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  • The Department of Energy (DOE) said it intends to review the 30-day period within which power plants are allowed to go offline. We would like to look into it, even though it is indicated in the contract between a power producer and its buyer, Energy Secretary Zenaida Y. Monsada said in an interview. Monsada said it is normal for a power plant to undergo scheduled maintenance shutdown once in a ...
  • LCCI Senior Vice President Almas Hyder said being an atomic power they should use their knowledge for power generation to get rid of the energy crisis. Mobilization of local resources is key to success therefore Pakistan should also avail full benefit from its indigenous resources for power generation like coal, solar, wind and hydel. This was stated by the while speaking at an Experts ...
  • May 02--Several other groups have intervened in Mon Power's and Potomac Edison's joint Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) case now before the Public Service Commission. They have filed comments questioning or supporting the utilities' plans. The West Virginia Coal Association filed comments on Thursday. The association, President Bill Raney writes, represents the interests of the coal industry. ...
  • Atomic Energy Council chairman designate Hsieh Hsiao-hsing stated on Saturday that a proposed national policy to phase out nuclear power was a long term objective, saying that citizens needed to be mentally prepared for increases in power bills and the possibility of energy shortages, if nuclear is phased out in the short term. Hsieh, currently a professor at National Sun Yat-sen University's ...
  • The Washington Department of Ecology on Friday demanded a company proposing to export coal submit a plan to sharply shrink the project’s expected carbon footprint, raising questions about the plan’s chances of winning approval from Gov. Jay Inslee’s administration. Ecology released a long-awaited study on the environmental impacts of building a coal-export terminal in Longview along the Lower ...
  • First nulcear plant is being constructed in the coastal city of Huludao in Liaoning China is planning to build about 20 floating reactor platforms to meet the demand of maritime atomic propulsion, driving a market that could be worth tens of billions of dollars, a report said on Thursday. The country's first-ever floating nuclear plant is about to start the final assembly in Huludao, a coastal ...
  • May 02--PEABODY -- Mayor Ted Bettencourt has vetoed a special permit that would have allowed Onyx Renewable Partners to install a field of solar panels on city land off Warren Street Extension. Instead, he wants a new hearing on the topic. The project was to include a 20-year contract to supply energy to the city's Peabody Municipal Light Plant, which is adjacent to the proposed site. The ...
  • The world will continue to rely on energy to provide the things that we depend upon for a civil society to function. These functions include water purification, sanitation, irrigation, heating and air conditioning, vaccinations, pharmaceuticals, and our homes. Examining, over a time period from about 1850 to the present, the way humans use energy shows a natural tendency to use fuels that emit ...
  • Oklahoma added the most wind power capacity among all states in the first quarter, the American Wind Energy Association said Thursday. The industry group's first-quarter market report showed Oklahoma adding almost 270 megawatts of wind capacity, bringing the state's total to 5,453 megawatts. Oklahoma remained in fourth place among states for total wind capacity. Overall, 520 ...
  • SEMIRARA Mining and Power Corp., the coal-mining arm of Consunji-led DMCI, and Meralco Powergen Corp. (MGen), the power generation arm of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), will jointly undertake a 750-megawatt (MW) coal-power project in Batangas.