Four NRG Energy plants switch from coal to natural gas

Four NRG Energy plants switch from coal to natural gas

Four coal-fire power plants owned by Houston-based NRG Energy have been turned into natural gas plants, the company said this week. Key Points: Plummeting natural…

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Carbon capture market could be worth close to $9 billion by 2025

Carbon capture market could be worth close to $9 billion by 2025

In the age of climate change, carbon dioxide emissions produced by burning fossil fuels present a liability that many investors fear might one day bring…

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2014 Deloitte Energy Conference “A Global Industry…Competing Locally”

2014 Deloitte Energy Conference “A Global Industry…Competing Locally”

Energy is sourced globally. This reality places the energy industry squarely at the intersection of geopolitics, national security, and economic growth. Balancing these often opposing…

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Mexico’s CFE to tender $2.8 bln in power plant, pipeline projects

Mexico’s CFE to tender $2.8 bln in power plant, pipeline projects

Mexico’s national power company CFE said on Monday it will offer $2.8 billion in natural gas and electricity infrastructure project contracts by the end of…

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Scouring the World for Shale-Based Energy

Scouring the World for Shale-Based Energy

The shale revolution is going global…read full article here. Key Points: In total, global recoverable shale gas resources may reach 7.3 trillion cubic feet, or…

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Obama EPA Issues Coal-Killing Rules To Cut Carbon Emissions 30 Percent

Obama EPA Issues Coal-Killing Rules To Cut Carbon Emissions 30 Percent

Today the Environmental Protection Agency released a long-anticipated rule proposal that seeks by 2030 to reduce America’s carbon dioxide emissions 30% from 2005 levels. (The full proposal…

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If Status Quo Continues, World Energy Use Grow 56% By 2040

If Status Quo Continues, World Energy Use Grow 56% By 2040

World energy demand isn’t going down any time soon, says the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its annual outlook…read full story here. Key Points:…

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DOE issues draft fossil energy loan solicitation

DOE issues draft fossil energy loan solicitation

The US Department of Energy (DOE) expects to solicit applications by the end of this year for up to $8bn in loan guarantees for projects…

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How Will President Obama’s Climate Change Plan Impact Renewable Energy?

How Will President Obama’s Climate Change Plan Impact Renewable Energy?

Describing climate change as “no longer a distant threat,” President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a climate change action plan to combat carbon emissions by at…

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Coal-Fired Power Plants Face Severe Regulatory Obstacles

Coal-Fired Power Plants Face Severe Regulatory Obstacles

Emily M. Renzelli, Associate at Jackson Kelly, PLLC, Charleston, WV March 29, 2013 Issue Coal-fired power plants face struggles due to decreased electricity demands, low…

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