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Southern Nuclear selects new CEO

Pete Sena III, president of Birmingham-based Southern Nuclear, will succeed Stephen Kuczynski as chairman and CEO effective June 28

Alabama researchers discover ways to extend battery life

University of Alabama researchers look at ways to continue using EV batteries long after they stop powering vehicles.

Viridi Energy announces renewable natural gas project in Baldwin County

Viridi Energy has announced plans for three new renewable natural gas projects, including one in Baldwin County

Power purchase agreement announced for $49 million Toyota solar project

A $49 million, 168-acre solar project for Toyota in Huntsville now includes a power purchase agreement.

Governor awards $2.45 million for EV charging stations

The 18 grants awarded to private companies, utilities and government entities will provide EV chargers along highways away from interstates.

Coffee County set for first-of-its-kind natural gas plant

NextEra Energy Resources and Coffee County will team for what they say is the first landfill renewable natural gas production facility in Alabama

Innovate Alabama awards $4.5 million to small businesses

Funding seeks to support companies using their innovative technology to solve global problems.

Drax opens $100M pellet plant in Demopolis

Drax Group celebrated the opening of its new $100 million biofuel pellet plant in Demopolis Tuesday.

Shell completes $75 million sale of Mobile refinery

Shell Oil Products has completed the $75 million sale of its Chemical LP Refinery in Mobile to Houston-based Vertex Energy.

Three Alabama communities win T-Mobile funding

Fairfield, Northport and Selma will benefit from a new T-Mobile philanthropic project that’s slated to award $25 million over five years.

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