SPI Solar Announces Amendment to Agreement for Mountain Creek Project

Solar | ROSEVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2014--
SPI Solar (“SPI”) ( OTCBB:SOPW ), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer announced an amendment to a previously disclosed agreement with KDC Solar to jointly develop and own the Mountain Creek solar project in Vernon, New Jersey.

Georgetown University Launches $5 Million Prize: A Nationwide Challenge for American Communities to Reduce Energy Use

Demand Response | WASHINGTON, Apr 23, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Today, the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a $5 million incentive competition to reduce America's energy consumption, announced a list of 51 communities who have signed letters of intent to compete.

Fitch Affirms North Carolina East Muni Power Agency Power System Revs at 'A-'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK, Apr 23, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A-' rating on the following outstanding North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) bonds.

Exelon Urges Lawmakers to Take Hard Look at Energy Policies to Preserve Benefits of Nation's Nuclear Plants

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | WASHINGTON, Apr 23, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Unless policymakers take action soon, a series of additional early nuclear power plant retirements could threaten the reliability of the nation's electric grid and hinder the country's ability to meet its carbon reduction goals, Exelon Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer William A. Von Hoene, Jr. told members of the United States Energy Association (USEA) today.

EC Infosystems Announces Expanded Sponsorship of Retail Energy Executive ForumTM Presented by DNV GL

Annoucement | UNIONDALE, N.Y. - April 23, 2014 (News Release)
EC Infosystems, a market leader in Electronic Data Exchange (EDI) and billing/Customer Information Solutions (CIS) for clients in the deregulated energy industry, is pleased to announce an expanded sponsorship of DNV GL's Retail Energy Executive Forum, which is being held at the Fairmont Princess in Scottsdale, AZ from May 12 to 14.

ABB to offer Grid Connection technical training prior to AWEA Windpower 2014

Annoucement | Las Vegas, Nevada, April 23, 2014 (News Release)
ABB, in conjunction with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), is proud to announce it will again host a free training seminar on the latest technologies and best practices involving grid connection technologies unique to the wind industry.

PSNH president talks Northern Pass, alternative energy

Grid Operations | Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Kyle Jarvis The Keene Sentinel, N.H.
The Northern Pass project combined with investments in alternative energy sources are part of the solution to the Granite State's desperate need for increased power supply, the new president of Public Service of New Hampshire says.

Alaska Power & Telephone Files FERC Preliminary Permit Application for 25 MW West Creek Hydropower Project on Alaska / Yukon Border

Hydro | KETCHIKAN, Alaska, Apr 23, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Alaska Power & Telephone is pleased to announce that it has filed a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) preliminary permit application for the West Creek Hydropower project.

Duke Energy selects five South Carolina properties for potential industrial development

Business & Corporate | GREENVILLE, S.C., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire
Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has selected five South Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development.

UK supply chain in ideal position to serve newly announced offshore wind farms

International | Apr 23 - Global Data Point
The group, which represents the region's experienced offshore renewables supply chain, also believes that these new projects are the perfect opportunity for wind farm developers to better utilise UK suppliers.

PSE&G frustrated by resistance to 'Energy Strong'

Grid Operations | Apr 23 - Philadelphia Inquirer (PA)
A few months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic Coast, New Jersey's largest utility proposed in February 2013 a 10-year, $3.9 billion construction program to "harden" electricity and gas systems against future storms.

Utility gets public input for project

Grid Operations | Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Brandi Underwood The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.
Construction on a $56 million transmission improvement project will begin in Fayette County come November, and representatives of Appalachian Power Company hosted a public workshop Tuesday at Midland Trail High School in order to gather community feedback before construction officially gets underway.

EPA Administrator and Apple VP Lisa Jackson discusses the future of energy in the United States

Business & Corporate | Stanford University, Stanford, CA April 23, 2014 -- The Stanford Daily, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex
Lisa Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2009-2013, spoke to students yesterday evening about her life in both the public and private sectors.

TMI, Peach Bottom to take more in-depth look at seismic risks

Nuclear | Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Sean Adkins York Daily Record, Pa.
Exelon Nuclear will perform additional in-depth studies to determine what actions, if any, Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station and Three Mile Unit 1 may need to safely make it through a severe earthquake.

Exelon Completes Ambitious Goal for Eliminating Carbon Emissions Seven Years Ahead of Schedule

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | CHICAGO, Apr 23, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Continuing its progress toward a clean energy future, Exelon announced today that it reduced or avoided more than 18 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2013, surpassing its goal of eliminating 17.5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per year by 2020.

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