Judge: Court Will Consider Rival Proposal for PG&E Reorganization

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 01:00:21 +0000

The post Judge: Court Will Consider Rival Proposal for PG&E Reorganization appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A federal bankruptcy judge on Oct. 9 ruled that Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), California’s largest utility, does not have the sole right to determine the terms of its reorganization. Judge Dennis Montali said those who support a rival proposal, which was devised by a group of the utility’s creditors, can have their plan considered. […]

The post Judge: Court Will Consider Rival Proposal for PG&E Reorganization appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Facility to Make Coal Cleaner, More Efficient, Taking Shape in Wyoming

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 21:10:48 +0000

The post Facility to Make Coal Cleaner, More Efficient, Taking Shape in Wyoming appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Clean Coal Technologies Inc. (CCTI) has begun reassembling a test facility designed to produce a cleaner-burning and more-efficient coal. The coal beneficiation and byproducts extraction plant, first built in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for an initial test of the technology, and then moved to Gillette, Wyoming, is expected to be completely rebuilt in the next few months, […]

The post Facility to Make Coal Cleaner, More Efficient, Taking Shape in Wyoming appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Four Projects Picked to Speed Up Pumped Storage Hydro Construction 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:24:39 +0000

The post Four Projects Picked to Speed Up Pumped Storage Hydro Construction  appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Four projects have won a competition launched by the Department of Energy (DOE) in April 2019 to help shorten the commissioning time for pumped storage hydropower projects and revitalize the hydropower industry.  The grand prize winners or the Furthering Advancements to Shorten Time (FAST) Prize competition were selected by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) […]

The post Four Projects Picked to Speed Up Pumped Storage Hydro Construction  appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Can Corporate America Ensure a Clean Energy Future?

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 20:47:02 +0000

The post Can Corporate America Ensure a Clean Energy Future? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Renewable energy off-take by large corporate entities is on the rise. Google in September of this year made its largest-ever renewable energy procurement announcement, announcing 18 new renewable energy agreements, totaling 1,600 MW. That puts Google at the top of the voluntary renewable energy purchasers list, after Facebook had grabbed the top spot a year […]

The post Can Corporate America Ensure a Clean Energy Future? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Distress and Deals Continue to Persist in Energy Sector

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 20:11:59 +0000

The post Distress and Deals Continue to Persist in Energy Sector appeared first on POWER Magazine.

At the end of last year, the power market began to lose steam. The credit market wasn’t as strong as it was at the start of the year and many people began speculating “doom and gloom” for the market. However, over the last few months, the power market has picked up and is beginning to […]

The post Distress and Deals Continue to Persist in Energy Sector appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Researchers: $71 Billion of Japan’s Coal Assets at Risk

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 20:02:02 +0000

The post Researchers: $71 Billion of Japan’s Coal Assets at Risk appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Research from the University of Tokyo, along with that of two other groups, shows Japan’s coal-fired power plant fleet is at economic risk as the country adds more generation from renewable energy resources such as solar and wind. The report, called “Land of the Rising Sun and Offshore Wind,” released Oct. 6 and based on […]

The post Researchers: $71 Billion of Japan’s Coal Assets at Risk appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Protecting DEF from Extreme Cold Is Important

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 18:28:15 +0000

The post Protecting DEF from Extreme Cold Is Important appeared first on POWER Magazine.

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the winter of 2019–2020 will be filled with bitterly cold weather in the eastern parts of the Rockies and east to the Appalachians. The Northeast should also experience very cold temperatures. For municipalities, public utilities, landscapers, and others that are involved in outdoor work and snow removal, there is always […]

The post Protecting DEF from Extreme Cold Is Important appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Last Major Module Received at Vogtle Nuclear Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 17:21:30 +0000

The post Last Major Module Received at Vogtle Nuclear Site appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The final major module needed to construct Vogtle Units 3 and 4—the only new commercial nuclear power units currently under construction in the U.S.—has arrived at the site near Waynesboro, Georgia. That means all 1,485 major modules have been manufactured and safely delivered to the project. Georgia Power announced the milestone in a press release […]

The post Last Major Module Received at Vogtle Nuclear Site appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Reports: Perry Will Resign as Head of DOE

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:13:28 +0000

The post Reports: Perry Will Resign as Head of DOE appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Several news outlets on Oct. 4 report that Energy Secretary Rick Perry could step down from that role as soon as November. The Washington Post on Friday said Perry plans to step down by year-end and return to the private sector. The Post cited four unnamed individuals who it said had been briefed on Perry’s […]

The post Reports: Perry Will Resign as Head of DOE appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Small Modular Reactors Gain Momentum in Europe

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 13:47:32 +0000

The post Small Modular Reactors Gain Momentum in Europe appeared first on POWER Magazine.

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and NuScale Power, two leading companies in the race to build small modular reactors (SMRs) for power generation, have recently announced deals that could result to new plants being constructed in Europe. Feasibility Studies in Estonia GEH on Oct. 3 said it had signed an agreement with Fermi Energia OÜ, […]

The post Small Modular Reactors Gain Momentum in Europe appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more