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Duke Energy to invest $500 million in ba...

October 10, 2018 About 300 megawatts of battery energy storage slated for the Carolinas Battery storage in region will increase almost twentyfold, delivering system benefits to customers and communities Filing recently made with regulators for Madison County, N.C., project CHARLOTTE, N.C. –– Duke Energy’s advancement of battery energy storage technologies in the Carolinas includes $500 million of projects […]

A Big Move Toward Small: Micro-reactors ...

PRESS RELEASE NEI MEDIA TEAM October 5, 2018 What’s New? The Pentagon, with the support of Congress, is exploring the potential for the deployment of micro-reactors at its defense installations. These reactors could run for years, independent of the grid, to provide secure, reliable power and sustain defense functions, including during an extended blackout. The Nuclear Energy […]

Senators Introduce Bill to Regain Americ...

THADDEUS SWANEK September 6, 2018 Bipartisan legislation authorizes funds for research, advanced reactors Would set up pilot program to buy resilient power from nuclear technologies for national security purposes Addresses need for domestic source of fuel for advanced reactors A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA), a bill designed to […]

How New York’s Clean Energy Standard Sav

THADDEUS SWANEK August 30, 2018 One worker whose job was saved at FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant tells her story Thousands work at previously-endangered nuclear power plants across the state NY’s Clean Energy Standard provides “level playing field” for all zero-emissions sources In a small town, news travels fast. So, when New York State regulators began developing […]

CAPER IAB Fall 2018 Meeting

CAPER Industry Advisory Board Fall 2018 Meeting Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center 5055 International Boulevard North Charleston, SC 29418 843-747-1895  Time: Wednesday, November 14th 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Thursday, November 15th 7:30 am – 7:30 pm Meeting Registration: Early-Bird      $175.00        through October 10th, 2018 Late                $250.00 […]

CAPER Summer 2018 Workshop

On behalf of Dr. Johan Enslin, CAPER Center Director; Steve Whisenant, CAPER Steering Committee Chair; and the entire CAPER Organization, we would like to Thank You for attending the CAPER Summer 2018 Workshop in Raleigh, NC from July 30th through August 1st, 2018. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Congress Directs DOE Study of Micro-Reac...

August 8, 2018 The National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress this week includes language directing the Secretary of Energy to develop a report on a pilot program for deploying micro-reactors at national security facilities. The Department of Energy (DOE) report identifies where micro-reactors could play a vital role in helping to harden and secure […]