WEC Report: Hydroelectric power set to double by 2050

The global hydroelectric power market has the potential to double to 2,000GW capacity by 2050 according to a World Energy Council report.

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Energy expert: Summer gas prices to stay below 2014's prices

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More delays possible for Georgia nuclear plant

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North Dakota oil production up 12,500 barrels daily in March

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Oklahoma coalition wants well moratorium in earthquake areas

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Indian Point nuclear plant fire leads to oil leak in Hudson River

Part of a New York state nuclear power plant remained offline after a transformer fire created another problem: thousands of gallons of oil leaking into the Hudson River.

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The Public Regulation Commission is close to deciding whether to approve a plan by Public Service Co. of New Mexico to close part of the San Juan Generating Plant and replace it.

Business leaders throw support behind coal power plant proposal

May 22, 2015 The Public Regulation Commission is close to deciding whether to approve a plan by Public Service Co. of New Mexico t...
Connecticut Natural Gas announced Thursday it has begun construction on a 10-mile natural gas expansion project in East Hampton.

CNG begins largest natural gas expansion project in 30 years

May 22, 2015 Connecticut Natural Gas announced Thursday it has begun construction on a 10-mile natural gas expansion project in Ea...
South Mississippi Electric Power Association has pulled out of a deal to buy 15 percent of the $6.2 billion Kemper County coal-fueled IGCC power plant, blowing a hole in Mississippi Power's financing plan for the project.

SMEPA pulls out of Kemper coal power plant deal

May 21, 2015 South Mississippi Electric Power Association has pulled out of a deal to buy 15 percent of the $6.2 billion Kemper Co...

 

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NV5 Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

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1.2 Million Clean Job Opportunities Available in First Quarter of 2015, According to Ecotech Institute's Clean Jobs Index

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Fitch Issues an 'A' Rating on CFC With 'Stable' Outlook

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MIC President Marybeth Miceli Named to AATA Board of Directors; AATA to Provide Free NDT Job Training to Vets, Disadvantaged Young Adults

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NY state to rule soon on crude oil facility at Albany port

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has issued a moratorium on expansion o...

Shell announces receipt of offer to acquire Liquefied Petroleum Gas business in France

Shell has received a binding offer from DCC Energy for its Butagaz LPG b...

Energy expert: Summer gas prices to stay below 2014's prices

Energy economist Wally Tyner says gas prices will generally remain below...

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The National Weather Service says gusty winds are whipping up waves as high as 4 feet early Friday off Santa Barbara County.

Winds, choppy seas slow cleanup of California oil spill

The National Weather Service says gusty winds are whipping up waves as h...

Total oil and gas flange protection: Challenge accepted!

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NY state to rule soon on crude oil facility at Albany port

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has issued a moratorium on expansion o...

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Nuclear Power Generation

NRC begins Special Inspection at Indian Point 3 nuclear power plant to review an issue associated with a transformer failure that led to a fire and automatic shutdown

NRC begins Special Inspection at Indian Point 3 nuclear plant

NRC begins Special Inspection at Indian Point 3 nuclear power plant to r...
Workers have sealed off the first of two storage bunkers affected by a radiation leak at an underground nuclear waste repository in New Mexico

Workers seal storage bunker at nuclear waste dump

Workers have sealed off the first of two storage bunkers affected by a r...
NRC directs nuclear power plants in California and Washington state to conduct additional, in-depth research into earthquake risks by June 2017

Nuclear News: NRC requests more earthquake risk assessments

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Regulators: More delays possible for Georgia nuclear plant

Regulators say there's a "high probability" a nuclear plant un...

Fossil Fueled Energy News

The Public Regulation Commission is close to deciding whether to approve a plan by Public Service Co. of New Mexico to close part of the San Juan Generating Plant and replace it.

Business leaders throw support behind coal power plant proposal

The Public Regulation Commission is close to deciding whether to approve...
Connecticut Natural Gas announced Thursday it has begun construction on a 10-mile natural gas expansion project in East Hampton.

CNG begins largest natural gas expansion project in 30 years

Connecticut Natural Gas announced Thursday it has begun construction on ...
South Mississippi Electric Power Association has pulled out of a deal to buy 15 percent of the $6.2 billion Kemper County coal-fueled IGCC power plant, blowing a hole in Mississippi Power's financing plan for the project.

SMEPA pulls out of Kemper coal power plant deal

South Mississippi Electric Power Association has pulled out of a deal to...
Under a series of rulings by U.S. judges in Denver over the last year, federal agencies that approve mining projects have been told to take into account coal's indirect environmental impact

Rulings require feds to consider carbon impact of coal mines

Under a series of rulings by U.S. judges in Denver over the last year, f...

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RWE announced the Nordsee Ost wind farm has been officially inaugurated.

RWE inaugurates 295 MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind power farm

With an installed capacity of 295 megawatts, Nordsee Ost is one of the l...

Sunrun and Westfield Corporation launch interactive home solar shopping experience

Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., tod...
Department of Energy releases report showing how the US can unlock the vast potential for wind power deployment in all 50 states

DOE report evaluates potential for wind power in all 50 states

Department of Energy releases report showing how the US can unlock the v...
Use of sensors, data networks and analytics create wind power turbines that are customized for peak efficiency of up to 20 percent more in annual energy production

GE launches Digital Wind Farm

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Exploration & Production News

Oil and gas: Vanguard Natural Resources to acquire Eagle Rock Energy

Vanguard Natural Resources will also assume $140 million of debt from Ea...

Oklahoma Senate passes bill preventing local hydraulic fracturing bans

The Oklahoma Senate voted 33-13 on Thursday for the measure, which also ...

Judge temporarily halts hydraulic fracturing approvals in North Carolina

A judge has ordered North Carolina not to approve any fracking operation...
Bigger than the Bakken: Energy companies setting their sights on Argentina

Bigger than the Bakken: Energy companies setting their sights on Argentina

Argentina is quickly becoming the venue for the next shale boom, and now...

T&D and Smart Grid

Connecticut Natural Gas announced Thursday it has begun construction on a 10-mile natural gas expansion project in East Hampton.

CNG begins largest natural gas expansion project in 30 years

Connecticut Natural Gas announced Thursday it has begun construction on ...
The official start to hurricane season is just days away. Although it officially doesn't begin until June 1, Dominion is urging all customers to prepare now for the upcoming summer storm season. Everyone can take advantage of the state's sales tax holiday from May 25-31 to stock their emergency kits with supplies.

Dominion Virginia Power customers urged to prepare for hurricane season

Dominion is urging all customers to prepare now for the upcoming summer ...
Duke plans transmission system upgrade and to replace coal power station with natural gas plant, plus solar in Asheville, N.C.

Duke unveils $1.1B plan to replace coal power, upgrade systems

Duke plans transmission system upgrade and to replace coal power station...
The Federal Aviation Administration says Xcel can use small unmanned aircraft systems to visually inspect natural gas and power systems

Xcel has FAA approval to use drones for gas, power systems

The Federal Aviation Administration says Xcel can use small unmanned air...

Offshore Oil & Gas News

ExxonMobil announces significant oil discovery offshore Guyana

The well was drilled by ExxonMobil affiliate, Esso Exploration and Produ...

Despite protests, Arctic offshore drill rig preparations continue

Neither a protest by demonstrators nor a permit violation notice from th...

Anadarko selects contractor for initial liquefied natural gas development in Mozambique

The scope of the work for the onshore LNG park includes two LNG trains, ...

Paddlefish snagged on Yellowstone test negative for oil

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department says a January oil pipeline sp...

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