EPRI: Industry Has Marked Significant Progress on its Advanced Nuclear Reactor Roadmap 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 May 2024 14:01:40 +0000

A year after EPRI and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) unveiled the first phase of their Advanced Reactor Roadmap, the nuclear industry and its stakeholders have rallied to make significant […]

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A 2022 study by Vibrant Clean Energy shows the cumulative scale of potential advanced reactor electricity generation deployments—on the order of about 300 GWe by 2050. Source: EPRI Advanced Reactor Roadmap/“Role of Advanced Nuclear Technologies in Decarbonizing the U.S. Energy System.” NEI Board of Directors presentation, Washington, D.C., May 2022.

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Smart Software Bolsters Utility-Scale Solar Projects

Credit to Author: Jake Bartosch| Date: Mon, 20 May 2024 12:58:05 +0000

The solar industry is on a continuous innovation curve — driving advancements, pushing boundaries, and harnessing solar energy’s power to increase returns and drive down the lower levelized cost of […]

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DOE Announces Support for Plug Power Hydrogen Production Sites

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 20 May 2024 01:24:40 +0000

The U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) announced it was preparing to make as much as a $1.66 billion loan guarantee to Latham, New York-based Plug Power, with the money earmarked […]

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World’s Largest Concrete Thermal Energy Storage Pilot Successfully Tested

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 16 May 2024 13:48:31 +0000

EPRI, in collaboration with Southern Company and Storworks, has recently completed testing of a pilot concrete thermal energy storage (CTES) system at Alabama Power’s Ernest C. Gaston Electric Generating plant […]

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Borehole Battery: A Promising Solution for Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Phil Cruver| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 18:03:51 +0000

For more than a century, fossil fuel companies have drilled oil and gas wells to increase the production, consumption, and export of fossil fuels. These wells are often abandoned once […]

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Siemens Collaborating With Kontrolmatik, Pomega on Battery Engineering

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 15:11:49 +0000

The market for customizable, scalable, turnkey energy storage solutions continues to evolve, as companies look at providing systems that will work from an individual application level all the way to […]

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Multi-Module Hydrogen Pilot Plant Opens in Japan

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 10:00:42 +0000

Representatives from the Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei and its partners including the Japanese government recently celebrated the official opening of a new hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan. Asahi […]

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High-Burnup Nuclear Fuel Rods Delivered for Examination After Having Completed Three Cycles of Commercial Operation

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 12:58:46 +0000

High-burnup fuel rods, manufactured by GE Vernova’s Nuclear Fuel business, Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), have been delivered to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for […]

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National Fusion Facility Completes Upgrade

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 15:01:17 +0000

Enhancements will enable research into the physics of advanced fusion reactors and accelerate the drive to commercial fusion energy. The DIII-D National Fusion Facility has completed a series of important […]

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Federal Policies and Incentives Drive Demand for American-Made Solar Power Modules

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 10:11:49 +0000

The U.S. was one of the world leaders in solar equipment manufacturing a few decades ago, but then the Chinese stole the show. Now, however, American companies are finding a lot of new opportunities as a

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