Renewable Energy Archives

BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Utilities Are Busy Powering Growth In The Carolinas

Associated Hardwoods is putting its new saw mill in Cherokee County, an investment of more than $9.8 million. (Credit: Associated Hardwoods.)

Power giants Duke Energy and Santee Cooper are playing a central role in facilitating business development and site readiness. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Coal Plant Retirements Likely To Alter Future Power Prices According To Study By Brattle Economists

Announced and projected coal retirements by ISO/RTO region.

The study, “Coal Plant Retirements: Feedback Effects on Wholesale Electricity Prices,” was co-authored by Brattle Principals Metin Celebi and Frank Graves, and Associate Onur Aydin.

NOV Announces $23 Million Drilling Technology Facility In Louisiana


New Iberia project will result in more than 150 new direct and indirect jobs while retaining more than 1,700 employees statewide.

Remembering Ed Coene


A visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future, but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and friendship. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Natgasoline Tapping TEF Investment For Beaumont, TX Expansion


To date, the TEF has invested over $508 million and closed the deal on projects generating 69,873 new jobs and more than $23.6 billion in capital investment in the state.

Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

The State Energy Efficiency Scorecard (Source: ACEEE).

Top 10 states ranked in energy efficiency: MA, CA, NY, OR, CT, RI, VT, WA, MD, and IL; five states most needing improvement: ND, WY, SD, AK, MS; five states most improved: MS, ME, KS, OH, and WV.

Global Oil And Gas Capital Expenditures Rise Despite Decline In Profits


The study is a compilation and analysis of certain oil and gas reserve disclosure information reported by companies in their annual reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or in their publicly available annual reports.

QVC, Inc. Unveils Second Solar Farm In North Carolina


In Edgecombe County, 17,244 solar panels on two farms generate 5.8 million kilowatt-hours annually for QVC’s Rocky Mount distribution center.

Increased Expectations For Utilities Despite Declining Electricity Sales

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New report shows the need for regulatory model that supports investments that share cost savings, rewards utilities for innovation, and helps create affordable energy.