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Citizens' Utility Board sues Public Service Commission over We Energies plant

Apr 17 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) - The Citizens' Utility Board sued the state Public Service Commission on Wednesday, contending that We Energies' electricity customers should not bear almost all of the costs of converting the Valley power plant in downtown Milwaukee from coal to natural gas. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Permit for Carbon Sequestration Injection Well in Decatur, Illinois

Apr 17 - Targeted News Service - The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management

Fermi 2 goes offline indefinitely

Apr 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tom Henry The Blade, Toledo, Ohio - DTE Energy took its Fermi 2 nuclear plant in northern Monroe County offline today for an indefinite amount of time. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

NYPA-backed consultant to determine cost of moving Old Stone Chimney

Apr 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Justin Sondel Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y. - The New York Power Authority is moving forward with plans to move a Portage era relic when it begins work on a major project in Niagara Falls. more...
Filed under: Hydro

Alliant Energy gets final Marshalltown plant permit

Apr 17 - Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA) - Alliant Energy's Interstate Power and Light Co. secured the final permit on Monday from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for its proposed $700 million, 650-megawatt natural gas-fired plant in Marshalltown. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

Anywind Signs MOU to Manufacture Wind Turbines in Palmdale

Apr 16 - Targeted News Service - The city of Palmdale issued the following news release: Officials from wind power company Anywind Wind Power Electric, Inc. more...
Filed under: Wind


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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