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Kentucky coal-fired power plant set to host $19.5mn carbon capture system

07/21/2014

A $19.5 million carbon capture pilot project is set to be located at Kentucky Utilities’ E.W. Brown Generating Station.

Utilities to host carbon lab at Wyoming power plant

07/18/2014

Two electric utilities say they're interested in hosting a proposed lab to test out carbon capture technologies at a working power plant in Wyoming.

Councilors ask IPL to eliminate coal by 2020

07/15/2014

City-County Council members, Zach Adamson and William Oliver, want Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL) to stop burning coal in Marion County, Indiana by 2020.

Carbon capture project planned for coal-fired unit in Texas

07/15/2014

Petra Nova Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) has formed a 50/50 joint venture with a subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. to build a $1 billion carbon capture project in Texas.

ERCC asks for 60-day extension for EPA CO2 comments

07/10/2014

As expected, the Electric Reliability Coordinating Council (ERCC) has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to extend the comment period of the Clean Power Plan by at least 60 days.

NC House approves coal ash bill, targets Asheville plant

07/03/2014

The North Carolina House tentatively voted Wednesday to approve a bill telling Duke Energy how to clean up its coal ash sites, four months after the Dan River spill spurred action for a regulatory remedy to the toxic gray sludge that poured into the river and fills other pits across the state.

PNM plans for more renewable energy

07/02/2014

New Mexico's largest electricity provider says it expects to add significant renewable energy resources to its portfolio in the coming years.

Justices limit existing US global warming rules

06/23/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday placed limits on the sole Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.

OPPD to shut down coal units, convert others to natural gas

06/19/2014

The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) plans to retire three of the oldest coal-fired generating units at the North Omaha Station.

North Dakota may expand wind energy for neighbors

06/18/2014

North Dakota could play a larger role in generating wind energy to send its neighbors under new federal rules intended to curb carbon emissions, though the state is likely to keep relying almost entirely on coal to keep its own lights on.

New coal ash bill introduced in North Carolina

06/18/2014

North Carolina Sen. Tom Apodaca and Senate Leader Phil Berger proposed a new bill on Monday in front of the Senate committee that would prevent wet coal ash from leaking toxins into groundwater or nearby rivers.

Duke Energy releases results for coal ash pipe inspections

06/17/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has released inspection results of its coal ash basin pipes to the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR).

PGE breaks ground on natural gas-fired power plant

06/06/2014

Construction began on a natural gas-fired plant in Oregon.

Kansas officials studying EPA greenhouse gas rule

06/02/2014

Kansas officials are studying the federal government's plans for decreasing greenhouse gas emissions only days after the state approved a $2.8 billion coal-fired power plant.

White House touts energy policies as rules loom

05/30/2014

President Barack Obama's administration, setting the stage for upcoming restrictions on coal-fired power plants, is making a concerted effort to cast its energy policy as an economic success that is creating jobs, securing the world's biggest oil consumer against international upheavals and shifting energy use to cleaner sources.

After decades, dirty power plant to get clean

05/27/2014

The massive western Pennsylvania power plant is expected in a few years to turn from one of the worst polluters in the country to a model for how coal-fired power plants can slash pollution.

Foster Wheeler purchases Siemens emissions control company

05/06/2014

Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) said that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group finalized the acquisition of the Siemens Environmental Systems and Services business. The deal closed April 30.

 

Siemens to increase wind power capacity in Peru

05/05/2014

Cobra Energia has awarded Siemens (NYSE: SI) an order to expand its onshore wind power capacity in Peru by 97-MW.

Natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant gains GHG permit

04/29/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a final greenhouse gas Prevention of Significant Deterioration construction permit for FGE Power to build a 747-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Texas.

AEP plans continuing investments in transmission

04/22/2014

American Electric Power is planning to invest around $4 billion in capital per year from 2014 through 2016 while prioritizing transmission, AEP CEO Nicholas Akins told company shareholders at an annual meeting Tuesday.