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
If Tanaka succeeds in taking control of the nuclear consortium NuGen, a Japan Inc push backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government to promote nuclear know-how overseas could provide a launch pad for Toshiba to meet its target of 29 new nuclear reactor orders by March 2018.
LONDON, Oct 2- While a U.S. Department of Energy study has concluded that fossil fuel power plants can cope with the physical stresses of balancing more renewable power, it leaves unanswered the bigger question of the financial losses utilities face.
AUSTIN, Oct 1- Texas regulators are struggling to attract new power plants and other resources so the state's electric supply will keep pace with its growing economy. Exelon subsidiaries own more than 5,000 megawatts of generation in Texas and sell power to 25,000 business customers and 130,000 residential customers.
SANTIAGO, Oct 1- Michelle Bachelet, expected to easily win Chile's presidential election this year, will likely make liquefied natural gas the backbone of her energy policy over the next four years to ease a mounting power crunch in the crucial mining industry.
WASHINGTON, Oct 1- A swathe of some of America's biggest industrial firms including Boeing and UPS warned the Federal Reserve on Tuesday that restricting Wall Street's trading in physical commodity markets could harm their business.
LONDON, Sept 27- With his promise to freeze utility bills if his party wins the next parliamentary election, Labour leader Ed Miliband has lobbed a metaphorical grenade into the heart of the country's delicate political consensus on energy and climate change.
COPENHAGEN, Sept 27- Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems has agreed a joint venture with Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for offshore wind turbines, adding financial muscle to its attempts to catch up with rivals in a sector viewed as the future of wind power.
TOKYO, Sept 27- Tokyo Electric Power Co on Friday applied to restart a nuclear plant in northwestern Japan, an initial step on its planned recovery from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 26- California's non-solar homeowners are paying a growing share of maintaining the power grid under a controversial state policy, while ratepayers with solar rooftops are paying less, a report commissioned by the state's utility regulator said on Thursday.
SHANGHAI, Sept 26- China's first thermal coal futures contract debuted as one of the most heavily traded contracts on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange on Thursday as miners, traders and investors were eager to trade it. The rollout of China's first thermal coal contract will also give Beijing greater influence over global prices, analysts said.
TOKYO, Sept 26- Tokyo Electric Power Co took an initial step forward on Thursday in its plan to recover from the Fukushima nuclear disaster by winning approval from a previously reluctant local governor to apply to restart a plant in western Japan.
Uranium prices, both spot and New York futures, plunged after the Fukushima meltdown and have stayed depressed as countries such as Germany backed away from nuclear power amid rising public mistrust.
SHANGHAI, Sept 26- China's first steam coal futures climbed over 2 percent in their trading debut on Thursday in brisk volumes, as investors in the world's top importer of the resource welcomed the chance to access the hedging tool.
LONDON, Sept 23- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after her re-election, must now come up with an energy reform that balances support for renewable power against the need to keep gas-fired plants in operation to ensure reliable supply.
Sept 23- General Electric Co said it signed three contracts valued at $2.7 billion with Algeria to supply power generation equipment and turbines to the country's power plants.
*Coal, elec utilities see evidence of Obama's "war on coal". *Industry also jittery over further EPA rules due in 2014. The rules, a revision of a previous attempt by the EPA to create emissions standards for fossil fuel plants, are the first step in President Barack Obama's climate change package, announced in June.
Under the Clean Air Act, the basis for the newly proposed rule, the EPA is required to set pollution standards using the "best system of emission reduction" with technology that has been "adequately demonstrated."
WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed pollution standards for new coal and natural gas fired power plants, announced on Friday, have put into the spotlight carbon capture and storage technology as a key feature of lowering emissions.
WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced carbon pollution standards that will apply to new power plants built in the United States.
The rules, which are a revision of a previous attempt by the EPA to create emissions standards for fossil fuel plants, are the first salvo in President Barack Obama's climate change package, announced in June.