Shifting Gears: How Diesel and Gas Engines Are Thriving in the New Power Paradigm

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:46 +0000

As the global power industry pivots toward decarbonization and decentralization, major manufacturers of diesel and gas engines are strategically adapting to change. While large power plants frequently garner

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1. District Energy St. Paul is demonstrating a 2-MW combined heat and power (CHP) system fueled by various combinations of hydrogen and natural gas. Supported and partly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the project will be led by Caterpillar in collaboration with District Energy St. Paul and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Courtesy: Caterpillar

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Commercial, Industrial Sites Embrace Innovation for New Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:35 +0000

The importance of a reliable and resilient power supply continues to grow, and so does the need to control energy costs. That’s why more institutions want power systems that support operational efficiency

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POWER Digest [March 2024]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:10:42 +0000

Dominion Secures Final Approvals for 2.6-GW Offshore Wind Project. Dominion Energy on Jan. 30 said it received the last two major federal approvals needed to kick off construction of its 2.6-GW Coastal

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NRG Will Seek $900 Million in Loans to Build New Gas-Fired Power Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 22:43:32 +0000

The interim CEO of Texas-based NRG Energy Inc. said the company plans to apply for up to $900 million in loans from the state in order to finance construction of […]

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Clearing the Air: Is Direct Air Capture a Savior, Distraction, or a Trojan Horse?  

Credit to Author: Stan Kaplan| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:42:41 +0000

Direct air capture (DAC) holds promise to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially becoming a crucial tool in the battle against climate change. Amidst heated debates over its feasibility, […]

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2. The Climeworks Orca Solid DAC pilot plant in Iceland. The plant receives thermal energy from a nearby geothermal facility. Source: Climeworks

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New 1.2-GW Natural Gas-Fired Plant Announced for Texas

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 17:36:21 +0000

A Texas-based energy company has announced plans to build a 1.2-GW natural gas-fired power plant in Lee County, Texas, with construction expected to begin in 2025. Sandow Lakes Energy Co. […]

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Mitsubishi Turbine Will Power New Gas-Fired Plant in Uzbekistan

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 16:14:40 +0000

A third gas-fired unit planned at a power plant in Uzbekistan will use equipment from Mitsubishi Power, the company announced on Feb. 13. Mitsubishi said the 600-MW Navoi 3 facility […]

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Germany Will Support 10 GW of New Gas Plants, With Eye Toward Hydrogen

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2024 17:50:48 +0000

German officials announced a new plan for the country’s power generation, a strategy that includes putting at least 10 GW of new gas-fired capacity up for tenders. Officials on Feb. […]

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Distributed Antenna System Solves Power Plant Communications Problem

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2024 17:24:48 +0000

Collaboration was the main success factor in the deployment of an all-carrier enterprise distributed antenna system (DAS) for a Midwest power plant. The Problem A power plant in the Midwestern […]

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Oil, Gas Groups Will Support New Jobs in Hydrogen Sector

Credit to Author: Alejandro Rosell| Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 20:17:44 +0000

A study from a group that recruits workers for energy sector jobs has found that as many as 39% of workers in the nascent green hydrogen industry are coming from […]

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