The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced April 16 it issued a final greenhouse-gas (GHG) permit to LyondellBasell’s wholly-owned subsidiary Equistar Chemicals for its Corpus Christi, Texas petrochemical plant.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on April 21 ordered Mississippi Power Co. (MPC), the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) and Thomas Blanton—one of MPC’s customers suing over MPC’s nearly-complete, $5.2-billion, 545-megawatt ”Kemper” integrated-gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) plant—to address a new set of questions on the constitutionality of “construction-work-in-progress” (CWIP) electric-power rate recovery.
The production tax credit (PTC) for the U.S. wind industry has experienced fits and starts of expiration in Congress only to be followed by belated renewals over the past two decades.
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) on April 16 hailed a decision by the plenary session of the European Parliament on a monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) scheme for regulating carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from ships calling at EU ports.
San Francisco-based independent power producer Phoenix Energy announced April 16 that it signed a deal to build and operate a 2-megawatt (MW) biomass-gasification power plant near Lake Tahoe, Calif.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported April 14 that more than 1.16 billion D6 Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) were generated in March—up 10.6% from the 1.049 billion generated in February—and bringing the year-to-date total to just over 3.38 billion RINs.
Over the past three years, Turkey has experienced some of the fastest growth in energy demand of countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), new analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows.