Coal is Out as APS Sets Carbon-Free Goal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 23:18:26 +0000

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Arizona Public Service (APS) announced Jan. 22 that it plans for all its power generation to be carbon-free by 2050, and also said it plans to produce nearly half its power from renewable sources by 2030. APS joins other U.S. utilities who have put forth similar goals in recent years. APS, which has been criticized […]

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Is Carbon Pricing the Key to a Clean Energy Future? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:37:30 +0000

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The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has proposed incorporating the social cost of carbon into the wholesale price of electricity. According to an October-released study conducted by the consulting firm Analysis Group, “A carbon price in NYISO’s competitive wholesale power markets can help deliver New York’s clean-energy transition in faster, cheaper, more reliable, more […]

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Poland Pushing Back Against EU Goal to End Coal-Fired Generation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 05:01:56 +0000

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Polish officials have said it is “not possible” for the country to meet the European Union’s (EU’s) goal of cutting net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, and as such the government will continue to

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GE Unveils New H-Class Gas Turbine—and Already Has a First Order

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 13:29:24 +0000

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GE on Oct. 1 unveiled the 7HA.03, the newest model in its 2014-launched high efficiency air-cooled (HA) gas turbine line. On Oct. 2, it also announced that Florida Power and Light’s (FPL’s) Dania Beach Clean Energy Center will be the first to showcase two of the “world’s largest, most efficient, and flexible gas turbines” for the 60-Hz […]

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Duke Energy, American Electric Power Separately Seeking to Go Net-Zero Carbon by 2050

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:11:08 +0000

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Two formidable U.S. coal power generators this week separately revised their their carbon dioxide emissions reduction targets. Duke Energy announced it would achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. American Electric Power (AEP), meanwhile, said it would extend its target from 60% to 70% from 2000 levels by 2030, and by more than 80% by 2050—but […]

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Nine Utility Companies Suing Trump Over Emissions Rule

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:37:38 +0000

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A coalition of nine utility companies is suing the Trump administration over its plan to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. New York-based Consolidated Edison said the Affordable Clean Energy, or ACE, rule undermines efforts the companies already have in place to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power generation. The companies, who call their group […]

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BHP, Mitsubishi Partner on Emissions Reduction Technologies

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 17:04:45 +0000

BHP and Mitsubishi Development Pty (MDP) in late June signed a memorandum of understanding for joint research, development, and deployment of greenhouse gas emissions reduction technologies in several countries, including projects with battery storage, solar, and carbon capture and storage (CCS). The agreement, signed in Tokyo, Japan, on June 20, also calls for research into […]

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