The local unit of American energy giant AES Corp. is earmarking at least $700 million for the initial 300-megawatt (MW) expansion of the 630-MW Masinloc coal-fired power plant in Zambales, a ranking official said yesterday.
Geothermal energy technology/services company AltaRock Energys clean energy unit, Baseload Clean Energy Partners, (BCEP) has acquired Lake Bottle Rock Power geothermal plant in Lake County, California.
The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. is renewing the contracts of 20 CW workers at the power plant, but their permits will expire in December and CUC has not yet advertised these positions as required by U.S. Citizenship Immigration Services and the CNMI Department of Labor.
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Beyond the amount of electricity they are using, Lakeland Electric wants new home solar customers to be mindful of when and how fast they are using that electricity, part of a compromise between solar advocates and owners, and the utility.
Fifteen generating stations owned by FirstEnergy Corp. in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia today have completed comprehensive preventive maintenance work to help ensure they are well-prepared to deliver reliable operations throughout winter, when electricity demand is higher due to increased heating needs.
The busy holiday season is here and Dominion Virginia Power wants customers to guard against scammers who are likely working overtime to trick them into making payment over the phone to avoid disconnection of electric service.
Independent power producers are celebrating a Regulatory Commission of Alaska decision that will grant them competitive access to electrical transmission, saying it will spur investment in renewable energy projects.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is directing the state Public Service Commission to consider nuclear power as clean energy as part of a new mandate to require the state to produce half of its electrical power from renewable sources by 2030.