Duke Energy forms coalition with Dominion Energy, Southern Co., others to seek federal Southeast Hydrogen Hub funding Charlotte Business Journal • 11-01-22 • By John Downey Duke Energy Corp. and four other major Southeast power companies have joined a coalition with leadership from Ohio-based Battelle to pursue federal financial support for a six-state Southeast […]
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Biden launches $6B effort to save distre...
Biden launches $6B effort to save distressed nuclear plants Associated Press • 04-19-22 • By Jennifer McDermott and Matthew Daly WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is launching a $6 billion effort to rescue nuclear power plants at risk of closing, citing the need to continue nuclear energy as a carbon-free source of power that helps […]
PacifiCorp joins Bill Gates’ TerraPower
PacifiCorp joins Bill Gates’ TerraPower in bid to build nuclear plant in Wyoming S&P Global Market Intelligence • 06-02-21 • By Garrett Hering (Duke Energy note: TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announced the launch of the Natrium™ reactor/energy system last fall. Along with PacifiCorp and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, other project team members include Duke […]
Bill Gates: Stop shutting down nuclear r...
Published Fri, Jun 11 202111:16 AM EDTUpdated Wed, Jun 30 20214:34 PM EDT Catherine Clifford@IN/CATCLIFFORD/@CATCLIFFORD Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Lintao Zhang | Getty Images News | Getty Images Bill Gates: Stop shutting down nuclear reactors and build new nuclear power plants to fight climate change CNBC • […]
How college students help energy compani...
INSIGHTS How college students help energy companies solve real-world issues Duke Energy helps build the next generation of brainpower through CAPER program at three Carolinas universities Mark Washburn ● illumination Contributor, September 09, 2022 Emissaries from the future are already at work in the present, matching their wits against some of the most vexing energy challenges […]
State of Battery Recycling – Can We Meet
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | The following report provides a thorough overview of the current and upcoming lithium-ion battery recycling targets and illustrates what it will take to meet these targets by all parties involved. We are not only asking if we can meet our LIB recycling obligations; we are also asking if these recycling obligations are […]
Opinion: Nuclear Power Is the Best Clima...
Opinion: Nuclear Power Is the Best Climate-Change Solution by Far Wall Street Journal • 11-04-21 • By Andrew I. Fillat and Henry I. Miller Politics seems to have become inimical to critical thinking, and nowhere is this more obvious than climate change. Politicians peddle apocalypse and demand that Americans accept skyrocketing gasoline and home heating […]
Forget batteries. This 100-year-old tech...
Forget batteries. This 100-year-old technique provides cheap energy storage for wind and solar power Fast Company, 1-22-22 • 01-22-22 • By Andrew Blakers To cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half within a decade, the Biden administration’s goal, the U.S. is going to need a lot more solar and wind power generation, and lots of […]
Editorial: Closing California’s last nuc
Editorial: Closing California’s last nuclear power plant would be a mistake Washington Post • 11-16-21 • By Editorial Board In 2018, California’s leaders decided to close the state’s last nuclear power plant, at Diablo Canyon, by 2025. Several months later, they approved a bill obligating the state to be carbon-neutral by 2045. These acts of […]
China mined a record amount of coal in 2...
China mined a record amount of coal in 2021. It might produce even more this year CNN Business • 01-19-22 • By Laura He China produced more coal than ever last year as its power stations struggled to meet demand for electricity, undermining plans to curb carbon emissions. While the surge in output helped bring […]