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  1. EPA Finds That Financial Risks From Petroleum And Coal Products Manufacturing Industry Does Not Warrant Additional Federal Requirements
    12/4/2019

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to not impose burdensome and potentially duplicative financial responsibility requirements for the petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry (the industrial sector that transforms crude petroleum and coal into usable products) because the financial risk to the federal government from those facilities is already addressed by various existing federal and state technical and financial requirements and modern material management practices.

  2. High-Speed Fire Footage Reveals Key Insights For Power Plant Safety
    12/4/2019

    High energy arcing faults are high-power electrical discharges between two or more conductors that can release tens of thousands of amps of current. They can result in explosions that reach about 35,000 degrees Celsius — about the temperature of lightning strikes — and vaporize steel and spew hot metal particles into the air.

  3. Black Hills Corp. Announces Commercial Operations At Busch Ranch II Wind Farm And Natural Bridge Pipeline
    12/3/2019

    Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) announced that construction has been completed and commercial operations started for the 60-megawatt Busch Ranch II wind project in southern Colorado and the 35-mile Natural Bridge pipeline in eastern Wyoming

  4. Oklo Announces Its Aurora Advanced Fission Clean Energy Plant
    12/2/2019

    Oklo Inc. announces the launch of Aurora, an advanced fission clean energy plant design developed to power communities with affordable, reliable, clean power

  5. Invenergy Expands Into New Energy Market Through Partnership With Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) To Advance Renewable Energy Development In Colombia
    12/2/2019

    Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, today announced that it has executed a strategic partnership agreement with Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM), one of Colombia's largest public electric utilities, to develop, build, and operate large-scale wind and solar energy projects in Colombia

  6. Grid Reliability Under Climate Change May Require More Power Generation Capacity
    12/2/2019

    NSF-funded researchers are using a new modeling approach for infrastructure planning of a long-term electricity grid that considers future climate and water resource conditions. Those conditions include reduced hydropower production as well as reduced availability of cooling water due to reduced streamflow and increased streamflow temperature.

  7. The EDF Group Launches The Construction Of Neart na Gaoithe 450 MW Offshore Wind Farm Along With New Irish Partner, ESB
    11/28/2019

    The EDF Group is announcing the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project and the new partnership with the Irish electricity company ESB which is taking a 50% stake in the project

  8. Vattenfall Builds Its First Floating Solar Farm
    11/28/2019

    Space for building solar farms is scarce in the Netherlands. One solution is to construct floating solar farms, for example on ponds and pools that form as the result of sand and gravel extraction

  9. Total Inaugurates New Caledonia’s Largest Solar Power Plant With Energy Storage
    11/27/2019

    Total Quadran, a wholly owned Total subsidiary involved in the production of renewable electricity in France and its overseas territories, starts up Hélio Boulouparis 2, the largest solar power plant with energy storage in overseas France

  10. Vestas Wins 269 MW Order In USA
    11/27/2019

    Vestas has received an order for 269 MW of turbines, consisting of three V110-2.0 MW turbines, 22 V120-2.2 MW turbines, and 51 V150-4.2 MW turbines for a wind project in the U.S. Including previously purchased 2 MW platform components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 299 MW