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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a Jan. 31 public hearing on an air quality plan for a natural gas-fired power plant in Lackawanna County, Kallanish Energy reports. Lackawanna Energy Center last September filed an application for its proposed emissions reduction ...

LISBON -- The sister plant to the natural gas-powered electric plant to be built outside Wellsville is open for business. Advance Power announced last week its 700-megawatt Carroll County Energy plant outside Carrollton is operating and capable of generating enough electricity for 750,000 homes.
Predix deal between GE and Enel will initially focus on asset performance management in 14 power plants in Europe and Latin America. Last week, General Electric (GE) announced that it has won a deal to supply its Predix software to the global thermal generation division of Enel, the Italian energy giant.
"A great deal has changed since the Invenergy power plant was proposed, and there is growing evidence that the power plant is neither needed nor a positive for our economy or our environment," Kilmartin said in an emailed statement. "In our role as the environmental advocate for the State of Rhode ...
It is interesting to see crypto miners taking fate into their own hands by outright buying power plants to keep their operations going. Perhaps this may be a portent of things to come. Do you think it's a wise decision to buy your own power plant for cryptocurrency mining? Will other miners, if they are able, ...

California, the state that helped birth the global boom in battery-toting electric vehicles, is trying to spark a similar transformation for utilities. And that spells trouble for power plants all across the U.S. that run on natural gas. The California public utilities Commission approved an order Thursday that will ...
Observers say the power plant shutdowns will profoundly change Montana's energy economy and require state leaders to consider what measures, if any, should be taken to keep Montana in the energy export business. power plants burning Montana coal numbered 50 in 2012, but are expected to decline ...
Veolia recently acquired Bakonyi Erőmű Zrt., which operates the Hungary-based Ajka power plant. The facility fires biomass and coal to produce electricity, residential district heat and industrial steam. On Jan. 9, Veolia announced its Hungarian division is screening the Ajka plant in an effort to create a plan ...
Tehran, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Iran aims to use gas as feedstock instead of fuels like mazut to generate power by March 2018, Financial Tribune reported on Saturday. "Mazut, an eco-unfriendly fuel, accounted for 45 percent of Iran's power plant feedstock in 2013, but declined to 8 percent in 2015, and plans ...
PLYMOUTH -- Operators of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant found themselves again dealing with issues related to the reactor's pressure-relief system during the six-day shutdown caused by partial loss of offsite electricity during the Jan. 4 storm. A leaking pilot safety relief valve - one of four that sense ...
"A great deal has changed since the Invenergy power plant was proposed, and there is growing evidence that the power plant is neither needed nor a positive for our economy or our environment," Kilmartin said in announcing his opposition to the $1-billion fossil fuel-burning power plant proposed in ...
Tampa -- The parent company of Tampa Electric plans to seek regulatory approval in coming months to convert its Big Bend power plant, the site of an industrial accident that killed five workers last year, from coal to natural gas, a top executive said Friday. If approved, the full conversion would cost an ...
The latest announcement is for predictive diagnostics software at 14 thermal power plants in Europe and Latin America for Enel. ... At its Minds + Machines conference last fall, GE announced a major multi-year agreement with Exelon's six electric utilities as well as a wide-ranging agreement with the New ...
Shell this year plans to begin constructing a solar power plant at its chemicals manufacturing facility in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, the company reported Wednesday. "Developing this solar power plant in Moerdijk fits within Shell's ambition to play an active role in the Dutch energy transition," Marjan van ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- police don't have clear answers for why a man hopped a fence into the Metcalf Energy Center armed with axes and throwing knives, and got into a confrontation where officers shot and killed him Tuesday evening. The 27-year-old city resident was admitted to a local hospital on a ...

"Today marks a milestone in the deregulation of the electric utility industry in the Granite State. We will soon close on the related sale of ... Eversource will provide three years of tax stabilization payments to communities where a power plant may be sold for less than its assessed value. Under the settlement ...
