Free Flow Power Corp. plans to install four new turbines at the Williams Dam on the East Fork of the White River in Lawrence County and upgrade the dam's existing powerhouse.» Read More
Industry groups and coal-reliant states have already signaled that they will challenge power plant regulations if they feel the EPA produces a plan that has overly strict timetables or emissions limits that "violate the spirit of the Clean Air Act," one industry representative said.
WASHINGTON, June 25- President Barack Obama will kick-start a global climate agenda on Tuesday with a plan to limit carbon pollution from all U.S. power plants that is sure to face opposition from the coal industry, many business groups and Republican lawmakers.
WASHINGTON, June 25- The White House on Tuesday released a plan to cut global carbon pollution and address the effects of climate change in three broad ways: cutting carbon pollution domestically, preparing the country to be resilient to climate impacts, and leading international efforts to target climate change.
WASHINGTON, June 25- President Barack Obama will attempt to kick-start a global climate agenda on Tuesday with proposals including a plan to limit carbon emissions from existing U.S. power plants that is sure to face opposition from the coal industry, many business groups and Republican lawmakers.
The National Weather Service issued severe thunderstorm watches and warnings for portions of south-central and southeastern Iowa, northwestern Illinois and northern Missouri through Monday evening.
TOKYO, June 24- Japan's nuclear utilities face shareholders this week promising restarts of idled plants as soon as next month after costly safety upgrades, plans that look wildly optimistic given they are yet to secure either regulatory or local approval.
For the past few months, they have been working behind the scenes to influence the EPA before it begins what could be a months- or years-long rule-making process.
MADRID, June 20- After retiring from a long career at IBM, Spain's Angel Miralda poured his savings into a small solar farm in the hilly northern region of Catalonia, encouraged by government promises of stable returns.
LONDON, June 20- By the end of 2015, more than 70 million smart electricity meters will have been installed across the United States. Britain, Australia and other countries have also embraced the concept of a smart grid, with smart metering at its core, though the rollout of the actual meters is further behind.
NEW YORK, June 19- New York lawmakers announced a deal on Wednesday to privatize utility operations on Long Island and revamp the Long Island Power Authority, a state-owned New York utility company that was criticized for its response during last year's Superstorm Sandy.
LONDON, June 19- U.S. state-level targets show the remaining potential for renewable power in some states such as Illinois, within an overall picture of waning mandates. The United States has no federal targets to install or generate renewable power, where demand is instead driven by states in the form of renewable portfolio standards.
Regulators used sharp words to accuse JPMorgan Chase of manipulating energy markets, in language similar to that which buffeted -- and eventually took down -- bankrupt energy giant Enron.
If you've noticed your utility bills falling, there's a good reason. Surging natural gas production in the U.S. has had one benefit already: curbing or even cutting power costs.
BP has put its U.S. wind farm operation, one of the largest in the country, up for sale, marking the continued retreat of big oil companies from renewable energy investments.
One of China's largest private companies is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.
David Crane, President & CEO of NRG Energy, discusses the technology behind keeping the lights on at the stadium during the Super Bowl, including using solar panels as a backup.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's State of the State Address.
A Northeast region punch-drunk from powerful storms could create opportunities for a handful of utility companies, as governments move to rebuild battered infrastructure, an analyst told CNBC on Thursday.
The East Coast's most populated region is struggling to recover from devastating Hurricane Sandy, its worst storm in generations.
First it was corruption of staggering proportions, then an ill-conceived tax to claw back capital gains from foreign companies; that was followed by slowing growth and a swooning rupee. Now a power blackout in India has left 700 million people without electricity.