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By: Marianne Goodland, The Gazette, Apr 16, 2019 Gov. Jared Polis signed one of the legislative session’s biggest and most controversial bills Tuesday, remaking state regulation of oil and gas by giving local governments more control. Polis said the measure … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: April 19, 2019, 11:41 pm
By Dan Elliott and James Anderson – AP –April 3, 2019 DENVER — Colorado lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a measure that would dramatically change the way the state regulates its booming oil and gas industry, shifting the focus … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: April 7, 2019, 11:32 pm
Conrad Swanson, The Gazette – Feb 20, 2019 Backers of tighter rules on Colorado oil and gas development struck out at the ballot box in November and at the state Supreme Court in January. Now, the Democrats who lead the … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: February 21, 2019, 3:51 am
By JAMES ANDERSON, Associated Press – January 10, 2019 DENVER (AP) — Heads up, oil and gas executives. New Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made it clear Thursday he intends to grant more local control in decisions about where and how … Continue reading
Author: RockPick
Posted: January 15, 2019, 3:20 am
Petition launched to urge Gov.-elect Polis to act Jennifer Kovaleski – – December 11, 2018 BOULDER, Colo. — Another measure to push new oil and gas wells further away from Colorado homes, schools and businesses could be on the ballot in 2020. … Continue reading ...
Author: RockPick
Posted: December 12, 2018, 3:46 am

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The president of a company developing two new natural gas-fired power plants in Ohio said he is ending a project for a third plant there after lawmakers passed legislation to help two struggling nuclear generation facilities in the state. Bill Siderewicz, who leads Massachusetts-based Clean Energ...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: August 21, 2019, 5:59 pm

The Farmington, New Mexico, city council on Aug. 15 unanimously approved a deal to transfer 95% of the ownership interest of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) to Enchant Energy, a company run by executives of a New York-based hedge fund that wants to utilize what it calls “state-o...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: August 19, 2019, 5:50 pm

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a Dh1.437 billion ($391 million) construction contract for a 250-MW hydropower project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a project considered the first of its kind in the Gulf region. The Hatta hydroelectric power plant will use water ...

Author: Darrell Proctor
Posted: August 19, 2019, 2:58 pm

San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) said on Aug. 12 it will get $3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and another $760,658 from an assortment of industry giants to design a large-scale flameless pressurized oxy-fuel combustion pilot plant.  The announcement is a m...

Author: Sonal Patel
Posted: August 15, 2019, 2:28 pm

GSE Systems said it has delivered and commissioned three additional full-scope simulators for Southern Nuclear’s new Operations Training Centers. The simulators are for the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, and the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant. Simulators ...

Author: Aaron Larson
Posted: August 15, 2019, 1:52 pm

Fierce Telecom

The market for storage equipment certified by the Open Compute Project (OCP) is headed for a growth spurt, according to a report by IHS Markit. IHS Markit's Data Center Storage Equipment Market Tracker report said that storage equipment certified by the OCP Foundation would more than double from ...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: August 21, 2019, 8:39 pm
MEF announced on Wednesday the publication of its SD-WAN Service Attributes and Services standard (MEF 70). MEF first announced its MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Service Attributes and Service Definition Standard project at the MEF 18 conference last fall.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: August 21, 2019, 2:11 pm
On Tuesday, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced it has reached an early agreement with CenturyLink. The CWA CenturyLink bargaining team agreed to a three-year contract extension for over 8,000 CenturyLink workers in 13 states.
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: August 20, 2019, 4:16 pm
In the age of the cloud, containers and Kubernetes, developers are increasingly becoming the key decision makers for enterprises. According to a report by International Data Corporation (IDC), developers should be viewed as the key stakeholders for IT purchases as organizations move to the cloud ...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: August 20, 2019, 3:48 pm
AT&T's partnership with Microsoft last month was the telco's coming out party for its "public cloud first" strategy, which includes edge compute. Other key elements of the Microsoft deal, which is reportedly worth billions, include moving some workloads to the public cloud and a go-to-market stra...
Author: Mike Robuck
Posted: August 20, 2019, 2:34 pm

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