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In Major Reversal, EPA, Army Will Revise Definition of ‘WOTUS’

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:41:12 +0000

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In yet another dramatic turn for federal policy governing the “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS), the Biden administration has announced its intent to revise the definition of WOTUS, citing “destructive impacts” to critical water bodies under a Trump-era rule. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army on June 9 issued a declaration […]

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In Major Reversal, EPA, Army Will Revise Definition of ‘WOTUS’

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:41:12 +0000

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In yet another dramatic turn for federal policy governing the “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS), the Biden administration has announced its intent to revise the definition of WOTUS, citing “destructive impacts” to critical water bodies under a Trump-era rule. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army on June 9 issued a declaration […]

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Open-Source Technology Benefits Transmission and Distribution Operators

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:33:44 +0000

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The term “open source” is well-recognized in the technology world, but may not be as widely understood in other sectors. What open source means is that the software code is publicly available so that anyone can contribute to the code base and create add-on extensions. This enables the growth of a market of providers that […]

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South Korea Eyes First Hydrogen Gas Turbine Demonstration in 2027

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:18:23 +0000

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Stepping up efforts to develop a hydrogen gas turbine, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) and a consortium of partners will begin South Korea’s first large-scale hydrogen gas turbine demonstration at the 1.8-GW Ulsan Combined Cycle Power Plant by 2027. DHIC, a regional energy technology conglomerate, on June 3 said it signed a series of […]

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Artificial Intelligence is Key: Why the Transition to Our Future Energy System Needs AI

Credit to Author: Jeremy Renshaw| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:55:06 +0000

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On any given day, the electric power industry’s operations are complex and its responsibilities vast. As the industry continues to play a critical role in supporting global climate goal challenges, it must simultaneously support demand increases, surges in smart appliance adoption, and decentralized operating system expansions. And that just scratches the surface. Behind the scenes, […]

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Texas Governor Enacts Grid Reliability Measures, Including Power Plant Weatherization, ERCOT Reforms

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:17:00 +0000

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law sweeping bills approved by Texas legislators that will require power generators in the state to weatherize against extreme events and revamp organizational oversight of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Hours before the state’s regular 140-day legislative session dwindled to its end on May 30—and amid […]

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More Vogtle Delays; Experts Target Mid-2022 Startup at Earliest

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 20:43:35 +0000

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Engineering experts and financial consultants involved with oversight of the two-unit expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia said the project’s startup now likely will be delayed until the summer of 2022. They also said the project faces more cost overruns. In testimony filed June 7 with the Georgia Public Service Commission, the […]

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Nuclear First—Work Starts on Russian Fast Neutron Reactor

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:26:30 +0000

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Construction of a 300-MW nuclear power unit showcasing a fuel specially developed for the reactor is underway in Siberia, a project that industry experts say could provide a dramatic leap forward in nuclear power technology. The project is being hailed as a way to provide a “practically inexhaustible” source of fuel for nuclear power, as […]

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DTE Retires River Rouge Coal-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 18:35:39 +0000

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DTE Energy has retired the last operating unit of its River Rouge coal-fired power plant along the Detroit River, a facility that came online in 1956 and entered commercial operation in 1958. The utility on June 4 said River Rouge, located just southwest of Detroit, Michigan, operated for the final time on May 31. The […]

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