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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.

Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate


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.

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


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

Marine energy R&D projects get $7.25mn from DOE


The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) awarded $7.25 million for six organizations that will advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) power generation technologies.

Seaming adhesive


Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

Walmart, HP, Facebook and GM want to change how renewable energy is purchased


More than a dozen U.S. companies have joined together to create an initiative that makes purchasing renewable energy from utilities more accessible, according to Computer World.

Florida university, Swedish company team to study tidal power


Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto signed a memorandum of understanding with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) to examine the feasibility of commercial ocean tidal power plants off the coast of Florida.

Overcoming Technical Barriers


With 39 percent of the nation's population living in counties directly on the shoreline, the waves and tides of the world's oceans hold great promise for delivering significant amounts of clean energy.

Video: World's first ocean energy test site to be installed


The world's first offshore test site for small-scale ocean current turbines will soon be installed by Florida Atlantic University's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC).

Energy Department to invest $10M in wave energy technology at Navy’s Hawaii test site


The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has announced that it will invest $10 million to test prototypes designed to generate clean, renewable electricity from ocean waves.

Hydro tax credit extension approved by Senate committee


The U.S. Senate Finance Committee approved a bill Thursday that would extend tax credits for hydroelectric power.

Federal agencies ready approval for Deepwater Wind project


The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) intend to issue an incidental harassment authorization for the Deepwater Wind Block Island LLC project.

Lockheed Martin awarded contract for tidal turbines


Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with global tidal energy company Atlantis Resources Ltd. (ARL:LN) to optimize the design of Atlantis' new 1.5-MW tidal turbine, the AR1500.

Cape Wind wins multiple legal victories


United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton issued rulings on Friday in four lawsuits that challenged Cape Wind’s permitting approval by the U.S. Department of Interior.

Design study for Kawasaki Heavy Industries tidal turbine completed


James Fisher Marine Services, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons plc, completed the front end engineering design (FEED) study for the installation, maintenance and decommissioning phases of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ (KHI) tidal turbine.

Hydro legislation heads to Washington's House for approval


The Washington State Senate passed a bill, allowing utilities to designate hydroelectric power as renewable.

GDF SUEZ Gas NA names new president, CEO


GDF SUEZ Gas NA (GSGNA) named Frank Katulak its new president and CEO. Katulak brings more than 30 years of industry experience, with 15 years in GDF SUEZ's U.S. LNG division.

Tidal energy company names chair


Atlantis Resources Limited, a tidal technology and project developer, has named a new non-executive chairman.

Energy Department Loan Programs Office issues solicitation for $8bn in advanced fossil energy projects


The U.S. Department of Energy published a solicitation for advanced fossil fuel energy projects Thursday, making up to $8 billion in loan guarantee authority available for fossil energy projects that avoid, reduce or sequester greenhouse gases.

Merger pace picking up again in power industry


A gradual economic expansion, quicker regulatory approvals and the need for a larger balance sheet are driving a new wave of mergers and acquisitions in the electric power sector.