Energy Evolution: What Technologies Are Leading the Way Today

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:25:54 +0000

It’s not uncommon to hear people talk about the energy transition. Yet, throughout its history, the power industry has almost always been transitioning in one way or another. There are constantly new

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The Transformer Crisis: An Industry on the Brink

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:31:27 +0000

Facing unprecedented lead times and skyrocketing costs, the transformer supply chain crisis threatens the backbone of the electric power industry, driving urgent calls for increased manufacturing capacity and innovative solutions. […]

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High-Voltage Power Transmission Projects Are Booming Around the World

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:27:23 +0000

High-voltage power transmission systems are more important today than ever before because power generated at renewable energy sites in remote locations must often be transmitted to distant load centers. Several […]

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Planning for a Reliable and Resilient Electric Power Grid

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:26:30 +0000

In the U.S., regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) are responsible for overseeing the reliable operation of the high-voltage transmission system within their respective regions. In other […]

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What Does It Take to Bring Stability to a Renewable-Focused Grid?

Credit to Author: Drew Robb| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2024 12:25:25 +0000

As coal, gas, and nuclear plants are retired, and wind and solar resources are added to the power grid, stability can become a problem. Understanding the solutions that are available […]

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NVIDIA CEO: AI Will Impact the Future of Energy

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 03:04:30 +0000

The future of energy may depend on technology with roots in the video game industry, by a company founded more than 30 years ago that wanted to use accelerated computing […]

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New Gas-Fired Power Plants Proposed in Southeast Texas

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2024 22:32:27 +0000

Entergy Texas filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) for approval to build two natural gas power plants—one in Jefferson County and the other in Liberty […]

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White House Launches Initiatives to Bolster New Nuclear Deployments

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 30 May 2024 12:05:33 +0000

The White House has unveiled a suite of new measures aimed at slashing risks associated with new nuclear reactor development and construction, underscoring its policy push to champion nuclear. At […]

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The Vogtle Electric Generating Plant is one of Georgia Power's two nuclear facilities and is one of three nuclear facilities in the Southern Company system. Plant Vogtle is co-owned between Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia and Dalton Utilities. Unit 1 began commercial operation in 1987 and Unit 2 in 1989. The company recently achieved commercial operation on Vogtle Units 3&4, historically making Plant Vogtle the largest generator of clean energy in the U.S. Unit 3 entered commercial operation on July 31, 2023, and Unit 4 entered commercial operation on April 29, 2024. Courtesy: Southern Nuclear

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Industry Exec: Data Centers Will Drive Demand for Natural Gas

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 07 May 2024 14:42:15 +0000

An executive with the TC Energy, a group that is among the largest operators of natural gas pipelines in North America, said electricity demand from energy-intensive data centers will support […]

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Perfect Storm for the Grid: Convergence of Energy Growth and Policy

Credit to Author: Brooke Humphrey| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 10:02:46 +0000

There are numerous articles and studies warning of the fragile nature of America’s electric grid. The vulnerabilities will only become more apparent as we continue to undergo a fundamental shift in how

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