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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Mexico opens oil and gas to foreign, private firms

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Thermoelectric devices turn waste heat into electricity

It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat.

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Tribe wants fee on wasted natural gas

Tribal leaders on an American Indian reservation in the heart of North Dakota's booming oil patch are proposing fees for companies that burn and waste natural gas.

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World’s largest solar powered boat helps seek Europe’s oldest village

The world's largest solar-powered boat has arrived in southern Greece to participate in an ambitious underwater survey that will seek traces of what could be one of the oldest human settlements in Europe.

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Duke makes major progress cleaning up Ohio River oil spill

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Aug 21, 2014 Freedom Energy Holdings Announces a $25 Million Commitment and the Appointment of PCAOB Audit...

Cv International Welcomes Bogdan Moyseowicz as Director of Quality and Manufacturing

Aug 21, 2014 Cv International Welcomes Bogdan Moyseowicz as Director of Quality and Manufacturing

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Aug 21, 2014 Cv International Welcomes Bogdan Moyseowicz as Director of Quality and Manufacturing

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REC Group and Sunrun Sign Solar Panel Supply Agreement as the Company Accelerates U.S. Market Push

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Energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely p...

United Refinery and Enbridge Pipelines enter shared pipeline agreement

United Refinery Company announced it entered into a cost-sharing agreeme...

CB&I congratulates Cameron LNG Liquefaction Project sponsors

CB&I congratulates the Cameron liquefaction project sponsors for app...

EPA hosts Texas hearing on oil refinery rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding its second and final...

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Platts: Shale oil production from Bakken, Eagle Ford rose 3.4% in July

The total production from the prolific shale plays surpassed 2.6 million...

Libya's largest oil depot begins exports

The central government had resolved a dispute last month with militias i...

Oil production shut down on Troll C

Statoil shut down production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea af...

Algeria oil and gas exports drop 9 percent in first quarter

Algeria's central bank said exports of oil and natural gas dropped 9 per...

Nuclear Power Generation

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $67 million in nuclear energy research and infrastructure enhancement awards.

DOE invests $67MM to advanced nuclear energy technology

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $67 million in nuclea...
With the award of the FY14 grants, the NRC Nuclear Education Program has awarded nearly $122 million since the program began in 2007.

Nuclear News: NRC awards FY14 nuclear education grants

With the award of the FY14 grants, the NRC Nuclear Education Program has...
Nuclear power industry had hoped its newest generation of plants in Georgia and South Carolina would prove it could build without the delays and cost overruns so endemic years ago. (Pictured: May 2014 – Construction of new reactors at the at V. C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville, S.C. SCANA Corp. expects at least a year-long delay in the completion of its two reactors)

Delays for new nuclear power plant pressure industry

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NuScale looking to build small scale nuclear power plant in Washington

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Duke makes major progress cleaning up Ohio River oil spill

Cleanup operations continue around-the-clock. Significant amounts of oil...
Two miners have been confirmed dead and 25 remain missing following a gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern China.

Coal mine blast kills 2, traps 25

Two miners have been confirmed dead and 25 remain missing following a ga...
Duke is reporting the accidental discharge of fuel oil into the Ohio River during a routine transfer of oil at the coal-fired W.C. Beckjord Station.

Duke Energy reports fuel oil spill into Ohio River

Duke is reporting the accidental discharge of fuel oil into the Ohio Riv...
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IPL looks to fully convert Harding coal power plant to natural gas

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Algeria oil and gas exports drop 9 percent in first quarter

Algeria's central bank said exports of oil and natural gas dropped 9 per...

BP hires new CEO to improve competitiveness of onshore oil and gas assets

BP announced today that it has named David Lawler chief executive office...
Marshall County Commission voted 2-1  to approve a payment in lieu of taxes agreement for a 549 MW natural gas-power plant that developers plan to build in Moundsville, West Virginia.

Marshall commission OKs agreement on 549 MW gas power plant

Marshall County Commission voted 2-1  to approve a payment in ...
ContourGlobal to build, own and operate a new 53 MW thermal power generation facility located on an existing brownfield site in Dakar, Senegal.

ContourGlobal to build new oil, gas-fired power plant in Senegal

ContourGlobal to build, own and operate a new 53 MW thermal power genera...

Renewable Energy

ABB launches world's most powerful subsea power cable system (Video)

525 kV voltage sets world record for extruded HVDC cable technology, dou...

JinkoSolar to deliver solar modules for project in Chile

In total, the solar project will need 131,150 of JinkoSolar's 305 Poly 7...
Canadian Solar has completed the sale of the 10 MW Good Light solar power plant in Ontario, Canada.

Canadian Solar completes sale of Good Light solar power plant

Canadian Solar has completed the sale of the 10 MW Good Light solar powe...
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System near Primm, Nevada, uses over 300,000 mirrors to focus sunlight on boilers' tubes atop 450 foot towers heating water into steam which in turn drives turbines to create electricity. New estimates for the plant near the California-Nevada border say thousands of birds are dying yearly, roasted by the concentrated sun rays from the mirrors.

Emerging solar power plants scorch birds in mid-air

The bird kills mark the latest instance in which the quest for clean ene...

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Libya's largest oil depot begins exports

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Alaska oil tax referendum too close to call

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Alstom receives first order for synchronous condenser from transmission grid operator TenneT in Germany.

Power systems operator TenneT orders Alstom synchronous condenser

Alstom receives first order for synchronous condenser from transmission ...
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Huge PPL power transmission proposal faces opposition

The stakes are huge: Beyond the billions in initial construction costs, ...
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ABB to tie Europe’s largest tidal energy project to UK grid

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EMAS AMC awarded a three-year frame agreement for subsea installation in UK

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US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas

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