Pakistan Inaugurates Third Reactor at Karachi Nuclear Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 17:22:51 +0000

The third unit of the Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (KANUPP) in Pakistan was inaugurated by Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Feb. 2, adding another 1.1 GW of power generation capacity to the country’s national grid. Pakistan, like other countries, is battling an ongoing energy crisis with a lack of generation capacity to meet current […]

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Texas Utility Will Add More Peaking Power

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:13:53 +0000

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said it will build a new 190-MW peaker power plant in central Texas to provide additional dispatchable power to the state’s electric grid. A peaker plant is one that is typically used only for brief periods during times when the demand for power approaches or surpasses the amount of […]

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Texas Utility Will Add More Peaking Power

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:13:53 +0000

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said it will build a new 190-MW peaker power plant in central Texas to provide additional dispatchable power to the state’s electric grid. A peaker plant is one that is typically used only for brief periods during times when the demand for power approaches or surpasses the amount of […]

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Energy Trilemma: A Case for Africa Power Utilities

Credit to Author: Mbae Ariel Mutegi| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:13:21 +0000

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A trilemma is a situation that presents three possible choices to a complex challenge. Due to mutual exclusivity of the available choices, achieving them simultaneously is always a daunting task. The overarching objective is to achieve the three possible solutions in a balanced manner. Energy trilemma refers to the need to find a balance between […]

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Distributed Generation in Cuba: Present and Future

Credit to Author: Amaury Perez Sanchez| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:10:03 +0000

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Distributed generation stands out in the Cuban power system, where there are hundreds of units dispersed throughout the country. In times of contingency, and as usually happens when a hurricane hits the country, distributed generation ensures the vitality of electrical service through interconnected systems in the form of “islands.” Of the slightly more than 6,000 […]

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New Rules, Incentives Shaping Solar-Plus-Storage Market

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:21:00 +0000

An evolving regulatory environment, expanded tax credits, and moves for more reliability and resilience in the power space are impacting the growth of solar-plus-storage installations. Several state utility

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What Will a Fusion Power Plant Look Like?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:19:00 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Dec. 13 “the achievement of fusion ignition.” The milestone is a major scientific breakthrough, decades in the making. Fusion, of course, is the process by

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Power Industry Jobs Outlook and How to Find the Best Talent

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:17:00 +0000

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The number of power plant operator jobs is shrinking, but paradoxically, the number of job openings in the field is growing. Managers have their hands full finding and retaining the people they need. In this

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Power Industry Jobs Outlook and How to Find the Best Talent

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:17:00 +0000

workforce-recruiting-retention

The number of power plant operator jobs is shrinking, but paradoxically, the number of job openings in the field is growing. Managers have their hands full finding and retaining the people they need. In this

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The Journey to a Smart Grid: Funding and New Technology Make It Possible

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 05:14:00 +0000

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With the U.S. government funneling billions of dollars into new grid infrastructure, and private companies rolling out new systems to mitigate outages and developing artificial intelligence that can predict

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