Energy

Columbia River power struggle: Trump privatization proposal generates new energy debate

Nearly half the nation’s hydropower electricity comes from more than 250 dams on the Columbia River and its tributaries. The Trump administration has proposed selling off portions of the transmission network owned by the Bonneville Power Administration. GOLDENDALE, Klickitat County — To ride down the Columbia River as the John Day Dam’s wall of concrete slowly fills the view from ...

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Energy companies prepared for upcoming heat wave

by Renee Santos, Fox San Antonio Energy companies prepared for upcoming heat wave.PNG SAN ANTONIO- The triple digit temperatures forecast this weekend will be a strain on San Antonio’s power grid as our air conditioners try to keep us cool. On Friday, we reached a new July high for the amount of energy used at one time. “We just set ...

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Residents evacuated after propane leak at UGI Energy Service’s terminal in Steelton

Please enable Javascript to watch this video STEELTON, Pa. — Some residents of this Dauphin County borough were evacuated from their homes and businesses Friday due to a propane leak that occurred earlier in the day at the UGI Energy Service’s (UGIES) terminal. Officials say the evacuation occurred from Gibson Street to Eleanor Street between Front Street and Second Street ...

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Renewable energy the way forward – Business News

IT IS a foregone conclusion that the rapid growth of renewable energy (RE) cannot be ignored. Today, it accounts for around 3% of global energy demand, excluding large-scale hydro-electricity. Sure, the majority of our needs are still fulfilled by fossil fuel. Nonetheless, it is undeniable that the growth of RE is rising, and with it investments too. With governments cracking ...

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Green energy from pedal power at Town Park

Club spokesperson Brendan Sheehan said the feedback from the first few nights was overwhelmingly positive. ‘We have between 15 to 25 kids every Monday night and we work on their bike skills also give them a taste of competitive racing,’ he said. ‘Bikes and helmets are supplied for the beginners and it’s a great way to get the kids outdoors ...

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What’s in Store for CONSOL Energy (CNX) in Q2 Earnings?

CONSOL Energy Inc.CNX is expected to report second-quarter 2017 results before the market opens on Aug 1. Last quarter, the coal and natural gas company reported a positive earnings surprise of 54.55%. Let’s find out what’s in store in this quarter. Factors to Consider CONSOL Energy is expected to continue with its debt reduction in second quarter supported by proceeds ...

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K-State receives two federal nuclear energy grants | News

Two new grants awarded to K-State may help the university attract the best students and faculty in nuclear engineering. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a federal nuclear energy commission, awarded K-State’s mechanical and nuclear engineering department two grants totaling about $843,000. The commission awarded a $450,000 grant to help develop young faculty members’ careers and a $393,820 grant to continue the ...

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Boulder County offering energy rebates, grants

Boulder County’s EnergySmart IQ program is offering middle- and low-income households incentives to buy solar panels and make renewable energy upgrades to their homes. Middle-income earners, with incomes of $82,560 for a one-person household up to $117,840 for a family of four, are eligible for the grant program, which offers up to $3000 in solar rebates. Low-income families, who earn ...

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Haywood Co. commissioners approve energy project to ‘go green’ & ‘save green’

  HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. — “Going green” is a trend that many believe is good for the environment and good for business. Haywood County commissioners are continuing the movement by approving an energy project with help from state agencies. Four buildings in the county will soon be receiving an eco-friendly upgrade. “We’re going to have LED lighting put throughout the ...

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