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Biomass CHP plant to make big dent in Scottish carbon emissions

Mar 5, 2015

The UK’s largest biomass combined heat and power plant officially opened on Thursday.

£5bn added to Sellafield nuclear power plant clean-up bill

Mar 5, 2015

The UK’s National Audit Office has put the cost of cleaning up the Sellafield nuclear power site in Cumbria, England at £53bn, a jump of 10 per cent.

Shell unveils interactive carbon capture and storage exhibit

Mar 4, 2015

Shell Canada and TELUS World of Science - Edmonton announce partnership and installation of interactive carbon capture and storage exhibit

Eliot Meyer: Graduating Fellow of the Hydro Research Foundation

Mar 4, 2015

The Hydro Research Foundation is actively supporting graduate students to conduct research related to conventional and pumped storage hydropower.

W.Va. gov signs bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

Mar 4, 2015

Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.

Germany’s largest energy co-op pledges lawsuit against Commission over UK nuclear power

Mar 4, 2015

Germany’s Greenpeace Energy has added its intention to file a lawsuit against the European Commission for approving state aid for the UK’s $25bn nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point.

Consumers Energy hydros helping bald eagle recovery

Mar 3, 2015

The dams create backwater habitat where eagles can find secluded nesting sites and plenty of fish that are safe for them to eat. 

Electric utility Dominion flexes political muscles in Virginia

Mar 3, 2015 Virginia's 2015 legislative session was a good one for energy giant Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D), the state's most politically influential company.

Electric utility Dominion flexes political muscles in Virginia

Mar 3, 2015

Legislation it wanted passed, passed. Bills it didn't like did not

Clean Power Plan legality argued at federal appeals court

Mar 3, 2015

The underlying lawsuit was filed in August 2014 at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit by Murray Energy, a major coal producer based in Ohio