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  • An Ohio man was arrested in the death of a former coal company executive found shot at a West Virginia cemetery where his wife is buried, a sheriff said Tuesday. Anthony R. Arriaga, 20, is being held on a first-degree murder warrant in Allen County, Ohio, Mingo County Sheriff James Smith said. Jail records listed Arriaga's hometown as Delphos, Ohio. The records didn't ...
  • Canadian hydropower and offshore wind projects would become more prominent pieces of the state's overall energy landscape under a long-awaited bill House lawmakers unveiled Monday. Members of a legislative committee that oversees energy issues were expected to endorse the bill, in a vote taken by email, setting the stage for debate in the full House next month. Renewable energy ...
  • May 24--The largest solar energy array in Israel was inaugurated this week. The Zmorot solar park, owned by the French electric utility company EDF, is expected to generate 50 MWp of clean energy. The plant is the French company's eleventh solar array in Israel. The NIS 330 million project is trailed by the former largest solar park -- also owned by EDF -- at Kibbutz Ketura (40 MWp). EDF began ...
  • THE First Philippine Holdings Corp. (FPH) on Monday said it will aggressively double its wind-power capacity in the next three years. Francis Giles B. Puno, the company's president and COO, said at the moment, the company has a 150-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. Doubling that could result in another 150-MW capacity. One megawatt costs between $2.5 million and $3 million, so ...
  • Jordan is in talks with several international companies to be partners in the country's first nuclear plant by providing necessary turbines and systems for the plant, according to Khaled Toukan, the chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC). Jordan is currently in discussions with Shanghai Electric, China National Nuclear Corporation, Alstom and other Japanese and ...
  • A Danish company has taken over the site of a wind energy area in New Jersey. DONG Energy announced that the company has taken over RES Americas Developments Inc.'s 100,000 megawatt development project rights off the coast of New Jersey. The New Jersey lease area, which was acquired by RES during the offshore wind auction held in 2015 was taken over by DONG Energy on May 11, 2016. RES Americas ...
  • Unruly protesters briefly interrupted a debate Tuesday in the Swedish Parliament on the future of state-owned utility Vattenfall's coal assets in Germany. Swedish news agency TT says demonstrators in the spectators' gallery chanted "leave the coal in the ground" and one of them squirted what looked like ketchup at the lawmakers below. TT says the protesters were removed by ...
  • May 24--If it happens, it would be the largest utility-grade solar farm in the metro area. First, the Ramsey County Board needs to get the land to build it, though. Commissioners will vote Tuesday on whether to give staff clearance to pursue the acquisition of 60 acres of land north of the 427-acre former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant it now owns and is readying for redevelopment into a ...
  • BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced plans to build wind turbines to help power its Marion and Ottawa plants in Ohio, a $13.5 million total investment that will build upon the company’s 46 year commitment to advances in sustainable manufacturing. The completion of these projects has the potential to make Whirlpool Corporation one of the ...
  • The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) wants to help Ohio consumers better understand common terms that appear on utility bills. Here are definitions to common terms you may see on your electric and natural gas utility bills: Apples to Apples charts ? The PUCO's electric and natural gas offer comparison charts, the only comparisons in the state for which ...