| May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Reiji Yoshida Japan Times, Tokyo
More than two years into the triple-meltdown crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, workers continue to wage a desperate battle to keep the stricken reactors cool while trying to contain the 400 tons of radioactive water produced by the process each day.
Mississippi Power Co. announced Monday that Ed Day, 52, retired as president and CEO, effective immediately, but the head of the Public Service Commission said his agency is responsible for Day's departure.
Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) announces the completion of a joint venture agreement with Energy Development Corporation (EDC) for the development of Alterra's Mariposa geothermal project in Chile plus three geothermal concessions held by Alterra in Peru.
Coal has a bright future, but industry leaders must push hard to get there. That was the message Monday morning during the first session of the Eastern Coal Council's annual conference, held in Kingsport.
The "green" energy provisions of a 2008 state energy law have saved consumers $170 million, according to Ohio State University findings that run counter to the argument that the law's requirements have contributed to an increase in bills.
Wind energy could be stored underground among volcanic rock formations in two places in Eastern Washington, making the seasonal and intermittent power that wind generates more practical, according to a new study.
One of the lead contractors on Central Maine Power Co.'s massive transmission line upgrade has gone to court seeking at least $43 million from the utility for what it says are work changes that cost extra time and money.
Calling it an "Oklahoma solution" that uses state-produced energy resources, representatives of Tulsa-based utility Public Service Co. of Oklahoma urged environmental officials Monday to approve a plan that phases out its last two coal units at a power plant near Oologah by 2026.
| May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Michael Ulmer
The possible storage of spent nuclear fuel at Savannah River Site was left on the table Monday by the SRS Citizens Advisory Board, a group designed to offer advice to the Department of Energy, which owns SRS.
The $506 million project to convert the coal-fired power plant in Dunkirk to less-expensive natural gas would increase electricity delivery rates by a range of 3 to nearly 10 percent and cost upstate consumers far more than a less expensive alternative to upgrade the power transmission network across Western New York, according to a report released Monday by National Grid.