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DOE to help tribes advance onsite, renewable energy projects


DOE announced the third round of START Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance, which provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with on-the-ground support to accelerate clean energy project deployment.

Governors looking to expand renewable energy, natural gas


The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are joining forces to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity.

DCO Energy to provide EPC services for biomass renewable energy plant


DCO Energy will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for, and hold an ownership stake in, a new biomass facility.

Waste-to-energy facility plant goes to auction in March


The waste-to-energy incineration plant in Claremont, New Hampshire will go to auction on March 27.

EDF Renewable secures O&M contract for Stephens Ranch Wind Project


EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) has entered into a operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC (Starwood Energy), a private equity investment firm, for services at the 211-MW Stephens Ranch Wind Energy Project (Phase I).

KCP&L extends O&M contract with EDF Renewable for 148 MW wind power


Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) has extended an operations and maintenance (O&M) agreement with EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) for the 100.5-MW Spearville Wind Project and the 48-MW Spearville II Wind Project located in Kansas.

Employment in power sector declines, except for renewable generators


According to the latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as published on the website of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (eia), the electric power generation sector lost more than 5,800 jobs from January 2011 to June 2014, despite a gain of nearly 1,800 non-hydro jobs in the renewable energy sector.

New facility will use landfill gas to power Anaheim homes


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.