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A generator in Egypt put up a 640-MW power plant in an amazing 159 days.
To alleviate chronic power shortages, the Attaqa Power Plant was synchronized to the grid within a record-breaking 159 days—two days ahead of schedule.
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The best of times, the worst of times for U.S. nuclear. 
Over the past five years, low gas prices, market dynamics, technical issues, and policies that favor renewables have led to a wave of nuclear retirements.
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How much coal capacity has the US lost recently? A lot. 
Power plant retirements have varied widely over the past decade by both capacity and fuel type.
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Five years on, much has changed, much has not. 
It's been five years since the Great Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami prompted a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, but the world's nuclear power sector is still lurching from its aftershocks.
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Is your power plant going to run out of water?
Climate change and resulting changes in water resources could affect the usable capacity up to 74% of the world's existing hydropower plants by 2029.
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What's ahead for 2016? Our editor has some ideas.
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Lots of nations have power plant emissions limits, but what they are varies widely.
While more countries have enacted controls on coal plant emissions, global emissions limits vary widely from country to country.
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SMRs have been hailed as the future of nuclear. But does anyone actually want to buy one?
The nuclear industry has been expecting big things from small modular reactors for a long time, but to date, none have reached commercial construction phase
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Black liquor? Tires? Fuel for the US power mix is more varied than you might think. 
How much energy is consumed for power in the U.S.? Here's a visualization of data from the EIA from a survey of more than 1,900 U.S. power facilities.
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Water and power are inextricably linked, and the relationship is growing. 
Companies and governments around the world are scoping out expensive-yet-promising desalination technologies to convert seawater to potable water.
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CHP has been around for a long time, but it's still evolving. 
Though CHP is getting increasing attention as a means of efficiency and reducing carbon emissions, the sector’s traditional challenges remain.
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Big data is coming to the power sector.
Generating units and fleets can now collect, analyze, and act upon huge volumes of near-real-time data. The time of the Industrial Internet has come.
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