Trashanol: Vendor pitches garbage-to-energy technology to board representing 187 Maine towns

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Nok-Noi Ricker Bangor Daily News, Maine
While the Department of Environmental Protection considers an application from the Municipal Review Committee to open an integrated solid waste and recycling facility with a landfill in Penobscot County, the MRC board heard a presentation Wednesday from technology vendor Fiberight.

Minister: No magic solutions for water, electricity

International | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon
Water and Energy Minister Arthur Nazarian said Lebanon's chronic power and water problems are accumulated over many years, stressing that he has no "magic wand" to resolve them overnight.

Structure Appoints Bill Hunter to Lead Organizational Change Practice

Annoucement | HOUSTON (July 23, 2014)
Industry Veteran, Change Guru, Hunter Leads Companies through Transformational Change

Adani, Indiabulls power rates to be hiked

International | Jul 23 - Times of India
Power tariff will increase once again as Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has agreed to the contentions of private power producers Adani, Indiabulls and JSW that their tariff needs to be increased as they are not getting contract amount of coal from coal companies.

Fukushima steps up effort to freeze radioactive water in tunnels

International | Jul 23 - EFE Ingles
Tokyo Electric Power Company, operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, said Wednesday it will accelerate the process of freezing irradiated water in underground tunnels.

EPA to Cut CO2 from Power Plants

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Jul 23 - Chemical Engineering Progress
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposed rule that would reduce CO, emissions from existing power plants to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030.

Obama promises electricity aid in Washington fire areas

Grid Operations | Jul 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.
The federal government will provide emergency assistance to help restore electricity in areas of Central Washington where wildfires have knocked out power, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday.

GE Gas Engine Technology Chosen for New Combined Heat and Power Project in Mexico

International | Jul 23 - ENP Newswire
GE's Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) announced that its channel partner in Mexico, Smith Power Mexico S de RL de CV, will provide its gas engine technology to engineering, procurement and construction contractor SEISA for Enerkin SAPI de C.V.'s new combined heat-and-power plant in Mexico.

After Two Years, Danish Wind Major Vestas Returns to India

International | Jul 23 - Indian Business Insight
Vestas, Denmark's wind power major, had decided to scale down sales effort in the Indian market in Sep 2012. Now, the company is returning to India after almost two years headed by a new Managing Director.

High cost of power

International | Jul 23 - Cape Argus (South Africa)
Although nuclear power does provide a viable base-load alternative to coal for electricity production, a "thorough investigation" of nuclear energy is needed before new plants are commissioned.

U.S. Geothermal profits heat up

Future & Alternative Generation | Jul 23 - Idaho Statesman (Boise)
Six months of retirement was enough for Dennis Gilles. He took overseas trips he'd had no time for in 23 years as an executive at California energy company Calpine Corp.

Nuke plan green light

International | Jul 23 - Cape Argus (South Africa)
The government is sticking to its guns and insists it will accelerate plans to build new nuclear power stations that could cost as much as R1 trillion or more to help secure the country's energy supply.

BNDES receives US$ 335 million from Germany's KfW bank in support of renewable energy

International | Jul 23 - Global Data Point
The operation is the largest ever carried out by the German development bank in Brazil. The agreement was signed by the president of the BNDES, Mr. Luciano Coutinho, and Mr. Norbert Kloppenburg, a member of KfW's advisory board.

Environmentalists: Coal ash layers still evident in Dan River

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 23 - News & Record (Greensboro, NC)
Government authorities should scrap a recent decision halting Dan River cleanup efforts and make Duke Energy recover more of the coal ash that spilled this winter from its closed power plant near Eden, environmentalists say.

Germany Ready to Help Nigeria On Renewable Energy

International | Jul 23 - AllAfrica
Against the backdrop of the epileptic power supply bedeviling the country, a ray of hope may be in the offing as Germany is willing to provide the technical know-how to Nigeria on renewable energy.



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