Siemens receives first order from Japan for two H-Class gas turbines

Annoucement | Erlangen, Germany, November 20, 2014 (News Release)
Siemens has received its first order from Japan for delivery of two H-Class gas turbines. The two SGT5-8000H gas turbines will form the core of the combined cycle power plant of Kobe Steel, Ltd. (KOBELCO) in Moka City, Tochigi Prefecture in Japan.

EPA says city power plant is violating law

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 22 - Daily Times (Farmington, NM)
An Environmental Protection Agency spokesman says the Animas Power Plant in Farmington is violating the Clean Water Act -- a claim that city officials dispute.

FERC Issues Letter Order Accepting Pacific Gas & Electric Company's 9/24/14 Filing of the Distribution Facilities Agreement with Western Area...

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
FERC Issues Letter Order Accepting Pacific Gas & Electric Company's 9/24/14 Filing of the Distribution Facilities Agreement with Western Area Power Administration and the Reclamation District 2035 Under ER14-2938.

Russia grants $270mn loan for upgrading Armenian nuclear power plant

International | Nov 23 - IntelliNews - Weekly Reports
Russia will provide Armenia with a loan of $270mn for major repairs of the second unit of the Armenian nuclear power plant in Metsamor, news agency ARKA reported on November 19 citing Finance Minister Gagik Khachatryan.

Fires, leaks and long delays add up to toxic week for nuclear power

International | Nov 22 - Observer (UK)
The nuclear industry has had a bad week, ending with a report on Friday from the Dounreay plant in the north of Scotland of "unacceptable staff behaviour" and an unauthorised radioactive release.

FERC Issues Order Granting Extension Of Time Re Green Island Power Authority, Green Island Hydroelectric Project Under P-13

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order: Green Island Power Authority Project No. 13-023 ORDER GRANTING EXTENSION OF TIME (Issued November 13, 2014) 1.

FERC Issues Order Amending Water Management Requirements Pursuant to Article 403 of the License re Kennebec Water Power Company's Moosehead Project...

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
FERC Issues Order Amending Water Management Requirements Pursuant to Article 403 of the License re Kennebec Water Power Company's Moosehead Project Under P-2671.

In Solar And Energy Efficiency, Many See A Refuge From Spiking Power Bills

Energy Efficiency | Nov 23 - Hartford Courant (CT)
A year ago, Charles Epstein called a company to come and change all the light bulbs in his Cromwell home. Workers caulked his drafty windows and sealed leaky door jams.

NRC Event Notification Report for November 19: Unanalyzed Condition Due to Missing Fire Barriers

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued report on the following event notification received: Power Reactor Facility: PRAIRIE ISLAND Region.

Groups seek closure of Northwest's only nuclear power plant

Nuclear | Nov 22 - Forexpros
Two Seattle-based groups are calling for the closure of the Northwest's only commercial nuclear power plant. Heart of America Northwest and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility said Wednesday that the Columbia Generating Station should be closed because of worries about the storage pool that cools used nuclear fuel.

SRP announces new solar plant in Florence

Solar | Nov 22 - Yellowbrix -
Salt River Project plans to buy power from a new solar project being constructed near Florence for a price that rivals power costs from traditional natural-gas plants.

FERC Issues Order Approving Complimentary Applications for Abandonment and Determination of Service Area Re Duke Energy Kentucky et al Under CP14-533...

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
FERC Issues Order Approving Complimentary Applications for Abandonment and Determination of Service Area Re Duke Energy Kentucky et al Under CP14-533 et al.

NRC Event Notification Report for November 20: EAL Required Gaseous Waste Effluent Radiation Monitors Removed from Service for Planned Maintenance

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued report on the following event notification received: Power Reactor Facility: BEAVER VALLEY Region: 1 State.

NRC Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for Callaway Nuclear Power Plant License Renewal

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued its final supplemental environmental impact statement for the proposed renewal of the operating license for the Callaway nuclear power plant in Missouri.

NRC Increases Oversight and Inspection of St. Lucie Nuclear Plant

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 23 - Targeted News Service
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is increasing its oversight of St. Lucie Unit 1 due to violations linked to plant operators' failure to ensure that the reactor's auxiliary building was watertight.

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Siemens receives first order from Japan for two H-Class gas turbines

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