Investments by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are helping to produce geothermal power at increasingly lower temperatures.
The smart grid enables a new multi-vendor approach to demand response (DR) that gives utilities and their customers greater choice – and delivers up to 40 percent more benefits than traditional DR offerings.
Those in the power industry are keenly aware that we are in a period of profound transition.
Things change fast in air dispersion modeling. Immediate effects occur from tightened standards, shorter averaging times and new pollutants.
Babcock & Wilcox said that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, signed a contract with FutureGen Industrial Alliance to begin the next phase of the 167 MW FutureGen 2.0 carbon capture and storage project in Meredosia, Ill.
It's one of the most legally vulnerable rules the Environmental Protection Agency has ever proposed.
Temperature is one of the most widely measured parameters in a power plant.
"To be or not to be, that is the question." OK, maybe Shakespeare is a bit dramatic for a nuclear energy column, but bear with me.
Whether you call it interdependence, harmonization, coordination, "chaos", or something else, much of the electricity industry is appropriately focused on the increased use of natural gas to generate electricity and the related issues that need to be addressed for that change to happen in a cost-effective and reliable manner for both sectors.
More utilities are beginning to recognize the benefits of investing in residential solar financing.