The Obama administration also is releasing a new scorecard to publicly track self-reported emissions disclosure and progress for all major federal suppliers.
"These updated findings are the culmination of years of study and analysis, and further confirm the safety of the plant's design," said Ed Halpin, PG&E's senior vice president and chief nuclear officer.
The agency's proposed rule focuses solely on the Outer Continental Shelf within the Beaufort Sea and Chukchi Sea Planning Areas (Arctic OCS).
"Utility companies will do whatever it takes, including distribution of efficiency kits and educational tools to help lower energy and water use. These programs help utilities save money on infrastructure and meet government regulations, as well as provide cost saving benefits to consumers," said Todd Recknagel, CEO of AM Conservation Group.
We will assess state and local emergency response capabilities within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone, as well as the adjacent support jurisdictions within the Commonwealth of Virginia," said MaryAnn Tierney, regional administrator for FEMA Region III.
The proposed budget for 2016 reflects robust Administration support for science-based decision-making in managing natural resources.
ABB and Solar Impulse have formed an alliance ahead of the plane’s historic round-the-world journey, championing the role of innovation and technology in reducing resource consumption.
Based in Austin, the Oil and Gas Division regulates the exploration, production, and transportation of oil and natural gas in Texas.
"Abigail Hopper's knowledge of the energy sector, experience working with a wide variety of stakeholders, and her legal expertise will be valuable assets to the bureau and the department as we continue to ensure the safe and responsible development of our domestic energy and mineral resources and stand up an offshore wind program," Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said.
The National Hockey League announced a new partnership with Constellation, an energy and services company, that makes the company its official preferred energy provider. The league calls it the most significant environmental partnership of any sports league in the world.
The order for 365 V52-850 kW turbines was placed by Lake Turkana Wind Power Ltd. The project is expected to be Africa's largest wind power plant when completed in 2017.
The utility company has entered into an agreement with several state and federal agencies to design and conduct the multi-year study.
Two hundred fifty-nine state legislators from across the nation submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency supporting the EPA’s efforts to reduce carbon dioxide pollution and urging the EPA to increase its renewable energy and efficiency goals.
The Sullivan's Ledge and Iron Horse Park project teams received them in recognition of their efforts to place solar farms on two federally listed sites in Massachusetts.
According to E2’s comments, better modeling for the potential of renewables and energy efficiency would strengthen plan.
The California Public Utilities Commission approved it Nov. 20.
"Most industries that currently flare their waste gases will soon be able to use these waste gases productively while also significantly reducing their emissions of waste gases into the atmosphere. This is great news for our world's air quality and great news for the financial bottom lines of the industries that currently emit these greenhouse gases into the atmosphere," said Alain Castro, CEO of Ener-Core.
Available technology, such as AWG, can reduce the draw on municipal resources in water-starved locations and provide a cost-effective way for drillers to continue their operations without being a drain on local resources.
Two Spectra LB-2800 reverse osmosis desalination systems can convert seawater into more than 5,600 gallons per day of clean, fresh, EPA-approved drinking water, Spectra Watermakers announced.
Duke University geochemist Avner Vengosh, who co-led the research, said the research "gives us new forensic tools to detect if frack fluids are escaping into our water supply and what risks, if any, they might pose."