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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 […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

TotalEnergies and partners launch $1.7bn clean hydrogen fund

October 12, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The aim is to help speed up the growth of the clean hydrogen market by investing in projects across the hydrogen value chain. The fund has a target to reach €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) with initial commitments by participating companies […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

How microlearning helps utility employees adapt to the fast-changing power industry

October 11, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Understand how microlearning can enhance traditional training Discover how to use microlearning to impact workers’ skills immediately Find out how microlearning can impact new hires and experienced workers For decades, the job of utility operators and maintenance personnel has been […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CIM Group Expands Investment in End-of-Life Tire Recycling Company Bolder Industries

October 11, 2021

Via: Waste360

CIM Group announced today that it has expanded its investment in Bolder Industries, a pioneer in converting end-of-life tires into sustainable carbon black and petrochemical alternatives. CIM Group’s expanded partnership with Bolder Industries, a certified B Corporation, will support the […]


Electric Utility, Other Utilities, Public Utilities

US utilities have billions in unpaid customer balances. What should they do?

October 6, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Almost all states have executed extended moratoriums on utility disconnections because of Covid-19. The governor, legislature or state regulators mandated those moratoriums. In some instances, utilities initiated bans on service disconnections but subsequently the government ordered a moratorium. The objective […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

California considers increasing Aliso Canyon’s gas storage to boost reliability, despite calls to shut it down

October 5, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The proposals come just days after SoCalGas announced that it will record an after-tax charge of $1.1 billion after reaching settlement agreements to resolve lawsuits brought against the utility due to a leak at the Aliso Canyon facility in 2015. […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Three Coal-Heavy Utilities Team Up on New Gas-Fired Power Plant

September 30, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Bismarck, North Dakota-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative will join Dairyland Power Cooperative and ALLETE Inc. as co-owners of the planned Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC), a combined cycle natural gas power plant proposed for construction in Superior, Wisconsin. The deal […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

ABB partners with China’s PERIC on green hydrogen production

September 29, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

PERIC, which has experience in hydrogen generation technologies, will leverage ABB’s automation, electrification and digital solutions within its projects to develop highly efficient electrolysers. PERIC will use ABB’s rectifiers, distributed control systems, energy management, advanced analytics, instrumentation and telecommunication systems […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Plastics Manufacturing Employment Outpaces U.S. Manufacturing

September 24, 2021

Via: Waste360

Despite a widespread movement to lower the production and use of plastics, demand for the material shows no signs of slowing down. The Plastic Industry Association’s 2021 Size and Impact Report, which is released on an annual basis, provides a […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Pumped storage hydropower critical for future clean energy systems

September 20, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The government-led coalition says the world should get used to blackouts or risk reverting to fossil fuel as calls to scale up long-duration storage to support fast-growing solar and wind energy sources ramp up. The International Forum on Pumped Storage […]