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Calcium silicate has been one of the leading insulation products in the power generation industry for decades. Here are the top four reasons calcium silicate can be ideal for power generation applications. more

Jan 22, 2018 10:44 AM Power Generation

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has completed the Carroll County Energy Facility (CCEF) in Carroll County, OH, for Advanced Power. more

Jan 16, 2018 3:14 PM Power Generation

Royal Dutch Shell agreed on Monday to acquire a stake in a U.S. solar company, 12 years after exiting the sector, in the latest in a series of deals to grow beyond its core oil and gas business. more

Jan 16, 2018 11:18 AM Renewables

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry conditionally committed up to $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to Vogtle, supporting the construction of two advanced nuclear reactors; A study by HBRAS surveyed leaders from U.S. organizations...; The FERC has... more

Jan 12, 2018 2:45 PM Power Generation

Boston-based Advanced Power Services and its subsidiary, Carroll County Energy, announced that their 700-megawatt Carroll County Energy plant in eastern Ohio has started commercial operations. more

Jan 11, 2018 9:35 AM Power Generation

Once final data are in, EIA expects about 25 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric generating capacity to have been added to the power grid during 2017, nearly half of which use renewable technologies, especially wind and solar. more

Jan 11, 2018 7:00 AM Renewables

Murray Industries is disappointed that the FERC has failed to enact the immediate reforms necessary to ensure the reliability, resiliency, and fuel security of our Nation's electric power grids. more

Jan 10, 2018 12:33 PM Refining/Petrochemical

EIA graph

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860M, Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory

Nearly all of the utility-scale power plants in the United States that were retired from 2008 through 2017 were fueled by fossil fuels. Of the total retired capacity, coal power plants and natural gas steam turbines accounted for the highest... more

Jan 9, 2018 9:02 AM Power Generation

Power and natural gas prices in several U.S. regions jumped to their highest in years on Tuesday as gas use hit an all-time high due to arctic weather blanketing much of the country. more

Jan 3, 2018 10:13 AM Power Generation

Georgia Power Plant Bowen

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The unanimous decision by the state's Public Service Commission will shape the future of the nation's nuclear industry, partly because the reactors at Plant Vogtle were the first new ones to be licensed and to begin construction in the U.S. since... more

Dec 22, 2017 11:05 AM Power Generation

A Digital Twin (DT) is a digital representation of a physical object, typically an industrial asset and sometimes an industrial process. It mimics all potential operating scenarios and asset characteristics specific to the asset... more

Dec 22, 2017 6:55 AM Maintenance & Reliability

General Electric Co is axing 12,000 jobs at its global power business, the struggling industrial conglomerate’s latest effort to shrink itself into a more focused company. more

Dec 7, 2017 9:15 AM Power Generation

Electricity generation in the South census region (2006-2016)

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly

Coal’s share of total electricity generation in the South declined over the past decade, from 50% in 2006 to 29% in 2016. As the use of coal has declined, the use of natural gas has increased. In 2016, southern states used natural gas for 42%... more

Dec 5, 2017 10:00 AM Power Generation

Since the beginning of the Trump administration, many of the rules issued by the Obama administration, such as the Clean Power Plan and the Clean Water Rule, have been targeted for review. more

Dec 1, 2017 9:24 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Residential heating oil and propane prices entered the winter heating season higher than last winter’s prices, and EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts those prices will remain higher through March. more

Dec 1, 2017 7:00 AM Power Generation

Biomass and waste fuels generated 71.4 billion kilowatthours of electricity in 2016, or 2% of total generation in the United States, according to EIA’s recently released annual electric power data. more

Nov 30, 2017 7:00 AM Power Generation

IEA's energy policy review focuses on challenges and opportunities from the growing share of wind power for the Danish electricity and heating sectors more

Nov 27, 2017 9:04 AM Renewables

Six Sigma, DMAIC, is a data-driven improvement cycle that is applied to business processes to achieve measurable, reproducible results. By applying Six Sigma principles, areas of cost and risk can be identified and rectified. more

Nov 21, 2017 10:24 AM Plant Management & Operations

Wood has today entered into an agreement to sell its North American nuclear operations to Kinectrics Inc. more

Nov 6, 2017 10:27 AM Power Generation

Tyr Energy, Inc. has chosen Siemens as the technology partner for the Hickory Run Energy Center – a new 1,000 megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant (CCPP) to be built by Kiewit Power Constructors Co. in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. more

Nov 6, 2017 10:02 AM Power Generation

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