Aclara Meters Selected by Consolidated Edison, Inc. to Provide Electric Smart Meters for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

Annoucement | ST. LOUIS, February 11, 2016
Project Will Enhance Utility Operations and Improve Customer Experience; Contract Win Follows Acquisition of GE Meters Business by Aclara in December 2015

ScottMadden Hosts a Panel on Renewables Integration at The Electric Light & Power DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition

Annoucement | February 11, 2016 | Atlanta, GA
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, recently joined top energy experts at The Electric Light & Power DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, FL.

With Obama's Climate Rules in Limbo, Some States Face Tough Decisions

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - J.B. Wogan Governing
In a surprise move, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked new rules meant to cut carbon emissions while the legal battle over them ensues.

Regulators to consider whether Algonquin acquisition of Empire is in public interest

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Andy Ostmeyer The Joplin Globe, Mo.
Although a Canadian company has announced plans to acquire Empire District Electric Co., the deal must survive the scrutiny of a lengthy regulatory process that was just beginning Wednesday.

Aldermen approve solar bill

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | NASHUA -- Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Marchocki The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H.
Aldermen on Wednesday approved legislation that would allow home and business owners to install solar energy systems without incurring increased property taxes.

PUC to weigh in on Benton CMP substation noise case

Grid Operations | BENTON -- Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Peter McGuire Morning Sentinel, Waterville, Maine
The Maine Public Utilities Commission has ordered an investigation into operations at a Central Maine Power Co. substation on Albion Road

GREEN JOBS: Solar employment rises

Business & Corporate | Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Danelski The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif.
California's solar development boom resulted in putting more than 20,000 people to work last year, according to an industry report.

DONG Energy To Acquire US Offshore Wind Development Project In New Jersey

Business & Corporate | Feb 11 - Pan African News Agency
At the offshore wind auction held by the U.S. Department of Interiors Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Nov. 9, RES Americas Developments Inc. secured the rights to develop one of the two leases that were awarded.

America launches quest for gigantic, bendy blade to power a 50-MW wind turbine

Wind | Feb 11 - Pan African News Agency
A team of researchers in the US has begun rethinking the design of wind turbine blades

Algonquin Power to Acquire Empire District Electric in CDN 3.4bn Deal

Business & Corporate | Feb 11, 2016 -- M&A Navigator
A subsidiary of Canadian utility operator Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp.'s Liberty Utilities Co. regulated utility business has entered into an agreement and plan of merger

Northwest power plan approved

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Sam Wilson Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, Mont.
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council on Wednesday approved a new power plan for four Northwest states, focusing on improved energy efficiency to meet projected increases in demand.

PUC signals it will stand firm against solar industry on rates

Billing & Customer Care | Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Rothberg Las Vegas Sun
The state's utility commission suggested it would be unlikely for the three-member body to let more than 17,000 existing solar customers keep their more favorable rates.

Timing for DEP's clean power plan in flux

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Anya Litvak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
John Pippy, CEO of Pennsylvania's main coal advocacy group, PA Coal Council, said he was doubly pleased on Wednesday.

Burst of NM solar growth predicted

Business & Corporate | Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kevin Robinson-Avila Albuquerque Journal, N.M.
A new report by The Solar Foundation in Washington, D.C., projects a spurt of growth in New Mexico's solar industry in 2016

Turkish Company to Invest U.S.$400 Million in Peat Power Plant

International | Feb 11, 2016 -- The New Times/All Africa Global Media
A power purchase and concession agreement was signed Wednesday between the Government, through the Ministry of Infrastructure and a Turkish firm called HAKAN, to design, build, finance, own and operate an 80-megawatt peat power plant in Rwanda.

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