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‘Virtually’ All is Ashes

Coal ash pollution survey finds 91% rate from power plant groundwater In what it considers the “first comprehensive, national study of coal ash pollution”, a left-wing think tank produced a four-year report March 4 containing harrowing results. The sum of these is that power plant groundwater monitoring data revealed unsafe levels of toxic pollutants 91 […]

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Bowling for Green

Could famously divided Ohio actually agree on renewable energy? Despite its recent resemblance to some sort of bitter sports rivalry, politics doesn’t have an offseason. It doesn’t even have an off-day—government shutdowns notwithstanding—and the recent turn of the calendar ushers it into more heated, contentious territory. With that comes jockeying, partisanship, and grandstanding, but that’s […]

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Generally Energy

GE unloads $1B energy assets portfolio to Apollo The changes continue at General Electric, and there appears to be no end in sight. It seems like we alternate every other week reporting something major from the once-revered, now-questionable industrial giant. This week’s portion: energy assets. One billion dollars worth of which were unloaded as GE […]

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Record In Store?

PG&E proposal would ink over triple the amount of Tesla’s Australian array Pacific Gas & Electric, California’s main utility and one of the largest suppliers of power in the country, is eyeing a record in the energy storage world with a bold proposal. The company wants to convert three natural gas plants into battery storage […]

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Gator Aid

Alligator found in wastewater treatment system in…Pennsylvania? Quite the list of animal oddities we’re compiling, no? This one might top them all: an alligator was discovered in a wastewater treatment system by two workers in…Pennsylvania. The Keystone State is surely not known for its reptiles. The Bayou State, however, is, and that’s where this story […]

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Aftermarket Alliance

Electric Machinery Co. (WEG) teams up with Cotter and Axis Electric Machinery Co., Inc., of Minneapolis, a member of the global industrial group WEG, has entered an alliance with two U.S. providers of electromechanical services. The first, S.T. Cotter Turbine Services, Inc., of Clearwater, Minn., is a provider of services, maintenance, and repair of industrial […]

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