Eversource has sold its three large fossil generation facilities and two combustion turbines to Granite Shore Power LLC. The large plants include the Newington and Schiller stations and Bow Station in Merrimack. The company's nine hydroelectric facilities have been acquired by Hull Street Energy, LLC ...
Russian State Expert Examination Board (Glavgosexpertiza) has approved the operation of the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov. The authority said on 9 December it had approved the project in Russia's northernmost city of Pevek that is being funded by Rosenergoatom, the nuclear ...
California officials voted Thursday to approve the closing of the state's last remaining nuclear power plant. All five members of the California Public ... Utilities had at one point planned to develop numerous power plants in the state but only built a small handful.The anti-nuclear movement also gained ...
The man shot and killed by San Jose police officers on Tuesday evening at the Metcalf Energy Center had a lengthy rapsheet and was armed with two axes, a sword and throwing knives, according to Chief Eddie Garcia. An employee at the South San Jose power plant called 911 just after 5 p.m. to report a ...
NextEra Energy, Inc.'sNEE primary subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Company ("FPL") recently made an announcement regarding the retirement of one of Florida's largest coal-fired power plants and the inauguration of four new solar power plants. The new solar plants comprise more than 1 million solar ...
The on-site lignite coal pile for the San Miguel power plant near Campbellton, Texas is seen in this Wednesday, May 17, 2017 aerial photo. ... Nearly all the U.S. power plants that shut down over the last decade burned fossil fuels, victims of newer and more efficient technologies and the falling costs of ...
Stamford-based Castleton Commodities International and Greenwich-based Atlas Holdings' $175 million acquisition of a group of Eversource-owned fossil fuel facilities in New Hampshire includes the oil and ... more. Photo: Eversource. Image 2 of 4. Stamford-based Castleton Commodities International ...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire's largest utility has completed the sale of its power-generating plants. Eversource has sold its three large fossil generation facilities and two combustion turbines to Granite Shore Power LLC. The large plants include the Newington and Schiller stations and Bow ...
An electrical provider plans a $36 million natural gas-fired power plant in southeast Mississippi. Hattiesburg-based Cooperative Energy announced plans Monday to replace ... Many power plants need existing electricity to start generation. Cooperative Energy generates and transmits power for its owners, ...
Fire in Ductwork at coal-fired power plant. firefighters are on the scene of a ductwork fire at FirstEnergy's largest coal-fired power plant in western Pennsylvania. Jan. 10, 2018, at 6:45 a.m.. Fire in Ductwork at Coal-Fired power plant ...
The proposal would've allowed utilities to charge their customers an extra fee to help prop up power plants that struggle to compete in the market. But the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied the measure. Utilities are reviewing FERC's decision. But opponents who call these subsidies bailouts ...
An independent energy agency on Monday rejected a Trump Administration plan to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants, dealing a blow to President ... Perry was referring to his plan to compensate power plant owners that maintain a 90-day fuel supply protected against severe weather and other ...
For BWSC, the Benin power plant is the second contract it has bagged in recent times in Western Africa. In June 2017, the company had won a €90m contract to build a 90MW high-efficiency power plant in Kayes, Mali. BWSC claims to have delivered over 180 power plants across 53 countries with a total ...
SB 819 provides the CPUC with full authority to apply a reasonableness review to electric utilities' requests for cost recovery. In addition, the bill clarifies that fines, penalties, or uninsured expenses resulting from negligent behavior are not recoverable in rates. Gas companies are already prevented from ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The state's two largest electric utilities are planning to install 1.3 million upgraded meters in homes across the state. A release from Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities says the two utilities would invest about $350 million in the three-year project. The new ...
FARMINGTON -- The issue of electricity rate increases is back on the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission's plate as a statewide utility continues to seek permission to use the possible increased revenue to recoup improvement costs for Four Corners power plant emission reduction controls.
