Executives Tout Storage as Key for Distributed Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:26:55 +0000

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The growth of energy storage, along with deployment of new technologies, is at the heart of the future of distributed power generation. That’s according to industry executives participating in POWER’s Distributed Energy Experience. Woody Rubin, president of AES Distributed Energy, provided a keynote address on Oct. 20, talking about the rise of solar-plus-storage applications and […]

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Duke Energy Pursuing Sweeping Changes to Generation Mix

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 15:16:06 +0000

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Doubling down on its net-zero efforts, Duke Energy will retire all coal-only units in the Carolinas, multiply its renewable portfolio, and cease emitting methane in its natural gas business by 2030.  The company made the announcements on Oct. 12 at its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) day, a virtual event geared toward its investors. […]

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Duke Energy Pursuing Sweeping Changes to Generation Mix

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 15:16:06 +0000

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Doubling down on its net-zero efforts, Duke Energy will retire all coal-only units in the Carolinas, multiply its renewable portfolio, and cease emitting methane in its natural gas business by 2030.  The company made the announcements on Oct. 12 at its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) day, a virtual event geared toward its investors. […]

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Natrium, Xe-100 Are DOE’s Picks for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstrations

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:44:11 +0000

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TerraPower and X-energy will each receive $80 million in initial federal funding under the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) to build their two distinct advanced nuclear reactors and begin operating them within seven years.  Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette made the much-awaited announcement about the first ARDP awards in a brief Twitter […]

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Natrium, Xe-100 Are DOE’s Picks for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstrations

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:44:11 +0000

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TerraPower and X-energy will each receive $80 million in initial federal funding under the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) to build their two distinct advanced nuclear reactors and begin operating them within seven years.  Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette made the much-awaited announcement about the first ARDP awards in a brief Twitter […]

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Natrium, Xe-100 Are DOE’s Picks for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstrations

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:44:11 +0000

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TerraPower and X-energy will each receive $80 million in initial federal funding under the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) to build their two distinct advanced nuclear reactors and begin operating them within seven years.  Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette made the much-awaited announcement about the first ARDP awards in a brief Twitter […]

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DOE Has Chosen Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstration Winners

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:29:54 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) on Oct. 7 notified Congress that it has chosen recipients for its Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) and will make its selections public “next week.” The ARDP program, which the DOE officially launched on May 14, will essentially focus DOE and non-federal resources (through cost-shared agreements with industry) to enable […]

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DOE Has Chosen Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstration Winners

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:29:54 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) on Oct. 7 notified Congress that it has chosen recipients for its Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) and will make its selections public “next week.” The ARDP program, which the DOE officially launched on May 14, will essentially focus DOE and non-federal resources (through cost-shared agreements with industry) to enable […]

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In Boost to Canada’s Nuclear Roadmap, OPG Advances Work with Three SMR Developers

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:21:10 +0000

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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) took another step to bolster plans to deploy small modular reactors (SMRs) in Ontario, announcing it is advancing engineering and design work with three major advanced nuclear reactor developers: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Terrestrial Energy, and X-energy. The announcement on Oct. 6 stems from a “due diligence” process OPG held […]

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Mixed Reactions on Looming DOE NOPR for Bulk Power System Security

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 21:42:04 +0000

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The Department of Energy (DOE) will issue a notice of proposed rule-making (NOPR) to implement President Trump’s broad bulk power system (BPS) security executive order (EO) “later this fall,” a DOE official confirmed to POWER on Oct. 5. Though the NOPR is delayed beyond the 150-day timeframe set by the EO, various BPS stakeholders are […]

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