Utility Generation

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February 7, 2013

Following the successful completion of the first phase, the Energy Department has announced the beginning of Phase II of project development with a new cooperative agreement between the FutureGen Industrial Alliance and the Department of Energy for an innovative carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Illinois.

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February 4, 2013

South and Central American nations are aspiring to be more environmentally friendly, as renewable energy strategies are introduced, but thermal power remains the main player, states a new report by GBI Research.

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January 31, 2013

The global offshore wind power market, fuelled by the depletion of fossil fuel reserves, the declining cost of wind power generation and impressive investment from the UK, is expected to explode over the next decade, states research and consulting firm GlobalData.

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January 22, 2013

When Jimmy Carter was President, the U.S. was the world leader in solar cells and wind power. Today, most solar cells come from China and only one U.S. wind turbine supplier (GE Wind) ranks in the top ten for wind turbine market share.

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January 15, 2013

After a disastrous third quarter of 2012 featuring extremely low factory utilization rates across the entire photovoltaic supply chain, a surge in demand was seen in the final quarter of the year for PV modules. A new PV module shipment record of 11 GW was reached in the fourth quarter according to the IHS Solar Integrated Market Tracker.).

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January 14, 2013

Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses, has announced the completion of its largest-ever windpower construction projects, Los Vientos I and II in south Texas, adding 402 MW to the company's renewables fleet.

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January 7, 2013

Three new power plants officially began serving North Carolina customers at the end of 2012, representing a combined investment of nearly $3.65 billion and marking another significant milestone in Duke Energy's commitment to meet electricity needs with advanced, cleaner generation.

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January 7, 2013

ROI battles EROI and resource planning just got a lot more complex!

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January 1, 2013

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and BP Wind Energy have announced the full commercial operation of the 21 MW Auwahi Wind facility.