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GE Announces Largest North American Power Project for Its 60-Hertz J920 FleXtra Gas Engine Technology

Sep 30 - Business Wire - GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business (NYSE:GE) today announced that it has signed a contract to provide Sky Global Partners, LLC (Sky Global) with its Jenbacher gas engine technology along with a 30-year contractual service agreement for a new 50-megawatt (MW) high-efficiency power plant in Colorado County, Texas , near San Bernard’s Rock Island substation. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

Savannah River Site begins cleanup of coal ash landfill

Sep 30 - Augusta Chronicle (GA) - Savannah River Site has started a new cleanup project to remove 1.3 million cubic yards of ash created by a former 1950s-era, coal-fired power plant. more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management

State organization to study impact of wind farms in Pennsylvania

Sep 30 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - The Pennsylvania General Assembly's nonpartisan research organization has a year to produce a comprehensive report on the impact of wind farms on the state's landscape, wildlife and electric grid. more...
Filed under: Wind

NREL Software Tool a Boon for Wind Industry

Sep 30 - Global Data Point - That extra efficiency may be realized with the help of a software tool built by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). more...
Filed under: Wind

Solar Power Could Supply More than Half of Global Electricity Capacity by 2050, Says IEA

Sep 30 - Targeted News Service - The International Energy Agency has concluded that the various forms of solar power could provide more than half of the world's electricity by 2050, according to a new publication released today. more...
Filed under: Solar

Governor Patrick Announces Third Straight Year of Double-digit Job Growth in Clean Energy Industry

Sep 30 - Targeted News Service - Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the Massachusetts clean energy sector saw double-digit job growth for the third consecutive year and now employs more than 88,000 workers in the Commonwealth. more...
Filed under: Solar


By Rick Barnett
On: September 29, 2014
The utility industry is confronted with a condition often called "disruptive challenges". Introduced by the Edison Electric Institute's 2013 report ("Disruptive Challenges: Financial Implications and more...
Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration
By Devon Bass
On: September 25, 2014
For years Texas was producing more wind power than it could effectively put to use. Between 2006 and 2009 over 7,000 megawatts of wind capacity more...
Filed under: Wind
By Julia Young
On: September 18, 2014
Before discussing the various socio-economic advantages of solar energy, it is imperative to understand the global economic structure. This will give a better understanding of more...
Filed under: Solar
By Joe D’Orazio
On: September 12, 2014
Weather and nature are unstoppable forces but the results of their power are the same - the power is down and getting the lights turned more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
By Katrina McMurrian
On: September 5, 2014
At the recent National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Summer Committee Meetings, public utility commissioners from around the country gathered to discuss a number more...
Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration


Royalties: The New Path to Oil and Gas Riches

By Crude Royalties - P margin-bottom: 0.21cm; When stocks prove too volatile, the sophisticated investor who wants more control—and a faster return on investment--gets more...
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Oil Wells: How Low Can Ya Go?

By Sarah Battaglia - The first oil wells reached depths of 240 feet, which is sort of a laughing matter in today’s world.  These more...
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Shopkeeper commits suicide after British Gas cut his shop's electricity supply

By Kevin Burke - A shopkeeper hung himself over a £5,000 British Gas energy bill after the company's staff put him "on-the-spot" by cutting more...
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Briquette Plant Is Simple Than You Think

By Nilam Patel - After independence there is large increase in the volume of industries. These industries helps to achieve high industrial growth. But more...
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LATAM and Caribbean to install 9 GW PV within 5 years

By Jehan Vithana - Solar analysts NPD Solarbuzz have reported today that the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) will install 9 GW of more...

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