The “Green Steam” project advances environmental goals and enhances economic competitiveness –– avoiding 475,000 tons of carbon/year, equal to removing 80,000 cars.
When completed in 2016, the West Texas solar plant will be the largest in Texas.
Mutual Housing California’s work at six communities was touted in President Obama’s announcement this past Friday on commitments and executive actions to advance solar energy.
The groundbreaking set for Aril 25 starts the construction of an array that will provide about 25 percent of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
In honor of Earth Day, LEGOLAND Florida kicks off a celebration by operating only on renewable energy.
Constructing an electric generating plant in Matagorda, Texas, represents $450 million in economic development and hundreds of jobs.
More than $7 million in Act 13 funding has been awarded by Governor Tom Corbett for 25 companies and organizations that are making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles.
The company pumped an estimated 61 million gallons of wastewater from two coal ash impoundments at its Cape Fear Steam Electric Plant into a tributary of the Cape Fear River, DENR reported.
The region's "extreme and fast changing risks" call for it to support IMO's Polar Code, which would set safety and environmental standards for ships operating in those waters.
BP is once again eligible to enter into new contracts with the U.S. government, including new deepwater leases in the Gulf of Mexico.
The design wraps a fiberglass coat around a metal latticework. It will allow customers to "go taller in new locations," said Cliff Harris, general manager of GE's Renewable Energy business in Europe.
Consolidated Nuclear Security—whose members are Bechtel National, Inc., Lockheed Martin Services, Inc., ATK Launch Systems Inc., SOC LLC, and Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.as a teaming subcontractor—will manage the operations. The two facilities maintain the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile.
Trillium CNG is building a network of compressed natural gas fueling stations to serve the commercial trucking industry.
As long as the sun is shining, a solar electric system will continue to produce electricity. Unfortunately, winter conditions can also cause potential problems for solar power.
- By Ryan McNeill
- Mar 06, 2014
Six categories of plastic packaging have been found to reduce energy use and emissions in a new study.
The company announced the signing with the British government moves the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage project to the next phase of design.
After much debate on the safety of shipping oil by train, federal regulators have created a list of voluntary measures transporters can use to help reduce the risks of accidents occurring on rail shipments.
Although accidents are rare, transporting crude oil and natural gas poses major risks for human habitation areas and water bodies, regardless of how they are moved.
- By Douglas C. Toland
- Feb 24, 2014
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, located in the Mojave Desert, began operations last week after several years of planning and construction. To date, the plant is the largest of its kind and reportedly generates 30 percent of all solar energy developed in the United States.
The agency's standards for nuclear power operations date to 1977 and are the earliest radiation rules it has developed.