... State Legislature · State governments · Energy Subsidies · Government Subsidies · Government Aid For Industry · Economic Policy · economy · Business · Government Business And finance · Government Policy · Winter weather · nuclear power generation · Electric power generation · electric utilities ...
The installation of systems that mitigate emissions at Colorado Springs Utilities' coal-fired Ray Nixon power plant were completed well under budget, according to a recent city audit. Utilities began installing low nitrogen oxide burners and sulfur dioxide scrubbers at the plant near Falcon in 2016.
The nuclear power plant near Richland set a new record in December for electricity generated in a single month. Energy Northwest said the Columbia Generating Station sent more than 867 million kilowatt-hours of electricity to the Northwest power grid last month, beating the previous record of about 862 ...
At any other time of year New England largely relies on natural gas to generate electricity, but it's oil that power plants in the region have increasingly ... National Grid, Rhode Island's main electric utility, buys 10 percent of its supply on the spot market, and when it set new rates for the winter, it projected an ...
Tampa, Fla. (AP) -- A federal agency says Tampa Electric Co. ignored its own rules when performing a dangerous maintenance job at one of its plants that left five workers dead. On Thursday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration slapped the company with its most serious citation -- a willful ...
One of the main partners in the abandoned V.C. Summer nuclear reactor work is asking to have the failed projects' licenses withdrawn to help it capture $2 billion in tax deductions for the past year. South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. late last month filed a formal request with the federal Nuclear Regulatory ...
Plans for a £100m gas-fired power plant in Swansea, Wales, are to be the subject of a public consultation exercise in February. The Abergilli power plant will be a 299 MW open cycle rapid response power station, with the capability of powering 150,000 homes. The plant will is proposed by Abergilli Power, ...
Being built at Kudgi village in Bijapur District of Karnataka, the supercritical p thermal power plant project is being developed in two stages. The newly commissioned Unit 2 is part of the first phase of the project. The first stage involves construction of three units each with 800MW capacity, while the second ...
Coal provided ~47K MW of electricity on Saturday, with natural gas offering 21K MW and nuclear power 35K MW, while this morning oil-fired power plants surged to a record high of more than 10K MW, natural gas plants crested above 30K MW and coal remained at slightly more than 47K MW, according to ...
Well here we are in January and February - the coldest time of the year! They're months of short days, long nights, snow, wind and ice. While these months do have their charm, we all know they can be tough to get through sometimes. For people who are struggling with personal challenges, like illness or ...
Delaware Governor John Carney intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to prevent air pollution from spreading from nearby power plants in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Carney sent four notice of intent to sue letters to the EPA on Tuesday after years of the state petitioning ...
... Florida Power & Light Co. and Audubon Florida are working together to make the power company's new solar power plant sites habitat for native plants, birds, bees and butterflies. FPL plans to install more than 2.5 million solar panels at eight new solar power plants that will be operational by early 2018.
JESSUP -- The wind blows more than it doesn't on the hillside where 1,000 well-bundled workers are building one of the largest natural gas power plants in the state. "power plant construction is an outdoor event," site manager Dan Marks said on a morning last week that began with single-digit ...
Head east from Glenwood Springs in western Colorado today, and you'll encounter an isolated stretch of I-70 hugging the curves of the Colorado River. But 110 years ago, you would've hit "a thriving little city" of hundreds of people living in tents, nestled there between the high walls of the river canyon so ...
KILLINGLY -- The Killingly power plant Saga was significant this year, mainly for what didn't happen. In May, the Connecticut Siting Council, the agency that oversees permit approval for proposed power plants in the state, denied applications filed by the NTE firm to build a 550-megawatt, duel-fuel electric ...
While the industrial authority discussed water for the power plant at its Monday meeting, the group also discussed financial arrangements between the industrial authority and the Chamber of Commerce. The industrial authority voted a couple of months to ago to suspend all payments from the IDA to the ...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a Jan. 31 public hearing on an air quality plan for a natural gas-fired power plant in Lackawanna County, Kallanish Energy reports. Lackawanna Energy Center last September filed an application for its proposed emissions reduction ...

