NRC Backs Storing Nuclear Waste in Texas

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 14:44:28 +0000

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Federal regulators have approved a private company’s plan to store nuclear waste in the oil fields of West Texas, the latest move in the continuing saga of where to store spent fuel from U.S. nuclear power plants. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on Sept. 13 issued a license to Interim Storage Partners LLC (ISP), […]

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DOE Releases New Reports Highlighting Record Growth & Declining Costs of Wind Power

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:00:07 +0000

2020 sees record for land-based wind generation, 24% increase in pipeline of offshore wind energy — laying the foundation for rapid growth in years to come.

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Winds of Change Revitalize West Texas

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:30:05 +0000

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A major wind farm sited on 200 square miles across two Texas counties is part of that state’s commitment to renewable energy, part of an energy transformation in a region once known for its oil boomtowns

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Tesla Aims To Become A “Retail Electric Provider” In Texas

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 22:25:40 +0000

Tesla is looking to become a retail electricity provider in Texas, according to Energy Choice Matters. The article noted that Tesla is seeking the certificate and it applied for Option 1 Texas retail electric provider certificate. Tesla Energy Ventures is seeking to use the trade name Tesla, and in the application, Tesla said: “The applicant […]

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The Boring Company In Talks With Austin & San Antonio To Build Tunnels

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 01:42:25 +0000

The Boring Company has some big plans for Austin, KXAN reports. KXAN confirmed that The Boring Company met with the City of Austin about a possible underground transportation tunnel that would go from Giga Texas to Downtown Austin. “The City’s Development and Services Department says the company provided them a high-level introduction of the project […]

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Tyler, City In Texas, Changes Its Law Banning Solar Panels From Public View

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 15:00:37 +0000

I recently wrote about a senseless law in Tyler, Texas, that banned residents from getting solar if the panels were visible to the public. Well, we have great news! That law has been changed. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reported on July 28 that the City of Tyler removed its restriction on solar panel installations. The city […]

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1.2-GW Dedicated Hydrogen-Fired Power Plant Starts Taking Shape in Texas

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 21:37:00 +0000

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Entergy Texas will seek approval for a 1.2-GW hydrogen and natural gas–fired combined cycle power gas turbine (CCGT) facility in Orange County, Texas. The Beaumont-based Entergy Corp. subsidiary on July 29 announced it intends to file a Certificate for Convenience and Necessity to build the Orange County Advanced Power Station with the Public Utility Commission of Texas […]

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1.2-GW Dedicated Hydrogen-Fired Power Plant Starts Taking Shape in Texas

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 21:37:00 +0000

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Entergy Texas will seek approval for a 1.2-GW hydrogen and natural gas–fired combined cycle power gas turbine (CCGT) facility in Orange County, Texas. The Beaumont-based Entergy Corp. subsidiary on July 29 announced it intends to file a Certificate for Convenience and Necessity to build the Orange County Advanced Power Station with the Public Utility Commission of Texas […]

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