Tucson to gain jobs; project to advance U.S. solar hybrid power plant market

TEP Selects AREVA Solar as Technology Partner for Innovative CSP Booster Project TUCSON, Ariz. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /Coal Geology-PRNewswire/ — Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is partnering with AREVA Solar on an innovative concentrated solar power (CSP) addition to TEP’s H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station in Tucson.   TEP’s Sundt Solar Boost Project will use AREVA Solar’s Compact…

Start Saving With Energy-Efficient Upgrades

(Coal Geology/ NewsUSA) – Cash back. Product rebates. Tax incentives. These are phrases we love to hear when purchasing large home appliances. The real bonuses start if you purchase energy-efficient solutions, because homeowners continue to save every month by using less energy and lowering utility bills. Carrier, a leading manufacturer of air conditioning, heating and…

CONSOL Energy Donates More than $49,000 in its Continued Effort to Fight Hunger in Greene County

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 26, 2011 /Coal Geology-PRNewswire/ — CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) today announced a$16,000 donation from its employees to the Corner Cupboard Food Bank, which provides food assistance and hunger relief to more than 3,000 Greene County, PA residents each month. The employee donation brings CONSOL Energy’s gift to the Corner Cupboard to more than $49,175 this holiday season. CONSOL Energy…

Historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first national standards to protect American families from power plant emissions of mercury and air toxics like arsenic, acid gas, nickel, selenium, and cyanide. These new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards will slash emissions of these dangerous pollutants by relying on widely available, proven pollution controls…

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EPA Announces Final Study Plan to Assess Hydraulic Fracturing

November 3, 2011, WASHINGTON (Coal Geology)- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its final research plan on hydraulic fracturing. At the request of Congress, EPA is working to better understand potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources. Natural gas plays a key role in our nation’s clean energy future and the Obama Administration…