LISBON -- The sister plant to the natural gas-powered electric plant to be built outside Wellsville is open for business. Advance Power announced last week its 700-megawatt Carroll County Energy plant outside Carrollton is operating and capable of generating enough electricity for 750,000 homes.
Predix deal between GE and Enel will initially focus on asset performance management in 14 power plants in Europe and Latin America. Last week, General Electric (GE) announced that it has won a deal to supply its Predix software to the global thermal generation division of Enel, the Italian energy giant.
"A great deal has changed since the Invenergy power plant was proposed, and there is growing evidence that the power plant is neither needed nor a positive for our economy or our environment," Kilmartin said in an emailed statement. "In our role as the environmental advocate for the State of Rhode ...
It is interesting to see crypto miners taking fate into their own hands by outright buying power plants to keep their operations going. Perhaps this may be a portent of things to come. Do you think it's a wise decision to buy your own power plant for cryptocurrency mining? Will other miners, if they are able, ...

California, the state that helped birth the global boom in battery-toting electric vehicles, is trying to spark a similar transformation for utilities. And that spells trouble for power plants all across the U.S. that run on natural gas. The California public utilities Commission approved an order Thursday that will ...
Observers say the power plant shutdowns will profoundly change Montana's energy economy and require state leaders to consider what measures, if any, should be taken to keep Montana in the energy export business. power plants burning Montana coal numbered 50 in 2012, but are expected to decline ...
Veolia recently acquired Bakonyi Erőmű Zrt., which operates the Hungary-based Ajka power plant. The facility fires biomass and coal to produce electricity, residential district heat and industrial steam. On Jan. 9, Veolia announced its Hungarian division is screening the Ajka plant in an effort to create a plan ...
Tehran, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Iran aims to use gas as feedstock instead of fuels like mazut to generate power by March 2018, Financial Tribune reported on Saturday. "Mazut, an eco-unfriendly fuel, accounted for 45 percent of Iran's power plant feedstock in 2013, but declined to 8 percent in 2015, and plans ...
PLYMOUTH -- Operators of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant found themselves again dealing with issues related to the reactor's pressure-relief system during the six-day shutdown caused by partial loss of offsite electricity during the Jan. 4 storm. A leaking pilot safety relief valve - one of four that sense ...
"A great deal has changed since the Invenergy power plant was proposed, and there is growing evidence that the power plant is neither needed nor a positive for our economy or our environment," Kilmartin said in announcing his opposition to the $1-billion fossil fuel-burning power plant proposed in ...
Tampa -- The parent company of Tampa Electric plans to seek regulatory approval in coming months to convert its Big Bend power plant, the site of an industrial accident that killed five workers last year, from coal to natural gas, a top executive said Friday. If approved, the full conversion would cost an ...
The latest announcement is for predictive diagnostics software at 14 thermal power plants in Europe and Latin America for Enel. ... At its Minds + Machines conference last fall, GE announced a major multi-year agreement with Exelon's six electric utilities as well as a wide-ranging agreement with the New ...
Shell this year plans to begin constructing a solar power plant at its chemicals manufacturing facility in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, the company reported Wednesday. "Developing this solar power plant in Moerdijk fits within Shell's ambition to play an active role in the Dutch energy transition," Marjan van ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- police don't have clear answers for why a man hopped a fence into the Metcalf Energy Center armed with axes and throwing knives, and got into a confrontation where officers shot and killed him Tuesday evening. The 27-year-old city resident was admitted to a local hospital on a ...

"Today marks a milestone in the deregulation of the electric utility industry in the Granite State. We will soon close on the related sale of ... Eversource will provide three years of tax stabilization payments to communities where a power plant may be sold for less than its assessed value. Under the settlement ...
