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Two Ohio coal plants to close

An electric utility company is closing two coal-fired power plants by next year, citing economic conditions. Dayton Power & Light, a subsidiary of utility giant AES Corp., announced on Monday the closure of the J.M. Stuart and Killen generating stations, following a monthslong review of the plants. They are the latest in a string of Read More…

EPA chief: Carbon dioxide isn’t a ‘primary contributor’ to global warming

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday that he does not believe carbon dioxide is a “primary contributor” to climate change. “I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there’s tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact. So no, I would not Read More…

Colstrip power plant owner pushes for tax break to keep plant units open

Talen Energy is pushing Montana lawmakers for a tax break worth millions to keep two units of the coal-fired Colstrip power plant open, with one Republican leader saying Tuesday the units could close within the year without some form of assistance. House Speaker Austin Knudsen, R-Culbertson, said the $10 million coal severance tax reduction proposed Read More…

Job Surge in Bakken

There has been a sudden surge in job openings in the Bakken – particularly for hydraulic fracturing and completion crews – as companies ramp up to put more wells on line in the first half of 2017, reports Oil Patch Hotline. Pay scales are running between $16 and $30 an hour. The number of job Read More…

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Ovivo obtient un contrat majeur d'un montant supérieur à 27 millions de livres Sterling pour fournir le système de tamisage de prise d'eau de refroidissement de Hinkley Point C

MONTRÉAL, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ovivo Inc. (« Ovivo »), via sa filiale à 100 % Ovivo UK Limited, s’est fait octroyer un contrat majeur d’un montant supérieur à 27 millions de livres Sterling par EDF Energy, dans le but de fournir un système de tamisage de prise d’eau de refroidissement pour la nouvelle centrale nucléaire de Read More…

Ovivo erhält Zuschlag für Großauftrag im Wert von über 27 Millionen GBP zur Bereitstellung des Kühlwassereinlauf-Siebsystems für Hinkley Point C

MONTREAL, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”) hat über seine hundertprozentige Tochtergesellschaft Ovivo UK Limited den Zuschlag für einen Großauftrag von EDF Energy im Wert von über 27 Millionen GBP erhalten, der die Bereitstellung des Kühlwassereinlauf-Siebsystems für das neue 3.200 MW Kernkraftwerk Hinkley Point C umfasst, das in Somerset errichtet werden wird. Es Read More…

Spruce Finance Names New CEO, CFO, Independent Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spruce Finance Inc., a provider of consumer financing for residential energy efficiency and solar technology, today announced new leadership and an infusion of capital, as well as the appointment of two independent directors. Steve Olszewski, who previously served as chief operating officer, has been promoted to CEO, and Adam Read More…

Ovivo awarded a major contract worth over £27 million to supply the cooling water intake screening system at Hinkley Point C

MONTREAL, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”), through its wholly owned subsidiary Ovivo UK Limited, was awarded a major contract worth over £27 million by EDF Energy, to provide the cooling water intake screening system for the new 3,200 MW Hinkley Point C nuclear power station to be built in Somerset, the first Read More…

Goldcorp Announces Sale of its 21% Minority Interest in the San Nicolas Copper-Zinc Project

VANCOUVER, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company has entered into a binding agreement with Teck Resources Limited for the sale of its 21% minority interest in the San Nicolas copper-zinc project, located in Zacatecas, Mexico, for cash consideration of US$50 million. This Read More…

Converde Energy USA, Inc. Appoints Josh Hickman, President of Subsidiary's O&G Operations and to Board of Directors

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Converde Energy USA, Inc. (OTC PINK: XFUL) (the “Company” or “XFUL”), a diversified energy company, announces today the appointment of Mr. Josh C. Hickman as the President of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Gilbert Oil and Gas, LLC. The Company is also pleased to announce that Mr. Hickman Read More…

Nevsun Reports New Lower Zone Drill Results at Timok

VANCOUVER, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX:NSU) (NYSE MKT:NSU) (“Nevsun” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce new assay results from on-going drilling of the Lower Zone at the Timok copper-gold project (“Timok Project”).  HIGHLIGHTS Drilling continues to confirm grade, continuity and thickness of the Lower Zone New porphyry copper intersections include: Read More…

Mirabella Homeowners Receive Official LEED Platinum Certification

BRADENTON, Fla., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded the owners of the first 70 completed and occupied Mirabella homes in Bradenton, Florida the highest LEED certification level, Platinum. The certification acknowledges Mirabella as a unique and healthy environment for active adults and makes it one of the Read More…

BP: U.S. Gas Production Expected to Soar, Fueling Fight for Global Market Share, an Industrial Info News Alert

Industrial Info Resources (IIR), with global headquarters in Sugar Land, Texas, five offices in North America and 10 international offices, is the leading provider of global market intelligence specializing in the industrial process, heavy manufacturing and energy markets. Industrial Info’s quality-assurance philosophy, the Living Forward Reporting Principle™, provides up-to-the-minute intelligence on what’s happening now, while Read More…

Worldwide Laboratory Water Purifier Market: Manufacturers Grow Shares Through Partnerships, Finds TMR

ALBANY, New York, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The global laboratory water purifier market is fragmented in nature with a host of small and large players competing against one another. This makes the competitive environment quite cutthroat. In order to outsell their rivals, key manufacturers are focusing hard on product differentiation through innovative technologies. Some of Read More…

Oceaneering Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

HOUSTON, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE: OII) announced it will report financial results for the second quarter 2017 on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.  The earnings release will be available on Oceaneering’s website at www.oceaneering.com. Oceaneering also has scheduled a Read More…

eMotorWerks New Solar Charging Capability Enables Electric Vehicle Drivers to Charge their Vehicles from PV Generation

