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Power Generation

November candidates and elected leaders, plus labor leaders, discuss how local energy production has decreased family, manufacturing and business expenses, increased opportunities at energy and labor forum. more

Natural Gas

International Cooling Tower (ICT) recently successfully completed a turnkey turnaround project for a 1,000-plus-megawatt gas power plant. more

Maintenance & Reliability

The giant development in the North Sea has been through the busiest installation campaign ever for a field in the North Sea. more

Power Generation

The Dalles Dam, located near the mouth of the Columbia River on the Washington-Oregon border, is one of the country’s 10 largest hydroelectric power plants. Monthly inflow at The Dalles Dam peaked in May, reaching 63% above normal, but more than half more

Power Generation

According to EIA’s international electricity statistics, hydroelectric and fossil fuel-powered generation were the top sources of growth between 2005 and 2015 in Sub-Saharan Africa, hydroelectric generation increased by about 40% in the region... more

Power Generation

Electricity generation in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), a regional transmission organization (RTO) covering all or part of fourteen Midwestern states, is mostly provided by three fuels: coal, natural gas, and wind. more

Power Generation

As a result of record-high temperatures and fuel supply constraints this summer, wholesale electricity prices in the western United States reached their highest levels since 2008. more

Power Generation

Nearly one-third of U.S. households (31%) reported facing a challenge in paying energy bills or sustaining adequate heating and cooling in their homes in 2015. more

Power Generation

The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station, located 50 miles east of Philadelphia in Forked River, New Jersey, is scheduled to retire on Monday. more

Power Generation

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall near the area of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as a Category 2 storm on Friday. more

Power Generation

AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) announced that it has entered into definitive agreements for the sale of non-core midstream and power assets in Canada and power assets in the United States. more

M&A/Investment

Electricity generators that use fossil fuels continue to be the most common sources of electricity generation in most states. more

Natural Gas

Every month, EIA collects information about all utility-scale power plants in the U.S... The National Energy Technology Laboratory has launched a cooperative research...U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) recently chaired a hearing to conduct... more

Power Generation

Pemex

Reuters

Pemex's Salina Cruz refinery shut down due to a power outage and was scheduled to restart operations a day later. more

Refining/Petrochemical

DTE Energy has been approved by Michigan regulators to build a state-ofthe- art natural gas-fired power plant...The first-ever database inventory of oil and natural gas infrastructure information from the top hydrocarbon- producing countries... more

Natural Gas

Annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems and onshore wind turbines declined, while construction costs for natural gas generators increased slightly. more

Power Generation

New EIA data series indicate that total electricity sales in Puerto Rico have returned to pre-Hurricane Maria levels as of April and May 2018 after the longest blackout in U.S. history. more

Power Generation

The 661 million short tons of coal consumed in the electric power sector in 2017 was the lowest amount of coal consumed since 1983, and 2017 was the fourth consecutive year that U.S. coal consumption and coal shipments by all transport modes declined more

Power Generation

Air-conditioning equipment is used in 87% of homes in the United States and, according to the latest EIA Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), home air-conditioning costs averaged $265 in 2015, or 12% of total home energy expenditures. more

Power Generation

Today, Siemens released its white paper, “Resilient by Design: Enhanced Reliability and Resiliency for Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid,” which outlines a new energy infrastructure framework in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Maria. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

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