Eversource has sold its three large fossil generation facilities and two combustion turbines to Granite Shore Power LLC. The large plants include the Newington and Schiller stations and Bow Station in Merrimack. The company's nine hydroelectric facilities have been acquired by Hull Street Energy, LLC ...
Russian State Expert Examination Board (Glavgosexpertiza) has approved the operation of the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov. The authority said on 9 December it had approved the project in Russia's northernmost city of Pevek that is being funded by Rosenergoatom, the nuclear ...
California officials voted Thursday to approve the closing of the state's last remaining nuclear power plant. All five members of the California Public ... Utilities had at one point planned to develop numerous power plants in the state but only built a small handful.The anti-nuclear movement also gained ...
The man shot and killed by San Jose police officers on Tuesday evening at the Metcalf Energy Center had a lengthy rapsheet and was armed with two axes, a sword and throwing knives, according to Chief Eddie Garcia. An employee at the South San Jose power plant called 911 just after 5 p.m. to report a ...
NextEra Energy, Inc.'sNEE primary subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Company ("FPL") recently made an announcement regarding the retirement of one of Florida's largest coal-fired power plants and the inauguration of four new solar power plants. The new solar plants comprise more than 1 million solar ...
The on-site lignite coal pile for the San Miguel power plant near Campbellton, Texas is seen in this Wednesday, May 17, 2017 aerial photo. ... Nearly all the U.S. power plants that shut down over the last decade burned fossil fuels, victims of newer and more efficient technologies and the falling costs of ...
Stamford-based Castleton Commodities International and Greenwich-based Atlas Holdings' $175 million acquisition of a group of Eversource-owned fossil fuel facilities in New Hampshire includes the oil and ... more. Photo: Eversource. Image 2 of 4. Stamford-based Castleton Commodities International ...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire's largest utility has completed the sale of its power-generating plants. Eversource has sold its three large fossil generation facilities and two combustion turbines to Granite Shore Power LLC. The large plants include the Newington and Schiller stations and Bow ...
An electrical provider plans a $36 million natural gas-fired power plant in southeast Mississippi. Hattiesburg-based Cooperative Energy announced plans Monday to replace ... Many power plants need existing electricity to start generation. Cooperative Energy generates and transmits power for its owners, ...
Fire in Ductwork at coal-fired power plant. firefighters are on the scene of a ductwork fire at FirstEnergy's largest coal-fired power plant in western Pennsylvania. Jan. 10, 2018, at 6:45 a.m.. Fire in Ductwork at Coal-Fired power plant ...
The proposal would've allowed utilities to charge their customers an extra fee to help prop up power plants that struggle to compete in the market. But the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied the measure. Utilities are reviewing FERC's decision. But opponents who call these subsidies bailouts ...
An independent energy agency on Monday rejected a Trump Administration plan to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants, dealing a blow to President ... Perry was referring to his plan to compensate power plant owners that maintain a 90-day fuel supply protected against severe weather and other ...
For BWSC, the Benin power plant is the second contract it has bagged in recent times in Western Africa. In June 2017, the company had won a €90m contract to build a 90MW high-efficiency power plant in Kayes, Mali. BWSC claims to have delivered over 180 power plants across 53 countries with a total ...
SB 819 provides the CPUC with full authority to apply a reasonableness review to electric utilities' requests for cost recovery. In addition, the bill clarifies that fines, penalties, or uninsured expenses resulting from negligent behavior are not recoverable in rates. Gas companies are already prevented from ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The state's two largest electric utilities are planning to install 1.3 million upgraded meters in homes across the state. A release from Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities says the two utilities would invest about $350 million in the three-year project. The new ...
FARMINGTON -- The issue of electricity rate increases is back on the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission's plate as a statewide utility continues to seek permission to use the possible increased revenue to recoup improvement costs for Four Corners power plant emission reduction controls.
