The POWER Interview: Importance of Tax Credits and Incentives

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 17:12:59 +0000

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Tax credits and incentives, also known as C&I, have long been important to support the growth of energy technologies, from oil and gas exploration to solar and wind power. Federal tax credits have lifted the U.S. renewable energy industry over the past decade, leading to rapid growth in the sector. Laurence Sotsky is the CEO […]

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The POWER Interview: Cleaning Up a Radiologically Contaminated Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 22:35:35 +0000

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In the 1940s, the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant was built in unprecedented secrecy as part of the Manhattan Project. Its purpose was to provide enriched uranium for the world’s first atomic bomb, and it expanded operations during the Cold War, producing enriched uranium for defense and commercial purposes. Uranium enrichment operations were halted at […]

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The POWER Interview: Cleaning Up a Radiologically Contaminated Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 22:35:35 +0000

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In the 1940s, the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant was built in unprecedented secrecy as part of the Manhattan Project. Its purpose was to provide enriched uranium for the world’s first atomic bomb, and it expanded operations during the Cold War, producing enriched uranium for defense and commercial purposes. Uranium enrichment operations were halted at […]

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A Holistic Model for Industrial Gas Power: Dearborn Central Energy Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 04:09:00 +0000

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DTE’s new Central Energy Plant will energize a flexible and high-tech revamp of Ford Motor Co.’s Research and Engineering campus in Dearborn, Michigan. Because it goes beyond the envelope of modern

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Power Plant Decommissioning Tips to Save Time, Money, and Hassle

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 04:05:00 +0000

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All power plants have a finite useful life. Thus, there will come a time at every facility when the unit must be retired and the decommissioning process undertaken. Decisions must be made on who will do the

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Vistra Shuttering More Coal, Adding Solar and Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:30:25 +0000

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Vistra has announced seven new renewable energy projects that will add about 1,000 MW of solar and energy storage to the company’s generation fleet. The company also said it would retire its coal-fired power plants in Illinois and Ohio as part of an effort to reduce carbon emissions as it established new long-term emissions reduction […]

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New Fuel Cell Power Plants Deployed in South Korea and California

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 13:06:13 +0000

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Two new fuel cell-based electricity generation facilities have been “powered on” in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea. The new installations use Bloom Energy’s solid-oxide fuel cells. One of the power plants—a 19.8-MW installation—is located in Hwasung. It is the largest Bloom Energy project in South Korea, and the company’s second-largest in the world. The […]

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Sustainable Building at Heart of Collaborative Project [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 21:32:53 +0000

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The South Landing project in Spokane, Washington, has been called “the five smartest city blocks in the world.” The development is said to feature “the most sustainable large building in North America.” Known as the Catalyst Building, it is intended to anchor a planned “innovation hub.” The five-story, 150,000-square-foot building features two wings around a […]

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EPA Loosens Limits on Coal Plant Effluent Discharges

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 21:56:10 +0000

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that revises regulations for coal-fired power plants, a move that will limit the number of generation facilities that could incur costs for failing to comply with pollution limits. The action on Aug. 31 revises a rule established in 2015, when the EPA issued an order […]

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Coal Plants May Get Scrubber Reprieve from Proposed EPA NAAQS Redesignations

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 13:47:24 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has moved to redesignate four new areas of Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Texas as being in attainment of air quality standards for sulfur dioxide (SO2).  The proposed actions issued over the past week provide a potential reprieve for several coal power plants, which would have needed costly pollution controls to […]

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