Wind Power and Its Impact on Wildlife: A Look at Current Efforts to Minimize Harm

Credit to Author: Carol Ho| Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 00:12:48 +0000

The energy transition is likely to result in the continued growth of wind energy project development, and by 2030 more than 224.07 GW across 47 states could be installed, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Along with the environmental benefits of replacing fossil-fuel power with wind power, this will undeniably affect songbirds, raptors, […]

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Wind Power and Its Impact on Wildlife: A Look at Current Efforts to Minimize Harm

Credit to Author: Carol Ho| Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 00:12:48 +0000

The energy transition is likely to result in the continued growth of wind energy project development, and by 2030 more than 224.07 GW across 47 states could be installed, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Along with the environmental benefits of replacing fossil-fuel power with wind power, this will undeniably affect songbirds, raptors, […]

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Japan Bolsters Fuel Ammonia Combustion at Gas Turbines, Coal Boilers

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 16:49:53 +0000

Japan is furnishing $500 million (59.8 billion yen) to much-watched projects that will develop and demonstrate 100% fuel ammonia combustion technology for gas turbines and 50% co-firing at coal boilers, as part of an effort to build out the nation’s supply chain for fuel ammonia. The country’s national research agency New Energy and Industrial Technology […]

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Japan Bolsters Fuel Ammonia Combustion at Gas Turbines, Coal Boilers

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 16:49:53 +0000

Japan is furnishing $500 million (59.8 billion yen) to much-watched projects that will develop and demonstrate 100% fuel ammonia combustion technology for gas turbines and 50% co-firing at coal boilers, as part of an effort to build out the nation’s supply chain for fuel ammonia. The country’s national research agency New Energy and Industrial Technology […]

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Optimism Is Warranted in the Power Industry in 2022 and Beyond

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:18:00 +0000

While some sectors of the power industry are struggling to stay relevant, there are many more segments that are thriving. As new technologies are developed and perfected, there is more reason than ever for

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DOE’s First $1B Loan Guarantee in Years Seeks to Bolster Turquoise Hydrogen Process

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 16:39:25 +0000

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first conditional loan guarantee offered to a non-nuclear project since 2016 will finance the expansion of a pioneering commercial-scale “turquoise hydrogen” and carbon black production facility in Nebraska. The agency’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) on Dec. 23 offered a commitment to guarantee a loan of up to $1.04 billion under […]

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How Microreactors Could Change the Nuclear Power Industry (and the World)

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 15:32:55 +0000

What is a microreactor and why would you want one? The definition could be debated, but nuclear reactors in the 1 MW to 20 MW range generally fit the bill, and there are countless possible applications for the technology. “This could be used for disaster relief. This could be used for mines, remote communities—on a […]

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DOE Begins Fleshing Out Availability of Advanced Nuclear Reactor Fuel  

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 15:11:05 +0000

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information (RFI) on a planned temporary federal program to ensure enough high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) will be available to jumpstart deployment of a new fleet of advanced nuclear reactors.  Comments received over the next month in response to the DOE’s Dec. 14–issued RFI will inform […]

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Honeywell, UT-Austin Join on New Carbon Capture Technology

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 13:33:16 +0000

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A leading company in the design of technology for a variety of industries is part of an effort to advance carbon capture from power plants, along with providing a solution to emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial facilities. Honeywell, the Charlotte, N.C.-based conglomerate known for products from residential thermostats to advanced aerospace applications, on […]

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NRC Accepts Application for Kairos Pebble-Bed Reactor Construction Permit

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 16:48:51 +0000

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will review Kairos Power’s construction permit application (CPA) for its Hermes non-power demonstration reactor, which the firm has proposed to build at the East Tennessee Technology Park Heritage Center site, in Oak Ridge, and begin operating by 2026. The NRC formally accepted the CPA for review on Nov. 30, noting […]

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