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U.S. Coal Losing Power Business Dominance but Not Going Away

12/09/2014

Coal’s long dominant role in U.S. power generation is steadily losing ground to natural gas, but coal isn’t going away anytime soon.

When It Comes to Large-Scale Renewable Progress, Preparation Is Key

12/09/2014

The Renewable Energy World, North America conference sessions began Tuesday afternoon, and the Large Scale Renewables Track emphasized lessons learned from which every technology can benefit.

Generating Heat and Power from Waste is Focus of BioEnergy Technical Tour

12/09/2014

Forward-looking Disney doesn’t fool around when it comes to waste.  In fact, the billion-dollar operation has been separating its waste for more than 20 years and recently began using its organic waste to generate power.

Get ready for last-minute filings on EPA Clean Power Plan

12/01/2014

Dominion (NYSE:D) has become the latest company to weigh in on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan.

Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy push

11/25/2014

Bulldozers rumble up and down steaming mountains of wood chips 24 hours a day, stoking the boilers that provide electricity to all 168 square miles of Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division.

SCE launches RFO for new renewable sources

11/24/2014

In an effort to support its Preferred Resource Pilot (PRP), Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a Request for Offers (RFO) to acquire up to 50-MW of renewable power in central and south Orange County.

Dominion acquires Utah solar energy project

11/11/2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) has acquired the 50-MW Pavant Solar project located in Millard County, from juwi solar (JSI). This project represents Dominion's first solar development in Utah.

TVA plans to add 130 MW of renewable power in 2015

11/10/2014

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will offer a total of 130-MW of renewable energy capacity in 2015 through power-purchasing programs.

SMUD seeks Request for Statements of Interest for biomass, gasification project

11/05/2014

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is seeking Requests for Statements of Interest (RSOI) in the development of a biomass gasification project for combined heat and power (CHP) in Sacramento, California.

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom and glut

10/30/2014

The utilities say they can't accommodate the flood of newcomers to the green energy business, throwing in doubt the future of Japan's up-to-now aggressive strategy on renewable energy. Another challenge is that supplies of power from sources such as solar are not reliable enough or easily stored.

Video: Gemma Power Systems completes ETEC’s 49 MW biomass power project ahead of schedule

10/23/2014

Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS) has completed the construction of Texas Electric Cooperative (ETEC)’s 49.9-MW Woodville Renewable Power Project, a biomass facility, three months ahead of schedule.

EcoPower works its Kentucky biomass project through PJM

10/15/2014

EcoPower is working with PJM Interconnection on a project with a queue number of Y2-086, covering a a 62.5-MW biomass-fired facility connecting to American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) Engle 69-kV substation via a 1.4-mile transmission line.

DTE Biomass, Landfill Energy Systems complete 20 MW renewable power plant in California

10/14/2014

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE)'s subsidiary, DTE Biomass Energy, and Landfill Energy Systems formed a joint venture, Sunshine Gas Producers, to complete a 20-MW renewable energy facility at the Sunshine Canyon Landfill in California.

NV Energy seeks RFP for 100 MW of renewable energy

10/07/2014

NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) is seeking proposals to secure up to 100-MW of additional renewable energy resources that provide the greatest economic benefit to Nevada.

GE announces technology to generate renewable energy from wastewater

09/29/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) introduced the latest in membrane-based wastewater treatment technology, combining anaerobic digestion technology with its ZeeWeed 500 membranes, resulting in the anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR).

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.

EIA: Nuclear, hydroelectric leads no-carbon power generation in Europe

09/22/2014

European countries have increased power generation from no-carbon sources from 50 percent to 56 percent between 2002 and 2012.

Hospital converting to biofuels for heating

09/22/2014

A New Hampshire hospital is converting its heating system from petroleum fuels to biofuels and is believed to be the first hospital in the country to use the fuel.

N.J. company building waste-to-energy project in Ireland

09/19/2014

New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corp. signed an agreement to build, own and operate a 58-MW energy-from-waste facility in Dublin, Ireland.