MOX Nuclear Fuel Loaded in Russian Reactor, More to Come

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:45:33 +0000

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Power plant engineers have loaded 18 mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel assemblies in Unit 4 at the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant in Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia. Distinct from traditional nuclear fuel with enriched uranium, MOX fuel pellets are based on the mix of nuclear fuel cycle derivatives, such as plutonium oxide bred in commercial reactors and uranium oxide […]

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DoE suspends Semirara Mining’s Antique operations

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:30:14 +0000

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has suspended the mining activities of Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC) on Semirara Island, Antique province after a mudslide there killed one person early last month. In a disclosure on Wednesday, the Consunji-led company said it received on Tuesday a letter from the DoE dated Nov. 14, 2019, directing the company to suspend these […]

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US Solar Panel Prices Continue Dropping, Solar+Storage Increasing — Tracking The Sun Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:07:13 +0000

Tracking the Sun (PDF) is an annual report from Berkeley Lab on installed solar panel prices and other trends among grid-connected, distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the United States. Primary authors of this year’s report were Galen Barbose and Naïm Darghouth

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National Labs Collaborate to Promote Technology Commercialization

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:43:12 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced 12 projects had been selected as part of its Practices to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies (PACT) Laboratory Call. The projects will receive about $2.5 million in awards, combined with more than $1 million in cost share “to develop new ways to increase technology commercialization by reducing barriers […]

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Saudi Crown Prince Warns Of Threat To Global Oil Supply

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 22:20:19 +0000

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has told the BBC that if a war was to break out between Iran and Saudi Arabia, oil prices could rise up to “unimaginably high numbers.” He says this is possible if the world doesn’t try to deter Iran, and that more escalation will threaten the world’s interests. “Oil supplies will be disrupted and oil prices will jump to unimaginably high numbers that we haven’t seen in our lifetimes.”

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Group flags new bidding on power deals

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 23:24:33 +0000

Group flags new bidding on power deals

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines — While it welcomed the Supreme Court ruling requiring distribution utilities to bid out their power supply agreements (PSA), an activist group warned the high court the bidding proceedings used by Meralco could undercut the Department of Energy’s (DOE) mandate to supervise the process.

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First case: NBI files raps vs 5 for illegal coal trade

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 21:32:29 +0000

The National Bureau of Investigation has filed criminal charges against five people allegedly trading coal illegally.

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DOE fails to meet electrification target — COA

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:14:08 +0000

The Commission on Audit (COA) said Friday that the Department of Energy (DOE) failed to meet its target to provide full electrification of 450,000 households.

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Mindoro power project’s completion gets OK after 5-month delay

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 08:00:09 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The completion of a power project intended to prevent power shortages in southern Mindoro has finally gotten a much needed boost after being delayed for almost five months.

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