Federal investigators have accused two former contract employees for Xcel Energy Inc. of willfully violating procedures and falsifying reports about safety-related tests of casks filled with high-level nuclear waste stored at the Monticello, Minn., nuclear power plant.
Kipeto Power Limited has received USD233 million financing from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the development finance institution of the United States government, for the project.
The operator of the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant began Tuesday dismantling the cover shrouding the No. 1 reactor building, installed in the wake of the 2011 disaster to keep radioactive materials from dispersing.
Their broad, bipartisan energy bill, The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, "would help America achieve its geothermal potential," commented Karl Gawell, Executive Director of the Geothermal Energy Association, "by addressing some of the most important barriers to geothermal development in the U.S."
The Department of Justice and EPA have reached a settlement with Interstate Power and Light, a subsidiary of Alliant Energy, which has agreed to install pollution control technology and meet stringent emission rates to reduce harmful air pollution from the company’s seven coal-fired power plants in Iowa.
In this second part of our interview with Mark Konya, supervisor of customer experience analytics at Ameren Missouri, we chat about how the utility uses analytics in social media and marketing, and Konya gives three great bits of advice to others tackling the scary world of analytics.
Cyber-intruders have more ways than ever to hack into the computer networks that control the North American power grid, so the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is pushing for tighter security standards to help keep them out.
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Hundreds of Allentown and other West Side residents are expected to be without power during the daytime Thursday, thanks to some planned reconstruction work by National Grid crews, the utility confirmed Monday afternoon.