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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

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

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

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

Coal imports up 10% in September as power plants face fuel shortage

Coal India accounts for over 80% of the domestic coal production.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

New HEI subsidiary buys 60-megawatt Big Island power plant

Pacific Current, a newly created subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE: HE), has reached an agreement with ArcLight Capital Partners to buy Hamakua Energy Partners' 60-megawatt power plant on the Big Island for an undisclosed price. The plant,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2017

Energy Dept: Government should ease rules on power plants

The Energy Department said Wednesday the government should make it easier and cheaper to operate power plants, including coal and nuclear plants, to strengthen the nation's electric grid......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 23rd, 2017

Electric car vendor Thunder Power to build plants in Taiwan

Hong Kong-based Thunder Power Holding has announced a new electric car in Taiwan and has also recently signed a letter of intent with a local government to establish plants for battery packaging, component assembly and electric vehicle manufacturing......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 16th, 2017

Hawaiian Electric files plan to modernize grids on five Islands for renewables

Hawaiian Electric Companies has submitted a draft of its plan to modernize the power grids on the five Islands it serves to bring more renewable resources online. The Honolulu-based utility describes in the plan the scope and estimated cost of updating .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2017

Delaware top court rules for Chicago Bridge in Westinghouse dispute

WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) - The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge & Iron Co on Tuesday in its in $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 27th, 2017

Easing power plants" fuel woes

Recent decisions aimed at streamlining coal allocation to power sector address some near-term issues.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 24th, 2017

Qatari gas to the rescue of Indian power plants

14,000-Mw of stranded capacity might get fuel from beleaguered Arab nation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 19th, 2017

Coal Country’s Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal

Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of a politically prized fuel......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 29th, 2017

Cabinet clears new coal linkage plan "Shakti"

This policy for power plants will help producers ensure fuel supplies in an organised manner.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 17th, 2017

CCEA gives nod to new coal policy for enough supply of fuel to power plants

This policy for power plants will help producers ensure fuel supplies in an organised manner.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 17th, 2017

Hawaiian Electric issues RFP for biofuels

Hawaiian Electric Co. has issued a request for proposals from biofuel companies to supply its 50 megawatt Schofield generating station being built at the Central Oahu Army base, the utility said. The Honolulu-based utility is seeking 3.1 million ga.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2017