Tag: nuclear power

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California greenlights more than 800 MW of storage and solar to bolster power grid reliability

January 17, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

The CPUC’s 11.5-GW mid-term reliability procurement order sought to meet the state’s grid needs between 2023 and 2026, given the then-planned retirement of the 2.2-GW Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant by 2025, as well as the closure of several natural […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Biden Administration Announces Funding for Nuclear Waste Recycling

October 24, 2022

Via: Waste360

On Friday the Biden Administration announced it will be funding projects to recycle nuclear waste from power plants. A portion of this funding will be going to through reprocessing, which is not a commonly practiced technology in the United States […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Can Nuclear Power Stay Relevant in a World Filled with Renewables?

November 1, 2021

Via: PowerMag

I have long been a supporter of nuclear power. I’ll admit I’m biased, having spent 13 years in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power program and having worked for several more years in the commercial nuclear industry at the Quad Cities […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Groups Say Nuclear Power Is Helping Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals

October 28, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Nuclear power contributes greatly to achieving each of the 17 United Nations (U.N.) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a 24-page report produced through a collaborative effort by a handful of organizations with ties to the nuclear power industry says. Among the […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Power-to-Power Hydrogen Demonstration Involving Largest U.S. Nuclear Plant Gets Federal Funding

October 14, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Palo Verde Generating Station, a 4-GW nuclear power plant in Arizona, is gearing up to produce hydrogen from a low-temperature electrolysis (LTE) system, and that hydrogen will then be used to fuel a natural gas–fired power plant owned by Arizona […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Ontario utility to advance nuclear SMR development

October 9, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The Toronto-based utility is doing engineering and design work with GE Hitachi, Terrestrial Energy and X-energy. SMRs, if built and commissioned, could generate anywhere from one to 300MWs of carbon-free energy into the grid and deployed at a fraction of […]