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Be Ready: Preparing for an Unannounced Facility Response Plan Exercise

By Amy Reed, Burns & McDonnell (This story originally appeared as a blog on the Burns & McDonnell website). Oil spill response plans are required for...

Siemens Gamesa awards UL new contracts for wind turbine certification

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has selected UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for the provision of inspection and certification services for the company’s most advanced turbine designs. UL...
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Bruce Power nuclear plant contracts for four BWXT heat exchangers by 2025

Nuclear power plant equipment firm BWX Technologies will supply four moderator heat exchangers for a generating station in Ontario, Canada. BWXT’s Canadian subsidiary will deliver...
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New Jersey utility brings in trenching sled to bury underwater lines

Earlier this month, Jersey Central Power and Light completed replacement of an underwater high-voltage transmission line which stretched more than a mile across Barnegat...

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...

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