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County to seek federal grant to fund dam upgrades

Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Doug McDonough Plainview Daily Herald, Texas - During a special meeting Monday, brought on by a Friday deadline for a grant application, Hale County commissioners authorized County Judge Bill Coleman to sign an agreement with the U.S. More...

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...

Siemens wins new steam turbine module order with Drax Power in the UK

Siemens Energy, Inc. - Siemens Energy Service Fossil in Newcastle has won a new multi-million pound order for the supply and installation of three intermediate pressure (IP) steam turbine modules with Drax Power Limited, owner of the UK's largest power station. more...
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ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...

Siemens to focus its renewable energy activities on wind and hydro power

Siemens Energy, Inc. - In connection with the previously announced company program 2014, Siemens will modify its business strategy and organizational setup with respect to renewable energy. more...

ABB wins $20 million Swiss order to boost efficiency of hydroelectric power plants

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received orders worth around $20 million from two power utilities managed by Axpo, a leading Swiss power utility, to refurbish the generators at two of its hydroelectric power plants. more...

Articles 

By Kristopher Settle
On: July 1, 2013
A pipeline connecting Canadian resources to the American shoreline is only a step or two away from fruition, with federal permits and local opposition representing the largest stumbling blocks. Sound familiar? more...
By Kristopher Settle
On: June 26, 2013
Pardon the pun, but last week marked a true watershed moment for the Ontario Power Authority and the local community. more...
By Eric Hahn P.E.
On: April 22, 2013
Earlier this month, the Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division, Rear Admiral Kevin Slates, posted a thought provoking piece entitled "Reconsidering Energy Use in 2013". According to his posting, more...
By Harry Valentine
On: December 7, 2011
Canadian engineer Louis Michaud of Vortex Engine has undertaken much research into producing artificial tornadoes that may drive wind turbines. Michaud based his research on the occurrence of natural tornadoes, cyclones and the counterpart, waterspouts more...
By S. Deepak Kumar
On: July 12, 2011
Fuel prices are going up very rapidly. We need to think upon harnessing non-conventional sources of energy to our maximum. Up till now only those sites, which are large enough, where economy of scale enabled more...

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