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FirstEnergy defends $1B deal for W.Va. power plant
The $1.1 billion cost of selling a coal-fired power plant from one FirstEnergy subsidiary to another is "a reasonable price for protection" against the more expensive option of buying electricity on the spot market to meet demand in West Virginia, a utility executive said Monday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Foes lining up against sale of W.Va. power plant
Opposition is mounting to Mon Power's proposed purchase of a coal-fired power plant in north-central West Virginia - a deal critics say is overvalued and would unfairly raise rates.
Sun May 12, 2013
West Virginia Metro
Conference to focus on natural gas powered vehicles
The future of natural gas powered vehicles is the focus of this week's inaugural Appalachian Basin NGV Expo and Conference.
Sat May 11, 2013
Source: www.news9.com --- Saturday, May 11, 2013Postal workers, Devon Energy and the Regional Food Bank are teaming up to help fight hunger across Oklahoma.
Power To The People
'Safety first and power later' is a fact that has been reinforced by the Supreme Court when giving a green signal to the continuation of the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu 'Safety first and power later' is a fact that has been reinforced by the Supreme Court when giving a green signal to the continuation of the ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
The Daily Beast
Times BooksThe Coal Baron's DownfallDonald Blankenship is the most...
Donald Blankenship is the most powerful coal mogul in America, but he could soon be indicted, thanks to 14 years of work by two Pittsburgh lawyers.
Mon May 06, 2013
How to Jump-Start the Energy Security Trust | Commentary
During a March trip to Argonne Labs, one of the government's premier research sites, President Barack Obama challenged Congress to help him 'break th[e] cycle of spiking gas prices' and 'shift our cars and trucks off of oil' by creating a new Energy Security Trust.
Sun May 05, 2013
Post and Courier
Charleston and North Charleston go green in their own ways in pursuit of sustainable communities
Colin Jones with Carolina Green Energy Systems attaches a “duct blaster” to the air intake at a James Island home to test for leaks.
Sat May 04, 2013
Musician Makes Stand for Coal
"When you stand there and listen to these miners tell their stories, you can't help but feel moved," the Wheeling native said.
Fri May 03, 2013
SC business notebook, May 4
Boeing's South Carolina manufacturing complex has won its first airplane work that isn't for the 787 Dreamliner.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Myrtle Beach Online
Another lawsuit filed over pollution at Conwaya s Grainger plant
This is at least the fourth lawsuit filed in recent months over high levels of arsenic that are discharging from the ash ponds into surrounding groundwater.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Who will follow in the footsteps of civic giants.
From left: Tom Heywood is on the Clay Center board; Becky Ceperley is CEO of the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation; Judy Wellington is president and CEO of the Clay Center; and Kyle Mork is an executive at Energy Corporation of America, which has its own philanthropic foundation.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
WANE-TV Fort Wayne
Cogeneration could becomea
Combined heat and power systems that produce electricity through a process called cogeneration are a great potential market for natural gas producers, but experts say outdated policies and anti-competitive regulations are hindering potential growth.
Truth about new NYC zero emission taxis
On April 22, 2013, Earth Day, the city of New York and Nissan USA launched a project called the Taxi of Tomorrow with six electric zero emission Nissan LEAF taxi cabs in Manhattan.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Charleston Daily Mail
State eyes more alternative-fuel vehicles
The state is hoping to solve the chicken-or-egg problem for natural gas as a fuel by converting a portion of the state's fleet to compressed natural gas as fueling stations are built.
Charleston Daily Mail
Capito receives leadership award
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., receives the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Spirit of Enterprise Award during a Monday meeting at West Virginia Chamber headquarters in Charleston.
The Huffington Post
Laurence Leamer: Two Lawyers Epic Struggle Goes On
Don Blankenship, the chairman of Massey Energy, drove Hugh Caperton's Harman Mine into bankruptcy in 1998.
Feds Want To Delay Massey Investors' Case Until July 15
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Federal prosecutors want a judge to continue delaying a lawsuit by investors who say Massey Energy lied about its safety record to inflate stock prices before the Upper Big Branch mine disaster.