It examines a wide range of issues and advancements in pricing, policy and technology. You can follow Russell on Twitter @RussellRay1.

Energy Storage: Poised for Growth


The Clean Power Plan, FutureGen, EPA and Jumbo Shrimp


Invest in coal: It's the answer, not the problem


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Tim Miser
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Tim Miser, associate editor of Power Engineering magazine, is the author of the Generating Interest blog. Tim Miser is an editor with a background in technical writing. Before joining Power Engineering magazine, he spent 10 years working for publications in the oil and gas industry. Follow Tim on
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TransmissionHub Quarterly Market Update: June 2015

TransmissionHub will discuss the state of electric transmission in the U...
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European Energy Transition – Embracing the Opportunity of Change

An expert panel representing a broad spectrum of interest within the ind...
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Power Generation Quarterly Market Update-Presented by GenerationHub

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The Total Condenser Performance Workshop™: Leak Detection

Leakage of air or water into the condenser will adversely affect plant e...

Navigating the EPA’s New Coal Combustion Regulations

New Coal Combustion Regulations released by the EPA in December 2014 wil...


Emissions Control: Understanding your Options

There are a number of ways to integrate control technologies to maximize...

TransmissionHub Quarterly Market Update: March 2015

TransmissionHub will discuss the state of electric transmission in the U...


Decommissioning: The Risks, Benefits and Liabilities

If your company is planning to retire a coal-fired power plant, you’ll n...

Nuclear Matters Blog

Sharryn Dotson
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Sharryn Dotson, associate editor of Nuclear Power International magazine, is the author of the Nuclear Matters blog. She has a B.A. in journalism from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. and previously was the Online Editor for Power Engineering. Follow Sharryn on Twitter @Sharryn_Dotson.

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