The POWER Interview: New Directions for GE Digital

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:14:45 +0000

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In a recent conversation with POWER, GE Digital CEO Pat Byrne discussed why GE made key changes to the lucrative business, streamlining it to focus on four key markets, including electric utilities and power generation.  (To learn more about how digitalization is transforming the power industry, register now to attend POWER and Chemical Engineering’s upcoming […]

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NRC Issues First Subsequent License Renewals, Extends Nuclear Reactor Life to 80 Years

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:17:57 +0000

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Marking a major milestone for the U.S. nuclear power sector, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has for the first time issued license renewals that authorize nuclear reactor operation beyond 60 years and up to 80 years.  The regulatory body on Dec. 5 issued subsequent license renewals (SLRs) for Units 3 and 4 at Florida Power […]

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Hydropower Industry Launches Major International Project to Demonstrate Flexibility

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:15:32 +0000

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In a new attempt to secure a concrete role for the international hydropower industry within the decarbonization movement, several utilities, equipment manufacturers, universities, research centers, and consultancies have scaffolded to demonstrate how modern hydropower plants can provide flexibility to markets that are increasingly inundated by variable generation like wind and solar. On Dec. 10, the […]

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China Starts Up First Nuclear Cogeneration Project—at AP1000 Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 20:53:22 +0000

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China has started up its first commercial nuclear cogeneration system, using two newly operational AP1000 reactors at the Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant to heat 700,000 square meters of housing.  Shandong Nuclear Power Co. (SDNPC), a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corp. (SPIC), and owner of the Haiyang plant, on Nov. 15 said the first phase […]

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Floating Offshore Wind Buoyant on New Developments, Projects

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000

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Floating offshore wind made a remarkable splash this fall. As two much-watched projects sailed toward construction, optimism about the industry’s accelerated growth was buoyed by projections from the

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Experts Share Insight on the Industry at Recent Power Event [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 14:54:02 +0000

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POWER was at the POWERGEN International exhibition and summit, which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 19–21, 2019. Among the experts we met with at the show were Paul Browning, CEO of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas; Chris Mieckowski, director of global solutions marketing and strategy with Siemens; Robert Yeager, president of Emerson’s Power […]

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How the DOE Plans to Modernize the Grid in the Near Term

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:33:41 +0000

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Twenty-three projects chosen by the Department of Energy (DOE) in response to its 2019 Grid Modernization Lab Call provide a broad look at the critical issues that are roiling the nation’s power sector, as well as the tools and technologies that it has determined will best bolster the grid of the future in the near […]

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ExxonMobil Extends Deal for Fuel Cell Carbon Capture Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:15:52 +0000

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ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy announced a new joint-development agreement to enhance carbon capture fuel cell technology, as the groups work on a process to capture combustion exhaust from power plants and other industrial facilities. The two-year deal, announced Nov. 6 and an extension of an earlier agreement, is aimed at optimizing core technology, process integration, […]

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New Boosts for Commercial Production of HALEU Advanced Nuclear Reactor Fuel 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:24:50 +0000

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Efforts to commercialize production of high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU) fuel, which is needed for an array of advanced reactors, ramped up this week with two major announcements.  As the Department of Energy (DOE) contracted Centrus Energy to demonstrate production of HALEU fuel for advanced reactors at the DOE’s American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio, private […]

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The POWER Notebook: Power Sector Digitalization Accelerates

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:21:09 +0000

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The pace at which new digitalization technologies are being adopted in the power sector is dizzying, but news from major players in the sector—among them, AES, Invenergy, Google, and IBM—this week suggests it will only accelerate.  For more insight into power plant digitalization, including the latest in digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things […]

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