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Archive for March 2015

Poll: Slight majority of Americans back

March 31, 2015

Poll: Slight majority of Americans back nuclear – A slight majority of Americans say they favor nuclear energy to generate electricity in the U.S., compared to 43 percent who oppose it, according to a new Gallup poll. Advertisements

Report: Global wind power installations

March 28, 2015

Report: Global wind power installations increased by 42% in 2014

Video: 9HA.01 Gas Turbine Testing Nears

March 27, 2015

Video: 9HA.01 Gas Turbine Testing Nears Completion – In Monte Atwell’s world, opportunities are created when things break down. Over the last four months, Atwell and a team of engineers in Greenville, South Carolina, have been testing one of GE’s latest innovations – the 9HA.01 air-cooled gas turbine. The 866,000-pound machine promises to provide power […]

EIA: California first state to generate

March 26, 2015

EIA: California first state to generate 5% electricity from utility-scale solar power

US issues wind energy research lease off

March 25, 2015

US issues wind energy research lease off Virginia coast – The government has given the green light for a project off Virginia’s coast to test the waters for wind generation.

Georgia lawmakers consider solar power f

March 24, 2015

Georgia lawmakers consider solar power financing – Lawmakers may soon allow people in Georgia to finance solar panels the same way they get mortgages to buy homes or lease cars.

RWE, E.On losing money on fossil-fueled

March 21, 2015

RWE, E.On losing money on fossil-fueled power plants – German utilities RWE and E.On released their 2014 Annual Earnings Statements, finding that the companies’ are not making a profit on its fossil-fueled power plants.

Tribal group seeks court-ordered halt to

March 20, 2015

Tribal group seeks court-ordered halt to Blythe II solar project construction

New Mexico regulators to hear from publi

March 19, 2015

New Mexico regulators to hear from public about power plant – New Mexico regulators are scheduled to take more public testimony on a plan to shutter half of an aging coal-fired power plant that supplies communities around the Southwest.

Carbondale City Council to vote on propo

March 18, 2015

Carbondale City Council to vote on proposed solar project – The Carbondale City Council is ready to vote on a proposed solar power project at a former wood treatment plant.