A malicious software dubbed BlackEnergy has intrigued and frightened cybersecurity experts, in part because of its intent and in part because of its origin. BlackEnergy is designed to target critical energy infrastructure and is believed to have originated with Russian government-sponsored hackers.
Revenues for electric power generation industries that use renewable energy resources rose 49.0 percent from $6.6 billion in 2007 to $9.8 billion in 2012, according to new economic census statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
DTE Energy is approaching $1 billion in incremental spend with Michigan businesses, one year earlier than its original commitment, as part of the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative started in 2011.
Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today commended the G20 leaders' communique for its focus on global economic growth, poverty eradication in low-income and developing countries and increased international collaboration on energy policy.
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Azerbaijan produced 18.75 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in January-October 2014, which is 6.6 percent more than in the same period of 2013, the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee said in its report for ten months of 2014.
Duke Energy Florida, an electric utility, has announced that it is replacing an underwater cable that carries electricity to the St. Pete Beach area to reportedly enhance the electric reliability in Pinellas County beach communities.
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a top-ranking supplier of power components, has revealed new automotive-qualified silicon-carbide (SiC) diodes for advanced on-board battery chargers (OBCs) in electric vehicles such as Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) that demand high power-handing capability within a confined space.
Solar Power, Inc. ("SPI" or "SPI Solar") (OTCBB:SOPW), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic ("PV") developer, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SPI Solar Japan G.K., has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the equity interest in a 22 megawatt ("MW") solar project company, including land dedicated for the project, located in Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) announced that it has closed on the previously announced $900 million purchase of eleven hydroelectric facilities representing 633 megawatts of capacity and one storage reservoir from PPL Montana.
ACCIONA Windpower, an ACCIONA group subsidiary company dedicated to the
design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, has completed a turbine
supply agreement with Apex Clean Energy, developer of the 165 MW Cameron
Wind farm, which has been purchased by IKEA Group.