... State Legislature · State governments · Energy Subsidies · Government Subsidies · Government Aid For Industry · Economic Policy · economy · Business · Government Business And finance · Government Policy · Winter weather · nuclear power generation · Electric power generation · electric utilities ...
The installation of systems that mitigate emissions at Colorado Springs Utilities' coal-fired Ray Nixon power plant were completed well under budget, according to a recent city audit. Utilities began installing low nitrogen oxide burners and sulfur dioxide scrubbers at the plant near Falcon in 2016.
The nuclear power plant near Richland set a new record in December for electricity generated in a single month. Energy Northwest said the Columbia Generating Station sent more than 867 million kilowatt-hours of electricity to the Northwest power grid last month, beating the previous record of about 862 ...
At any other time of year New England largely relies on natural gas to generate electricity, but it's oil that power plants in the region have increasingly ... National Grid, Rhode Island's main electric utility, buys 10 percent of its supply on the spot market, and when it set new rates for the winter, it projected an ...
Tampa, Fla. (AP) -- A federal agency says Tampa Electric Co. ignored its own rules when performing a dangerous maintenance job at one of its plants that left five workers dead. On Thursday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration slapped the company with its most serious citation -- a willful ...
One of the main partners in the abandoned V.C. Summer nuclear reactor work is asking to have the failed projects' licenses withdrawn to help it capture $2 billion in tax deductions for the past year. South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. late last month filed a formal request with the federal Nuclear Regulatory ...
Plans for a £100m gas-fired power plant in Swansea, Wales, are to be the subject of a public consultation exercise in February. The Abergilli power plant will be a 299 MW open cycle rapid response power station, with the capability of powering 150,000 homes. The plant will is proposed by Abergilli Power, ...
Being built at Kudgi village in Bijapur District of Karnataka, the supercritical p thermal power plant project is being developed in two stages. The newly commissioned Unit 2 is part of the first phase of the project. The first stage involves construction of three units each with 800MW capacity, while the second ...
Coal provided ~47K MW of electricity on Saturday, with natural gas offering 21K MW and nuclear power 35K MW, while this morning oil-fired power plants surged to a record high of more than 10K MW, natural gas plants crested above 30K MW and coal remained at slightly more than 47K MW, according to ...
Well here we are in January and February - the coldest time of the year! They're months of short days, long nights, snow, wind and ice. While these months do have their charm, we all know they can be tough to get through sometimes. For people who are struggling with personal challenges, like illness or ...
Delaware Governor John Carney intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to prevent air pollution from spreading from nearby power plants in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Carney sent four notice of intent to sue letters to the EPA on Tuesday after years of the state petitioning ...
... Florida Power & Light Co. and Audubon Florida are working together to make the power company's new solar power plant sites habitat for native plants, birds, bees and butterflies. FPL plans to install more than 2.5 million solar panels at eight new solar power plants that will be operational by early 2018.
JESSUP -- The wind blows more than it doesn't on the hillside where 1,000 well-bundled workers are building one of the largest natural gas power plants in the state. "power plant construction is an outdoor event," site manager Dan Marks said on a morning last week that began with single-digit ...
Head east from Glenwood Springs in western Colorado today, and you'll encounter an isolated stretch of I-70 hugging the curves of the Colorado River. But 110 years ago, you would've hit "a thriving little city" of hundreds of people living in tents, nestled there between the high walls of the river canyon so ...
KILLINGLY -- The Killingly power plant Saga was significant this year, mainly for what didn't happen. In May, the Connecticut Siting Council, the agency that oversees permit approval for proposed power plants in the state, denied applications filed by the NTE firm to build a 550-megawatt, duel-fuel electric ...
While the industrial authority discussed water for the power plant at its Monday meeting, the group also discussed financial arrangements between the industrial authority and the Chamber of Commerce. The industrial authority voted a couple of months to ago to suspend all payments from the IDA to the ...


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