The POWER Interview: ‘Dispatchable Power Through Commercial Fusion’

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 17:46:05 +0000

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The goal of economic power generation from fusion has been elusive, but that hasn’t deterred researchers from exploring ways to develop the technology in a way that would support commercial electricity production. POWER magazine has covered the evolution of fusion research and development for many years, and nuclear experts now think we could be just […]

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NuScale SMR Chosen for UK Wind-Nuclear Hybrid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:24:17 +0000

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A British company announced it is joining with U.S.-based NuScale Power to develop a hybrid project using wind energy and small modular reactor (SMR) technology to produce power and green hydrogen. Shearwater Energy, a global energy services company, on Jan. 15 said it and NuScale have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on […]

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Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:04:56 +0000

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Vistra Energy, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has begun operating a 300-MW/1,200-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system on its 1,020-MW combined cycle gas turbine Moss Landing power plant site in Monterey County, California. The battery storage system is the largest of its type in the world in terms of size and scale, and it towers over […]

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Vistra Energizes Massive 1.2-GWh Battery System at California Gas Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:04:56 +0000

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Vistra Energy, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has begun operating a 300-MW/1,200-MWh lithium-ion battery storage system on its 1,020-MW combined cycle gas turbine Moss Landing power plant site in Monterey County, California. The battery storage system is the largest of its type in the world in terms of size and scale, and it towers over […]

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DOE Rolls Out Nuclear Innovation ‘Blueprint’ Ahead of Biden Administration Takeover

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:47:03 +0000

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As it readies for a leadership shuffle, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has rolled out an ambitious “blueprint” that urges continued technology innovation for existing nuclear, advanced nuclear, nuclear waste, and fuel cycles by the incoming Biden administration.  At its core, the NE’s “Strategic Vision,” released on Jan. 8, posits […]

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DOE Rolls Out Nuclear Innovation ‘Blueprint’ Ahead of Biden Administration Takeover

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:47:03 +0000

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As it readies for a leadership shuffle, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has rolled out an ambitious “blueprint” that urges continued technology innovation for existing nuclear, advanced nuclear, nuclear waste, and fuel cycles by the incoming Biden administration.  At its core, the NE’s “Strategic Vision,” released on Jan. 8, posits […]

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NuScale, UAMPS Kick Off Idaho SMR Nuclear Plant Licensing

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:40:00 +0000

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NuScale Power, Fluor Corp., and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) have executed a series of major agreements to prepare for licensing of the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Idaho Falls, effectively driving forward the nation’s first small modular reactor (SMR) plant.  Fluor Corp., the majority investor in NuScale […]

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NuScale, UAMPS Kick Off Idaho SMR Nuclear Plant Licensing

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:40:00 +0000

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NuScale Power, Fluor Corp., and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) have executed a series of major agreements to prepare for licensing of the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Idaho Falls, effectively driving forward the nation’s first small modular reactor (SMR) plant.  Fluor Corp., the majority investor in NuScale […]

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Enhancing Operations and Maintenance with an EAM System

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:10:09 +0000

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Enterprise asset management (EAM) involves a combination of software, systems, and services that are used to maintain and control operational assets and equipment. The aim is to optimize the quality and utilization of assets throughout their lifecycle, increase uptime, and reduce costs. EAM involves work management; asset maintenance; planning and scheduling; supply chain management; and […]

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