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The post Sunflower Finally Scraps Plans for 895-MW Kansas Coal Plant appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Sunflower Electric Power Corp. has abandoned plans to build the $2.8 billion Holcomb Expansion after its partner on the 895-MW coal-fired power plant project in Kansas, Tri-State Generation and ...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: January 16, 2020, 7:44 pm

The post Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) r...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: January 16, 2020, 7:33 pm

The post EIA: Renewables Will Surge Past Coal, Nuclear to 22% of U.S. Power Mix in 2021 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its first forecast for 2021 suggests the share of renewables in the utility-scale U.S. power generation mix will surge to 2...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: January 16, 2020, 2:27 pm

The post Exelon Installs New Accident Tolerant Fuel at Illinois Nuclear Plant appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), a GE-led joint venture with Hitachi Ltd. that supplies boiling water reactor fuel and fuel-related services around the world, said lead test assemblies utiliz...

Author: Aaron Larson
Posted: January 16, 2020, 1:50 pm

The post Tri-State Will Close Its Last Coal Units in Colorado, New Mexico appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Colorado-based power cooperative Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association on Jan. 9 announced it will retire its lone New Mexico coal-fired unit by the end of this year, and cease ...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: January 9, 2020, 7:35 pm

Fierce Telecom

Microsoft announced that it is committing to becoming carbon negative by 2030 and that it will eliminate all past carbon emissions by 2050. In addition, Microsoft also announced it's creating a $1 billion Climate Innovation Fund to accelerate the development of carbon reduction, capture and remov...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: January 16, 2020, 9:31 pm
Colt Technology Services announced on Thursday that it has hired Annette Geuther as its vice president of new business development. In her new role at Colt, Geuther reports to Keri Gilder, Colt’s chief commercial officer.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: January 16, 2020, 4:44 pm
Former CenturyLink CTO Aamir Hussain has landed at Verizon Business as its senior vice president and chief product officer and re-gained a seat on MEF's board of directors. According to his LinkedIn profile, Hussain was hired by Verizon Business last month.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: January 16, 2020, 2:56 pm
Australia-based Telstra is expanding its global reach to more than 170 cloud providers in 38 global markets by strengthening its ties with Equinix. Telstra is integrating its API with Equinix's ECX Fabric to give its customers direct connections to global cloud providers.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: January 15, 2020, 8:59 pm
Worldwide IT spending is projected to hit $3.9 trillion this year, which would be a 3.4% increase over 2019, according to Gartner. Gartner predicts that global IT spending will cross the $4 trillion threshold in 2021.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: January 15, 2020, 5:08 pm