Two-day educational course in November will help power planners understand High Voltage Direct Current growth in North America, and how to model, plan and economically justify HVDC investment for new and existing transmission systems.
Policy, Regulatory & Legal
| VAN ALSTYNE -- Oct 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Miranda Wilcox Herald Democrat, Sherman, Texas
Van Alstyne residents, who just a few weeks ago spoke out in a preliminary hearing against a proposed power plant near their homes, have decided not to pursue their requests through to a formal hearing.
Lakeland Electric's 364-megawatt coal-burning generator, McIntosh Unit 3, should be scrapped for environmental and economic reasons -- and the sooner the better, clean air activists told the utility Thursday.
| Oct 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Matt Sanctis Dayton Daily News, Ohio
It's still too soon to say how a plan from a handful of state legislators could impact a proposed wind farm in Champaign County, but the proposal has already drawn criticism from environmental groups and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
| Oct 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jason W. Brooks Newton Daily News, Iowa
President Barack Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyannounced the Clean Power Plan in August, unveiling a massive and nationwide set of guidelines and goals, aimed at reducing carbon pollution from power plants to address climate change.
Oklahoma's Department of Environmental Quality says the state is expected to be able to meet tighter ground-level ozone limits that were unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency this week. A department spokeswoman says data collected from 2013 to 2015 show that all Oklahoma counties would meet the new 70 parts per billion standard. But Oklahoma Oil and Gas …
THAILAND'S Electricity Generating Public Co. Ltd. has bought an additional 2-percent interest in Quezon Power Philippines Ltd. Co. for $15.027 million, bringing its ownership interest in the power company to 100 percent.
Xcel Energy said Friday that it will accelerate cuts in its Minnesota-region greenhouse gas emissions by increasing wind and solar power investment in this decade and replacing two big coal-burning generators with a natural gas-fired unit in the mid-2020s in Becker, Minn.