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Hedging Carbon

Sep 16, 2014

Fossil fuel-based power generation has not been stagnant; over decades, incremental technological innovation has driven constant improvement in power plant efficiency and emission controls.

More coal-fired units retiring than planned, GAO report finds

Sep 16, 2014

Power companies now plan to retire a greater percentage of coal-fired generating capacity and retrofit less capacity with environmental controls than previously reported 

Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy

Sep 16, 2014 The governor of the state of Louisiana, a potential Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's administration has become "science deniers," failing to d...

On-site solar embattled in Australia

Sep 16, 2014

Australia’s threatened on-site solar segment received support this week from the leader of the nation’s Labor party.

APS planning changes for coal fueled Cholla Power Plant

Sep 15, 2014

Arizona Public Service Co. proposes early closure of a unit at its coal fueled Cholla Power Plant

GAO: Federal agencies must jointly monitor effects of emissions regulations

Sep 15, 2014 The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) updated a report that said electricity prices may increase as more coal-fired power plants are shut down due to regulations from the U.S. Environment...

NRG nears permit for coal-to-gas conversion at New Castle

Sep 15, 2014 The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental said in a Sept. 13 notice that it intends to issue an air operating permit to NRG Power Midwest LP for a coal-to-gas conversion at the New Castle Plant ...

Floating power generation holds promise for post-Fukushima Japan

Sep 12, 2014

As a post-Fukushima Japan mulls a proposed 700 MW floating gas power plant the nation is moving ahead with utility-scale floating renewable energy projects.

Austrian metals recycler in on-site solar move

Sep 12, 2014

RAGG GmbH, a metals recycling firm from Austria, has started operations of a newly installed photovoltaic system.

Balancing South Africa's Energy Poverty, Climate Change Commitments

Sep 11, 2014

While the world's developing countries need access to low-cost energy, they are also the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and its associated policies.