U.S. Department of Energy Announces First Awards under Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program

LCG, October 16, 2020--The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced it has selected two U.S.-based teams to receive $160 million in initial funding under the new Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP).

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PSEG Files Application to Extend Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for New Jersey's Carbon-Free Nuclear Power Facilities

LCG, October 2, 2020--PSEG yesterday filed applications to extend Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants in Salem County in order to preserve New Jersey's largest carbon-free source of electricity and to help New Jersey achieve its clean energy goal of 100 percent carbon-free energy supply by 2050.

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Industry News

Duke Unit to Buy Waste Management Power Plants

LCG, Nov. 2, 2000--Duke Energy Corp. said yesterday its Duke Solutions business unit has agreed to acquire eight independent power plants with a combined capacity of 244 megawatts from a subsidiary of Waste Management Inc.

Duke Solutions said it will invest approximately $100 million in the facilities, including purchase price and planned improvements, adding that expected revenues over the next 15 years could exceed $1 billion.

The assets to be acquired include cogeneration and renewable energy facilities in California,Pennsylvania, Maine and Florida that provide steam and chilled water under long-term contracts with industrial and institutional customers and long-term electricity under long-term electric sales contracts with several utilities.

Duke Solutions will own and operate the plants, calling on other Duke companies for services such as maintenance, commodity supply and risk management.

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