Fitch Rates Oklahoma Muni Power Authority's 2014A&B Revs 'A'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 21, 2014--
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A' rating to the following Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority's (OMPA, or the authority) revenue bonds:

Fitch Releases Report on Anchorage Electric, AK

Business & Corporate | SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Fitch Ratings has published a report on Anchorage Electric, AK.

Turkey plans to build third nuclear power plant

International | Oct 21 - Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)
"Turkey will build a third nuclear power plant by 2018-2019, when we have sufficiently qualified people to build it as a national project," Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

Leidos Engineering CTO Named to Technology Council

Annoucement | RESTON, Va. - Oct. 21, 2014 (News Release)
Paul Grimes, vice president and chief technology officer for Leidos Engineering, has joined the Florida High Tech Corridor Council (The Corridor) board of advisers.

Fitch: Sale of Coal Business Supportive of TECO's Ratings

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK, Oct 21, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
The sale of its volatile coal business lowers TECO Energy Inc.'s (TE) business risk and is supportive of credit quality, according to Fitch Ratings.

SD Mines Awarded $1.25 Million Project to Improve Mine Ventilation

Fossil & Biomass | RAPID CITY, S.D., Oct 21, 2014 -- PRWeb.com
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded a $1.25 million contract to design more advanced underground ventilation systems in block caving mines.

Cyclone Power Technologies Receives $175,000 License Fee From Its Waste-Heat-to-Power Licensee

Distributed & Cogeneration | POMPANO BEACH, FL, Oct 21, 2014 -- Marketwired
Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced that its exclusive licensee in the area of waste-heat-to-power, WHE Generation Corp. ("WHE GEN"), has delivered to Cyclone a license fee of $175,000 per the terms of their July 18, 2014 agreement.

Grant County PUD details 2015 budget

Business & Corporate | Oct 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Cheryl Schweizer Columbia Basin Herald, Moses Lake, Wash.
The Grant County PUD is projecting it will spend about $237.8 million in 2015, when all the bills and income are added up. Utility district officials reviewed the 2015 budget for PUD customers at a public hearing in Moses Lake Thursday night.

Exelon Corporation Declares Dividend

Business & Corporate | CHICAGO, Oct 21, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
The Board of Directors of Exelon Corporation declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share on Exelon's common stock. The dividend is payable on Dec. 10, 2014, to shareholders of record of Exelon as of 5:00 p.m. New York Time on Nov. 14, 2014.

AEP Increases Quarterly Dividend To 53 Cents A Share

Business & Corporate | COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 53 cents a share on the company's common stock, increasing the dividend 6 percent from the previous 50 cents a share. AEP last increased its dividend in October 2013.

REC Solar Operations and Maintenance Business Surpasses 175 MW

Solar | SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Oct 21, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
REC Solar, a solar solutions provider and energy partner for businesses, today announced that its operations and maintenance (O&M) business has surpassed 175 MW under contract.

Duke Energy launches $20 million assistance program for income-qualified customers in North Carolina

Business & Corporate | RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
As many as 4,000 households across the state could soon be eligible for an energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy.

GM Installing Vast Solar Array at Lordstown Plant

Solar | LORDSTOWN, Ohio October 21, 2014 -- 3BL Media
General Motors' new 2.2 megawatt ground-mounted solar array will be complete by the end of 2014 at its Lordstown Complex, home of the Chevrolet Cruze. When the last of more than 8,500 solar panels are in place, it will be GM's largest solar installation in the Western Hemisphere.

Public meeting will look at emergency preparedness exercise at Salem Township nuke plant

Nuclear | Oct 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Steve Mocarsky The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will host a public meeting Friday to discuss preliminary findings of an "emergency preparedness exercise" this week at the nuclear power plant near Berwick.

Glitch causes billing issue for 1,800 Las Cruces utility customers

Billing & Customer Care | Oct 13 - Las Cruces Sun-News (NM)
It's probably a good idea for city of Las Cruces utility customers to double-check their recent bill. A software error in bills mailed recently by Las Cruces Utilities either over billed or under charged as many as 1,800 city utilities customers.

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