Fitch Rates Long Island Power Authority's $799M Bonds at 'A-'; Outlook Negative

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK - Nov 25
Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A-'rating to the following senior lien electric system general revenue bonds of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA).

Fitch Affirms North Carolina Electric Membership Corp.'s Sr Secured Bds at 'A-'; Outlook to Positive

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK - Nov 25
Fitch Ratings affirms the 'A-' rating on the following North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation's (NCEMC) outstanding bonds.

iFactor Delivers System Improvements Map for ComEd Customers

Annoucement | November 25, 2014 (News Release)
Working in collaboration with utility communications software developer iFactor, ComEd recently launched a new map that displays planned and completed infrastructure improvements throughout ComEd's service territory.

Electricity regulator chief calls for hike in power tariff

International | Nov 25 - Saudi Gazette, The
The last time electricity tariffs were raised for Saudi Arabia's residential consumers was in 2000.

BlueRock Energy And The Brooklyn Nets Announce Partnership

Business & Corporate | Nov 25 - PR Newswire
BlueRock Energy, the premier provider of electricity, natural gas and green energy solutions to businesses and residents in New York State today announced a new three-year partnership with the Brooklyn Nets.

Eesti Energia appoints new CEO and chairman

International | Nov 25, 2014 -- MarketLine
Eesti Energia AS has appointed Hando Sutter as CEO and chairman of the management board, effective December 1, 2014.

MDU to buy third wind farm

Business & Corporate | Nov 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jessica Holdman The Bismarck Tribune, N.D.
Pending North Dakota Public Service Commission approval, MDU will spend $200 million on a 107-megawatt wind farm being built near Hettinger by ALLETE Clean Energy.

Fitch Rates Los Angeles, CA's Power Rev Bonds 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | AUSTIN, Texas, Nov 25, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating to the following power system revenue debt issued by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, CA (LADWP).

Princeton Power Systems Announces Commercial Availability of "V2X" Charging Stations

Electric Vehicles | Business Wire - Nov 25
Princeton Power Systems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of technology products and embedded software for energy management, micro-grid operations, and electric vehicle charging, announced today availability of its newest product line, V2X Fast-Charging Electric Vehicle Stations in 15 kW and 30 kW models, CA-15 and CA-30 respectively.

BGE Invites the Public to View Student Videos and Vote Online for their Favorites in the Third Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

Business & Corporate | BALTIMORE, Nov 25, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
The BGE Wires Down Video Challenge is now in the online voting phase and BGE encourages the public to visit BGEvideochallenge.com to view and vote for their favorite student videos.

Mid-Atlantic Builders Celebrates MBIA Environmental Award for Most Energy Efficient Home

Energy Efficiency | ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire
Mid-Atlantic Builders has won the Maryland Building Industry Association (MBIA) Environmental Award for Most Energy Efficient New Home.

Groups File Lawsuit Against BLM on Coal Leasing Program

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire
Friends of the Earth and the Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC), with the support of philanthropist Paul G. Allen, today filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to require the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) for the federal coal leasing program.

Kenya Power selects IBM's automated system

International | Nov 25, 2014 -- MarketLine
Kenya Power, or KP, has selected International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, for an automated system that will provide a real time status of all business processes.

Clean energy groups join N.D.-Minn. energy appeal

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 25 - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Clean-energy interests on Monday jumped into a Minnesota-North Dakota appellate court battle, hoping to reverse a federal court ruling that tossed out a 2007 Minnesota ban on new coal-fired electricity generation.

FirstEnergy says demand response putting power plants out of business

Demand Response | Nov 25 - Anya Litvak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
FirstEnergy Corp. has a traditional view of wholesale electricity markets: They're a competition between iron-in-the-ground facilities that can put megawatts on the grid when those megawatts are needed. Think coal plants, nuclear reactors and hydroelectric dams.

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