South Africa Extends Koeberg Unit 1’s Lifespan, Stands Firm on Nuclear Expansion Plans

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2024 13:11:44 +0000

South African state-owned utility Eskom has garnered the National Nuclear Regulator’s (NNR’s) approval to continue operating Unit 1 of the 1,860-MW Koeberg Nuclear Power Station for another 20 years, until […]

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Koeberg remains South Africa’s only nuclear power station. Its two pressurized water reactors produce a total capacity of 1,860MW, representing about 5% of electricity generated by state-owned utility Eskom. Construction of the Koeberg nuclear plant began in 1976, with Unit 1 synchronized to the grid on April 4, 1984, and Unit 2 on July 25, 1985. The plant is at Duynefontein, 27 kilometers north of Cape Town. Courtesy: Eskom

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A Blueprint for Quantum-Safe Utility Communications

Credit to Author: Ken Rabedeau| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:02:50 +0000

Managing risk is nothing new to utilities. Providing the safe utility services like electricity, water, sewer, and wastewater management that everyone relies upon is hard work. Critical infrastructure assets are […]

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Logical Data Management for the Energy and Utility Industries

Credit to Author: Angel Vina| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2024 15:28:28 +0000

By now, with the most devastating effects of the pandemic behind us, it’s important to remember the key takeaway—there’s no such thing as “business as usual.” As a result, companies have […]

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Unlocking the Benefits of Virtual Power Plants with Digital Technology

Credit to Author: Sally Jacquemin| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 14:55:56 +0000

Most people, when they imagine a power plant, picture equipment like smokestacks that stretch hundreds of feet into the sky, massive, spinning turbines and the hum of electric transmission lines […]

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Sinovoltaics Launches BESSential Quality Control Service to Reveal and Correct Battery Pack Defects

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2024 18:17:28 +0000

A global group that provides quality assurance for the battery energy storage system (BESS) and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries has launched a battery pack review service designed to improve detection […]

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Group Selected to Develop Pilot Nuclear Fusion Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 20:22:55 +0000

A global professional services and project management company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, announced it has been chose to develop the pre-concept design for a nuclear fusion pilot plant (FPP). The […]

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Clearway Begins Repowering of Texas Wind Farm

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2024 17:49:00 +0000

Clearway Energy Group on July 8 said it has closed financing and begun a repowering project for the California-based company’s Cedro Hill wind farm in Webb County, Texas. Clearway said […]

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Sulzer Will Deliver Hot and Cold Molten Salt Pumps for China Solar Project

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 21:19:52 +0000

A major concentrated solar power (CSP) project in China selected Sulzer, a global fluid engineering company, to supply both the hot and the cold molten salts pumps for the installation. […]

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Morrow Reinvented: HL-Class Gas Turbine Powers a Coal Plant’s Rebirth

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:27:37 +0000

The Morrow Repower Project, winner of POWER’s 2024 Reinvention Award, exemplified a strategic coal-to-gas conversion at a brownfield site that masterfully combined cutting-edge advanced technology with a

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Epasa Breakthrough Transforms Heavy Fuel Oil Sludge into Resource Stream

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 12:26:28 +0000

Brazilian independent power generator Epasa faced significant environmental and operational challenges with heavy fuel oil sludge. Through innovative engineering and problem-solving, the company developed a

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