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Factbox: Power plants with GE turbines shutting for repairs

Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co's newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Exclusive: GE"s push to fix power turbine problem goes global

Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co's newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

GE Finds Flaw in Power-Plant Turbines

General Electric discovered a flaw in its newest power-plant turbines after a key part failed earlier this month, forcing utility Exelon to shut down two Texas plants while GE makes repairs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018

Coal plants keep shutting despite Trump"s order to save them

President Donald Trump has ordered a rescue of the nation’s struggling coal and nuclear power industries, but that doesn’t mean utilities are reconsidering the shutdown of unprofitable plants......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2018

Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power

More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 10th, 2018

Trump Moves to Lift Hurdle to Coal Plants—But Don’t Expect Utilities to Actually Build Them

The EPA on Thursday proposed easing Obama-era limits on carbon dioxide emissions from new and modified coal power plants. The Trump administration w.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 6th, 2018

Trump may reverse policy on coal plants as usage falls to 40-year low

The EPA is expected to announce a plan that will make it easier to build new power plants fueled by coal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 6th, 2018

EPA Ready to Kill Greenhouse Gas Rule on New Coal Power Plants

Ending the rule will make it more profitable to build coal power plants that ge.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 6th, 2018

Outside the Box: The lights could go out this winter if we close all the coal and nuclear power plants

Shortages of natural gas and the closure of many coal- and nuclear-power plants have created a worst-case scenario wherein the United States experiences a cold snap, and sufficient power generation simply isn’t available to meet demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2018

Renewable energy fund to acquire NC solar facilities from SunEnergy1

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. announced Monday its agreement to add three solar facilities in eastern North Carolina to its diverse portfolio of renewable energy power plants. The Kansas City-based renewable energy fund acquired the rights to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

Factbox: GM North America plant shutdowns could hit nearly 6,000 workers

General Motors Co's plan to close three North American assembly plants and two transmission plants next year could affect nearly 6,000 workers, according to data on GM's media website......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2018

New West Oahu wind power project part of larger restoration, conservation effort

Oahu’s Waianae Range will be the future home of more than a dozen wind turbines after Hawaiian Electric Co. signed a power purchase agreement with EE Ewa LLC for a new 46.8-megawatt wind project on the island’s west side. The Honolulu-based .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2018

Groups target Europe"s coal companies over harmful emissions

Environmental groups say 10 utility companies are responsible for the majority of premature deaths caused by emissions from coal-fired power plants in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 20th, 2018

No subsidies? Maybe no problem for wind power

Countries around the world may be scaling back subsidies for wind power, but that doesn't seem to be slowing sales for the big players in the business of making turbines. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 7th, 2018

No subsidies? Maybe no problem for wind power

Countries around the world may be scaling back subsidies for wind power, but that doesn't seem to be slowing sales for the big players in the business of making turbines. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Capitol Report: Trump’s new FERC chairman could give new life to plan to help coal and nuclear power plants, analysts say

Federal energy regulators look set to give another chance to a Trump administration proposal aimed at helping struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, according to Height Capital Markets analysts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2018

CBS Embodies #MeToo Ambivalence and Hope

The media giant has the power to influence society for the better as it repairs its own internal culture......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2018

General Motors will soon use wind power to build pickups and SUVs

GM is powering several of its manufacturing plants using wind to save mo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 9th, 2018

Veggie Grill"s T.K. Pillan learned to harness the power of plants

T.K. Pillan, 50, is co-founder and chairman.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 30th, 2018

GE CEO to Power Unit Staff: "Keep Your Chin Up"

John Flannery, CEO of GE, reassured employees that a recent problem with new power-plant turbines is under control after shares lost more than 10% since last week......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 28th, 2018

U.S. Makes Shortlist for Saudi Nuclear-Plant Deal

Saudi Arabia has put the U.S. on its shortlist of potential partners competing to build nuclear- power plants in the kingdom, while the two countries negotiate how to do a deal without spreading nuclear weapons, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 26th, 2018