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A Look Back: The 2013 Projects of the Year Award Winners

10/20/2014

Duke Energy creates coal ash management, advisory board

10/02/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced the creation of two groups to help guide the company's strategy around coal ash storage solutions and coal combustion products.

Ameren Missouri announces plans to expand renewable portfolio, reduce CO2 emissions by 30%

10/02/2014

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), filed a 20-year plan with the Missouri Public Service Commission to expand solar and wind power in the state.

Report: More than 360 MW grid-scale energy storage systems launched, announced in 2013-2014

10/01/2014

Navigant Research has released a new report, “Energy Storage Tracker 3Q14,” finding that 362.8-MW, spread throughout 91 new grid-scale energy storage systems, were launched or announced between January 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014.

GE sells first HA gas turbines in US market

09/29/2014

In a deal worth half a billion dollars, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it has contracted to provide four 7HA gas turbines, two D600 steam turbines and six generators to energy corporation Exelon (NYSE: EXC).

Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns

09/26/2014

A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, would be carved from an underground salt deposit to hold huge volumes of compressed air.

Duke Energy to invest $10M to clean up waterways, Dan River area

09/25/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has created a $10 million Water Resources Fund to cleanup waterways across five states. The fund also includes $1.5 million for projects in the Dan River Basin Region.

Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate

09/24/2014

The only thing rising faster than heat-trapping gases Tuesday were the statements of urgency by world leaders, who told each other at a United Nations summit how seriously they take global warming.

USDA invests in 8 renewable energy projects in SD

09/23/2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide funds to eight projects in rural South Dakota that focus in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Construction of natural gas-fired power plant in Wyoming reaches milestone

09/23/2014

Black Hills Power and Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power, both subsidiaries of Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH), achieved a key milestone in the construction and commissioning of the $222 million Cheyenne Prairie natural gas-fired power plant in Wyoming.

Consumers Energy reach settlement on alleged violations with EPA, DOJ

09/17/2014

Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility, and a subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that addresses alleged past violations of New Source Review and provisions of the Clean Air Act.

Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy

09/05/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world's 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

FutureGen project approved to sequester carbon underground

09/03/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved permits that will allow FutureGen Industrial Alliance Inc. to inject carbon dioxide underground in Illinois.

Siemens to help US Geological Survey boost energy efficiency

09/02/2014

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. (NYSE: SI) won an $11 million task order by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its facilities: National Center (Reston, Virginia); Columbia Environmental Research Center (Columbia, Missouri); and the Western Fisheries Research Center (Seattle).

NASA selects advanced energy storage systems

08/08/2014

NASA has selected four proposals for advanced energy storage technologies that may be used to power the agency's future space missions.

Energy consulting firm opens office, appoints employees

08/06/2014

Engineering, environmental services and consulting firm T&M Associates announced the opening of a new office and two new employee appointments.

Plans unveiled for Energy Innovation Center in Wisconsin

08/01/2014

Officials from the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium and the state of Wisconsin formally unveiled plans for a $9.6 million energy innovation center in Milwaukee.

13 States meet, discuss EPA emission proposals

07/25/2014

The Colorado State University’s Center for the New Energy Economy held a meeting last week in Denver to discuss how states could work together on the carbon-emission cuts proposed by the Obama administration. Thirteen states across the western U.S. attended.

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.