Regulations and economics have reduced carbon emissions in the U.S. electric power sector by about 15 percent since 2005, according to the Energy Information Administration. EPA's goal is to reduce power station carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030.
French utility EDF announced a new one-year delay for its Areva-designed EPR nuclear reactor in Flamanville, France, which it now expects to be connected to the grid in 2017, a decade after construction started.
The Iberdrola USA Foundation, in conjunction with Fundacion Iberdrola is now accepting scholarship applications for master's studies in energy and/or the environment at the University of Rochester and the University of Maine for the 2015/2016 academic year.
A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers, including vendor profiles, ratings, and rankings, with the goal of providing industry participants with an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the growing global smart city market.
U.S. coal exports have plummeted from their 2012 peaks, making it more difficult to make the case for building new export terminals in Washington and Oregon, according to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.
Iona Capital ("Iona"), a leading environmental investor, has financed its twelfth Anaerobic Digestion ("AD") plant, Leeming Biogas Ltd, which is located adjacent to RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire and will be one of the largest gas-to-grid AD plants in the UK.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Berkshire Wind Power Cooperative Corporation's (BWPCC, or the cooperative) $57.9 million of outstanding wind project revenue bonds, Berkshire series 1 to 'A+' from 'A'. The Rating Outlook is Stable.