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NYPA approves 15-year contract to modernize the Niagara Power Project

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees has approved the award of a contract to Voith Hydro Inc., valued at up to...

Power plant valve firm NYNE merging with Emerson lifecycle services unit

Power plant operations and maintenance firm NYNE is merging its mechanical services division with a unit of Emerson. The combination of NYNE, a valve repair...

Leeward gains $262M financing, 20-year PPA for Aragonne wind power projects in NM

Texas-based wind power project developer Leeward Renewable Energy has completed its financing needs for repowering and new capacity projects in New Mexico. Leeward previously announced...

Pandemic garbage boom ignites debate over waste as energy

America remains awash in refuse as new cases of the coronavirus decline — and that has reignited a debate about the sustainability of burning more trash to create energy.

New York announces initiatives to explore green hydrogen for decarbonization

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced that New York plans to explore the potential role of green hydrogen as part of...

Extreme weather, demand challenges inspires EPRI, utilities to partner on developing resource adequacy responses

The Electric Power Research Institute, backed by a host of utilities and other industry leaders, is launching a new initiative focused on electricity resource...

Georgia Power: Vogtle Unit 4 plant equipment permanently powered up; Unit 3 start date...

The nation’s first nuclear power plant expansion in years achieved another milestone ultimately leading to commissioning soon, the lead utility on the project announced...

Curtiss-Wright revamping computer system at Columbia nuclear plant

Curtiss-Wright’s Nuclear Division will replace the existing plant process computer (PPC) system at the Columbia Generating Station in Washington state. Utility operator Energy Northwest selected...

Private company takes over Puerto Rico power company service

By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A private company on Tuesday took over the transmission and distribution operations of Puerto...

Chelan PUD, GE team up for modernization of 624-MW Rock Island hydroelectric

Hydro Review Chelan PUD and GE Renewable Energy have reached an agreement to modernize Powerhouse II at the 624-MW Rock Island hydroelectric project. The 42-year-old turbines will...

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