Borough of Chambersburg keeps deal with new owner of methane plant, Energy Power Partners

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jim Hook Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pa.
Electricity produced in the power plant at the IESI Blue Ridge Landfill in Greene Township will continue to power Chambersburg homes.

PSC approves FPL purchase of coal plant; plan is to shut it down

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 27 - Palm Beach Post (FL)
Florida Power & Light Co. customers will pay $520.5 million to purchase a Jacksonville coal-fired power plant that the company plans to shut down.

Iowa OKs 552MW X project

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 27 - Pan African News Agency
Iowa Utilities Board has awarded MidAmerican Energy Company a settlement agreement plan for a 552MW Iowa wind farm.

Clean-energy patent suits on the rise

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Peter Key | Aug 27, 2015
The growth of clean-power generation has fueled a big increase in clean-energy patents - as well as a rising number of patent violation lawsuits.

Mobility in motion: ComEd talks apps

Billing & Customer Care | Kathleen Wolf Davis | Aug 27, 2015
"Personally, I've almost stopped using my home computer," admitted Jane Park, director of business strategy and technology with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), an Exelon company. "I'm smartphone, iPad- or tablet-driven." And she's not alone.

Louisiana Regulators Approve Entergy Plan to Combine State Utilities

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 27, 2015 -- M&A Navigator
Customers of US-based utility operator Entergy Corp.'s Entergy Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. will soon be served by a single utility company created through a transaction approved this week by the Louisiana Public Service Commission, the company said.

PUC nixes Monticello to N.B. power line

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | PORTLAND Aug 27 - Bangor Daily News (ME)
Staff for Maine's utility regulatory commission have recommended against allowing Emera to build a new $15.4 million power line from Monticello to New Brunswick to expand capacity of the regional power grid.

Electric car tax wording leads to loophole in fee

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Trevor Brown Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne
An apparent loophole in a recently passed state law may force lawmakers to reconsider how the state taxes electric cars.

PG&E announces two new executive appointments

Business & Corporate | Aug 27, 2015 -- MarketLine
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, or PG&E, has appointed Bernard Cowens as vice president and chief information security officer and Kathleen Kay as vice president of business technology.

Wabash Valley Power Association names new CEO

Business & Corporate | Aug 27, 2015 -- MarketLine
Wabash Valley Power Association, or WVPA, a generation and transmission cooperative, has named Jay Bartlett as its new CEO.

Derry to pilot solar program

Solar | Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Julie Huss The Derry News, N.H.
Residents will have an opportunity to save money by using the sun.

County demolition motion goes forward

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jeff Tucker The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.
Pueblo County's bid to get involved with the potential demolition of an abandoned power station Downtown has moved to an administrative law judge.

Geothermal Community Could Be a Game Changer

Future & Alternative Generation | August 27, 2015 -- 3BL Media
YOU MAY HAVE HEARD OF solar leasing, a relatively new, effective way of introducing solar PV into the mainstream. Now the thermotechnology industry is using the same type of approach, something called thermal service providers, to sell thousands of new homeowners on geothermal heating and cooling.

BRIEF: DEP to answer questions before Jessup power plant hearing

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | JESSUP Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Brendan Gibbons The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.
State Department of Environmental Protection officials will hold a question-and-answer session before a hearing the proposed power plant next week.

Thunderstorm causes flooding, power outages throughout San Juan County

Business & Corporate | AZTEC Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Hannah Grover The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M.
A heavy thunderstorm that rolled through San Juan County at dusk tonight washed out roads, knocked out electric power and led to evacuation fears.

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