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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Fire forces partial shutdown of Dynegy coal power plant

Authorities are investigating what caused a transformer fire at a northern Illinois power plant that forced one of two power-generating units to shut down.

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BP refinery blast sparks fire, shakes homes

An explosion at BP oil refinery in Indiana state rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn't cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility.

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Duke Energy to acquire and construct three solar power facilities in North Carolina totaling 128 megawatts (MW) of capacity. Duke Energy's new solar facilities will look similar to the company's existing ones. Pictured is the Millfield Solar Power Project in Beaufort County, N.C.

Duke Energy commits $500MM to North Carolina solar power expansion

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Mainstream to build Ghana's first utility-scale wind farm

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EnerNOC is partnering with Greentown Labs, an organization that supports early-stage energy technology companies with access to space, resources, and funding.

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American Power Group Appoints Dustin Taylor as South Central Regional Business Development Manager for Their Natural Gas Dual Fuel Product Line

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Alaska, Japanese agencies sign agreement

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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

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Japan’s nuclear regulator has unanimously approved an inspection report for the Sendai Nuclear Power Station's two reactors which have been offline since 2011 after the Fukushima disaster.

Japanese nuclear plant clears major hurdle toward restart

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

California regulator: Alter San Onofre nuclear plant deal

The state regulator overseeing the closure of the San Onofre nuclea...

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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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Balancing South Africa's Energy Poverty, Climate Change Commitments

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Construction of what is expected to be the largest post-combustion carbon capture system in the world is officially underway.

Petra Nova carbon capture-enhanced oil recovery project underway

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Rostec and Shenhua to invest up to US$10 billion into coal mine development and building of transport and utilities infrastructure in Siberia and the Far East of Russia.

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Symbion will build, own and operate a 50 MW power station by constructing gas extraction facilities to lift, separate and process methane gas, which is dissolved in the deep waters of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. (Image: Shores of Lake Kivu in Rwanda)

Rwanda awards 50 MW methane gas to electricity project to Symbion

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Artist’s rendering of Sevan Marine’s proposed 700 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant that would float on a cylindrical platform offshore Japan. (Image courtesy of Sevan Marine ASA)

Floating power generation holds promise for post-Fukushima Japan

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Duke Energy to acquire and construct three solar power facilities in North Carolina totaling 128 megawatts (MW) of capacity. Duke Energy's new solar facilities will look similar to the company's existing ones. Pictured is the Millfield Solar Power Project in Beaufort County, N.C.

Duke Energy commits $500MM to North Carolina solar power expansion

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Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company is requesting proposals for up to 200 megawatts of solar photovoltaic generation resources

Xcel seeking up to 200 MW of new solar power

Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company is requesting proposal...
A lease agreement has been signed to use New Bedford for staging and construction of Cape Wind, a proposed 130-turbine offshore wind power project.

Cape Wind offshore renewable energy project to be built in New Bedford

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that geothermal power generation could more than quadruple between 2012 and 2040.

EIA: US Geothermal power generation to quadruple by 2040

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TouchStar to launch dual Android/Windows TransPac application

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Transmission & Distribution

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

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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

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will invest more than $518 mi...
Rostec and Shenhua to invest up to US$10 billion into coal mine development and building of transport and utilities infrastructure in Siberia and the Far East of Russia.

Rostec, Shenhua to invest up to $10B on coal, utilities infrastructure

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China's CNOOC to open 33 oil and gas blocks for bidding

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Aker Wayfarer wins five-year contract from Petrobras

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McDermott completes contract scope for projects in Gulf of Mexico

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