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    (Video) Calpine, officials dedicate natural gas power plant in Dover

    (In the above video, Gov. Jack Markell talks about the role of clean energy  in the state). Calpine has dedicated the Garrison Energy Center, a new 309-megawatt combined-cycle power plant at the Garrison Oak Technology Park in Dover as natural gas becomes a bigger part of the region’s electrical generating mix. “Today’s celebration is a […]

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    Threat from Hurricane Joaquin lessens as flooding hits coastal areas

    Residents are asked to stay abreast of news as the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Joaquin lessens. Meanwhile, coastal flooding remains a threat. The forecast track of the hurricane shows the storm remaining off the Delaware coast after earlier models showed a direct hit or near miss. That lessened fears of a repeat […]

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    15 percent stake in Dogfish Head sold to private equity firm

    A private equity firm has bought a 15 percent stake in Milton-based Dogfish Head Companies. Sam Calagione, founder of the craft brewer announced the transaction in a letter to employees. According to the letter, LNK Partners of White Plains, NY will take a minority position in the company in a move endorsed by Calagione, his […]

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    DuPont, Hopkins team up on Ebola protective garb

    Johns Hopkins and DuPont have signed license and collaboration agreements allowing DuPont to sell a disease-fighting  garment with features from the university in Baltimore. The garments aim to protect health care workers and others during disease outbreaks. DuPont intends to have the first of these garments available during the first half of 2016. The collaboration  began […]

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    Bloom bullish on potential for new generation of fuel cells

    Bloom Energy  is  upbeat  about a new generation of fuel cells that  pack more  electric  generating power in less space. The company, which operates  production site in Newark and retains its headquarters in California’s Silicon Valley,  is taking  a low-key approach in rolling out the new generation of fuel cells. So far, it has been […]

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    Winds carrying salt lead to brief outages for Delmarva customers

    Hundreds of Delmarva Power customers in the Atlantic Ocean coastal areas in Delaware and Maryland are experiencing brief power interruptions caused by salt contamination on the utility’s power lines. Several hundred customers experienced  brief interruptions in their electric service late Sunday night. Typically, customers are seeing their lights blink repeatedly as they lose power momentarily. […]

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