The ADVANCE Act—Legislation Crucial for a U.S. Nuclear Renaissance—Clears Congress. Here’s a Detailed Breakdown

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 19:46:13 +0000

The U.S. Senate has passed the Accelerating Deployment of Versatile, Advanced Nuclear for Clean Energy (ADVANCE) Act, sweeping legislation that seeks to promote U.S. nuclear leadership, accelerate advanced nuclear technology […]

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Nextracker Building New Solar Equipment Manufacturing Plant near Las Vegas

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 16:58:46 +0000

A leading solar energy equipment provider announced construction of a new factory that will expand its U.S. operations. California-based Nextracker on June 18 held a ceremony to mark the second […]

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Japanese Firms Collaborate on Green Hydrogen Project in Hokkaido’s Chitose Area

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 19:12:20 +0000

Mitsubishi Corp. (MC), Takasago Thermal Engineering Co. Ltd. (TTE), Hokkaido Electric Power Co. (HEPCO), and Air Water Hokkaido Inc. (AWH) announced the signing of a joint development agreement to supply […]

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Green Hydrogen Delivered to French Salt Cavern Storage Facility for Testing

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 19:11:37 +0000

Lhyfe, a pioneer in the production of green and renewable hydrogen, delivered 350 kilograms of green hydrogen (Figure 1) to natural gas expert Géométhane, on June 13, for it to […]

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Kemmerer 1 Breaks Ground: A Look at TerraPower’s Natrium Fast Reactor Nuclear Power Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 15:50:50 +0000

Bill Gates’ nuclear innovation firm TerraPower has broken ground on the non-nuclear portion of Kemmerer Unit 1, a 345-MW Natrium sodium-cooled fast reactor (SFR) power plant. The groundbreaking on June […]

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U.S. Power Distribution System Reliability Has Declined Over the Past Decade: How to Make It Better

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 13:16:10 +0000

SAIDI (System Average Interruption Duration Index) and SAIFI (System Average Interruption Frequency Index) are widely used reliability indices that measure the performance of power distribution systems. SAIDI represents the total […]

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Michigan Utility Replacing Coal Plant With Large Energy Storage System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2024 19:29:50 +0000

Michigan’s major electric utility said it plans to build one of the nation’s largest standalone battery energy storage projects at the site of a retired coal-fired power plant. Detroit-based DTE […]

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Advancing Ceramic Matrix Composites and Environmental Barrier Coatings for Hydrogen Turbines: Challenges and Opportunities

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:31:22 +0000

Decarbonization goals call for advancing high-impact energy technologies. The U.S. has pledged to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, a goal that presents both challenges and opportunities in the field of […]

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GE Vernova, Seatrium Will Build HVDC System for TenneT’s Dutch Offshore Grid Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2024 17:59:30 +0000

Global energy company GE Vernova and Seatrium Limited, a Singaporean state-owned group, said their consortium has been awarded a third contract by Dutch transmission system operator TenneT for construction of […]

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U.S. Solar Sector Shows Record-Setting Growth

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2024 16:42:59 +0000

A new report from two leading energy industry groups said a record 11 GW of new solar power module manufacturing capacity entered service during the first three months of this […]

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