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The post How Much Will Hydrogen-Based Power Cost? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Costs associated with 40 hydrogen technologies used in 35 applications, including for heat and power, could tumble dramatically over the next decade as the scale-up of hydrogen production, distribution, and equipm...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: February 27, 2020, 3:00 pm

The post The Year Wind Surpassed Hydro as the Top Renewable in the U.S. appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Annual wind power generation exceeded hydroelectric generation for the first time in 2019, according to data published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Feb. 26, making w...

Author: Aaron Larson
Posted: February 27, 2020, 2:02 pm

The post 15 Digitalization Game Changers in Power, Chemical Processing appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Each year, the Connected Plant Conference, presented by POWER and Chemical Engineering, recognizes people who are in the front line of implementing digital technologies in the power and chemic...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: February 26, 2020, 4:09 pm

The post Energy Storage—A Trillion-Dollar Holy Grail appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The science of renewable energy is remarkable—the ability to harness nature to magically power our modern world is a seductive vision. And yet, the actual business of renewable energy is late to establish itsel...

Author: Adam Benzion
Posted: February 26, 2020, 1:01 pm

The post Tech Guru’s Plan—Fight Climate Change with Nuclear Power appeared first on POWER Magazine.

There’s widespread debate over whether nuclear power should be a player in the path toward addressing climate change. Industry analysts say nuclear is key to zero-emission power generation; even so...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: February 25, 2020, 10:16 pm

Fierce Telecom

DriveNets is getting a spotlight on the main stage of next week's OCP Experience Center event. The Open Compute Project (OCP) has picked DriveNets, UfiSpace and Credo to give the first live demonstration "ever" of a distributed disaggregated chassis (DDC) model, which was first submitted to OCP b...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: February 27, 2020, 5:37 pm
VMware has announced the general availability of its "cloud-first" orchestration solution for service providers, and a new name for the product. VMware first announced Project Maestro at VMworld 2019 Europe, but has since changed the name to the Telco Automation Cloud brand.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: February 27, 2020, 4:26 pm
Add Infinera to the—so far—short list of companies that are pulling out of OFC 2020 conference next month in San Diego. Infinera announced Thursday it won't be going to the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2020), which is slated for March 8-12 in San Diego.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: February 27, 2020, 2:49 pm
Google CEO Sundar Pichai said on Wednesday that Google will invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers across the U.S. in 2020. In a blog post, Pichai said the investments would primarily focus on 11 states.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: February 26, 2020, 9:23 pm
On Wednesday, ETSI announced a new group, ETSI ISG F5G, that's dedicated to specifying the fifth generation of fixed networks.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: February 26, 2020, 5:28 pm