Washington demands coal exporter cut carbon footprint in half

The Washington Department of Ecology on Friday demanded a company proposing to export coal submit a plan to sharply shrink the project’s expected carbon footprint, raising questions about the plan’s chances of winning approval from Gov. Jay Inslee’s administration. Ecology released a long-awaited study on the environmental impacts of building a coal-export terminal in Longview along the Lower ...

FANR hosts international nuclear safety meeting

ABU DHABI, 1st May, 2016 (WAM) -- The UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR, recently organised a meeting for experts from nations that have signed on with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Code Applications and Maintenance Programme, CAMP, to assess the lessons learned from computer simulations that can guide decisions concerning nuclear power plant design, operation, and ...

Say no to nuclear energy in Nigeria

Arese Carrington I read an article on April 26, 2016, in a Nigerian newspaper, entitled, "Nuclear power not safe for Nigeria" authored by Senator Shehu Sani. I hope his voice will not be a lone voice on this issue while the citizens he is trying to protect look on. Although I don't live in Nigeria, it is my native land and I love my native land, the people are my people and thus their ...

Residents left without power as car strikes electricity box

The driver of a car that collided with an electricity box in Wolverhampton has avoided injury. The collision, which left residents without power for around four hours, took place on Thursday at around 6pm on Warstones Road, in the Merry Hill area of the city. A white Nissan Juke hit the electrical enclosure before mounting the curb, damaging the driver's side area above the front wheel. No one ...

Landmark occasion at largest wind farm

A WIND farm on a moor south of Glasgow has welcomed 500,000 visitors of 15 nationalities in seven years since it opened. Whitelee Wind Farm Visitor Centre has greeted people from countries including Sweden, Australia, Brazil and Thailand to the UK's largest onshore wind farm. The prize for being the 500,000th customer, of bikes for all the family, was won by Clare Horne who lives in Cambuslang ...

Iran increases mazut deliveries to power plants

Tehran, Iran, May. 2 By Emil Ilgar - Trend: Iran has significantly increased mazut (fuel oil) consumption in power plants. The country decreased gas deliveries to power plants by 11.9 percent in first 34 days of the current fiscal year (started on March 21). During the mentioned period, about 4.228 billion cubic meters of gas was supplied to power plants, the weekly report of Iran's Energy ...

Alabama governor, senator urge TVA to sell unfinished nuke

Nuclear | By JAY REEVES, Associated Press
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and Sen. Richard Shelby are among those urging the Tennessee Valley Authority to sell its unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Plant, where more than four decades of work hasn't produced a watt of electricity. Comments released publicly by the federal utility show that the Republican Bentley and Alabama Republican Shelby, along with local officials, ...

DEWA visits China to boost energy projects in the UAE and Dubai

The delegation includes Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Strategy %7E Business Development and DEWA, Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA, Mohammed Abdul Kareem Al Shamsi, Acting Executive Director of the UAE Water Aid Foundation and Ahmed Abdullah, Senior Manager of External Communications at DEWA. During the delegation's visit to ...

Cities lead China toward green future

China's environmental crisis and its dependency on coal for generating energy have been the favorite topic of discussions. But do we know China is by far the biggest producer of wind energy? Or, is it known China has also become the top solar energy producer? The fact is that China has truly shifted its economic planning toward a green future. President Xi Jinping's speech at the Paris climate ...

EC Infosystems Plays Key Sponsorship Role at 2016 DNV GL Energy Executive Forum

Annoucement | May 02, 2016 UNIONDALE, NY
Company will sponsor several events and give away Alaskan cruise in grand prize drawing.

KCP&L gives storm-ready tips

Spring storms have started to roll through the area. Severe thunderstorms caused flooding and tree damage in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas earlier this week. Kansas City Power and Light released some tips to prepare residents for more stormy weather this spring.

Warm winter hurts AEPs stock

American Electric Power reported heavy losses from sales after a mild winter, yet the power provider stated Thursday morning that it remains on track to meet earnings expectations for 2016. AEP, parent company of Appalachian Power, reported first-quarter profit of $501 million, down from $629 million in the prior-year quarter. Sales were declined to $4 billion, down from $4.6 ...

Coal demand falls in most states

Consumption of steam coal used for generating electricity in the U.S. power sector fell nearly 30 percent in the last nine years, West Virginia usage fell by more than a quarter, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The EIA released a report Thursday that shows even in Central Appalachia coal-producing states, the fossil fuel is losing steam for generating ...

Cebu City Council rejects proposed 300MW coal-fired power plant

The Cebu City Council on Wednesday rejected the proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant project in Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City for lack of social acceptability. Cebu City Councilor Nida Cabrera, in her committe report, said the proposed coal plant of Ludo Power Corporation is hazardous to the environment, quoting a World Health Organization study. Cabrera, who chairs the ...

New govt energy targets very, very, very challenging

Premier Simon Chang said yesterday it would prove "very, very, very challenging" for President-elect Tsai Ing-wen to meet the renewable energy targets she set during the presidential campaign. Tsai, who takes office on May 20, campaigned on a green energy initiative that included amendments to the Electricity Act to liberalize and privatize the power industry. At an event commemorating the ...

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