Latest electricity generation Stories

2011-05-04 17:00:00

LAS VEGAS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) celebrated a major step toward southern Nevada's energy independence with the dedication of the new 484 megawatt combined-cycle addition at the existing 144 megawatt Harry Allen Generating Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100825/LA55163LOGO) Located 25 miles north of Las Vegas, the new facility will enable the plant to provide enough energy to supply approximately 375,000 homes.

2011-05-02 16:25:34

High-performance nanotech materials arrayed on a flat panel platform demonstrated seven to eight times higher efficiency than previous solar thermoelectric generators, opening up solar-thermal electric power conversion to a broad range of residential and industrial uses.

2011-04-29 10:08:00

SHENYANG, China, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. ("A-Power," Nasdaq: APWR), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that Mr.

2011-04-28 15:30:00

- Fuel cell system to be powered from renewable bio-gas - System will provide heat in addition to clean electricity VANCOUVER, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD) (NASDAQ: BLDP) today announced an agreement to deploy a one-megawatt fuel cell generator that will provide peak electrical power and heat at the Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc.

2011-04-18 07:05:00

SHENYANG, China, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd.

2011-04-14 11:42:00

Utility advances clean air strategy by retiring coal-fired generating units CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced plans Thursday to retire 18 older coal-fired generation units at three power plants as part of the federal utility's vision of being one of the nation's leading providers of low-cost and cleaner energy by 2020. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The retirements will help TVA reduce emissions...

2011-04-13 02:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AREVA Solar has been awarded a major contract to install a 44 megawatt solar thermal augmentation project at a 750 megawatt coal-fired power station in Queensland, Australia, representing the largest solar project in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's largest solar/coal-fired power augmentation project.

2011-04-07 09:58:00

CHICAGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian patent 2,643,380 was issued March 22, 2011 for a method to store variable wind and solar power as heat in heavy oil formations, including oil sands and oil shale, and assigned to PyroPhase Inc. US Patent No. 7,484,561 was previously issued.

2011-03-30 08:00:00

TRAVELERS REST, S.C., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liquid Combustion Technology, LLC, (LCT) is contributing 100 power generators vital to Japanese relief efforts to help officials and northern Japan citizens begin the recovery journey from multiple catastrophes. The LCT donation, made on behalf of the Company, its employees and its customers, represents more than $120,000 worth of generators.

2011-03-17 14:25:00

HOUSTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Power Products said in a statement today that it is prepared for and has available portable power modules to help Japan with their emergency backup power requirements due to Friday's earthquake. Will Perry, President of the industrial power equipment provider, says it has a total of over 20 megawatts of large portable Caterpillar power units available and ready for shipment to Japan.

Word of the Day
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.