The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces its annual Green Power Leadership Awards, recognizing 19 Green Power Partners and four suppliers across the country--including the cities of Philadelphia and Las Vegas, Apple, Kohl's, and Trek Bicycle Corporation--for achievements in advancing the nation's renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions fueling climate change.
Czech utility CEZ has sent a letter to Italy's Enel to express its interest in buying its 66% stake in Slovak power producer Slovenske Elektrarne (SE), media reports said as the deadline for non-binding bids passed on November 19.
All amounts in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P. (TSX:BEP.UN)(NYSE:BEP) ("Brookfield Renewable") today announced an agreement to acquire a 488 MW multi-technology renewable portfolio in Brazil from Energisa S.A.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed carbon rule is the latest in a series of regulations alongside rising natural gas prices that will increase the cost of electricity and natural gas by nearly $300 billion in 2020 compared with 2012, according to a study released today by Energy Ventures Analysis, Inc.
Mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP, BHP.AX, BBL, BLT.L) announced Thursday that it intends to hold a extraordinary general meeting for shareholder vote in May 2015 on its proposed spin off of its less profitable assets such as aluminium, coal, manganese and silver assets, into a separate public-listed company.
| Nov 20 - Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, WA)
Seattle-based Heart of America Northwest and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility called Wednesday for the nuclear power plant near Richland to be shut down based on a study they commissioned.
Through a competitive bidding process conducted by economists at The Brattle Group, FirstEnergy Corp.'s subsidiaries Metropolitan Edison Company, Pennsylvania Electric Company, and Pennsylvania Power Company have successfully solicited contracts for 48,500 Solar Photovoltaic Alternative Energy Credits (SPAECs) annually over a two-year period.
A Midwest solar power company, and its subsidiary, are joining forces to acquire First Wind, in a deal valued at roughly $2.4 billion. Boston-based First Wind operates five wind farms in Maine and is developing a sixth in Aroostook County.
The Algae Biomass Organization, the trade association for the algae industry, applauded Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) for including provisions to encourage carbon utilization technology in climate change legislation they proposed today.
Dawson School, the region's premier K-12 independent school, has initiated The Renewable Energy Playground Design Challenge, giving Dawson students the opportunity to design an interactive play structure that uses solar, wind, and human energy to teach about and generate electricity.