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The post Nuclear Waste Bill Gains Traction in the House appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) of 1982 and give the Department of Energy (DOE) the authority to site, build, and operate one or more interim storage sites that would consolidate spent nu...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: November 21, 2019, 4:44 pm

The post Last New York Coal Plant Set to Close appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The last operating coal-fired power plant in New York state could close by mid-February. Somerset Operating Co. on Nov. 15 asked the New York State Public Service Commission to waive the state’s 180-day notice requir...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:56 pm

The post Regulators: Central Station Generation Will Stay Dominant Despite Emerging Tech appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A nationwide survey of state utility commissions suggests regulators are increasingly grappling with issues that could “profoundly” alter energy delivery and utility business...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:39 pm

The post EDF Will Bail on Three Nuclear Plants, Exelon Holds the Bag appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Exelon Generation said EDF Group—a French integrated electricity company—is exercising a put option to sell its 49.99% interest in the R.E. Ginna, Nine Mile Point, and Calvert Cliffs nuclear ene...

Author: Aaron Larson
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:38 pm

The post ‘GREEN Act of 2019’ Extends Tax Credits for Renewables appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 19 released a draft tax package for clean energy projects that includes a five-year extension of the 30% solar Investment Tax...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: November 19, 2019, 6:41 pm

Fierce Telecom

With cloud providers looking to move to the network edge, service providers such as CenturyLink are well positioned to help them. On the sidelines of the MEF19 conference, CenturyLink CTO Andrew Dugan outlined his company's edge investment and the role the edge will play going forward, including ...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: November 21, 2019, 5:21 pm
AT&T is out of the starter blocks for 400G with an optical connection carrying live traffic between Dallas and Atlanta. AT&T said the 400-gigabit optical connection was the first of its kind in the industry, as most vendors are targeting next year for the release of their 400G networking gear....
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:10 pm
It’s now clear from the MEF19 service provider technology conference that SD-WAN has arrived to solve all problems, including world hunger. Well, maybe not real hunger. But world hunger for new telecom revenue.
Author: Scott Raynovich
Posted: November 21, 2019, 2:15 pm
Vodafone Group has partnered up with Google Cloud to host its cloud platform for data analytics, business intelligence, and machine learning. Vodafone’s Neuron big-data analytics platform, which "act as a brain and driver for AI and business intelligence" for Vodafone’s global business, will be h...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: November 20, 2019, 2:56 pm
Colt Technology Services is now serving up high-bandwidth internet connectivity provisioned in near-real-time with the launch of its IP Access service. IP Access is provisioned over Colt's software-defined networking-enabled On Demand platform.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: November 20, 2019, 3:12 am