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Cummins Power Generation receives EPA certification for generator sets

Apr 24, 2014

Cummins Power Generation is the first manufacturer to receive Tier 4 Final certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its high-horsepower generator sets.

Texas greenhouse gas regulations go into effect

Apr 24, 2014

EPA must officially approve the rules and also rescind the Federal Implementation Plan under which it currently regulates GHGs in Texas

Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

Apr 24, 2014

A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.

Utility vehicles: Odyne Hybrid System endorsed for Allison 3000 and 4000 Series

Apr 24, 2014

Commercial vehicles: Relationship with Allison Transmission moves forward with agreement Endorsing and recognizing Odyne’s hybrid system globally.

Drax commences legal action against UK government

Apr 24, 2014

A surprise decision by the UK government to apply only part of its new subsidy scheme to the Drax power plant conversion has provoked the company to instigate legal action.

SunEdison secures financing for solar projects in Canada

Apr 23, 2014

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. will provide construction financing for SunEdison's (NYSE:SUNE) two solar power plants to be built in Ontario, Canada.

SunEdison closes on Ontario solar power plants

Apr 23, 2014

SunEdison will manage the construction of the two plants, which are both planned to be operational by the end of 2014

Longest serving EPA admin joins Nuclear Matters

Apr 23, 2014 Carol M. Browner, former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator and former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy has joined Nuclear Matters’ Leadership...

RWE awards solar contract to Conergy

Apr 23, 2014

Solar photovoltaic expert Conergy is to build RWE’s first solar power plant in the UK after being awarded the contract by the German utility.

AEP plans continuing investments in transmission

Apr 22, 2014 American Electric Power is planning to invest around $4 billion in capital per year from 2014 through 2016 while prioritizing transmission, AEP CEO Nicholas Akins told company shareholders at an an...