The POWER Interview: New Directions for GE Digital

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:14:45 +0000

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In a recent conversation with POWER, GE Digital CEO Pat Byrne discussed why GE made key changes to the lucrative business, streamlining it to focus on four key markets, including electric utilities and power generation.  (To learn more about how digitalization is transforming the power industry, register now to attend POWER and Chemical Engineering’s upcoming […]

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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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EPA Reinterprets ‘Ambient Air,’ Further Tweaks New Source Review 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:49:52 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a change to a long-standing policy interpreting “ambient air”—a foundational concept under the Clean Air Act that applies to all types of air pollution, from ground-level ozone, particulate matter, and greenhouse gases. While the agency framed the change as part of a suite of actions to reform New Source […]

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Report Says Global CO2 Emissions From Coal Down This Year

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:09:43 +0000

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Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants and industrial facilities fell in 2019, according to research published Dec. 3, though overall emissions of CO2 rose due to the increased use of natural gas and oil for power generation and other industrial processes. The new emissions figures were reported by the Global Carbon Project […]

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Is Carbon Pricing the Key to a Clean Energy Future? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:37:30 +0000

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The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has proposed incorporating the social cost of carbon into the wholesale price of electricity. According to an October-released study conducted by the consulting firm Analysis Group, “A carbon price in NYISO’s competitive wholesale power markets can help deliver New York’s clean-energy transition in faster, cheaper, more reliable, more […]

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Brouillette Takes Over as Energy Secretary

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:27:56 +0000

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The U.S. Senate on Dec. 2 confirmed Dan Brouillette as the new Secretary of Energy, tapping the former lobbyist for Ford Motor Company to replace Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who stepped down as Department of Energy (DOE) chief after becoming part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Perry’s tenure was marked by […]

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Report: Blockchain Not Well-Suited to Transactive Energy

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

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Blockchain—a distributed database technology that allows a network of parties to securely transact with each other—has been hailed as a game-changing innovation in the power sector for its potential to

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Renewable Power Generation on Rise in Turkey

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

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The market for renewable energy in Turkey has been growing since the country enacted a “Renewable Energy Law” in 2005. Progress has been steady and has ramped up in recent years after renewable energy

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Unlocking Value at the Grid-Edge: Extending the Reach of the Utility Control Room

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

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Just 10 years ago, the magnitude of behind-the-meter distributed energy resources (DERs) at the edge of the grid was not materially significant. All that has changed, and we’re now at an inflection point: by

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International Business: Before You Enter a New Market, Do Your Due Diligence

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

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As an attorney who has spent the majority of his career litigating and settling international commercial disputes, I have experienced several instances where U.S. companies jump at the opportunity to expand

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