Shifting Gears: How Diesel and Gas Engines Are Thriving in the New Power Paradigm

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:46 +0000

As the global power industry pivots toward decarbonization and decentralization, major manufacturers of diesel and gas engines are strategically adapting to change. While large power plants frequently garner

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1. District Energy St. Paul is demonstrating a 2-MW combined heat and power (CHP) system fueled by various combinations of hydrogen and natural gas. Supported and partly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the project will be led by Caterpillar in collaboration with District Energy St. Paul and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Courtesy: Caterpillar

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Understanding Future Prospects for Hydrogen, Energy Storage, and Renewables

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:33 +0000

The world is undergoing a remarkable energy transition. Clean power systems are in high demand, offering a bright future for hydrogen and renewables. However, energy storage projects that may look promising

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The Possibilities of Recycling Nuclear Fissile Waste 

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 18:14:49 +0000

Nuclear energy has long been a topic of debate due to concerns about its environmental impact and the disposal of nuclear waste. However, a paradigm shift is underway that could […]

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Dry storage casks and in-ground storage vaults at Idaho National Laboratory have been safely housing spent nuclear fuel for decades. Source: DOE

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5 Ways to Ensure Grids Don’t Become Bottlenecks in the Energy Transition

Credit to Author: Marcus McCarthy| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2024 17:50:16 +0000

Meeting ambitious climate targets while transitioning from fossil fuels remains a key priority for businesses, policymakers, and society in general. The good news is that the grid can play a […]

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Prodigy and Westinghouse Targeting Launch of eVinci Floating Nuclear Plant in Canada by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2024 14:58:06 +0000

Conceptual layout of a marine (shoreline) installed Prodigy Microreactor Power Station TNPP that can integrate a single or multiple Westinghouse eVinci™ microreactors. The facility is non-self-propelled. Courtesy: Prodigy Clean Energy

Westinghouse has revealed it is designing a transportable nuclear power plant (TNPP) featuring an eVinci microreactor with Canadian firm Prodigy Clean Energy, aiming to deliver a first project in Canada […]

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UK Eyes Domestic HALEU Nuclear Fuel Production as Global Interest Ramps Up

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2024 15:17:02 +0000

The UK may be poised to become the first European country to launch domestic production of high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU). New funding announced by the country’s government this week signifies […]

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COP28 Concludes with Landmark Decision to Shift Away from Fossil Fuels

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2023 21:00:03 +0000

Negotiators from nearly every country in the world closed COP28 with a decision that—for the first time—formally recognizes the necessity of moving away from fossil fuels to achieve the Paris […]

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Transformative, Next-Gen Grid Control Technologies Get $42M in Federal Funding

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2023 02:11:32 +0000

On the grid level, interfaces typically consist of modules, which are made up of semiconductor-driven or semiconductor-controlled devices. Source: POWER/Generated with AI ∙ November 21, 2023 at 7:26 PM

The Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated a new “enabling” pathway to achieve and sustain a dramatic transformation of the nation’s evolving grid—through its power electronics fabric, with the realization […]

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U.S. Deploys $3.5B Boost for Grid Resilience: Major Projects Revealed

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2023 21:55:54 +0000

Fifty-eight projects spearheaded by major U.S. power stakeholders will receive up to $3.5 billion in federal funding to improve grid flexibility and boost power system resiliency against extreme weather and […]

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SRP Shifts from Traditional IRP to ‘Holistic’ Power Planning

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2023 15:37:50 +0000

Salt River Project (SRP) has become one of the first U.S. utilities to shift from an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to an Integrated System Plan (ISP), a “holistic roadmap” that […]

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