Fitch: El Salvador's Electricity Sector Remains Dependent on Government Support

International | SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (The Associated Press) - Jan 26
Fitch Ratings expects government subsidies to the electricity sector to remain at current levels in the medium term. Approximately 90% of residential customers received subsidies in the last year.

Westinghouse Accompanies Historic U.S. Delegation to India

International | Jan 26 - Business Wire
Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Danny Roderick was among a select group of CEOs representing U.S. businesses who met with the U.S. delegation to India.

TerraPass Launches Innovative Sustainability Program With The City Of Palo Alto

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | (The Associated Press) - Jan 26
TerraPass, a leading supplier of carbon offsets and emission reduction solutions, is pleased to announce its three-year partnership with the City of Palo.

Carbon emission lawsuit 'untimely' according to experts

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI January 26, 2015 -- Badger Herald, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex
Gov. Scott Walker's announcement to prepare a lawsuit over carbon emissions regulations by The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, unveiled during his 2015 State of the State address, has seen some criticism from experts in the field of public policy and environmental studies.

$1.8bn Rampal power project runs into potential snag

International | Jan 26 - United News of Bangladesh
The equity participation in the Bangladesh-India joint venture coal-fired power project in Rampal, near the Sundarbans, has run into complexities as the existing policy does not support such a venture.

Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jan 26 - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: Order No. 676-H, published on September 14, 2014 , requires public utilities to comply with the incorporated Version 003 business practice standards by February 2, 2015 (former), with the exception of those standards related to the Network Integration Transmission Service (NITS) Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) template, for which compliance is required by April 25, 2016 (latter).

Mayor of Charlotte to Keynote the 2015 Smart Cities Conference

Annoucement | AURORA, CO January 26, 2015 (News Release)
With the Smart Cities Conference a little less than 4 months away the team at Energy Central is excited to announce that Mayor Dan Clodfelter will be the opening keynote speaker at the event.

Utility Analytics Institute Adds Three New Members

Annoucement | AURORA, CO January 26, 2015 (News Release)
The Utility Analytics Institute ("The Institute") announced today that Alliant Energy, Power Stream, and Vectren have joined the Institute's growing list of 60 members.

Fitch Affirms Leesburg, FL's Electric System Revs at 'A+'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK (The Associated Press) - Jan 26
Fitch Ratings affirms the 'A+' rating on the following Leesburg, FL bonds.

Manatt Strengthens Energy And Infrastructure Capabilities With New Partner In Los Angeles

Business & Corporate | Jan 26 - PR Newswire
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced that Charles E. Schwenck has joined its Los Angeles office as a partner in the Energy and Natural Resources practice.

PHG Energy Acquires Gasification Plant And Patents From MaxWest

Business & Corporate | Jan 26 - PR Newswire
PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc.

Whirlpool Corporation Announces Plans To Use Wind Turbines To Power Findlay, Ohio Facility

Wind | Jan 26 - PR Newswire
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the world's largest global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances is building on the company's 40 years of commitment to sustainability by using wind energy to power its manufacturing facility located in Findlay, Ohio.

FPL announces plans to install more than 1 million solar panels at three additional solar power plants as part of continued strategy of advancing affordable clean energy in Florida

Solar | Jan 26 - PR Newswire
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced details about its plans to build substantially more solar energy capacity as part of its ongoing strategy of advancing clean energy while keeping electricity affordable for customers.

Annual Sales of E-Bicycles Are Expected To Surpass 360 Million Annually by 2023, According to Navigant Research

Electric Vehicles | BOULDER, Colo. (The Associated Press) - Jan 26
A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for throttle-control and pedal-assist electric bicycles (e-bicycles), including global market forecasts for annual e-bicycle unit sales and revenue through 2023.

ScottMadden to Sponsor and Moderate at the NC Clean Tech Summit

Annoucement | January 26, 2015 (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is proud to join leading industry players as a sponsor and panel moderator at the 2nd annual NC Clean Tech Summit being held February 19-20, 2015, at the UNC Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC.



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