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NRC approves Pilgrim nuclear license transfer from Entergy to Holtec

08/23/2019

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, which began generating power 47 years earlier and was Massachusetts’ only nuclear plant, was shut down several months ago

DNV GL opening certification office for U.S. offshore wind projects

08/23/2019

The New England coast is a primary area for several offshore wind projects either under development or being considered.

McDermott, Sempra LNG put gas export facility into operation

08/23/2019

The Cameron LNG project near Houston is owned by Sempra LNG, Total, Mitsui & Co, and Japan LNG Investment. 

State regulators sign off on New York wind farm

08/22/2019

Eight Point will consist of 31 wind turbines on leased or purchased land across the towns of Greenwood and West Union.

African LNG market attracting $100B and beyond

08/22/2019

With greenfield investments in Nigeria, Egypt, Mozambique and elsewhere reaching nearly $103 billion this year, it is clear that liquefaction is viewed as the most profitable strategy for realizing Africa’s gas potential.

AEP seeking close to 11 million tons of coal RFPs by 2022

08/22/2019

Coal currently fuels about 47 percent of the company’s electric generation capacity.

Walmart sues Tesla, alleging solar panels caused rootop fires

08/22/2019

The retailer said fires broke out at seven store rooftops between 2012 and 2018, causing millions of dollars in damage. 

The Digital Transformation of the Power Plant: It's a Twin-Twin situation

08/21/2019

Those utilities with people who are either speaking or helped author the Digital Transformation papers selected by POWERGEN include Duke Energy, Cleco, Enel, AES, Korea South-East and Southern Co.

U.S. women do not feel encouraged to pursue STEM careers – report

08/21/2019

Technology and engineering firm Emerson has released the results of a study conducted to understand the skilled workforce gap within the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries and how the gap can be addressed.

Doosan Škoda Power supplying steam turbine for Czech cogeneration plant

08/21/2019

Doosan Škoda will provide the 65-MW back-pressure steam turbine for the TG5 heating plant at the Opatovice Power Station. 

Power plant water issues: Effectively cleaning cooling tower fill

08/21/2019

Even with diligent chemical feed and monitoring, cooling towers, and especially the tower fill, can accumulate scale and microbiological deposits that inhibit heat exchange, and, in worst case scenarios, may induce partial collapse of the tower.  This article examines methods to clean tower fill before fouling causes irreversible damage.

Duke Energy giving large customers direct access to renewable providers

08/21/2019

The Green Source Advantage program, given the go-ahead by the North Carolina Utilities Commission, will allow large energy users to select and negotiate price terms directly with the renewable supplier of their choice. 

Rosatom delivers equipment for nuclear reactor project in India

08/20/2019

Kudankulam NPP Units 3 and 4 are being constructed in Tamil Nadu state as part of a long-term Russian-Indian agreement.

Connecticut seeking 2,000 MW of offshore wind power

08/20/2019

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it's the state's first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore wind development.

GE celebrates 25th year of 6F gas turbine with new orders in China

08/20/2019

Two of the 75-MW GF.03 turbines will be headed to Lee & Man’s gas-fired cogeneration plant located at Hongmei Town, Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China.

New Mexico city officials cut deal to keep San Juan coal-fired station open

08/19/2019

Farmington city officials Friday signed an agreement with a company that proposes outfitting the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station with carbon-capture technology in an effort to extend the power plant’s life beyond its planned closure in 2022.

GRDA board votes to decommission 41-year-old coal-fired unit

08/16/2019

The Grand River Energy Center Unit 1, with a capacity of 520 MW, had generated electricity since 1978.

Siemens turbines to boost Bolivia power plant

08/16/2019

In total, power plant equipment from three continents will be delivered to Bolivia and up to 400 heavy load transports will cross the Andes to bring equipment to the three power plant construction sites

PSE&G completes solar farm on former New Jersey Superfund landfill

08/16/2019

The Cinnaminson Solar Farm is part of PSE&G’s Solar 4 All program. It was built on 25 acres of reclaimed Superfund landfill space and includes 32,490 solar panels.

Bloomberg NEF: Global energy demand rising 62 percent by 2050

08/16/2019

The report says that energy storage installations around the world will multiply exponentially, from a modest 9GW/17GWh deployed as of 2018 to 1,095GW/2,850GWh by 2040.

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