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News and Policies, U.S.

EPA Will Strengthen Limits on Wastewater Pollution from Coal-Fired Plants

July 27, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to establish more stringent standards on water pollution from coal-fired power plants. The EPA on July 26 announced it would reinstate Obama-era regulations that were rolled back by the Trump administration. An EPA […]


News and Policies, State

Emergency Valve Repair Helps Power Plant Meet Operational Commitments

July 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Niagara Falls garbage burning plant recycles waste and transforms it into usable electricity and steam energy for multiple industrial hosts nearby. That energy is generated at the plant through nine boilers and two steam turbines. Steam conditioning valves are […]


News and Policies, World

German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

July 21, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely mount into a “mid-double-digit million euro sum.” The flooding, which […]


News and Policies, U.S.

ScottishPower and Shell want to build large-scale floating windfarms in UK waters

July 20, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

ScottishPower and Shell have joined forces to bid to develop the world’s first large-scale floating offshore windfarms in the north-east of Scotland, they announced last week. The group submitted multiple proposals for new floating offshore windfarms as part of Crown […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Clean Energy Group announces retirement of Lewis Milford as President; Seth Mullendore named successor

July 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Clean Energy Group (CEG), a national nonprofit that works on clean energy and climate, announced the retirement of Lewis Milford, its founder and president. His retirement will become effective on December 31, 2021. Lew Milford founded CEG in 1998, after […]


News and Policies, World

Workers on ‘War Footing’ to Get India Coal Plant Operating

July 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in India—beset by technical issues that have knocked it offline and contributed to a power crisis in the Punjab region—is set to resume operations by the end of July, according to the utility […]


News and Policies, State

HydroLand acquires two North Carolina hydroelectric facilities

July 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

HydroLand has acquired two small run-of-river hydroelectric facilities from Northbrook Carolina Hydro II LLC: 980-kW Bryson Hydroelectric Project and 1.04-MW Franklin Hydroelectric Project. “Since our acquisition of the Enel portfolio, we have been executing our plan to modernize and upgrade […]


News and Policies, World

Lion, Censtar to explore hydrogen refuelling solutions in Australia

July 6, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Lion Energy Limited, as part of its green hydrogen production strategy, announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Censtar Group to explore opportunities in testing and operating Censtar equipment for hydrogen filling stations in Australia. The […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Regulators join forces to remove barriers to clean energy transmission

June 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) today announced the formation of a joint federal-state task force on electric transmission, which FERC established by order issued today. Members of this first-of-its-kind task […]


News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Must Take Lead Role in Hydrogen Use For Our Energy Future

June 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

For a century our country has relied on fossil fuels to power our economy. But that is beginning to change with wind, solar, renewable fuels, hydrogen, advanced nuclear options, and more. The effort to decarbonize our economy and protect the […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Charging forward with the EV revolution in the US

June 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

As individual states across the U.S. work towards increasingly ambitious net zero emissions targets, the logistics of how these targets can be achieved and where investment should be made is at the forefront of decision-makers’ minds. To date, considerable efforts […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

Nuclear First—Work Starts on Russian Fast Neutron Reactor

June 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Construction of a 300-MW nuclear power unit showcasing a fuel specially developed for the reactor is underway in Siberia, a project that industry experts say could provide a dramatic leap forward in nuclear power technology. The project is being hailed […]


News and Policies, State

AEP OnSite Partners signs LOI to develop solar field to power cryptocurrency mining

June 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Sangha Systems, developers of an 82-MW cryptocurrency mining facility at a former steel mill in Hennepin, Illinois announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with AEP OnSite Partners to develop a 2 – 5-MW behind-the-meter solar power […]


News and Policies, State

Vermont clean energy jobs board aims to net more resumes from women

June 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Advocates in Vermont hope a new clean energy jobs board and resume bank can help open doors and diversify a sometimes clubby, male-dominated sector. Renewable Energy Vermont’s clean energy resume bank, launched last month, lets employers post job listings and […]


News and Policies, State

ACCIONA wins approval to build 188-MW Fleming County solar farm for Amazon

June 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

This week, ACCIONA said it has received the go-ahead to construct its first Kentucky solar farm from the state’s siting board. The 188-MW Fleming County project is one of four in Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois that were part of a […]