The 12 Most-Read POWER Global Monitor Articles of 2022

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 22:27:11 +0000

Every month, POWER magazine publishes several articles in its Global Monitor section covering topics important to the electric power generation industry. The articles typically feature interesting updates on progress made at notable projects around the world, big policy changes, or promising research and development (R&D) news. Short notes about major contracts are also touched on […]

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DOE Grants First-Round Civil Nuclear Credit Award—$1.1B—to Diablo Canyon 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 16:12:24 +0000

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first round of funding from its $6 billion Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) Program is poised to go to Diablo Canyon Power Plant, California’s only operational nuclear plant. Pacific Gas & Electric  (PG&E), Diablo Canyon’s owner, could receive up to $1.1 billion in credits to extend the 2.2-GW plant’s operation for […]

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Holtec Unveils Green Boiler Designed to Repurpose Coal Plants

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:15:38 +0000

Holtec International, an equipment provider that specializes in the design and manufacture of parts for nuclear reactors, in May unveiled a “green boiler” technology that is designed to repurpose existing

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Small Modular Reactors Provide Opportunity to Rethink Automation for Nuclear Generation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 May 2022 04:15:00 +0000

An emerging generation of small modular reactors is encouraging suppliers and regulators alike to consider new digital instrumentation and control approaches. While instrumentation and control (I&C)

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Making Power Plants Purr or Putting Them to Sleep: Hard Equipment and Soft Tools

Credit to Author: Kennedy Maize| Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 04:07:00 +0000

Maintenance equipment and tools have always been important for plant operators. In the early days, the tools were likely made entirely of iron and steel, copper and brass, lead, leather, rubber, or glass. Some

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Making Power Plants Purr or Putting Them to Sleep: Hard Equipment and Soft Tools

Credit to Author: Kennedy Maize| Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 04:07:00 +0000

Maintenance equipment and tools have always been important for plant operators. In the early days, the tools were likely made entirely of iron and steel, copper and brass, lead, leather, rubber, or glass. Some

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Joint U.S-Canadian Advanced Nuclear Review May Focus on Terrestrial’s Molten Salt Reactor, NuScale SMR

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:47:21 +0000

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Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR), a 195-MWe Generation IV nuclear technology, and NuScale’s small modular reactor (SMR) may be the focus of the first joint technical review by U.S. and Canadian nuclear regulators in a bid to boost their regulatory effectiveness as more advanced reactors and SMRs trundle toward commercialization.  Rumina Velshi, president […]

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Plans Move Forward for Privately Funded Storage of Nuclear Waste

The Trump administration has revived the discussion of using Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a repository for the nation’s nuclear waste. Nevada officials remain opposed to the idea of putting spent nuclear fuel in long-term storage at a site about 100 miles from Las Vegas. But while a bill to resurrect Yucca Mountain as a […]

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