The first quarter of 2013 has seen a substantial increase in CO2 emissions from coal -- a 7.1 percent increase in the first three months compared to the same time last year.
The solar market has changed drastically very quickly. Growing pains have scared many investors away but the positive outlook on the health of market and industry players will bring many back into the game, according to Lux Research.
Together, Sandia and SRI will address the most challenging barriers associated with alternative fuel infrastructure, including cost, performance and availability of the fueling systems.
Greenhouse gas emissions fell by 3.3 percent in the European Union in 2011 to the lowest level since 1990, according to the European Environment Agency. The European Union's total greenhouse gas emissions in 2011 were 18.4 percent below 1990 levels, according to the EU greenhouse gas inventory.
EPA Region 7 and Rotary Drilling have reached a proposed agreement to address environmental impacts from the unauthorized disposal of approximately 140,000 tons of coal ash from Ameren Missouri's Rush Island Power Plant.
PSE&G's is one of only four utility energy-efficiency programs in the United States targeting hospitals and is the only program in which the utility bears all up-front capital costs.
Research shows that Louisiana could save billions through energy efficiency while increasing the state's competitiveness, but this valuable resource goes largely untapped.
FierceEnergy is launching a new feature called "Sound-Off," which brings you a birds-eye view of the industry's hottest topics from a range of industry experts all in one place.
Forer said that, "For an industry that is still relatively new, this is a seriously challenging time. Leaders need to be conversant in international business, conscious of global politics, and clever in innovating new business models and business relationships to win in an increasingly global competitive world."
The PJM Interconnection annual capacity auction has attracted a record amount of new generation as well as record imports of capacity from the Midcontinent ISO and other areas.
In 1988, Ameren found groundwater contamination at the Meramec coal ash disposal site, according to a report it filed with the DNR. The contamination was associated with one of two ash ponds at which Ameren is now proposing to build a coal ash landfill.
The D.C. Circuit Court has dismissed an appeal by Sunflower Electric of a ruling requiring environmental review of Sunflower's proposed coal plant in Holcomb, Kansas. The decision lets stand a district court ruling that the U.S. government violated the law by allowing Sunflower to proceed without first examining its environmental effects and alternative actions.
Jersey Central Power & Light has completed projects totaling more than $15 million to enhance service reliability throughout its northern and central New Jersey territories, including rebuilding transmission lines, upgrading substation equipment, and rebuilding infrastructure.
On May 16, Gina McCarthy won the support of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on her confirmation as "head honcho" of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) but received no Republican votes.
Pennsylvania energy regulators have cleared PPL Electric Utilities to implement a new cost recovery fee to pay for upgrades to the utility's distribution system.
Four U.S. electric companies have been nominated by a committee of energy trade publication editors for some impressive projects.
This pilot project will provide critical, real-world data on the technical and financial performance of battery energy storage.
The public overwhelmingly believes that natural gas used in the U.S. could contribute twice as much to the economy as simply exporting natural gas.
Natural gas generator sets, which use internal combustion engines for distributed power generation, are among the fastest-selling and least expensive distributed generation (DG) technologies in the world. In fact, annual worldwide installations of natural gas gensets will surpass 13 GW of capacity by 2018.