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New facility will use landfill gas to power Anaheim homes

01/23/2015

Officials in California’s Orange County yesterday announced the start of construction on a new facility that will convert landfill gas to electricity at the Frank R. Bowerman landfill east of Irvine.

USVI Tibbar Energy power plant to begin construction

01/20/2015

Tibbar Energy USVI has announced that construction will begin in the second quarter of 2015, on a 7-MW anaerobic digestion biogas power plant, which utilizes VIASPACE's Giant King Grass.

Maine wood pellet company to build Turboden biomass power plant

01/19/2015

Turboden, a company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) was chosen to supply a biomass-based Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power plant in Maine.

W.Va. GOP kicks off work by focusing on energy act repeal

01/16/2015

West Virginia's Republican-led Legislature took first steps Thursday to repeal the state's renewable-energy standards, which power companies say won't cost more to meet, but coal interests have started to bemoan.

Construction resumes at Big Island bioenergy plant

01/15/2015

Construction work has resumed at a Big Island power plant expected to generate electricity from eucalyptus trees and other plant matter.

Firm close to buying waste-to-electricity system

01/06/2015

A New Hampshire company is finalizing a deal to take control of the Carbon Harvest waste-to-electricity system that collects methane at a Vermont landfill and uses it to run generators.

Vestas to supply wind turbines to EDF Renewable Energy

01/06/2015

Vestas Wind Systems A/S has received an order from EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) for 150-MW of wind turbine generators. Delivery of the 75 V100-2.0-MW is scheduled for third quarter 2016.

B&W Vølund to build waste-to-energy power plant in Scotland

12/22/2014

In a consortium with Interserve, Babcock & Wilcox Co.’s (B&W, NYSE:BWC) subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), will engineer, procure and construct (EPC) a waste-to-energy (WTE) power plant for Viridor UK. The contract is worth approximately $230 million.

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.