Southern Nuclear, Southern Company’s nuclear power plant operations business, announced in late September that it had received “first-of-a-kind approval” from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to use advanced fuel—accident tolerant […] The post Advanced Nuclear Fuel with Enrichment Exceeding Historical Limits Approved for Installation at Plant Vogtle appeared first on POWER Magazine.
Three interregional transmission lines connecting six U.S. states will receive the first $1.3 billion tranche of $2.5 billion in federal funding designated under the Transmission Facilitation Program (TFP), a revolving […] The post Three Key Transmission Links Get $1.3B Boost With Federal Capacity Contracts appeared first on POWER Magazine.
Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries, GE Vernova, and Japanese heavy industry firm IHI Corp. will jointly examine potentially retrofitting two GE 9F gas turbines at an 815-MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant […] The post Consortium Exploring Ammonia Retrofit to GE Gas Turbines in Singapore appeared first on POWER Magazine.
Brookfield Asset Management announced the launch of Deriva Energy, the new name for Duke Energy’s former unregulated commercial renewables business that Brookfield acquired earlier this year. Deriva, which considers itself […] The post POWER Notebook: Deriva Energy Launches; Arizona Gets New Battery Factory; Mini-Grids For Africa, Asia appeared first on POWER Magazine.
Off-grid projects with battery energy storage systems (BESSs) are revolutionizing the energy landscape, providing reliable power solutions in remote locations while promoting sustainability. Off-grid BESS technology is beginning to grow […] The post Off-Grid BESS Technology: Revolutionizing Remote Power Solutions for Energy Independence appeared first on POWER Magazine.
Italian power and gas giant Enel Group has agreed to sell its entire geothermal power portfolio in the U.S., along with several small solar plants, to Ormat Technologies for $271 […] The post Enel Sells Entire U.S. Geothermal Power Portfolio to Ormat appeared first on POWER Magazine.
The much-watched Advanced Clean Energy Storage Hub (ACES Delta)—a project shaping up to be the largest renewable hydrogen energy hub in the U.S.—has received its first shipment of large-scale hydrogen […] The post ACES Delta’s Hydrogen Electrolyzers Arrive in Big Boost for Hub’s Progress appeared first on POWER Magazine.
Extreme temperature and weather events have become more prevalent in the past decade. The December 2022 Christmas freeze in the southeast U.S. saw many areas experiencing single-digit temperatures. The February […] The post Cold Weather: How to Maintain Power Plant Readiness and Reliable Operation appeared first on POWER Magazine.
India’s government has issued an emergency order that extends the operation of coal-fired power plants using imported coal, as the country grapples with a shortage of domestic coal and continued […] The post India Extends Emergency Operation Order for Plants Using Imported Coal appeared first on POWER Magazine.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled three nuclear microreactor developers—Westinghouse, Radiant Nuclear, and Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. (USNC)—that will design the first experiments at Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL’s) new […] The post DOE Picks Nuclear Designs for First Microreactor Experiments at INL’s New Test Bed appeared first on POWER Magazine.