Utilities Plan to Keep Key Staff Housed at Power Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:17:39 +0000

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U.S. electric utilities and other energy companies are preparing to have key personnel remain at power plants and operations centers to ensure the facilities remain online during the coronavirus pandemic. The federal government considers power plants part of the nation’s critical infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for working with power […]

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Power Industry Weighs Impacts of Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 20:08:48 +0000

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Utilities and power generators worldwide are altering their business practices and developing strategies for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s particularly critical for the power industry, as a reliable supply of electricity is essential to prevent even more economic disruption. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) lists utilities among the 16 industries that the […]

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Predicting the Future? There’s an App for That

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:52 +0000

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Power plant operators are turning to predictive maintenance applications to monitor equipment and collect performance data. Asset management systems, using artificial intelligence and other methods, are part

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Predicting the Future? There’s an App for That

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:52 +0000

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Power plant operators are turning to predictive maintenance applications to monitor equipment and collect performance data. Asset management systems, using artificial intelligence and other methods, are part

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Predicting the Future? There’s an App for That

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:52 +0000

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Power plant operators are turning to predictive maintenance applications to monitor equipment and collect performance data. Asset management systems, using artificial intelligence and other methods, are part

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Settlement Reached in Largest U.S. Coal Ash Cleanup

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 20:14:33 +0000

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Duke Energy will save about $1.5 billion in coal ash cleanup costs under a settlement between the utility and environmental and other groups announced Jan. 2 by North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The DEQ said Duke Energy will need to excavate about 80 million tons of coal ash currently stored in basins at […]

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Indiana Utility Will Close Coal-Fired Units Early

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:33:22 +0000

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Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) on Dec. 9 announced it will close two of the four coal-fired units at its Petersburg Generating Station in southern Indiana, as the utility continues to move away from coal generation. IPL has been pressured by state political leaders and environmentalists to close the 1,700-MW Petersburg facility, the largest power […]

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Decarbonization: Utilities Leading the Way

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000

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Decarbonization is a word that seems to be used quite regularly these days. For the power industry, it refers to the shift in electric generating resources from carbon-heavy coal to carbon-free nuclear or

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Siemens Delivers World’s First HL-Class Gas Turbine to North Carolina Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:57:52 +0000

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Siemens has delivered its first-ever HL-class gas turbine to Duke Energy’s Lincoln County Combustion Turbine generation station, located near Denver, North Carolina. The HL-class gas turbine was derived from proven Siemens H-class technology in what the company calls “an evolutionary development step.” The advanced air-cooled gas turbine is a next-generation design that uses a series […]

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Utilities & Transit Poorly Positioned For Low-Carbon Transformation – Part 3

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 17:00:54 +0000

Utilities and transit are expected to transform at accelerated rates over the next 10 and 20 years to achieve the carbon-emission reduction goals necessary for minimizing global impacts of climate change. They need help to do so

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