U.S. Offshore Wind Industry Has Electrifying Future

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 03:20:23 +0000

Offshore wind holds great promise as a source of clean, domestic, renewable energy that can meet the needs of communities along the nation’s coastlines. And — according to the Offshore Wind Market Report: 2021 Edition, written by a team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) […]

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SRP Approves Arizona Expansion with 16 Gas-Fired Turbines

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 18:07:25 +0000

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The board of directors of Arizona’s second-largest public utility has approved a nearly $1 billion plan to expand the natural gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station, adding 820 MW of generation capacity. The Coolidge station at present is a 575-MW power plant with 12 single-cycle gas turbines; the plant began operating in 2011. The expansion plan approved […]

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A Decade Of Wind, Solar, & Nuclear In China Shows Clear Scalability Winners

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 19:47:09 +0000

China’s natural experiment in deploying low-carbon energy generation shows that wind and solar are the clear winners.

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Lightning No Match for Wind Turbine Blade Protection System

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 03:40:53 +0000

Standing hundreds of feet above ground, wind turbines — like tall trees, buildings, and telephone poles — are easy targets for lightning. Just by virtue of their height, they will get struck. Lightning protection systems exist for conventional wind turbine blades. But protection was needed for blades made from a new type of material—thermoplastic resin […]

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Urgency Ramping Up to Commercialize Nuclear Accident Tolerant Fuels by 2025

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 14:08:14 +0000

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Marking another milestone in an industry-led accelerated quest to commercialize accident tolerant fuels (ATF), nuclear fuel test rods containing Westinghouse’s EnCore technologies that completed their inaugural cycle at Exelon’s Byron nuclear plant have shipped to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). While initial visual inspections show “no signs of degradation,” the irradiated fuel will now be […]

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Urgency Ramping Up to Commercialize Nuclear Accident Tolerant Fuels by 2025

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 14:08:14 +0000

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Marking another milestone in an industry-led accelerated quest to commercialize accident tolerant fuels (ATF), nuclear fuel test rods containing Westinghouse’s EnCore technologies that completed their inaugural cycle at Exelon’s Byron nuclear plant have shipped to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). While initial visual inspections show “no signs of degradation,” the irradiated fuel will now be […]

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Technology Triumph: Track 4A Is POWER’s Plant of the Year

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 17:01:10 +0000

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Winning POWER’s highest honor is Track 4A, Southern Power Generation’s 1.4-GW natural gas–fired power plant in southern Malaysia that is equipped with the first commercial GE 9HA.02 gas turbines—one of

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Coal-to-Gas Transition a Winning Strategy in Tianjin, China

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:39:06 +0000

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Reducing fine particulate emissions was a driving factor in the shift from coal to gas at the Junliangcheng power plant in Tianjin, China. Among the other benefits is a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions

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Coal-to-Gas Transition a Winning Strategy in Tianjin, China

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:39:06 +0000

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Reducing fine particulate emissions was a driving factor in the shift from coal to gas at the Junliangcheng power plant in Tianjin, China. Among the other benefits is a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions

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