Group Says Record 117 GW of New Wind Power Generation Installed in 2023

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2024 16:43:04 +0000

A report from a leading wind power trade association said a record 117 GW of new wind energy generation capacity was installed worldwide last year, a 50% increase from the […]

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Harnessing Heat Vision for Smarter Substation Monitoring

Credit to Author: Emily Newton| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:46:48 +0000

As decision-makers look for practical and worthwhile ways to improve substation monitoring, they often turn to heat-vision applications, such as infrared thermography. Such methods allow people to use specialized equipment […]

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A Generational Turnover Could Jeopardize the Nuclear Industry’s Recent Momentum

Credit to Author: Peter Wilson| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:49:58 +0000

In the coming decade, the nuclear industry faces the daunting prospect of seeing one in four employees retire. According to the 2022 Global Energy Talent Index, 25% of its current […]

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DOE Eases Requirements in Final Transformer Efficiency Standards Amid Supply Chain Strain

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2024 19:08:46 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) final energy efficiency standards for distribution transformers appear to strike a compromise with industry, softening the agency’s stance on steel requirements for essential transformer […]

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NRECA is urging Congress to approve funding to speed-up production of transformers and other crucial electric grid equipment. This photo shows completed pole-top transformers at ERMCO’s transformer production plant.

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Molten Salt Reactor Technology Solves Several Nuclear Industry Problems

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2024 12:36:35 +0000

Molten salt reactors (MSRs) represent a fascinating intersection of nuclear history and modern innovation. The concept of using molten salts as both a coolant and fuel carrier dates back to […]

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GE Will Support Major South Korean Coal-to-Gas Conversion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2024 15:57:59 +0000

A coal-fired power plant in South Korea will use equipment from GE Vernova’s Gas Power business as the facility switches to burn natural gas as soon as 2027. GE Vernova […]

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Grids Brace for Solar Eclipse, Totality Poised to Test Ramping

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2024 13:30:51 +0000

Grid operators across the U.S. report they are largely prepared for the total solar eclipse that will pass over a large swath of North America on April 8, though they […]

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NASA is live-tracking the April 8 total eclipse, which will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. “A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the Sun. The sky will darken as if it were dawn or dusk,” it notes. Source: NASA

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Immersive Online Conference Offers a Transformative Cultural Experience for All

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2024 13:57:16 +0000

Excitement is building as the date approaches for 4th annual edition of Threads: Cultural Conversations, a cornerstone event in our community’s calendar. Set to take place on May 22 and 23, 2024, this year’s virtual conference promises to be a transformative experience for attendees of all backgrounds, as it continues to be for the organizers […]

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Utility’s Grid Modernization Efforts Leverage Community’s Investment in Fiber-to-the-Home Network

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2024 12:52:22 +0000

Tantalus Systems, a grid modernization technology company focused on helping utilities harness the power of data, said Bolivar Energy Authority (BEA) selected its Grid Modernization Platform (TGMP) to modernize the […]

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UK Commercial Gas Power Project Equipped With Carbon Capture Unveils Contractors

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 19:12:23 +0000

Eight engineering, procurement, and construction contract packages have been unveiled for the UK’s Teesside-based Net Zero Teesside Power (NZT Power), a landmark integrated project that could become one of the […]

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NZT Power, a joint venture between BP and Equinor, aims to be the world’s first commercial-scale gas-fired power station with carbon capture technology and will provide flexible and dispatchable electricity to complement the growing deployment of intermittent forms of renewable energy. The project has a proposed capacity of 860 MW and could capture up to 2 million tonnes of CO2 per year will be captured at the plant. Courtesy: NZT Power

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