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EPA signs off on revised plan for San Juan Generating Station

Sep 30, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a revised state plan from PNM Resources' (NYSE: PNM) New Mexico utility, PNM.

Call for distributed generation commissioner in Australia

Sep 30, 2014

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has called on the federal government to appoint a commissioner to support the rollout of distributed generation.

Statistics reveal insight into health of CHP in UK

Sep 30, 2014

The UK’s department of energy and climate change (DECC) has released a report on the state of the combined heat and power sector in the country for the period covering 2012-2013.

Gilkes completes work on 700-kW Neaty micro hydro plant

Sep 29, 2014

The 700-kW Neaty micro hydroelectric project is now in operation, according to equipment supplier Gilkes Energy.

EPA revises state plan for PNM’s San Juan Generating Station

Sep 29, 2014

Implementation of the revised plan would result in a reduction of water use and emissions at the plant and a 30 percent reduction of coal in PNM’s portfolio

First commercial-scale CCS plant comes online

Sep 29, 2014

The world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility is set to come online this week in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.  

EPA chief: carbon caps will boost economy

Sep 26, 2014 In a speech in Washington, on Thursday, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) administrator Gina McCarthy said that the agency's Clean Power Plan will return $7 in health benefits for every...

EPA chief says carbon caps will boost nation's economy

Sep 26, 2014

The agency's proposed plan to cap CO2 emissions by existing and any new electric power plants would stimulate the economy through innovation and new business development, she said 

Scotland nears 50 percent renewable energy use

Sep 26, 2014

Fresh statistics from DECC estimate renewables met a record-breaking 46.4 percent of electricity use in 2013 

UC Davis, SunPower constructing largest solar system at University of California

Sep 25, 2014 The University of California, Davis and SunPower Corp. are building a 16-MW, ground-mounted solar power plant, on a 70-acre site.