Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead.

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Floating power generation holds promise for post-Fukushima Japan

Norwegian offshore oil & gas vessels firm, Sevan Marine ASA, is proposing a unique approach to bringing more power capacity to safety and space-conscious Japan.

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Anti-fracking billboards coming down in Ohio

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" in billboards opposing the disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages will come down Tuesday.

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California regulator: Alter San Onofre nuclear plant deal

The state regulator overseeing the closure of Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant said that a proposed settlement outlining who pays for the work needs to be a better deal for consumers.

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Oil production at Alaska's Cook Inlet reaches more than 16,000 bpd

Oil production at Cook Inlet in Alaska has surged to 16,288 barrels per day in the first six months of this year, up 25 percent from the first half of 2013, Alaska Journal of Commerce reported.

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Construction to begin on world's largest floating solar power plant

Kyocera Corporation, Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation and Ciel et Terre International announced that they will begin construction this month on the world’s largest floating solar installation.

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Total begins drilling Brazil offshore field

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Consumers Energy has reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice that resolves alleged past violations of the Clean Air Act.

Consumers Energy reaches settlement on power plant emissions

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The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun its gradual coast-down of generation as it approaches its December closure date.

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant begins gradual power down

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EPA grants extension on power plant emissions plan

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Trillium CNG and Mirabito Energy Open CNG Fueling Station in Binghamton, N.Y.

Sep 17, 2014 Trillium CNG and Mirabito Energy Open CNG Fueling Station in Binghamton, N.Y.

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Trillium CNG and Mirabito Energy Open CNG Fueling Station in Binghamton, N.Y.

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Eaton encourages operators to make savings at Aberdeen Technology Day

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Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

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Natural gas leak halted, Michigan evacuation ends

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RWE Dea awarded new concessions in Egypt

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Nuclear Power Generation

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun its gradual coast-down of generation as it approaches its December closure date.

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant begins gradual power down

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun its gradual coast-down...
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NRC launches Special Inspection at Millstone 3 nuclear plant

NRC launches Special Inspection at Millstone 3 nuclear power plant in re...
AREVA has been awarded a contract to supply nuclear fuel to the Browns Ferry Power Plant in Alabama.

AREVA to supply nuclear fuel to Browns Ferry

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In a decision written by Executive Director for Operations Mark Satorius, the agency concluded there is no immediate or significant safety concern at the Diablo Canyon plant, which sits on a seaside bluff midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Regulators reject call to shutdown Diablo nuclear power plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has concluded there is no immediate or...

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Consumers Energy has reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice that resolves alleged past violations of the Clean Air Act.

Consumers Energy reaches settlement on power plant emissions

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EPA grants extension on power plant emissions plan

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Fossil fuel-based power generation has not been stagnant; over decades, incremental technological innovation has driven constant improvement in power plant efficiency and emission controls.

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Arizona Public Service Co. proposes early closure of a unit at its coal fueled Cholla Power Plant

APS planning changes for coal fueled Cholla Power Plant

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Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

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Fossil fuel-based power generation has not been stagnant; over decades, incremental technological innovation has driven constant improvement in power plant efficiency and emission controls.

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GE presents industrial internet solutions for the oil and gas industry

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Renewable Energy

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Duke Energy for their 48 MW solar farm project, Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41).

ISS signs PPA with Duke Energy for 48 MW solar farm

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase a...
Renewable energy company Enel Green Power has commenced construction on a 61 megawatt wind power farm in Chile.

Enel Green starts build on 61 MW wind power farm in Chile

Renewable energy company Enel Green Power has commenced construction on ...
Voith has been awarded the contract to upgrade and rehabilitate 10 turbines at Grant County PUD's Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River.

Voith to upgrade, rehab turbines at Priest Rapids Dam

Voith Hydro has been contracted to rehabilitate the turbines in the 10-u...
Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric enters biomass business with acquisition of Imperative Energy

Gaelectric enters biomass power business

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Planet Gas and Senex drill new oil wells in South Australia

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MIT professor Fikile Brushett is applying fundamental electrochemistry to boost the performance and durability of future energy storage systems.

MIT: Future of energy storage

MIT professor Fikile Brushett is applying fundamental electrochemistry t...
Plans to shift New England from oil and coal to natural gas have drawn fights in the past year among energy companies, environmentalists and local and state officials.

Fight erupts over New England natural gas plan

Plans to shift New England from oil and coal to natural gas have drawn f...
The “cloud” isn’t simply a virtual place in which we can store data; it’s also a force that will change industrial processes and services. Siemens is on its way into the cloud era.

Broader Horizons for Data Services

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will invest more than $518 million toward grid modernization projects for rural communities in 15 states.

USDA commits over $518MM to rural grid modernization

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Total begins drilling Brazil offshore field

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New oil discovery for Eni offshore Angola

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Statoil COSL Pioneer rig temporarily suspended

Due to overcapacity in our rig portfolio, Statoil will lay up the COSL P...

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