Tagged Power Plant

University awaits approval for on-campus micro-nuclear reactor

By Joe Deely Perfect fit on this campus… would supplement the nearby wind resources as well as local solar.Note: some coal is still burnt at the on-campus Abbott power plant. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

Op-ed: We need to build a new energy future to prevent grid blackouts

By SPW By Constantinos Peonides, Director, Alectris The recent heat storm in California, when everything that could go wrong did, caused prolonged and consecutive mandatory interruptions in electricity supply in the state. The heat wave caused the heavy use of air-conditioning, combined with the unavailability of some power plants to meet the demand (and a…

Who will use Coal Creek Station’s massive transmission line? #ND

By National Wind Watch Nearly five months after Great River Energy announced it plans to close Coal Creek Station, it’s unknown who will make use of the transmission line that extends from the power plant to Minnesota. The high-voltage direct current line, which underwent a $130 million upgrade in recent years, is a major piece…

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