Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Are Higher Prices the Future of Energy?

That's the technology causing such a fuss at Southern's Kemper plant. In fact, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz called Kemper "a plant of the future" because of carbon capture. That's how important the technology is. In fact, he went so far as to say, "We're going to need not 10 maybe 100 more of these plants across the country in the future."

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Duke Energy eyes another step in Progress merger integration - Orlando Business Journal

 May 27, 2014, 5:47am EDT
Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is preparing to take another step in its integration ofProgress Energy, asking regulators to let its two Carolinas utilities share power plant capacity.

Governments Await Obama’s Move on Carbon to Gauge U.S. Climate Efforts -

WASHINGTON — President Obama is expected to announce on Monday an Environmental Protection Agency regulation to cut carbon pollution from the nation’s 600 coal-fired power plants, in a speech that government analysts in Beijing, Brussels and beyond will scrutinize to determine how serious the president is about fighting global warming.

Egypt’s New Strongman, Sisi Knows Best

CAIRO — Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the former army officer soon to be Egypt’s president, promises to remedy Egypt’s crippling fuel shortage by installing energy-efficient bulbs in every home socket, even if he has to send a government employee to screw in each one.

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