AEP CEO Nick Akins to Step Down, Julie Sloat Tapped as Next Company Head

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 16:33:38 +0000

American Electric Power’s (AEP’s) long-serving chairman, president, and CEO, Nick Akins, will step down as CEO on Jan. 1, 2023, and has already passed the company’s presidency to Julie A. Sloat, AEP executive vice president, and chief financial officer (CFO). Sloat, 53, will become the power generating company’s CEO in January, making her the first […]

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U.S. Utility Survey Suggests Industry Mulling Additions of 90 GW of New Nuclear

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:24:35 +0000

A Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) survey suggests U.S. utility members expect to add up to 90 GW of new nuclear generation by the 2050s, including more than 300 new small modular reactors (SMRs) in the U.S. over the next 25 years. The nuclear industry group’s survey, unveiled on July 29, sought to gather input from […]

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A New Approach for Gas-Insulated Substations

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:40:05 +0000

For decades, gas-insulated substations (GIS) have been used primarily in densely populated metropolitan areas. They take up only 10% of the footprint of outdoor or air-insulated substations and provide reliable medium- and low-voltage service where space needed to service areas for industrial locations, hospitals, and housing may be limited. However, as rural environments become desirable […]

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Signed, sealed, delivered

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 09:17:44 +0000

After over a year of negotiations, ABS-CBN and TV5 on Thursday, Aug. 11, announced via a statement that they have finally reached an agreement. The deal will allow ABS-CBN to acquire shares in TV5 representing 34.99% of the total voting and outstanding capital stock of the network for 2.16 Billion pesos.   Following the agreement, the equity […]

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Manila Bulletin holds Job Fair 2022 on Aug. 12

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 08:04:00 +0000

Manila Bulletin, the nation’s leading newspaper, will hold a job fair on Aug. 12, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Tent City of the Manila Hotel. The job fair aims to support businesses which have already reopened and are now rebuilding their workforces to deliver more products and services to the public. […]

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Group: EPA’s Coordinated Regulatory Assault on Coal Power Could Push Retirements Beyond 86 GW by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 19:30:38 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is readying a regulatory sweep targeting more stringent limits on traditional pollutants that could accelerate coal power plant closures. A coal generation trade group estimates that even without new rules, an estimated 86 GW of coal generation is slated to retire by 2030. While the Supreme Court in June curtailed […]

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Group: EPA’s Coordinated Regulatory Assault on Coal Power Could Push Retirements Beyond 86 GW by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 19:30:38 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is readying a regulatory sweep targeting more stringent limits on traditional pollutants that could accelerate coal power plant closures. A coal generation trade group estimates that even without new rules, an estimated 86 GW of coal generation is slated to retire by 2030. While the Supreme Court in June curtailed […]

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Vogtle 3 Gets NRC’s Approval to Begin Operation in Significant Regulatory Milestone for U.S. Nuclear Industry

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 16:38:15 +0000

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has given Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC) the green light to load fuel and begin the operation of an AP1000 nuclear reactor at Vogtle 3. The authorization makes Vogtle 3 the first reactor in the nation to reach the milestone as part of the regulator’s Part 52 combined license process. […]

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A Japanese Project Demonstrates a Carbon Neutrality Pathway for Coal Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:20:00 +0000

Osaki CoolGen Corp.’s complex three-phase demonstration project in Hiroshima Prefecture seeks to achieve highly efficient coal-fired power generation with near-zero emissions by integrating carbon

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Holtec Unveils Green Boiler Designed to Repurpose Coal Plants

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:15:38 +0000

Holtec International, an equipment provider that specializes in the design and manufacture of parts for nuclear reactors, in May unveiled a “green boiler” technology that is designed to repurpose existing

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