| BOULDER, CO, August 22, 2014 (News Release)
E Source has selected 16 utilities as finalists in the 2014 Utility Ad Awards Contest. The utility industry's largest and most comprehensive advertising competition, the annual E Source Utility Ad Awards Contest is open to any electric or gas utility located in the US or Canada.
| Zurich, Switzerland, August 21, 2014 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has announced a breakthrough in cable technology. It has successfully developed and tested a 525 kilovolt (kV) extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system to make renewable energy installations more efficient and cost-effective.
Chemical giant DuPont on Thursday sued SunEdison for patent infringement, accusing the O'Fallon, Mo., based solar array developer of contracting with suppliers and manufacturers that infringed on proprietary DuPont technology.
| ATLANTA, GA - August 21, 2014 (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is proud to join leading industry players as a presenter at EUCI's Transforming the Utility Business Model Conference being held August 25-26, 2014, at the Marriott Medical District in Chicago, Illinois.
Siemens Energy has received an order for Dudgeon offshore wind power plant in the UK. The Norwegian energy companies Statoil and Statkraft have awarded two contracts to Siemens Energy for the engineering, supply, assembly, commissioning and service of 67 Siemens D6 direct-drive wind turbines of the type SWT-6.0-154 rated at 6 megawatts (MW) each and equipped with a 154-meter rotor.
James River Coal Company announced that it has accepted, subject to Bankruptcy Court approval, a committed and binding bid from JR Acquisition, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackhawk Mining, LLC, to purchase the Hampden Mining Complex (including the assets of Logan & Kanawha Coal Company, LLC), the Hazard Mining Complex (other than the assets of Laurel Mountain Resources LLC) and the Triad Mining Complex for $52,000,000 plus the assumption of certain environmental and other liabilities.
Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) utility subsidiary Black Hills Power yesterday received approval from the Wyoming Public Service Commission of a settlement agreement allowing the company to increase electric revenues in Wyoming.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have selected Ronald Cureton Jr. as the resident inspector for Duke Energy's McGuire Nuclear Station, located near Huntersville, N.C.
JDR Cables has signed a contract to supply Germany's largest windfarm cluster. The Teesside company, which is a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, will provide more than 70 kilometres of aluminium core interarray cable, cable accessories and post-delivery offshore services for the Nordsee One off-shore windfarm.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass.