Westinghouse pursues AP1000 nuclear power plant in Utah

Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah.

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Politicians cheer Pittsburgh airport gas drilling

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.

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Emerging solar power plants scorch birds in mid-air

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

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Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

The weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new report released Tuesday.

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NuScale looking to build small scale nuclear power plant in Washington

The nuclear power developer is working with a legislative task force to determine whether the state will ramp up investments in nuclear energy.

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Legend Oil and Gas drills 8 new wells in Kansas

Legend Oil and Gas announced it completed its second Piqua Kansas drilling program in Kansas in August.

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Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology upgrade at the fossil-fueled Karn/Weadock complex, its largest power plant.

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Yantai State Grid Corporation said it expects the first phase of a $13 billion nuclear power project in China to commence operation in 2016.

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Yantai State Grid Corporation said it expects the first phase of a $13 billion nuclear power project in China to commence operation in 2016.

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Westinghouse, Blue Castle sign agreement to pursue development of a two-unit AP1000 nuclear power plant in Utah.

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Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology upgrade at the fossil-fueled Karn/Weadock complex, its largest power plant.

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The decommissioning team imploded the two 200-foot smokestacks at the site as part of Duke Energy's program to decommission and demolish retired units at nine coal plants in North Carolina.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority has approved replacing the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis with a cleaner, combined-cycle gas plant.

TVA to replace Allen coal plant with natural gas fueled facility

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Dynegy on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 announced plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy several coal and gas power generation plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

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Consumers Energy rapidly nears completion of a $250 million technology upgrade at the fossil-fueled Karn/Weadock complex, its largest power plant.

Consumers Energy nears completion of $250MM Karn/Weadock upgrade

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APR Energy announces contract for a gas-fueled peaking power plant featuring state-of-the-art GE TM2500+ dual-fuel turbines in Western Australia

APR tapped for gas fueled peaking power plant in Australia

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Minnesota Power joins forces with military to build 10 megawatt solar energy project at Camp Ripley National Guard base.

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Hawaiian Electric Industries proposes energy plan aiming for over 65 percent renewable energy, electric bills reduced by 20 percent, and expanded use of energy storage.

HEI submits ambitious plans for Hawaii's energy future

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REC Group has signed a supply agreement with San Francisco-based solar photovoltaic company SunRun.

REC to supply minimum of 50 MW of solar modules to SunRun

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Ameren to invest $400MM in natural gas, power systems overhaul

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