Westar Energy crews are heading east to help E.ON U.S. with power restoration from outages caused by intense winds as remnants of Hurricane Ike pushed through the state. E. ON U.S., based out of Louisville, Ky., owns and operates Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU). Remnants of Ike caused power outages to approximately 75 percent of LG&E’s service territory. As of early this morning, 159,000... Read more..
Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc., a refiner and marketer of ASTM quality biodiesel, announced today it has received certification of substantial completion from the independent engineer for its Seneca biodiesel refinery project. Certification of substantial completion requires that the refinery demonstrates to the satisfaction of the project’s independent engineer the following for a required test period: — throughput levels in excess of... Read more..
Wartsila North America, Inc., a subsidiary of Wartsila Corporation and a leading provider of power plants for flexible power generation, has been awarded an engineered equipment supply contract by GEUS, a municipally-owned electric power, cable and high speed Internet system located in Greenville, Texas, USA. This is Wartsila’s first power plant order for a municipally-owned utility in the state of Texas. The contract for the 25 MWe gas-fired... Read more..