News

  • Spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste storage and processing at Savannah River Site is the topic of a meeting next month by a federal agency that reviews U.S. Department of Energy programs.
  • Public Service of New Hampshire is forecasting its energy costs will shrink, but customers' electric bills will rise by less than 1 percent next year -- maybe.
  • Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Plc (Ratch) and Rajburi Sugar Co (Rajburi Sugar) have entered a joint venture to co-invest 4.7 billion baht on a 100-megawatt co-generation gas-fired power plant.
  • Stephan Kohler, Chief Executive of the German Energy Agency, shows at the 2014 Sino-German building energy conservation sustainable development summit forum that the agency will join hands with Hebei province to build a Sino-German building energy conservation cooperation center and encourage more German companies and technologies to launch businesses in Hebei.
  • The state Department of Corrections and the union representing corrections officers each are conducting a health survey of present and former members who are working or worked at SCI Fayette and three other prisons built near coal ash disposal or coal mining operations.
  • Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday, said the state government is looking towards exploring nuclear energy as an alternative source of power supply in the state.
  • Innovative Solar Systems has just recently received a 15 year purchase power agreement from Duke Energy on the company's IS 41 project, a 48MW(AC) solar farm to be built in North Carolina and be online in late 2015.
  • The average cost of going solar in the United States continued its rapid decline in 2013 and the first half of 2014, according to a new study from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  • This 50 State Report update highlights the following notable advances: renewable energy is now responsible for over 20% of electricity generation in six western states, and the region saw the addition of nearly 4 GW of new renewable energy capacity in 2013 alone.
  • A new online mapping system lets Boston residential and commercial property owners see the solar potential of their roofs and cost estimates to install photovoltaic systems.