Ukraine buys nuclear fuel worth $452 mln from Russia's TVEL in 9M

International | Interfax Russia | 24-Nov 2015
Ukraine bought fresh nuclear fuel worth $452.105 million in January-September 2015, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service said.

Mauritania commissions 30MW wind energy plant

International | Agence de Presse Africaine | 24-Nov 2015
The Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Tuesday presided over the commissioning of a 30-megawatts wind power plant erected in Nouakchott, the capital.

City moves ahead with utility tax

Business & Corporate | Nov 24 - Daily Gazette (Sterling, IL)
The city attorney is drawing up a utilities tax ordinance that, if passed by the City Council, could add a new revenue stream of up to $2 million -- and a new tax to residents' utility bills.

AES earmarks $700M for Masinloc plant expansion

International | Nov 24 - Philippine Star News
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.

Baseload Clean Energy acquires California geothermal plant

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.

CUC power plant may face labor shortage

International | Nov 24
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.

Solar price plan to reduce hidden subsidy for Lakeland Electric customers

Solar | Nov 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
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.

New LM Wind Power plant planned for India

International | Nov 24 - Kuwait News Agency
A second LM Wind Power plant in India is not expected to affect the company's other facilities, including one in Grand Forks.

Aggreko to supply 40MW power package to Guam Power Authority

International | Nov 24, 2015 -- MarketLine
Aggreko plc, a provider of modular, mobile power and adjacent product solutions, has won a contract to supply Guam Power Authority with a 40MW power package in Guam for the next 12 months.

FirstEnergy's Power Plants Prepared to Operate Reliably through Winter Weather

Grid Operations | AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 24, 2015
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.

Dominion Virginia Power Urges Customers to Stay Alert to Scams During the Holidays

Billing & Customer Care | RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire
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.

Plans for large solar farm in Winslow on hold

Solar | Nov 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
Plans for a commercial-scale solar farm on Heywood Road are on hold after lease negotiations between a utility developer and local farmer fell through.

Between New Electricity Tariff and Power Outages

International | Nov 24, 2015 -- Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media
As industry operators plan a review in the present electricity tariff, analysts are positing that it may be far - fetched from the solutions needed to having a robust power sector.

Independent power producers praise regulatory decision they say gives broad access to power distribution

Risk & Operations | Nov 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
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.

Bridge toward clean energy

Nuclear | Nov 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Brian Nearing Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
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.

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