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Biodiesel set to fuel several Hawaiian Electric power plants on Oahu

Pacific Biodiesel Technologies will supply several of Oahu's electric power facilities with biofuel under a three-year renewable contract with Hawaiian Electric Co. HECO said in a statement on Tuesday that the Maui-based company will supply biodiesel p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

General Electric to cut 12,000 jobs in power business revamp

ZURICH (Reuters) - General Electric Co announced on Thursday it was axing 12,000 jobs at its global power business as the struggling industrial conglomerate responds to dwindling demand for fossil fuel power plants......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2017

Major power plants may be in the works at 2 Hawaii military bases

Two major power plants at Hawaii’s military bases could be in the works, Pacific Business News has learned. In regulatory filings regarding its updated energy plans, Hawaiian Electric Co., the state’s largest utility, revealed details for a 100-mega.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2017

How General Electric gambled on fossil fuels and lost

Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would rise......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral5 hr. 5 min. ago

How General Electric gambled on fossil fuels and lost

Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would rise......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral5 hr. 5 min. ago

General Electric bet on fossil fuel power and lost, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall6 hr. 50 min. ago

How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost

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Category: topSource: reuters14 hr. 5 min. ago

Coal India"s foreign dreams lose steam in bid to fuel domestic demand

With Coal India now prioritising availability of thermal coal to the power plants by streamlining both its road and rail supply network, its plans of acquiring a 20-25 per cent stake in an Australian firm which could have ensured .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

CPUC"s latest order backing batteries spells more trouble for fossil-fuel power plants

California, the state that helped birth the g.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 15th, 2018

A new era of batteries spells trouble for gas in America

California, the state that helped birth the global boom in battery-toting electric vehicles, is trying to spark a similar transformation for utilities. And that spells trouble for power plants all across the U.S. that run on natural gas......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2018

Post Gujarat elections, spotlight is back on Tata, Adani Mundra plants

Both Adani Power and Tata Power had plans to fuel their plants using imported coal from Indonesia. Both the companies had made tariff bids based on Indonesian coal price expectations.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 30th, 2017

Japan"s Kansai Electric used possibly falsified Mitsubishi Materials products at reactors

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Kansai Electric Power Co said on Wednesday it has used products in important safety equipment at two of its nuclear plants that were supplied by a unit of Mitsubishi Materials Corp with possibly falsified data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2017

HECO to install flywheel energy storage system in West Oahu

Hawaiian Electric on Thursday said it started installing a flywheel energy storage system at its Campbell Industrial Park generating station in West Oahu to test the device's capabilities. The flywheel system, created by California-based Amber Kineti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

Farm machine makers worry over govt plan to use straw as power fuel

Grappling with the menace of stubble burning though the government is aggressively pushing power plants to use atleast 10 per cent of paddy stubble as fuel in state-run power plants, few big farm equipment manufacturers say much mor.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 28th, 2017

Power plants must boost capacity to absorb stubble: Farm equipment makers

Grappling with the menace of stubble burning though the government is aggressively pushing power plants to use atleast 10 per cent of paddy stubble as fuel in state-run power plants, few big farm equipment manufacturers say much mor.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 28th, 2017

Formula-E to power Mahindra"s electric car drive

The Mahindras' renewed commitment to Formula-E comes at a time when India is pushing to eliminate fossil-fuel powered vehicles by 2030.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 6th, 2017

A floating wind farm could generate electricity off Hawaii"s shores by 2025

Hawaiian Electric, the state's largest utility, said in its power supply improvement plan it plans to utilize 200 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030 and 800MW by 2045......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2017

Coal supply to power sector up 7% at 204 mn tonnes in April-Sept

Coal Secretary said there was no shortage of coal and blamed power producers for low fuel stocks at plants.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 22nd, 2017

Apple teams with GE to make iPhone apps to track factories, power plants

Apple is teaming up with General Electric to develop mobile software for factories, power plants and other industrial settings. The two companies said Wednesday that they're launching a toolkit to allow developers to build apps for iPhone and iP.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Central Texas coal plant to shut down as part of power generator"s pullback from fuel

Luminant Generation Co. LCC, Texas' largest power generator, will next year shut down three coal plants in the state — including one in Milam County, about 60 miles northeast of downtown Austin. The Irving-based company said Oct. 13 it would shut.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Driverless cars giving engineers a fuel economy headache

Judging from General Motors Co.’s test cars and Elon Musk’s predictions, the world is headed toward a future that’s both driverless and all-electric. In reality, autonomy and battery power could end up being at odds......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017