North America

All news, projects, policy, legislation and reports concerning power and electricity generation and the energy sector at large in continental North America, with specific focus on North American utilities, the Department of Energy or DOE, executive orders from the Whitehouse and the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Key areas include Canada, California, Florida, Hawaii, Texas and the Carolinas.

RWE and Mitsubishi invest in US offshore floating wind project

The University of Maine has announced that two industry heavyweights are investing in the development of a pioneer floating offshore wind technology project.
Guatemala

Enel and CED sign Guatemala’s largest power purchase agreement

Enel has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Guatemala energy company Comercializadora de Energía para el Desarrollo

Emerson and MHPS partner on power industry digital transformation

Emerson and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas are joining forces to enhance the performance and reliability of power plants operating with MHPS gas or steam turbines.

US announces plan to put nuclear power on the moon

Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA), the managing and operating contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL), is seeking...

PowerGen International and DISTRIBUTECH International postponed

PowerGen International and DISTRIBUTECH International have been postponed and will be co-located March 30-April 1, 2021 in Orlando, Florida.

PG&E and TESLA start building 182MW battery storage system

Moss Landing will be the largest utility-owned, li-ion battery energy storage system in the world.

Webcast Recording: The Protected Plant: Assessing cybersecurity risk and building your...

Access this recording where an expert panel answers burning questions around cybersecurity.
DOE nuclear

Framatome and Lockheed Martin partner to modernise US nuclear plants

The partnership will see Lockheed Martin’s Discrete Logic Solving System will be incporated into proven Framatome instrumentation and control (I&C) nuclear plant modernization solutions.
liquefied natural gas

ExxonMobil discovers new material to enhance carbon capture technology

ExxonMobil has discovered a new material that could capture more than 90% of carbon dioxide emissions from industrial sources.
coal to clean energy

Distributed fossil fuels dominate in microgrids installed in the US

Distributed fossil fuel generation accounted for 86% of installed microgrid capacity in the US in 2019, according to a new report issued by Wood Mackenzie.

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