EPA Reinterprets ‘Ambient Air,’ Further Tweaks New Source Review 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:49:52 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a change to a long-standing policy interpreting “ambient air”—a foundational concept under the Clean Air Act that applies to all types of air pollution, from ground-level ozone, particulate matter, and greenhouse gases. While the agency framed the change as part of a suite of actions to reform New Source […]

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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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A Review of Global Power-to-Gas Projects To Date [INTERACTIVE]

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 10:45:52 +0000

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According to experts from Technical University of Applied Sciences (OTH) in Regensburg, Germany, who recently reviewed the world’s existing power-to-gas (P2G) hydrogen and methane projects, about 143 P2G projects have operated since 1988 in 22 countries. Only 56 hydrogen and 38 methanation projects were active in 2019. While the existing fleet mostly comprises pilot or […]

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Report: Blockchain Not Well-Suited to Transactive Energy

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

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Blockchain—a distributed database technology that allows a network of parties to securely transact with each other—has been hailed as a game-changing innovation in the power sector for its potential to

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Unlocking Value at the Grid-Edge: Extending the Reach of the Utility Control Room

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

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Just 10 years ago, the magnitude of behind-the-meter distributed energy resources (DERs) at the edge of the grid was not materially significant. All that has changed, and we’re now at an inflection point: by

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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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Smarter Monitoring for Coal Ash Remediation

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

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Total suspended solids probe can help coal-fired power plants reduce compliance risks and avoid additional sampling. Water plays an essential role in coal ash remediation, but managing that process often comes

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POWER Digest [December 2019]

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

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Israeli Group Supports Construction of 1.3-GW Gas-Fired Plant. The Israeli National Infrastructure Committee on Nov. 4 approved a plan to build Israel’s largest privately run power plant, saying the facility

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Worm Gear Technology Helps CSP Plant Stay Locked on Target

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

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Solar power generation continues to increase, with forecasts from BloombergNEF (BNEF) calling for global solar generation to make up 22% of the world’s electricity by 2050, up from about 2% today. BNEF has

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