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Vestas wins 83MW wind turbine contract in Poland

May 27 - Investing.com - Denmark-based Vestas has won an 83MW wind turbine order for the Korytnica North project in Poland. more...
Filed under: Wind

OPPD updates on maintenance works at Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

May 27 - Global Data Point - Meanwhile, the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant is being refueled. The plant has been shut down on April 11, 2015 for carrying out refueling and maintenance. According to the OPPD, 133 new nuclear fuel bundles were successfully loaded into the reactor core. The Fort Calhoun nuclear power station is located about 20 miles north of Omaha. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Study finds space for solar farm at Mitchell Airport

May 27 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) - A proposed 5-acre solar energy farm at Mitchell International Airport took one step forward this month with a consultant's report showing there are a dozen open spaces large enough for a broad array of sun-tracking panels that would not interfere with aviation or traffic control. more...
Filed under: Solar

Ohio wind farm proves the case for wise renewable-energy policy

May 27 - Global Data Point - Yet, in northwest Ohio's Van Wert County sits Blue Creek Wind Farm, a 300-megawatt set of turbines that presents a strong case for how electric customers can benefit from renewable energy. more...
Filed under: Wind

Nevada firm's 25MW Hawaii geothermal contract should be approved, consultant says

May 27 - Global Data Point - Ormat already operates the 38-megawatt Puna Geothermal Venture plant on the Big Island. more...
Filed under: Future & Alternative Generation

Solar power application withdrawn, but developer still wants to build

May 27 - YellowBrix - The developer of Nebraska's first commercial solar energy project is withdrawing its application for state approval of the 5-megawatt generation plant just west of Lincoln, but says it will continue with the project. more...
Filed under: Solar

Articles 

By Stephen Heins
On: May 26, 2015
On April 8th, 2015, the Wall Street Journal headline read "Bloomberg Criticizes New York Fracking Ban." more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
By Sven Lindstrom
On: May 21, 2015
Prices of solar cells and solar panels have fallen dramatically over the last few years. This (and state subsidies) has been good for the advancement more...
Filed under: Solar
By Jesse Grossman
On: May 7, 2015
Solar energy is a booming business across North America. Installations grew 30 percent across the United States in 2014 for the industry’s biggest year yet, more...
Filed under: Solar
By Doug Napodano
On: May 1, 2015
Industrial plant operators seeking improved maintenance results might take a look at the nuclear industry for some transferable best practices. Maintenance operations at U.S. nuclear power more...
Filed under: Nuclear
By Terry Jarrett
On: April 23, 2015
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has been saying repeatedly that the EPA's Clean Power Plan to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants give states flexibility. more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
 

ENERGY BLOGS

2015 HURRICANE SEASON – OPPOSING FORECASTS

By Vincent Scatena - You Can’t Predict the Weather, but You Can Keep the Power On On April 9th, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric more...
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Queen's Speech prioritises energy security

By Kevin Burke - The UK's energy security will be a key aspect of the coming Conservative parliament, the Queen's Speech has revealed. Speaking more...
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Solar, Bio-gas and H2 combined for a new renewable energy model

By Kamlesh Jolapara - India is betting on solar and wind energy to boost power generation, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, and strengthen the more...

Nebraska Public Power District reduces costs while improving service levels

By Steve Herrmann - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) is the largest electric utility in Nebraska. In 2012, it’s investment in spares and materials more...
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Research Of Power Annual Deals Analysis 2014 : Market Segments, Size, Trend and Market projections

By swapnil devale - Power Annual Deals Analysis 2014 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. - more...
 

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Diving deeper into the details of nuclear power security

Wednesday Jun 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Every utility doing business in our increasingly digital and interconnected world is faced with security issues, and intrusions are predicted to rise over the next few years--whether from rogue nations or homegrown threats, whether actual physical attacks on infrastructure or more...

Filed under: Nuclear

Utility of the Future Leadership Forum

Monday Jun 1, 2015 - Wednesday Jun 3, 2015 - Washington D.C., District of Columbia - United States

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Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration

Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

Monday Jun 8, 2015 - Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Dubai UAE

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first more...

Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration
 


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