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Wood heat more popular, but there are environmental concerns

Bill Traver has sold wood stoves to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia from his small shop in Hedgesville, W. Va., for nearly three decades, but over the past few years, he's seen an increase in sales.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 08:12pm EST

Tags: Wood heat, Capital News Service,

NRG Energy may deactivate coal units

NRG Energy is seeking federal permission to deactivate the coal units at facilities in Dickerson in Montgomery County and at Chalk Point in Prince George's County in 2017

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:00pm EST

Tags: NRG, coal, power plants

Dominion solar power projects in Ind. in service

Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. has placed three solar-power generation projects in Indiana into service.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 04:22pm EST

Tags: solar power, Dominion Resources

Showdown looms in US case over Va. gas royalties

Lawsuits accusing two energy companies of cheating southwest Virginia landowners out of royalty payments for natural gas siphoned from coal seams are headed to a showdown that could dramatically expand the scope of the legal action.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 11:06am EDT

Tags: gas royalties,

Analyst: Dominion's energy diversity the way of the future

Dominion Virginia Power's new long-range plan shifts the utility's emphasis to natural gas, with large-scale solar and offshore wind power as primary sources. And energy analyst Mark Cooper says that "the smart utilities are heading in that direction."

Sunday - 09/01/2013, 04:23pm EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Dominion Power, diversity

Nuclear power may face an economic meltdown

Nuclear power may be facing a very uncertain future, according to a new report.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 07:37am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, nuclear power, Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Fukushima

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