NERC Warns of Tight Generation Resources, Fuel Supply Issues This Winter

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 22:58:27 +0000

Power shortfalls could be rife over the next three months across a large portion of the North American bulk power system (BPS), particularly during extreme and prolonged cold conditions, the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) has warned. The nation’s designated Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) in its latest Winter Reliability Assessment, issued on Nov. 17, said […]

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Siemens Energy Seals Deal for Hydrogen-Ready Coal-to-Gas Switch

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 19:45:42 +0000

European energy giant EnBW will pilot switching a 114-year-old coal-fired waste incineration and district heating power plant in Stuttgart-Münster, Germany, to gas-fired technology while ensuring the regionally significant plant will be ready to combust hydrogen “as quickly and completely” as possible. Siemens Energy on Nov. 17 sealed an agreement with the utility for an overall […]

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New Gas-Fired Plant Will Nearly Double Guyana’s Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 18:39:08 +0000

Government officials in the small South American country of Guyana have given the go-ahead for construction of a 300-MW natural gas-fired power plant, a facility that would represent a major expansion of the nation’s power generation capacity. Cabinet members on Nov. 10 approved the project, which President Dr. Irfaan Ali has said will help reduce […]

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The POWER Interview: A Renewed Shift in Energy Investing

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 15:47:23 +0000

Companies involved in energy production continually look to maximize their investments, and today are tasked with navigating increasingly volatile energy markets. These companies must choose where and how to compete as the world transitions to a low-carbon future. Where are the best opportunities for investment? How important is seeking out positions that reduce exposure to […]

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NET Power’s First Allam Cycle 300-MW Gas-Fired Project Will Be Built in Texas

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 15:30:05 +0000

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NET Power, developer of the novel Allam-Fetvedt supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycle, will build its first 300-MW natural gas–fired power plant at an Occidental-hosted site near Odessa, Texas. The “serial number one” project will demonstrate—at utility scale—NET Power’s potentially revolutionary technology, which promises to provide low-cost gas-fired power generation, no atmospheric emissions, no water […]

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Enel Gas-Fired Plant Will Use Rock-Based Energy Storage System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 19:59:17 +0000

Two groups involved in innovation for power generation, including Italy’s largest utility, have teamed to build a rock-based energy storage system to capture excess power at a natural gas-fired power plant in Tuscany. Italy’s Enel, along with Israel’s Brenmiller Energy, have said the project aligns with their efforts to test new technologies to increase flexibility […]

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Six Major Electric Utilities Join Forces to Pursue a Southeastern Hydrogen Hub

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 14:48:30 +0000

Marking intent interest from the power sector in hydrogen’s decarbonization potential, six major utilities—Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E), Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU), Southern Co., and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)—have announced they will jointly pursue federal financial support for a Southeast Hydrogen Hub. The utilities, along with Battelle, an independent […]

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Idiot or Maniac: Where Does Your Power Company Fit in the Discussion?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:16:00 +0000

It’s kind of exciting to be able to write that events are back in full swing. In case you missed it, POWER hosted the co-located Experience POWER, Distributed Energy Conference, and HydrogeNext events, Oct

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History of Power: Dominion Energy’s Fluid Transition

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:15:00 +0000

A company that has corporate roots that go back to the Colonial era, Dominion Energy has been shaped by acquisitions and market forces. It is now in the midst of an extraordinary transformation to expand its

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Why Sulfur Oxides Are Bad and How Flue Gas Desulfurization Technology Works

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:12:00 +0000

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Sulfur oxides (SO x ) have several harmful effects both to the environment, and to human and animal health. Much of the SO x in the atmosphere comes from the burning of fossil fuels by power plants and other

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