PJM Urges Delayed Retirement of 840-MW Fossil Fuel Power Plant, Citing Reliability Impacts

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2024 19:17:22 +0000

The H.A. Wagner Power Plant, located outside Baltimore, MD, is fueled by coal, natural gas, and oil. It includes an approximately 13-megawatt gas turbine unit, which can serve as a peaking unit. Unit 3 will convert to run on oil by the end of 2023. Courtesy: Talen Energy

PJM has urged Talen Energy to delay its deactivation of two of four units at the 840-MW coal, oil, and gas–fired Herbert A. Wagner Generating Station in Maryland until transmission […]

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Constellation Planning Significant Nuclear-Powered Hydrogen Facility at LaSalle

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2023 19:08:40 +0000

Constellation’s LaSalle County Generating Station in Marseilles, Illinois, comprises two nuclear reactors that can produce up to 2,320 MW. The station's 2,058-acre man-made cooling lake is a popular fishery managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Courtesy: Constellation

Constellation Energy will use a portion of newly announced federal funding for the Midwest Hydrogen Hub (MachH2) to build “the world’s largest nuclear-powered clean hydrogen facility” at its 2.3-GW LaSalle Clean Energy […]

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India Begins Commercial Operation of First Domestically Designed 700-MWe PHWR Nuclear Reactor

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2023 16:58:09 +0000

India has begun commercial operation of its first domestically designed 700-MWe pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR) at the Kakrapar nuclear power plant in Gujarat, state-owned Nuclear Power Corp. of India […]

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A Complex Landscape for the Future of Combined Heat and Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 05:18:00 +0000

Few power-generating resources present the combination of workhouse abilities that combined heat and power (CHP) does. But, powered predominantly by fossil fuels, will CHP find its unique footing within the

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DOE Grants First-Round Civil Nuclear Credit Award—$1.1B—to Diablo Canyon 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 16:12:24 +0000

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first round of funding from its $6 billion Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) Program is poised to go to Diablo Canyon Power Plant, California’s only operational nuclear plant. Pacific Gas & Electric  (PG&E), Diablo Canyon’s owner, could receive up to $1.1 billion in credits to extend the 2.2-GW plant’s operation for […]

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