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Environmental


Legal and technical aspects of power plant environmental monitoring and control; regulatory issues

Wind Power and Its Impact on Wildlife: A Look at Current Efforts to Minimize Harm

The energy transition is likely to result in the continued growth of wind energy project development, and by 2030 more than 224.07 GW across 47 states could be installed, according…



ESG Aspects Loom Large in Power and Utilities M&A Activity

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts are factoring into merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity within the power and utilities sector across North America, according to a report issued by…


BOEM Launches Offshore Wind Actions for California, Gulf Coast, New York Bight

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is pushing forward with offshore wind energy environmental assessments (EA) for coastal areas in California and the Gulf of Mexico. This week, it…


20 ‘Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters’ Hit U.S. in 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), which calls itself “the Nation's Scorekeeper in terms of addressing severe weather and climate events," reported that…


Disorderly Transitions: Eight Enduring Global Power Sector Trends

The world faces a glaring ambition gap for electricity supply, concerns about system flexibility, risky progress and development, and an electricity demand shakeup. Several other overarching trends are affecting the…


Top 10 Power Industry News Stories of 2021

It’s been another news-filled year in the power industry. The following stories were the top 10 traffic-getters posted in 2021 on POWER’s website. Did you see them all as they…