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EPA: Coal plants should spend $2 billion to cut emissions

11/25/2014 Under the EPA's 260-page plan, 15 boilers at eight coal-fired plants would be retrofitted with high-tech filtering machinery known as scrubbers

NSA: China can hurt U.S. power grid

11/25/2014 The possibility of such cyberattacks by U.S. adversaries has been widely known, but never confirmed publicly by the nation's top cyber officia...

Nepal signs Indian hydropower deal during prime minster’s visit

11/25/2014 The move comes as regional leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, arrived in Nepal for a meeting of the South Asian Associati...

Low natural gas prices dim prospects for nuclear power generation

11/25/2014

Nuclear power's 19 percent to 20 percent share of U.S. electric power generation will fall slightly over the next several years 

Black & Veatch wins contract for Ohio combined cycle gas plant

11/21/2014

The power plant is expected to begin commercial operations by July 2017 

NRC chair: Work needed to finish Fukushima changes

11/20/2014 Allison Macfarlane said the agency must follow through on changes required after the March 2011 crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant...

VIDEO: Panda Power Funds dedicates 758 MW Sherman Power Plant

11/20/2014

The Panda Sherman facility has the capacity to continuously supply the power needs of up to 758,000 homes

Lawmakers: Proposed EPA rules penalize states for nuclear energy capacity

11/20/2014 State lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday that proposed federal regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants will hurt Virginia's e...

Regulators OK more time to build nuclear fuel plant

11/19/2014

The NRC announced that it had granted the request by Shaw Areva MOX Services 

Eletrobras says Brazil’s hydropower dams still underpowered due to drought

11/19/2014

The country is currently reliant on backup thermoelectric plants to meet a supply shortfall caused by idle hydropower turbines 

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Benefits of a Managed Service System

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Architecting Communication Networks for Smart Grids

This webinar will provide the essentials of communication networking to meet the challenges of the Smart Grid through network transformation. 

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The Power of Behavioral Design: Lessons for Energy Efficiency Providers

Behavioral design principles are key differentiators when it comes to influencing consumer behavior. All around us, design thinking is revolutionizing the way that organizations and businesses enga...
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3D BIM for Substations—Driving Efficiency from Design Through Operation and Maintenance

In this webinar, PESTECH will describe their transition to intelligent substation design and its essential role in their corporate BIM strategy. The presentation will illustrate how a substation de...
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Managed Services: More Smart Grid Benefits; Less Smart Grid Risk

Planning and deploying smart grid solutions is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and for many, balancing the risk-reward continuum is a ...

Rear Projection DLP™ Cubes with LED Light Source vs. Slim-Bezel LCD in Control Rooms

The primary purpose of display systems in command and control applications is to provide domain experts (operators) with a large, clear, high-resol...

Advanced Analytics and Actionable Intelligence: How Ambit Energy is using data analytics to deliver business value

Data and effective use of technology are prominent in the decision-making processes for Ambit Energy. In fact, data is at the core of new product d...
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