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EPA’s Clean Power Plan will rise energy prices

Nov 21, 2014 The cost of electricity and natural gas will increase by nearly $300 billion in 2020 compared to 2012 prices, according to the “Energy Market Impacts of Recent Federal Regulations on the Electric P...

F&S: Coal to remain dominant despite decline

Nov 21, 2014

A study by consultancy Frost & Sullivan predicts coal is set to generate nearly 34 per cent of global electricity in 2030, with investment driven by China and India.

U.K. seeks energy specialists, including hydropower, marine energy

Nov 21, 2014 The United Kingdom seeks proposals from energy technical specialists, including specialists in hydropower and marine energy, to participate in a framework agreement to help carry out energy and cli...

Bechtel, Siemens, Panda Power Funds dedicate Sherman Power Project in Texas

Nov 20, 2014

Panda Power Funds, Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Bechtel dedicated the 758-MW Panda Sherman Power Project in Sherman, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule.

Australian broadcast tower goes off grid

Nov 20, 2014

A large broadcast tower at Muswellbrook in New South Wales, Australia, is to run entirely on off-grid solar power following the introduction of battery storage technology.

Lawmakers: Proposed EPA rules penalize states for nuclear energy capacity

Nov 20, 2014

State lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday that proposed federal regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants will hurt Virginia's economic competiveness 

3 MW CHP system to power inner London development

Nov 20, 2014 International consultancy and construction company Mace has selected U.K.-based distributed power developer Clarke Energy to supply two Jenbacher J420 natural gas-fueled engines from GE’s Distribut...

IEA chief advocates reactivation of Japanese nuclear plants

Nov 20, 2014

The executive director of the International Energy Agency has warned that Japan’s CO2 emissions will grow significantly without returning to nuclear power.

Lockheed Martin, Concord Blue to build biomass power facility in Germany

Nov 19, 2014

Concord Blue's Reformer technology is feedstock-flexible, converting nearly any kind of organic waste into renewable energy 

EPA asks 4th Circuit not to transfer Cooling Water Intake Rule review

Nov 19, 2014 On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and power industry groups asked the Fourth Circuit to not transfer petitions to review EPA's cooling water intake rule to the Second Circui...