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New power plant could bring lower costs to parish residents

Apr 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Vershal Hogan The Natchez Democrat, Miss. - Louisiana Electric Power Association officials broke ground Thursday on a power plant meant to bring more stable and efficient energy to Vidalia and Jonesville. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

NRC: Quake hazards may imperil nuke plants

Apr 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christine Legere Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - The owner of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is being required to spend about $5 million over the next three years to prove the Plymouth plant and the pools where spent fuel rods are stored can stand up to tremors from regional earthquakes. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Ameren Missouri Files Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Report and Plan

Apr 19 - Targeted News Service - The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: Pursuant to Missouri Public Service Commission rule, Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri (Ameren Missouri) has filed its Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Report 2013 and its Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Plan 2014-2016 with the Missouri Public Service Commission. more...
Filed under: Wind

BLM Initiates Environmental Review of Tylerhorse Wind Energy Project

Apr 19 - Targeted News Service - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comment on the proposed Tylerhorse Wind Project, a 60-megawatt facility planned for 1,200 acres in Kern Country, CA. more...
Filed under: Wind

PG&E Utilizes Advanced Design, Construction And Technology To Strengthen Its Readiness For Catastrophic Earthquakes

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire - Serving an active earthquake region, advanced preparation for natural disasters is a top priority for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to help ensure safe and reliable operations. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Pilgrim nuclear plant to stage attack drill

Apr 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christine Legere Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. - Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station personnel and area public safety agencies will be tested at the end of this month to determine how well-prepared they would be for a terrorist attack on the Plymouth reactor. more...
Filed under: Nuclear


By Jim Bell
On: April 18, 2014
Here we go again, justifying doing something bad to do something supposedly good. I'm referring to the plans to scrape off hundreds of square miles more...
Filed under: Solar
By Sarah Battaglia
On: April 16, 2014
Being involved in the energy industry, we've received loads of questions regarding natural gas. It's a hot commodity right now so we understand that our more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
By Shlomi Palas
On: April 7, 2014
In his State of the Union address this month, President Obama pointed to his administration's 'all-of-the-above' energy policy as key to reducing US reliance on more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
By Evelyn Butler
On: April 3, 2014
The conversation surrounding how solar energy can benefit the environment has been a transformational one over the last 10 years. One of the focal points more...
Filed under: Solar
By Shlomi Palas
On: March 28, 2014
According to new analysis released in January by Frost & Sullivan, the global waste to energy (WTE) market earned revenues of $17.98 billion in 2012 more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass


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Lean Green Transportation Machines: Adopting Strategies For The Future

By Annie K - The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure more...
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New Magnetic Materials For Extracting Energy From Tides

By Danny Burns - The main objective of the MAGNETIDE project is to create a new sort of generator that changes the mechanical energy more...
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No US solar shortage this year, says IHS

By John Ryan - Higher solar costs resulting from a long-running global PV battle between the U.S. and China over antidumping and subsidy charges more...
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China figures not a surprise, says IHS analyst

By John Ryan - Stefan de Haan, associate director for the solar supply chain at IHS, was speaking more...

The Importance of Advanced Lead Acid Batteries in Renewable Power Generation

By Deja Kirkwood - When renewable energy sources are used to produce electrical power, the output cannot be guaranteed. It can be estimated with more...

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