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Thermaldyne to Open West Baton Rouge Plant in 2018

August 20, 2018 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

BATON ROUGE, La., August 20, 2018  - Thermaldyne CEO Randall Tolbert today announced that the environmental solutions company has made a $50 million investment in West Baton Rouge which will allow Thermaldyne to open the plant in late 2018. The project…

Last Ever Polish Coal Block to be Built in Ostrałęka as President Duda Commits to EU Target of 15% Energy Consumption from Renewables by 2020

August 20, 2018 - in Energy

August 20, 2018. The biggest European polluter is now officially committed to EU’s renewable targets, marking an important first step in moving away…

Wärtsilä to Help Ensure Reliable Power Supply in Challenging Hawaii Conditions Through Smart Technologies

August 20, 2018 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Technology

Clean, secure, and uninterrupted power is at the core of Hawaiian Electric’s 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station. Wärtsilä has signed a Maintenance…

Sanjeev Gupta to Build 280MW Solar Farm in South Australia

August 16, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

Details of a 280MW solar farm have been unveiled in South Australia as the first part of Sanjeev Gupta’s global GFG Alliance US$1 billion, one‐gigawatt dispatchable renewable energy program. The Cultana Solar Project in South Australia’s Upper Spencer…

Petroteq Completes Continuity Testing of New Plant

August 10, 2018 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

Sherman Oaks, California - ( August 10, 2018) - Petroteq Energy Inc. ("Petroteq" or the "Company") (TSXV: PQE) (OTC Pink: PQEFF) (FSE: PQCF), a fully integrated oil and gas company, has finalized continuity testing at its Asphalt…

Siemens to Help Calif. City Save Millions Through Solar Energy

August 9, 2018 - in Energy, News

Wasco, Calif. projected to achieve more than $8.6M in energy savings, 41.7M kWh in reduced energy usage by end of 15-year performance contract   An energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Siemens will allow the city of Wasco, Calif., to use energy…

EIA Releases August’s U.S. Short-Term Energy Forecast

August 8, 2018 - in Energy, Featured

The U.S. Energy Information Administration released its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Forecast Highlights Global liquid fuels Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $74 per barrel (b) in July, largely unchanged from the average…

Challenges Keep China’s Shale Gas at Early Stage of Development, says GlobalData

August 6, 2018 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

China’s upstream industry is turning to natural gas as a way to reduce air pollution created by the consumption of coal. However, despite the progress made in the shale gas industry since 2011, China has been facing challenges to develop efficient shale…

Enwave Australia Wins Bid to Build Energy Network in Adelaide

August 1, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

An energy production and trading scheme designed for the Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide will incorporate one of Australia’s largest rooftop solar arrays to provide energy to businesses and homes within the growing precinct. The South Australian…

New Report: The Unsustainable Rising Cost of Electricity Generation

July 31, 2018 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Featured

A new report has been released that found that the costs to operate and maintain U.S. power plants and equipment have soared 74 percent over the past two decades. The report is based on 20 years of data that utilities submit to the U.S. Federal Energy…