America’s Most Powerful Nuclear Reactor Makes a Landmark Revival

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2023 10:11:06 +0000

Entergy’s Grand Gulf 1—the largest single-unit nuclear power plant in the U.S.—has thrived for four decades by cultivating a culture of continuous improvement, achieving record-breaking performance

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National Grid’s Evolution: Branching Out from Deep Roots

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2023 10:08:03 +0000

Rooted in the birth of the UK’s energy industry, National Grid’s operations have traversed critical periods of the energy industry’s tumultuous history. While it is today one of the world’s largest

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Power Grid Investments Improve Reliability and Make Blackouts Less Likely

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 15:00:25 +0000

While power outages are not uncommon in the U.S., widespread blackouts that last more than a couple of hours are pretty rare. However, this summer marks the 20th anniversary of […]

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How the ‘Great Resignation’ and Disengagement Are Affecting the Power Industry

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2023 04:14:00 +0000

The “Great Resignation” is a term used to describe a widespread trend that took shape over the past few years of employees voluntarily changing jobs in large numbers. The phenomenon gained traction during

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NRG Energy’s Pivot Amid Power Sector Change

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2023 04:13:00 +0000

Once a giant pure-play independent power producer, NRG Energy has cultivated a legacy of pioneering business models to withstand waves of change in the power sector. Its latest strategic shift pivots from

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OTEC, a Long-Stalled Baseload Ocean Power Technology, Is Seeing a Swell

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2023 04:29:40 +0000

A project to deploy a 1.5-MW commercial-scale ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) platform in the African island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe by 2025 has gained a key design certification. The crucial

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Enduring Value: Entergy’s More Than 100-Year-Old Story

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 May 2023 04:13:08 +0000

One man’s ambition to electrify the Middle South and improve its economic outlook 110 years ago evolved from a handshake for steam from a boiler powered with waste sawdust into Entergy Corp., a

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Henry Ford, J.P. Morgan, and FDR: Big Players in U.S. Hydropower History

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 13:30:59 +0000

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When you study the history of hydropower, you expect to learn about people like British-American engineer James Francis, who developed the first modern hydro turbine in 1849. A testament to his genius is that the Francis turbine continues to be the most widely used water turbine in the world today. Or you assume American inventor […]

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Floating Nuclear Power Buoyant on New Prospects

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:00:00 +0000

In July 1968, the U.S. Army sent the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, the Sturgis, to the Panama Canal to help overcome a regional hydroelectric power plant shortage, which was driven by a severe

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Floating Nuclear Power Buoyant on New Prospects

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:00:00 +0000

In July 1968, the U.S. Army sent the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, the Sturgis, to the Panama Canal to help overcome a regional hydroelectric power plant shortage, which was driven by a severe

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