Power Generation


GE Hitachi, DTE Energy to advance ESBWR development


DTE Energy received the first-ever ESBWR-based combined construction and operating license from the NRC

VIDEO: Duke Energy destroys powerhouse at coal-fired Cliffside Steam Station


Duke Energy demolished the station's retired powerhouse as part of the company's decommissioning program 

Polish government to focus on coal power plants over nuclear


This represents somewhat of a U-turn from Poland's earlier plans

Xcel mulls retiring coal units, replacing with gas power plants


The new, bigger and cleaner-emitting Sherco Unit 3, also fired with coal, is not part of this shutdown discussion. 

Gemma Power Systems wins OK to build 475 MW gas plant in Ohio


The Middletown Energy Center project is scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of 2018    

VIDEO: India agrees to cut carbon intensity as part of climate change pledge


The world's No. 3 polluter currently gets 60 percent of its power from coal

Package causes explosives scare at Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant


The vehicle was just outside what the district called the protected area of the power plant 

Calpine closes purchase of Champion Energy


Calpine purchased the business from a unit of Crane Champion Holdco    

Shawnee natural gas plant in Texas moves forward with new approval


This is a simple-cycle peaker project of more than 900 MW in capacity

Natural gas power plants across U.S. make progress in September


Headway made during mid-to-late September



Mobility Solutions for the Utility Industry: Enabling your workforce anytime, anywhere

Together, Schneider Electric, Intel, and Microsoft provide high-performance mobility solutions for the utility industry. Listen in to hear why this partnership offers enterprises real-time visibili...
( 11/04/2015 / 01:00 PM

How certified T&D components help to improve power network performance

Electricity is the life blood of modern society. Any interruption to its supply can have a huge impact on individuals, businesses and communities. So the transmission and distribution (T&D) sec...
( 11/03/2015 / 10:00 AM

Moisture in Transformer Oil Behavior – a Deeper Look into a Complex Phenomenon

As our understanding of how moisture movement in transformers improves, so does the evolution of how we measure it and what it means to life of the asset.   As a continuation of last year’s we...
( 10/22/2015 / 10:00 AM

Connecting the Physical and Digital Domains: Intelligent Integration for a Smart City

Free Webcast Series from Leidos | Part 2 of 2 - Connecting the Physical and Digital Domains: Intelligent Integration for a Smart City As a follow-up to our first webcast, entitled "Leveraging ...
( 10/15/2015 / 01:00 PM


Building Analytics Now and for the Future

In this white paper, IDC Energy Insights discusses the current and future challenges that utilities face in meeting their business objectives and t...

OSHA 1910.269 Question & Answer Sheet

Read this Q&A to learn about changes to federal regulations and how to select FR garments for employees working in the generation, transmission...

Is Direct View LED Ready?

If you’ve ever been to the Auto Show or taken in a game at a stadium with a video scoreboard, chances are you’ve noticed the brightness and color d...

Cooling System Technology for Cube-Based Display Walls

The cooling system in a cube-based display wall is a critical factor to consider when you're planning which technology would be best for your contr...




Aurora™ is a proprietary blend of alumino-silicate based minerals engineered to treat a boiler's fireside system against slagging, fouling and corrosion. It reduces maintenance costs and broadens your fuel portfolio.

Swage Bus Accessories

By using a compression technology process called "swaging," aluminum bus accessories can be installed without a welder. Products include bus couplers, cross, end caps, expansion couplers, supports, terminals and more.

Nuclear Horizontal Modular Storage (NUHOMS®)

AREVA TN’s NRC-licensed NUHOMS® system ensures the highest safety and lowest dose performance. With no tipping, tripping and sliding, you have the lowest risk and highest seismic capability.

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April 2015
Volume 93, Issue 2