China Will Add Two More AP1000 Nuclear Reactors

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 16:46:38 +0000

China’s State Council has approved two AP1000 nuclear reactor units for State Power Investment Corp.’s (SPIC’s) Lianjiang Nuclear Power Plant in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, reactor technology supplier Westinghouse said on Oct. 12. If built, the units will become ninth and tenth reactors based on Westinghouse’s Generation III+ advanced reactor technology in China. Four AP1000 units are […]

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The Energy Conundrum: Decarbonizing the Power Supply While Maintaining Reliable and Affordable Electricity

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 07:48:43 +0000

Countries throughout the world have set carbon emission reduction targets in an effort to limit the effects of climate change. Many are striving to achieve net zero in coming decades. Yet, governments also want to maintain, or even improve, living standards for their citizens, which means keeping power affordable and reliable. This poses some potentially […]

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Biden Administration Targets Industrial Decarbonization Through Electrification, Low-Carbon Fuels, CCUS

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 15:45:06 +0000

The Biden administration has laid out a comprehensive roadmap to help five energy-intensive manufacturing sectors reduce their fuel- and power-related carbon emissions and achieve net-zero by 2050. The pathways proposed for the iron and steel, cement and concrete, food and beverage, chemical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors may have substantial implications for future power demand. […]

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Southern Company: A History of a Prolific Power Technology Pioneer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:18:32 +0000

Atlanta-based energy giant Southern Co. has rapidly evolved to keep in step with the evolution of power. As part of its corporate growth, the company has notably pioneered technologies that have reshaped

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Hydrogen Poised to Play Prominent Role in the World’s Energy Transition

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 17:05:44 +0000

People around the world are searching for ways to decarbonize, and green hydrogen is a fuel that can help in that effort. Green hydrogen is produced through electrolysis using renewable energy, such as wind and solar power. Although most hydrogen produced today is made from natural gas, often referred to as gray hydrogen, new capacity […]

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Much-Watched Reciprocating Engine Hydrogen Pilot Kicks Off at Michigan Power Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 17:32:45 +0000

A landmark project to test fuel blends of up to 25% volume of hydrogen mixed with natural gas in reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICEs) has launched at WEC Energy Group’s 56-MW A.J. Mihm power plant in Michigan. If successful, the pilot—one of the first of its kind in the U.S.—could provide key insight into how […]

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California, Again Facing Summer Supply Vulnerabilities, Eyes 20-GW Offshore Wind Goal

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 12 May 2022 13:52:10 +0000

The California Energy Commission (CEC) is mulling a preliminary planning goal for 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and potentially expanding it to 10 GW to 15 GW by 2045. If finalized, California’s offshore wind goals would be the most ambitious in the U.S., surpassing even New York’s, which calls for 9 GW by […]

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First Hydrogen Burn at Long Ridge HA-Class Gas Turbine Marks Triumph for GE

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 18:29:50 +0000

Hydrogen combustion has begun at the 485-MW Long Ridge Energy Terminal combined cycle power plant—a flagship GE HA-class project that is purpose-built to transition from natural gas to hydrogen blends and ultimately be capable of burning 100% hydrogen. While the sprawling multimodal facility in Hannibal, Ohio—which sits on the Ohio and West Virginia border—achieved commercial […]

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First Hydrogen Burn at Long Ridge HA-Class Gas Turbine Marks Triumph for GE

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 18:29:50 +0000

Hydrogen combustion has begun at the 485-MW Long Ridge Energy Terminal combined cycle power plant—a flagship GE HA-class project that is purpose-built to transition from natural gas to hydrogen blends and ultimately be capable of burning 100% hydrogen. While the sprawling multimodal facility in Hannibal, Ohio—which sits on the Ohio and West Virginia border—achieved commercial […]

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Live Webinar: Why Sustainability Will Be the Driving Force Behind This Decade’s Biggest Innovations

Credit to Author: Danielle Garland| Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 15:54:56 +0000

Why Sustainability Will Be the Driving Force Behind This Decade’s Biggest InnovationsHow much do you know about data center decarbonization? How about sustainability at large in major companies? On March 29th, CleanTechnica’s CEO, Zachary Shahan, will be hosting a live webinar with a panel of thought leaders from big shots Hitachi and Intel to discuss these topics and more.  Sustainability is moving from a nice-to-have to […]

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