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

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Mexico opens oil and gas to foreign, private firms

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Thermoelectric devices turn waste heat into electricity

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Tribe wants fee on wasted 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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Petrobras proves potential of Moita Bonita area

Aug 22, 2014 The third well drilled by Petrobras in the Moita Bonita area has proved the extension of the ...

Kvaerner to conduct concept study for Statoil's subsea on slim legs concept

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AziPac announces farm-in agreement offshore Vietnam

Aug 22, 2014 AziPac Limited announces the acquisition of a 25% interest in Block 127 PSC, offshore Vietnam...

Latest Energy News - Power

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)

Dynegy to buy over $6B in power generation assets from Duke, ECP

Aug 22, 2014

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

Aug 21, 2014 525 kV voltage sets world record for extruded HVDC cable technology, doubling power flow and ...

Duke makes major progress cleaning up Ohio River oil spill

Aug 21, 2014 Cleanup operations continue around-the-clock. Significant amounts of oil are being reclaimed ...

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Holloman Energy Appoints New Financial Officer

Aug 22, 2014 Holloman Energy Appoints New Financial Officer

Alabama Power Generators Evaluate $7 Billion of New Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

Aug 22, 2014 Alabama Power Generators Evaluate $7 Billion of New Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

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Aug 22, 2014 Bright Light Systems Cuts Energy and Maintenance Costs at San Juan Airport

ZBB Energy Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Aug 22, 2014 ZBB Energy Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Holloman Energy Appoints New Financial Officer

Aug 22, 2014 Holloman Energy Appoints New Financial Officer

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Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports

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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Chubb insurance group reduces premiums for Well Checked clients

The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has agreed to provide its clients...

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...

100 gallons of oil spill at Port of Albany

Officials say there's no risk of contamination to the Hudson River after...

National Fuel predicts 700 new jobs with shale gas pipeline project

National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. announced it anticipates a new shale gas ...

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

Nuclear power industry had hoped its newest generation of plants in Geor...

NuScale looking to build small scale nuclear power plant in Washington

NuScale is looking to expand the number of nuclear power plants in Washi...

Coal Fired Generation News

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)

Dynegy to buy over $6B in power generation assets from Duke, ECP

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...

Gas Fired Generation News

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)

Dynegy to buy over $6B in power generation assets from Duke, ECP

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 ...

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...

Exploration & Production News

Chubb insurance group reduces premiums for Well Checked clients

The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has agreed to provide its clients...

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...

PacWest: Robust D&C activity heating up North America frac market

PacWest Consulting Partners forecasts strong market growth in the North ...

Libya's largest oil depot begins exports

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

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

525 kV voltage sets world record for extruded HVDC cable technology, dou...
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 ...
One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid.

Huge PPL power transmission proposal faces opposition

The stakes are huge: Beyond the billions in initial construction costs, ...
MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland’s Pentland Firth will rely on ABB technology to feed renewable energy into onshore distribution grid.

ABB to tie Europe’s largest tidal energy project to UK grid

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AOR Group announces new office in South Africa

AOR Group announces the opening of the company’s Africa Head Office bran...

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