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Senate panel passes energy-efficiency utility bill


Major utility companies would be able to develop their own energy-efficiency programs and charge customers to implement them under a bill that cleared a state Senate committee Thursday, but the panel's chairman said the bill still needs a lot of work.

Eos Energy launches battery energy storage system


Eos Energy Storage has announced that its 1-MW Aurora battery energy storage system is now available for deliveries starting in 2016.

State of energy generation is strong, trade group officials say


The day after President Obama delivered his State of the Union address, leaders of various energy industry sectors gathered in Washington, D.C. to say that the state of energy production is strong.

The Use of Natural Ventilation for Power Plants


Power plants generate a lot of heat. Find out how natural ventilation can remove that heat to optimize plant equipment and safeguard employees.

Light at the end of the Tunnel


The Keystone Pipeline is no stranger to controversy from environmentalists in the United States.

Republicans: Obama missed the mark on energy issues during State of the Union


On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union, and the first with Republicans controlling both houses of Congress.

KCP&L to stop burning coal at six generating units


Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) said it will stop burning coal at three of its coal-fired power plants.

Alabama carbon capture pilot-scale project begins testing


The National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) has begun pilot-scale testing of a cost-effective advanced technology for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from flue gas in Wilsonville, Alabama.

GOP leaning against job impact studies on energy law repeal


The Republican-led Legislature is leaning against doing more analysis of how jobs in West Virginia would be affected by repealing a state alternative energy standard, GOP leadership said Monday.

Weyerhaeuser pays $37K fine for air pollution over limits


Weyerhaeuser Co.'s Columbus pulp mill is paying a $37,500 civil fine for exceeding emissions limits during a 2013 test.

Surviving Great Lakes coal-fired ship gets new lease on life


The 62-year-old SS Badger is the last coal-fired ferry operating in U.S. waters and is undergoing a makeover to meet the terms of a deal with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate pollution from the disposal of coal ash.

Cap-and-trade plan would make top polluters pay


The state's largest polluters would have to pay for their carbon pollution under companion bills introduced in the Legislature Friday.

Eaton aids in hydroelectric station equipment replacement project


Eaton (NYSE: ETN) said it provided services and equipment for an electrical equipment replacement project at a New Hampshire hydroelectric power plant.

GE gas-fired turbines to power TVA coal replacement project


GE (NYSE: GE) will supply two natural gas-fired turbine generators to help in the replacement of a coal-fired power plant in Tennessee.

Gov. Matt Mead: I will wage fight for Wyoming coal


Gov. Matt Mead is pledging to keep fighting "with bulldog determination" for the future of Wyoming coal.

Top 10 most read articles from 2014


We take a look back at the stories that you, the reader, read the most this year.

US aims to cut methane emissions by nearly half


The Obama administration is putting the energy industry on notice that it intends to curb methane emissions by nearly half through regulations affecting oil and gas production.

Inslee pushes for cap-and-trade proposal


Gov. Jay Inslee says the state has a "moral obligation" to address carbon pollution.

Enid Event Center now powered by 100 percent wind power


The operator of the Enid Event Center says it is now powered by 100 percent renewable energy thanks to a partnership with OG&E Wind Power.

Potential high court MATS victory could mean life extension for 48 GW of at-risk coal


In the event that the U.S. Supreme Court throws out a key Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mercury rule, up to 48 GW of endangered coal-fired generation could stave off retirement, Bernstein Research suggested in a Jan. 12 analysis.