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Microgrid lab opens at University of Central Florida

A microgrid control lab opened at the University of Central Florida on Tuesday, the product of a partnership between Florida Power & Light and GE Digital to simulate a modern grid control room and accelerate research.

FPL’s latest 74.5-MW solar project is generating and online

Florida Power & Light Co. has put its new Rodeo Solar Energy Center into commercial operations. The 74.5-MW Rodeo solar project is FPL’s fifth solar energy center in DeSoto County, tops in the state for...

Hydrogen-fired power promises carbon-free future but requires nearly $800B investment

Carbon-free hydrogen production could significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions in power generation and manufacturing, but it will require a mammoth and long-term financial commitment to become cost competitive. This is according to a new report by BloombergNEF. The research...

ComEd leader Donnelly offers insights on grid modernization, STEM education and microgrids

Think of them as the four dials on a proverbial utility clock: Top of the hour grid reliability, quarter past intermittent renewables, climate change at the bottom and cost efficiency on the left hand side. It’s...

POWERGEN call for abstracts deadline extended to March 4: Shaping the Future of Generation...

Success breeds success. Never waste a failure. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. All of those above statements are clichés, of course, spoken at many a conference by many a speaker looking...
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Doosan Å koda Power wins first-ever Japan contract for steam turbine at biomass power plant

Doosan Å koda Power will supply a two-core steam turbine to a new Japanese biomass-fired power plant, it’s first ever in that nation. The steam turbine will be installed at the plant in the city of Sodegaura in...

FPL gets NRC go-ahead on potential 80-year lifespan for Turkey Point nuclear units in...

Several U.S. nuclear plants could be octogenarians by the time they are done. Florida Power & Light has cleared a significant federal regulatory hurdle in its quest to re-license the Turkey Point nuclear plant for another...

Florida Power & Light plans massive community solar program with low-income focus

Florida Power & Light Company announced that it is garnering more support from solar stakeholders for its FPL SolarTogether, a proposed new offering for FPL customers that would be the largest community solar program...

Sunshine state utilities prefer gas-fired power for new capacity

(Citrus County CCGT Plant. Courtesy Duke Energy Florida) Florida is known as the Sunshine State and rightly so. When it comes to electricity, though, its utilities are clearly choosing natural gas-fired generation far above...

Florida utility completes restoration of Dorian outages

Florida Power & Light reported Thursday that it has restored power to all of the more than 160,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Dorian, which is now barreling north along the Atlantic Coast to the Georgia and Carolina...

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