Vermont Yankee nuclear plant begins gradual power down

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun a gradual reduction of the electricity that it generates that will end with the plant shutting down in December.

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U.S. natural gas production rising

U.S. natural gas production rose 0.4 billion cubic feet per day from July during August, according to Bentek Energy's latest report. 

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Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead.

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Floating power generation holds promise for post-Fukushima Japan

Norwegian offshore oil & gas vessels firm, Sevan Marine ASA, is proposing a unique approach to bringing more power capacity to safety and space-conscious Japan.

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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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GE Oil & Gas awarded subsea equipment contract from Petrobras

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DOE extends AREVA nuclear fuel development contract

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Siemens takeover bid, valued at approximately $7.6 billion, wins unanimous support of Dresser-Rand's Board of Directors.

Siemens moves to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6B

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The new Great Island clean gas power plant utilizes combined cycle gas turbine technology from Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries which comprises a gas turbine and steam turbine.

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Covanta to begin construction on new waste-to-energy facility

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EIA: European nations increasing no-carbon power generation

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MIT professor Fikile Brushett is applying fundamental electrochemistry to boost the performance and durability of future energy storage systems.

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Fight erupts over New England natural gas plan

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