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GE's Natural Gas-Fueled Technology Chosen to Power the Coldwater BPU Peaking Plant

Sep 18 - ENP Newswire - GE's Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) announced today that its low-emissions reciprocating engine technology has been chosen by Michigan South Central Power Agency to replace outdated diesel units to meet the energy capacity needs for the city of Coldwater. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

Static electricity likely cause of power plant fire

Sep 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Andrea Sinclair The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - An "accidental" fire at Ray Nixon Power Plant prompted a brief evacuation of employees Wednesday but the generators were not shut down, Colorado Springs Utilities officials confirmed. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

New Report Shows America's Schools Saving Money by Going Solar

WASHINGTON, DC, Sep 18, 2014 -- - In a report card deserving of the honor roll, a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind new study released today says America's K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the last decade, soaring from 303 kilowatts (kW) of installed capacity to 457,000 kW, while reducing carbon emissions by 442,799 metric tons annually - the equivalent of saving 50 million gallons of gasoline a year or taking nearly 100,000 cars off U.S. more...
Filed under: Solar

Study: Washington, Oregon invest in fossil fuel projects

Sep 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Aaron Corvin The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. - State investment boards in Washington and Oregon are "bankrolling" oil, coal and gas infrastructure, a new analysis asserts, despite public calls by those states' governors to shift to renewables to fight global climate change. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park begins commercial operation

CHANDLER TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire - DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. more...
Filed under: Wind

Repairs underway at lame electrical facility

Sep 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - A key problem causing Hawaiian Electric Co. to ask customers to cut down on evening electricity use should be resolved in two to three days, the company said Wednesday. more...
Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration


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
By Sarah Battaglia
On: September 1, 2014
Start practicing your best Hamilton Porter impressions because within a few decades, you'll be shouting, "I'm bakin' like a toasted cheeser! It's so hot here!" more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
By Harry Valentine
On: August 28, 2014
Several years ago, a summer drought caused water levels to drop to near critical levels in the James Bay hydroelectric power dams of Hydro Quebec, more...
Filed under: Hydro


Solar energy - The sustainable energy

By Kamlesh Jolapara - By Kamlesh Jolapara ( As the Sun puts forth light, so it brings forth life. This planet represents the self, more...

Offshore Drilling Market worth $134.02 Billion by 2019 - Global Trends & Forecasts 2014 - 2019

By sachin salunkhe - The report “Offshore Drilling Market by Services (Contract Drilling, Directional Drilling, Logging While Drilling), Applications (Shallow Water, Deepwater, Ultra-deepwater) and more...

Energize your home with solar power

By Kamlesh Jolapara - By Kamlesh Jolapara ( The cost of electricity increases with time which is beyond one’s control. We rely solely on more...

Tiding the Tidal energy

By Kamlesh Jolapara - By Kamlesh Jolapara ( Use of any given energy source in human society encounters limits to expansion. At the beginning more...
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Briquette Plant Is A Good Alternative Energy Source

By Nilam Patel - The briquette plant is a good alternative energy source that offers well-developed and eco-friendly bio fuel for the replacement of more...

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