Hitachi May Scuttle UK Nuclear Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:53:01 +0000

Hitachi may cancel its plans for a $20.5 billion nuclear power project in Wales, according to several media reports from the UK and Japan. The Japanese company is expected to determine the fate of the project at a board meeting this week. The Guardian newspaper was among those that in recent days reported an impasse in […]

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Report: CO2 Emissions from Power Sector Rising

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:05:21 +0000

A new study from an economic research group shows that U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) rose about 3.4% last year, including a 1.9% rise in emissions from power generation. The New York-based Rhodium Group, which released its findings on Jan. 8, said its study used data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and […]

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Growth in Renewables Continues Despite Drop in UK Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:27:48 +0000

Renewable energy sources increased their share of the UK’s electricity supply in 2018, with new wind farms and biomass plants helping renewables contribute a record 33% of the country’s power in the past year. Coal-fired units, meanwhile, saw a 25% drop in their output, with coal providing about 5% of the country’s total generation. The […]

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How Digital Technology Is Changing Power Plants

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

Digital technology is everywhere today including in most power plants. Computer hardware and software are changing the way plants are operated and maintained. Many technology experts will tell you that

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POWER Digest [January 2019]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

EDF Inks Agreement for O&M Services at UAE Nuclear Plant. French nuclear power plant operator EDF will operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under a

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Innovative Microgrid Will Power Finnish Distribution Center

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

A distribution center in Finland is installing what is being called the country’s largest industrial microgrid, a system that will use 100% renewable energy. The system is being built by Schneider Electric

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10 Takeaways from the IEA’s Newest World Energy Outlook

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

The International Energy Agency (IEA) deemed growth and disruptions of the world’s power sector so significant to the future of energy, it dedicated—for the first time—a four-chapter “special focus”

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Natural Gas and Renewable Energy to Continue Leading the Market

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

Cheap natural gas and social pressure to reduce carbon emissions give gas-fired power plants and renewable energy resources a competitive advantage over traditional coal and nuclear generation. Energy storage

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Blockchain Technology Will Transform the Power Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

What began in the world of finance has moved into the power sector. Blockchain, a nascent technology most often associated with cryptocurrency, is a new frontier in the energy space, changing the way power is

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Game-Changing Coal Power Technologies

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

To be a relevant player in the future power mix, coal power efficiency and costs must improve, and technologies in the realm of research and development promise to do just that. Although most experts agree

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