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Tropical Storm #Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a #Category_2 #hurricane

Tropical Storm Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a Category 2 hurricane An intensifying storm system that became Tropical Storm Michael Sunday afternoon is setting its sights on the northern Gulf Coast, and forecasters say it could be a Category 2 hurricane when it makes landfall. “In fact, nearly every piece of intensity guidance … Continue reading Tropical Storm #Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a #Category_2 #hurricane

Texas’ electricity market is working. But these companies want to change the rules to benefit themselves.

Texas’ electricity market is working. But these companies want to change the rules to benefit themselves. Texas’ two largest natural gas electricity generators are pressing state officials to implement a self-serving policy change that would significantly impact how wholesale electricity is priced in Texas. Calpine Corporation and NRG Energy are pushing for “marginal losses” – … Continue reading Texas’ electricity market is working. But these companies want to change the rules to benefit themselves.

Federal agencies find US Great Lakes offshore wind project will not significantly impact environment

Federal agencies find US Great Lakes offshore wind project will not significantly impact environment 20.7-MW pilot project scheduled for 2020 completion 63.6% of the project’s power has been sold New York — A bid to stimulate a freshwater offshore wind industry in the US Great Lakes moved forward this week as the 20.7-MW Icebreaker Wind … Continue reading Federal agencies find US Great Lakes offshore wind project will not significantly impact environment

How #General_Electric Can Build a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

How General Electric Can Build a Renewable Energy Powerhouse General Electric (NYSE:GE) is facing a number of challenges, but its biggest may be turning around an energy business that can’t seem to overcome a slowing fossil fuel power generation market. The $35 billion power business, which includes building and maintaining fossil fuel power plants, shrunk … Continue reading How #General_Electric Can Build a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry

Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry As charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs) gradually takes reins from the internal combustion engine as the king of the road in the rapidly evolving energy landscape, oil and gas companies are acknowledging the rise of EVs, observes leading data and analytics company GlobalData Digitisation and … Continue reading Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry

DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote

DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote Monday’s vote on the Vogtle project could mark the end for the troubled plant expansion, but the DOE’s correspondence makes clear the stakes are bigger than a single generation project. In letters released late Friday, DOE said it understands that the choice to … Continue reading DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote