GOP-Held Congressional Districts Cash in on Clean Energy Projects

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2024 18:28:33 +0000

More than $106.5 billion in large-scale clean energy project investments have been announced in Republican-held congressional districts in the U.S. during the period from August 2022 through June 2024. The […]

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Analyst Says Nuclear Industry Is ‘Totally Irrelevant’ in the Market for New Power Capacity

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2024 14:46:19 +0000

Nuclear power has consistently provided about 19% to 20% of total annual U.S. electricity generation since 1990. It provides significant amounts of electricity in many other countries as well. According […]

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Nearly 5 GW of New Offshore Wind Power Approved for the U.S. Northeast

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 19:35:12 +0000

Over the past week, the offshore wind power sector in the U.S. received two major federal approvals that could add nearly 5 GW to the grid. On July 1, the […]

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Sedimentary Geothermal Resources Offer a Bright Future for Geothermal Energy

Credit to Author: Kellen Gunderson| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 13:20:45 +0000

Next-generation, or “next-gen,” geothermal resources have the potential to increase geothermal power generation in the U.S. by twenty-fold by 2050. Next-gen geothermal concepts use technologies developed by the oil and […]

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The Chevron Deference Is Dead. What Does It Mean for the Power Sector?

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2024 17:26:55 +0000

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 28 overturned the Chevron doctrine—a forty-year-old precedent—significantly curtailing the power of federal agencies to interpret ambiguous statutory provisions, even in areas of agency expertise. […]

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U.S. Seeks Bids for Domestic Low-Enriched Uranium to Counter Russian Influence

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2024 02:29:02 +0000

In a strategic move to jumpstart domestic uranium enrichment capacity in the U.S., the Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a request for proposals (RFP) to buy low-enriched uranium (LEU) […]

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Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 Win POWER’s Plant of the Year Award

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:39:38 +0000

Adding new reactors to the U.S.’s fleet of nuclear power plants doesn’t happen every day. In fact, prior to the addition of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4, it hadn’t been done from scratch in decades

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Epasa Breakthrough Transforms Heavy Fuel Oil Sludge into Resource Stream

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:26:28 +0000

Brazilian independent power generator Epasa faced significant environmental and operational challenges with heavy fuel oil sludge. Through innovative engineering and problem-solving, the company developed a

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Energy Evolution: What Technologies Are Leading the Way Today

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:25:54 +0000

It’s not uncommon to hear people talk about the energy transition. Yet, throughout its history, the power industry has almost always been transitioning in one way or another. There are constantly new

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Measuring the Prospects for Wind Energy in 2024 and Beyond

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:25:02 +0000

The wind energy industry has been on an exponential growth curve for more than a decade. POWER looks at the drivers behind the growth and predictions for the future. Nearly 200 countries made major collective

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