Green Energy Storage Corp. filed for a preliminary permit for the proposed Sacaton Pumped-Storage Project in Arizona, which would include hydroelectric and solar power.
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) completed the sale of 11 hydropower stations to Harbor Hydro Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of LS Power Equity Partners II LP, for $395 million.
For failure to submit a timely six-month project update, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 6 officially terminated a preliminary permit for a 1,000-MW pumped storage hydro project in California.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Jan. 8 that it is terminating a preliminary permit held by Yegua Mesa Hydro LLC for an 1,100-MW pumped storage project in New Mexico.
Moriah Hydro Corp. on Oct. 4 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a draft license application on the 260-MW Mineville Pumped Storage Project, which would use a shut underground mine located in the Town of Moriah, N.Y.
FirstEnergy Corp. has announced it expects to deactivate two coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania by Oct. 9, 2013.
The San Diego County Water Authority has offered a request for proposals for a pumped storage hydroelectric power project at the San Vicente Reservoir to help with power supply after the closing of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).
The Tennessee Valley Authority said the closure of some coal-fired units in Tennessee and Alabama will be delayed due to major repairs at its Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility.
Wind turbine technology is undergoing a makeover as more project developers look to make large-scale wind projects.
Corrosion can have financial consequences. In the United States corrosion causes yearly losses of $47.9 billion in the utility industry, $29.7 billion in the transportation industry, $22.6 billion in the infrastructure sector, $20.1 billion on government structures and $17.6 billion in the production and manufacturing industry. This totals $275.7 billion yearly because of corrosion.