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2013-02-15 12:20:14

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the purchase of renewable energy credits (RECs) equivalent to up to 21 million pounds of CO(2), part of the LEED certification process for CSX's headquarters building. The RECs will offset emissions from the company's Jacksonville headquarters for two years by supporting carbon reduction projects. "Combined with implementing operational adjustments, investing in new technologies and building key...

2013-02-12 23:03:09

Pioneer Solutions is to implement its RECTracker software for North Carolina based GreenCo Solutions, Inc. The implementation process is to begin immediately. Raleigh, N.C. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Pioneer Solutions is pleased to announce that GreenCo Solutions of North Carolina has purchased the RECTracker software and will begin the implementation process immediately. GreenCo Solutions manages compliance with the North Carolina Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard...

2013-02-05 08:24:02

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genscape, a leader in the research, development, and deployment of patented in-the-field energy infrastructure monitoring systems, announces today its strategic partnership with Murex LLC, a leading global marketer and distributor of renewable fuels, crude oil and RINs. Genscape will be the exclusive provider of QAP-A services for RINs marketed by Murex. As a result, Murex becomes the first RIN marketer to promote QAP-A RINs, the most robust...

2013-01-31 16:21:28

Comment Period on Proposed Changes Open until March 19 HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has finalized revisions to a general permit for natural gas-fired engines and equipment at compressor stations, which help move gas from well sites into transmission pipelines. The revised general permit includes significantly lower allowable emission limits than the previous general permit, called GP-5. DEP also...

2013-01-06 05:01:05

“Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants” new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 During recent years, increasing emphasis has been placed on the development of air pollution control technologies that will allow the continued use of coal as an energy source while meeting the stringent requirements of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990 and subsequent legislation and regulations. The report “Air...

2012-12-04 12:20:45

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists using NASA satellite data and climate models have projected drier conditions likely will cause increased fire activity across the United States in coming decades. Other findings about U.S. wildfires, including their amount of carbon emissions and how the length and strength of fire seasons are expected to change under future climate conditions, were also presented Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in...

2012-11-16 20:20:41

In the news release, NorthWestern Energy and Compass Wind Close on Spion Kop Wind Project, issued 15-Nov-2012 by NorthWestern Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in paragraph 6, the "current Qualifying Facility rate for a project with similar attributes" should be "$65.35/MWh" rather than "$69/MWh" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: NorthWestern Energy and Compass Wind Close on Spion Kop Wind Project BUTTE,...

2012-11-15 20:20:42

BUTTE, Mont., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) and Compass Wind, LLC have closed on the purchase of the 40-megawatt Spion Kop Wind Project near the central Montana community of Geyser. "We're pleased to add Spion Kop Wind to our growing portfolio of owned electric generation resources in Montana," said Bob Rowe, president and CEO. "This project enables us to meet our 2015 renewable portfolio standards obligation while maintaining a...

2012-11-05 12:21:33

BORDENTOWN, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association (MSEIA) and the Pennsylvania Solar Energy Industries Association (PASEIA) today released a study by consulting firm Clean Power Research showing that solar power in New Jersey and Pennsylvania delivers value to the electric grid that exceeds its cost by a large margin, making it a bargain for energy consumers. Energy providers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are required to buy certain amounts...

2012-10-16 04:01:52

Sol Systems, a solar energy finance and development firm based out of Washington, DC, announced today that they have selected Checkissuing.com as their payment distributor. With more than 3,200 customers nationwide, Sol Systems is the largest solar renewable energy credit (“SREC”) aggregator. The SREC branch of Sol Systems aggregates and sells SRECs on behalf of residential and commercial solar energy system owners; these customers receive quarterly checks for every SREC generated...