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Steffes awarded patent for technology to store renewable energy

Aug 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Katherine Lymn The Dickinson Press, N.D. - Dickinson-based Steffes Corp. was awarded a patent last week for technology that helps water heaters and other appliances store renewable energy like wind and solar. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage

Westinghouse could provide reactors for Utah nuclear site

Aug 21 - David Conti The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Westinghouse Electric Co. has an inside track on providing two of its new reactors for a proposed nuclear power plant in Utah. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

John Amos Power Plant saves time, money in coal offload process

Aug 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jared Hunt Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. - Workers at Appalachian Power's John E. Amos Power Plant near Winfield have found a way to shave time off the process of unloading coal from barges that stands to save the company -- and ratepayers -- tens of millions of dollars in the coming years. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

PPL to dump fly ash in Locust Summit

Aug 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Eric Scicchitano The News-Item, Shamokin, Pa. - Mount Carmel Township supervisors approved an agreement with PPL Corp. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

Department of Energy Announces $5.9 Million Funding Award Opportunity for Southern Research Institute

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

CPUC Reports on California's Successful Renewable Energy Progress

Aug 20 - Targeted News Service - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today said that California is aggressively bringing renewable generation online to meet the goals of its Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) program, which is one of the most ambitious in the country. more...
Filed under: Solar


By Wayne M. Kovach
On: August 22, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was banned in New York state in 2008 to study its effects on the environment. Since then, there have been numerous more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
By Alastair Turner
On: August 21, 2014
Much has been made of the potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Europe's evolving energy mix. However, its progress has stalled in recent more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
By Rick Barnett
On: August 20, 2014
On 6/25/13, the Obama administration released their "Climate Action Plan" (CAP). This re-confirmed the nation's 2020 goal from the 2009 Copenhagen Accord, to reduce carbon more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: August 15, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a hot topic. There has never been a middle ground on the technology; people are either for it or against it. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
By Shlomi Palas
On: August 13, 2014
At the start of the New Year, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his Administration announced final statewide commercial food waste disposal ban regulations to take more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass


Submersible Pump Market worth $18,914 Million by 2019 - Global Trends and Forecasts (2014-2019)

By sachin salunkhe - The report “Submersible Pump Marketby Industry (Chemical, Construction, Energy and Power, Water and Sewage, and Others), by Application (Industrial, Agriculture, more...
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Briquetting Machine Provides Clean & Safe Energy Alternative

By Deepi Makwana - The biomass briquetting machine offers clean, green and safe energy alternative to fossil fuels that is known as "white coal" more...

Smart Grid Synchrophasors Market - Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2014 – 2020

By Sandy Researcher - Integration of synchrophasor measurement in multi-function recorders and protective relays and increasing investments in modernization of the power grid is more...
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Liquefied Natural Gas expanding at a CAGR of 2.8% between 2013 and 2019.Transparency Market Research

By David Walkar - The liquefied natural gas market was valued at USD 161.4 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 196.4 more...

Release of Negative List (2014) for Shanghai Free Trade Zone

By China Online - Background   The Shanghai Municipal Government has recently released the Special Administration Rules for Foreign Investments in China (Shanghai) Pilot more...

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State of the Energy Industry: A Mid-Year Review

Friday Aug 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. This free webcast will be based on ScottMadden's more...

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