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Power Webinar in Review: Coal Still Leads in Global Spending

In last week's webinar on global spending in the Power Industry, Britt Burt, Industrial Info's vice president of research for the Power Industry said that…

Power-Gen | Coal | Natural Gas | Nuclear Power | Renewable Energy

Industrial Info

Mon Jun 19 2017

It’s Official: TVA’s Watts Bar Unit 2 Open for Business

Following a series of power ascension tests, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) 1.22-gigawatt Watts Bar Unit 2 has entered commercial operation, making it…

Tennessee Valley Authority | Watts Bar | Power | Nuclear Power

Industrial Info

Thu Oct 20 2016

Duke Energy Carolinas: Slow Growth, More Solar Projects and Maybe Nuclear

In its annual 15-year integrated resource plan for the Carolinas, Duke Energy said it foresees slow electric load growth, a near-tripling of solar generation (to…

Nuclear Power | Hydroelectric | Duke Energy | Nuclear Generation | Solar Projects

Industrial Info

Wed Sep 21 2016

Samsung C&T, Stung by Mining Fallout, Sees Progress at Top-Valued Nuclear, Natural Gas Projects

Collapsing commodity prices have dashed the hopes of many a global conglomerate, not the least of which is Samsung C&T Corporation (Seoul, South…

Metals & Minerals | Middle East | Nuclear Power | Nuclear Energy | Samsung C&T | South Korea | United Arab Emirates | Barakah Project | EPC | Nuclear Plant | Engineering | Construction

Industrial Info

Fri Jul 22 2016

Power Webinar in Review: Coal Still Leads in Global Spending

In last week's webinar on global spending in the Power Industry, Britt Burt, Industrial Info's vice president of research for the Power Industry said that there was more than $1.1 trillion of power projects under construction, with more than $5.4 trillion in the planning and engineering stage. East Asia, with $368 billion under construction, leads in terms of »

It’s Official: TVA’s Watts Bar Unit 2 Open for Business

Following a series of power ascension tests, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) 1.22-gigawatt Watts Bar Unit 2 has entered commercial operation, making it the nation’s first new nuclear generation to achieve such status in 20 years. The $4.7 billion project was completed on budget, according to TVA. Located near Spring City, Tennessee, the unit had already »

Duke Energy Carolinas: Slow Growth, More Solar Projects and Maybe Nuclear

In its annual 15-year integrated resource plan for the Carolinas, Duke Energy said it foresees slow electric load growth, a near-tripling of solar generation (to about 2,100 MW), and increased hydroelectric generation through a $200 million upgrade at its Bad Creek pumped storage hydro station. The utility predicted a 33% increase in nuclear energy by 2031, suggesting it is »

Samsung C&T, Stung by Mining Fallout, Sees Progress at Top-Valued Nuclear, Natural Gas Projects

Collapsing commodity prices have dashed the hopes of many a global conglomerate, not the least of which is Samsung C&T Corporation (Seoul, South Korea), an engineering and construction leader that is quietly surrendering to the realities of the all-too-rocky mining market. But the company can still look forward plenty of multi-billion-dollar plans related to nuclear and natural gas-fired »