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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Fish Friendly Hydro: Natel Energy Is Proving It’s Possible

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:46:18 +0000

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Hydropower projects frequently face resistance from environmental groups for a variety of reasons. One of the more common objections to hydro is the high turbine-induced mortality of fish. The passage of fish through hydroelectric turbines can quickly prove fatal—a danger that increases with the size of the fish. Furthermore, if several hydropower plants are located […]

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Egypt, Hosting COP27, Renews Call for Resolution on GERD Hydro Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 21:41:26 +0000

The world’s largest event centered around climate change is shining a spotlight on one of the most-pressing debates in the Arab world—what to do about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egypt is the host for this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP27 (Conference of Parties), in Sharm El Sheikh, running Nov. 6-18. […]

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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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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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POWER Digest [November 2022]

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:09:00 +0000

JX Nippon Acquires NRG’s Share of Petra Nova Carbon Capture Plant for $3.6 Million. ENEOS Group, a Japanese energy and non-ferrous metals business group that owns JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration, will

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Massive Projects Move Forward as Groups Celebrate Global Hydropower Day

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2022 13:17:49 +0000

A new 16-GW hydropower project in China and a 9-GW plant in Indonesia are among several projects being highlighted as part of Global Hydropower Day, being celebrated Oct. 11 as the hydro sector notes the importance of the technology to the world’s power generation. The Baihetan Hydropower Station in China is being developed by Jinsha […]

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Switzerland Secures 250-MW GE Gas Power Temporary Power Plant For Crucial Winter Reserve

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 14:43:36 +0000

The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) will install 250 MW of temporary reserve power—via eight trailer-mounted GE Gas Power TM2500 mobile aeroderivative gas turbine units—to secure critical power supplies this winter. GE Gas Power said the units, which will be located at GE’s Manufacturing Center in Birr, in the Swiss canton of Aargau, near […]

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The Big Picture: Power Plant Additions Over the Decades [Infographic]

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 04:09:27 +0000

The deployment of new power plants in the U.S. over the past 14 decades has hinged on policies, markets, technologies, and new industry players. Every decade has presented its own state of multidimensional, multivariate complexity. The ongoing “energy transition,” which has been characterized by the addition of smaller, carbon-free resources, marks another pivotal period in […]

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Oxford Group: Decarbonizing Energy Would Save $12 Trillion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 15:53:38 +0000

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A new study from business and environmental researchers at Oxford University disputes the notion that a strategy to transition global power generation toward renewable energy and away from fossil fuels is too expensive to pursue. The study, released Sept. 13 and published in the journal Joule, reports that decarbonizing the world’s energy systems would save […]

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