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OPEC Net Oil Revenues in 2016 Were the Lowest Since 2004

May 22, 2017 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) earned about $433 billion in net oil export revenues in 2016, the lowest since 2004. In real dollar terms, the 2016 revenue represents a 15% decline from the $509 billion earned in 2015,…

Oil-Fired Power Plants Provide Small Amounts of U.S. Electricity Capacity and Generation

May 19, 2017 - in Energy

Roughly 70% of petroleum-fired electric generating capacity that still exists today was constructed prior to 1980. Utility-scale generators that reported…

U.S. Nuclear Capacity and Generation Expected to Decline as Existing Generators Retire

May 15, 2017 - in Energy

Nuclear power currently accounts for about 20% of electricity generation in the United States, playing an important role in electricity markets. EIA’s…

Dr. James Smith to Provide Keynote Address at International Energy Conference in Venice, Italy

May 11, 2017 - in Energy, Events

MORGANTOWN, WV– Plasma Igniter, LLC announced today that Dr. James Smith will join leaders from around the world to address the International Energy Conference and Workshop in Venice, Italy May 10-12, 2017.  In addition to his keynote address, Dr. Smith…

Rattlesnake Wind Project Begins Construction in Texas

May 11, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

BROOMFIELD, CO – Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, and Chicago-based Goldwind Americas, a subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind…

RES Sells IdentiFlight, LLC Assets to Boulder Imaging Affiliate

May 10, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Broomfield, CO – Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, construction, and operations of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce the sale of assets of IdentiFlight, LLC, a subsidiary…

Hawaii DOT Cuts Energy Usage in Half at Four Airports with Lighting and Photovoltaic Systems

May 9, 2017 - in Energy

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has entered the second phase of its Energy Savings Performance Contract with Johnson Controls to provide high-efficiency lighting at 11 Hawaii airports and solar photovoltaic systems at Honolulu International…

Barakah Unit 1 Construction Completion a Great Achievement

May 8, 2017 - in Energy

Barakah Unit 1, the first nuclear reactor in the United Arab Emirates, has completed initial construction activities. World Nuclear Association Director General Agneta Rising said; “The completion of initial construction of the first nuclear reactor at Barakah…

Urban Solar Announces New Smart Technology – ECM Connect Controller

May 4, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

BEAVERTON, OR – Urban Solar is proud to introduce a brand new solar lighting controller technology, the ECM Connect™.  This web-connected Energy Control Module (ECM) technology allows users to monitor and operate solar LED lighting systems remotely from…

New Heights as Chilean SeaWind Chooses Breeze

May 4, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Chilean company Seawind has chosen Breeze Wind Farm Management system for wind farm monitoring, reporting and analysis. SeaWind is a Chilean company with more than 10 years experience developing, maintaining and operating wind farms projects in Chile and South…