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The post Former SpaceX Engineers Tout New Microreactor appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A California company is gathering funding for development of a portable nuclear microreactor, designed for use in areas where other forms of power generation are not practical. Radiant, founded by former Spa...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: September 22, 2020, 12:54 pm

The post GE Throws in the Towel on Coal-Fired Power appeared first on POWER Magazine.

GE said it will exit the new-build coal power market, subject to applicable consultation requirements. “GE’s Steam Power business will work with customers on existing obligations as it pursues this exit, which ...

Author: Aaron Larson
Posted: September 21, 2020, 4:21 pm

The post Improve Wind Turbine Safety with a Piston Accumulator Retrofit appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Wind turbines are designed to maximize power production based on the predicted wind speeds found at the plant site. However, excessive wind speeds are experienced at times, so it is crucial ...

Author: POWER
Posted: September 21, 2020, 11:59 am

The post Cyber Risks Are Top of Mind Throughout the Power Sector appeared first on POWER Magazine.


The electric power sector in the United States has a long history of facing threats to our infrastructure—whether they are natural or man‐made. While cyberthreats are indeed much more complex, part...

Author: Todd Inlander
Posted: September 19, 2020, 11:22 am

The post The Past, Present, and Future of Powerline Inspection Automation appeared first on POWER Magazine.


“Tedious.” If you ask electric utilities for one word on powerline inspection, that would probably be it. “Time-consuming” and “expensive” would probably also feature. Yet, “vital” would b...

Author: POWER
Posted: September 18, 2020, 10:04 pm

Fierce Telecom

As it takes on Cisco and VMware, HPE wraps up $925M deal to buy SD-WAN vendor Silver Peak mrobuck Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:08
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: September 22, 2020, 3:08 pm
AT&T re-ups with Akamai through 2023 mrobuck Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:03
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: September 22, 2020, 2:03 pm
Industry Voices—Raynovich: Nvidia is now a network behemoth; incumbents should be nervous mrobuck Mon, 09/21/2020 - 18:52
Author: Scott Raynovich
Posted: September 21, 2020, 10:52 pm
Windstream shakes free from Chapter 11 bankruptcy mrobuck Mon, 09/21/2020 - 18:27
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: September 21, 2020, 10:27 pm
VMware's SD-WAN finds a home on Equinix's data centers as a virtual network function mrobuck Mon, 09/21/2020 - 17:50
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: September 21, 2020, 9:50 pm