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Ohio Regulators Deny AEP’s Coal Plant Cost Recovery Plan

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved an electric security plan (ESP) for AEP…

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Google Puts Another $300 Million into SolarCity

Google and rooftop solar company SolarCity announced on Feb. 26 that Google is contributing $300…

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NRC to Inspect Damage to Summer Unit 2 Containment Vessel

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on Monday began a special inspection of damage to the…

Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant in Eurajoki, Finland. Unit III, the new EPR is an artist rendition. Courtesy: TVO

France Mulls Nuclear Overhaul as AREVA Reports $5.6B Loss

France will look at all options in an attempt to overhaul its state-run nuclear industry,…

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Palo Verde Nuclear Station Sets U.S. Production Record

It’s no surprise that the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station led the nation in electrical…

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DOE Wind Forecasting Grant Goes to Finnish Firm

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $2.5 million contract to Finnish environmental and industrial data firm Vaisala to coordinate a study of methods to improve wind energy forecasting in complex

Speaking of Cuba, Change, and Coincidence

Sometimes, circumstances have a way of developing in such an unexpectedly serendipitous way that they practically force one to take notice. So it is with Cuba and its power sector. Coincidence It all started

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U.S., Netherlands Harness Waste Gases for Distributed Generation

Methane emissions are garnering increasing attention because of their potential impact on the climate. Though far less methane is released to the atmosphere than carbon dioxide, methane has 20 to 25 times the

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Power Shortages Challenge Eskom, Force Load Shedding in South Africa

The South African power system is severely constrained and will remain tight until at least the end of April, according to Eskom. The company generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa

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Entergy's Ninemile 6 Plant Completes Construction

Entergy Louisiana’s two-unit, 560-MW combined cycle plant in Westwego, La., just outside New Orleans, completed construction on Dec. 26, both under budget and several months ahead of its original schedule

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Pennsylvania Moves to Tax Natural Gas Extraction

Pennsylvania seems poised to levy a severance tax on natural gas extraction after new Governor…

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Massachusetts Looks to Boost Natural Gas Infrastructure

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is considering a bill that would enact sweeping changes in…

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U.S. Will Seek to Cut Upstream Methane Emissions Up to 45% by 2025

The Obama administration announced on Jan. 14 that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose…

Using Fuel Cells for Distributed CHP in Gas Transmission

Moving natural gas through long-distance pipelines requires substantial energy, and much of that energy is…

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U.S. Gas Production Still at Record Highs Despite Collapse in Oil Market

The breathtaking collapse in crude oil prices this past fall, which has seen benchmark prices…

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J.E. Corette Coal-Fired Power Plant to Be Retired

PPL Montana, a subsidiary of PPL Corp., announced on Feb. 10 that it will permanently…

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U.S. Electric Utility Toxic Releases Decrease 49% During the Past Decade

On Jan. 14, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report…

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AEP Looks to Sell Merchant Coal Fleet

According to a story first reported by Amanda Levin of TheStreet.com, American Electric Power Co.…

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Point Level Capacitance Switch for Fly Ash Hopper Measurement

If you’re the person tasked with controlling the level of fly ash in collection hoppers,…

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Advanced Coal-Fired Combined Heat and Power Plant Begins Operation in U.S.

Great River Energy’s (GRE’s) Spiritwood Station began commercial operation on Nov. 1. The plant—located about…


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