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With the newest release of the JuiceNet cloud platform from eMotorWerks, owners of solar arrays can now combine smart EV charging with their solar generation to maximize their renewable energy self-consumption and increase energy savings. With roughly 37 percent of Americans living in regions where fossil fuel generated energy Read More…

Global Xanthates Market Will Reach a Valuation of US$ 624.6 mn by 2025

NEW YORK, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Persistence Market Research in its latest report projects that the global xanthates market will grow at a CAGR of 6.1% over the forecast period (2017-2025). Owing to Xanthates’ excellent mineral ore processing capabilities, its global sales have witnessed a significant rise in recent years. Mining complexity and declining ore quality Read More…

Kennametal Board Names Christopher Rossi Chief Executive Officer; De Feo Appointed Executive Chairman

PITTSBURGH, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that its board of directors has appointed Christopher (Chris) Rossi as president and chief executive officer and has named him a director. Chris succeeds Ron De Feo whom the board has appointed executive chairman of the board. Both appointments are effective August 1, 2017. Read More…

Initiating Research Reports on Electric Utilities Equities — NextEra Energy, PG&E, Vistra Energy, and Korea Electric Power

NEW YORK, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — If you want a Stock Review on NEE, PCG, VST, or KEP then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report today. DailyStockTracker.com has lined up for review NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE), PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG), Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE: VST), and Korea Read More…

Independent Oil & Gas Stock Performance Review — Abraxas Petroleum, Zion Oil & Gas, Ultra Petroleum, and EXTRACTION OIL & GAS

NEW YORK, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — If you want a Stock Review on AXAS, ZN, UPL or XOG then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report today. DailyStockTracker.com revisits the Independent Oil and Gas space to see how select stocks have been faring under current market conditions: Abraxas Petroleum Read More…

Jolywood lanza de forma conjunta el estándar para pruebas de células bifaciales con TUV NORD y CPVT

WUXI, China, 29 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd (Jolywood), un líder en investigación y desarrollo, producción y marketing de productos solares bifaciales tipo N se ha unido a TUV NORD y al Centro Nacional de Supervisión e Inspección de Calidad de Productos Solares Fotovoltaicos (CPVT) para establecer un Read More…

Jolywood lanciert Teststandard von doppelseitigen Solarzellen mit TÜV NORD und CPVT

WUXI, China, 29. Juni 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd (Jolywood), ein führender Anbieter im Bereich Forschung, Entwicklung, Produktion und Vermarktung von doppelseitigen N-Typ-Solarmodulen, hat sich mit der TÜV NORD und dem National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Product Quality (CPVT) zusammengeschlossen, um einen ersten Teststandard für doppelseitige N-Typ-Solarmodule Read More…

Jolywood lance la norme de test de la cellule solaire biface conjointement à TUV NORD et CPVT

WUXI, Chine, le 29 juin 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd (Jolywood), chef de file en matière de recherche et développement, de production et de marketing de produits solaires bifaces de type N s’est associé à TUV NORD et au National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Product Quality (CPVT – Centre national Read More…

Tribes gather at White House

With help from Nick Juliano, Alex Guillen and Eric Wolff TRIBAL ENERGY FRONT AND CENTER: The White House is inviting state officials and Native American tribal leaders to discuss local energy issues with Trump administration officials in today’s chapter of Energy Week. ME expects part of the topic du jour will be promoting energy development Read More…

What's new for Energy Week?

With help from Darius Dixon Alex Guillen and Eric Wolff ENERGY WEEK ROLLS ON: We’ve heard the rah-rah but ME is still wondering if and when something substantive may come. So far it’s been hinted that Interior Secretary may have something new to say when he speaks in Montana today (more below), but at first Read More…

On TSCA the world

With help from Darius Dixon, Alex Guillén, Annie Snider, and Kathryn Wolfe ON TSCA THE WORLD: The suite of rules released by EPA to implement last year’s bipartisan reforms to the Toxic Substances Control Act include significant, industry-friendly changes compared to the proposal released by the Obama administration in January — changes that were overseen Read More…

Allies have no clue of U.S. post-Paris push

By Anthony Adragna 06/22/2017 10:00 AM EDT Updated 06/22/2017 07:32 AM EDT 2017-06-22T07:32-0400 With help from Alex Guillén, Eric Wolff and Darius Dixon WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Three weeks after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would leave the landmark Paris agreement on climate change, the international community is deeply uncertain about what Read More…

Zinke to get grilled over personnel moves

With help from Alex Guillén, Ben Lefebvre, Annie Snider and Darius Dixon BUDGET DEFENSE, PART 2: Look for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to get interrogated by Senate Democrats today on an Appropriations subpanel about his plans to reorganize senior career officials within his agency. “I’m very worried about the idea that you’re moving people who Read More…

Perry preps for House grilling today

By Anthony Adragna 06/20/2017 10:00 AM EDT Updated 06/20/2017 07:27 AM EDT 2017-06-20T07:27-0400 With help from Eric Wolff, Esther Whieldon, Alex Guillén, Ben Lefebvre and Darius Dixon PERRY V. CLIMATE SCIENCE: Energy Secretary Rick Perry has set himself up for a fierce grilling before a House Appropriations subcommittee today after he said Monday — contrary Read More…

Unpacking Pruitt's early days as administrator

With help from Anca Gurzu and Alex Guillén PRUITT’S EARLY SCHEDULES RELEASED: After months of requesting them, EPA released Administrator Scott Pruitt’s schedules for his first five weeks in office to E&E News late Thursday. They show a host of previously-known meetings with governors and industry figures, but also detail undisclosed private meetings with senior Read More…