The POWER Interview: A Virtual Approach to Factory Acceptance Testing

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 17:13:16 +0000

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Traditional in-person factory acceptance testing, also known as witness testing, is a challenge during a pandemic. To keep projects moving, power management company Eaton developed a virtual method to help utilities verify the capabilities of their complex equipment before it arrives onsite.  This virtual solution can provide important advantages compared to traditional witness testing, including […]

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The POWER Interview: A Virtual Approach to Factory Acceptance Testing

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 17:13:16 +0000

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Traditional in-person factory acceptance testing, also known as witness testing, is a challenge during a pandemic. To keep projects moving, power management company Eaton developed a virtual method to help utilities verify the capabilities of their complex equipment before it arrives onsite.  This virtual solution can provide important advantages compared to traditional witness testing, including […]

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The POWER Interview: Financial Benefits of Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:31:16 +0000

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Speakers at POWER’s recent Distributed Energy Experience were unanimous in their agreement that energy storage is a game-changing technology for the power generation sector. Storage provides for more reliability and resilience, and already is proving its importance to supporting the growth of solar and wind power. Utilities are incorporating storage into their generation portfolios. It […]

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The POWER Interview: Financial Benefits of Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 16:31:16 +0000

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Speakers at POWER’s recent Distributed Energy Experience were unanimous in their agreement that energy storage is a game-changing technology for the power generation sector. Storage provides for more reliability and resilience, and already is proving its importance to supporting the growth of solar and wind power. Utilities are incorporating storage into their generation portfolios. It […]

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The POWER Interview: Designing a Net Energy Fusion System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:39:19 +0000

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS), a company commercializing fusion energy, recently announced a series of seven papers published and peer reviewed in a special edition of the Journal of Plasma Physics. The papers validate the company’s approach to commercial fusion energy. CFS said the papers, written in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT’s) Plasma […]

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The POWER Interview: Designing a Net Energy Fusion System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:39:19 +0000

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS), a company commercializing fusion energy, recently announced a series of seven papers published and peer reviewed in a special edition of the Journal of Plasma Physics. The papers validate the company’s approach to commercial fusion energy. CFS said the papers, written in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT’s) Plasma […]

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The POWER Interview: Importance of Tax Credits and Incentives

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 17:12:59 +0000

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Tax credits and incentives, also known as C&I, have long been important to support the growth of energy technologies, from oil and gas exploration to solar and wind power. Federal tax credits have lifted the U.S. renewable energy industry over the past decade, leading to rapid growth in the sector. Laurence Sotsky is the CEO […]

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The POWER Interview: Cleaning Up a Radiologically Contaminated Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 22:35:35 +0000

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In the 1940s, the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant was built in unprecedented secrecy as part of the Manhattan Project. Its purpose was to provide enriched uranium for the world’s first atomic bomb, and it expanded operations during the Cold War, producing enriched uranium for defense and commercial purposes. Uranium enrichment operations were halted at […]

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The POWER Interview: Cleaning Up a Radiologically Contaminated Site

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 22:35:35 +0000

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In the 1940s, the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant was built in unprecedented secrecy as part of the Manhattan Project. Its purpose was to provide enriched uranium for the world’s first atomic bomb, and it expanded operations during the Cold War, producing enriched uranium for defense and commercial purposes. Uranium enrichment operations were halted at […]

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The POWER Interview: Adapting to the Use of DERs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 23:40:53 +0000

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Distributed energy resources (DERs) have become a major part of today’s power generation landscape. DERs are physical and virtual assets that are deployed across the grid. They are typically close to load, and can be deployed both in front of and behind the meter. Bill Strohecker, Country Managing Director, Canada, for Hitachi ABB Power Grids, […]

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