Platts: More than 30% growth in shale oil output in Bakken, Eagle Ford

Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 33% in June, according to Bentek Energy.

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FGE, Starwood to build two 747 MW CCGT facilities in Texas

FGE Power announced that they have agreed to strategically partner with an affiliate of Starwood Energy Group to finance and build two identical 747 MW combined-cycle gas turbine facilities.

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Judge strikes down Longmont's fracking ban

A state district judge struck down Longmont's voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing Thursday but stayed her decision while the city considers an appeal.

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GE: Fuel cell startup could spark a revolution (Video)

There’s more than one way to get energy out of natural gas. For decades, one of the most promising methods – and also most difficult to pull off ‑ has been the fuel cell.

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Achieving independence: US oil production

Continuing its remarkable pace, Bank of America confirmed that the United States is still the number one producer of oil worldwide.

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Regulators to discuss Oconee nuclear power station crack

Federal regulators scheduled a meeting to discuss a radioactive water leak that led to the shutdown of a South Carolina nuclear reactor.

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Alstom wins $450MM equipment contract for Monterrey III gas power plant

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The project in Thailand, which encompasses 35 solar farms, has a total power generation capacity of 257 megawatts, or enough to power 287,500 households.

Kyocera, SPCG finish 257 MW solar project in Thailand

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Small modular reactor (SMR) developers, NuScale Power, give tour of their Corvallis facility to Governor Kitzhaber of Oregon.

SMR technology developer NuScale hosts Oregon Governor

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Duke Energy Progress to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Agency's ownership in certain nuclear and coal generating assets representing approximately 700 MW (Pictured: The single-unit, 900-megawatt Harris Nuclear Plant located near New Hill, N.C.)

Duke to purchase NCEMPA nuclear, coal generation assets

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New report from the National Academy of Sciences says key lesson of Fukushima is the nuclear industry must focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.

Study says nuclear power industry must think about unthinkable disasters

New report from the National Academy of Sciences says key lesson of Fuku...
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam.

US Senate panel approves nuclear power agreement with Vietnam

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civi...

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Certain states in the U.S. aim to increase international shipments of coal as domestic environmental protection measures are helping to increase coal exports abroad.

Domestic environmental measures prompt US coal export growth

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Duke Energy Progress to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Agency's ownership in certain nuclear and coal generating assets representing approximately 700 MW (Pictured: The single-unit, 900-megawatt Harris Nuclear Plant located near New Hill, N.C.)

Duke to purchase NCEMPA nuclear, coal generation assets

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New Chromalox DirectConnect systems provide significant installation savings and lower the cost of ownership for multi-megawatt electric process heating systems

Chromalox introduces DirectConnect medium voltage electric heating systems

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The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in developing nations, setting an annual investment target of $4 billion.

Japan aims for $4B annual investment in coal power overseas

The Japanese government has voiced its support for coal-fired power in d...

Gas Fired Generation News

Alstom to supply major equipment and maintenance package for Iberdrola’s Monterrey III combined-cycle power plant in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon. (Pictured: 3D view of Alstom's GT24/26 gas turbine)

Alstom wins $450MM equipment contract for Monterrey III gas power plant

Alstom to supply major equipment and maintenance package for Iberdrola's...

Williams Partners to review another Transco Pipeline expansion

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ConocoPhillips completes sale of Nigeria business

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SheerWind says adding a second turbine to a single INVELOX wind funnel, power output increases by 1.7x and provides near zero downtime. (Pictured: SheerWind's Patented INVELOX wind power system)

SheerWind announces world's first multi-turbine wind tower (Video)

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The project in Thailand, which encompasses 35 solar farms, has a total power generation capacity of 257 megawatts, or enough to power 287,500 households.

Kyocera, SPCG finish 257 MW solar project in Thailand

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Exelon, Bloom bring distributed power to commercial customers

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GE Energy Financial Services invests in Atria Power’s wind farms in India; supports USD $1 billion annual renewable energy investment commitment (Pictured: 25.6-MW Atria Power wind farm located in Ananthapur district of Andhra Pradesh, scheduled to begin commercial operations in September.)

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Exelon, Bloom bring distributed power to commercial customers

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ABB replaces AEP HVDC link

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Power News: In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

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Bankrupt power giant Energy Future Holdings has announced plans to auction its stake in power transmission business Oncor Electric Delivery Co.

Bankrupt Energy Future Holdings to auction stake in Oncor

Bankrupt power giant Energy Future Holdings has announced plans to aucti...

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Saipem awarded new drilling contracts worth $850 million

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