ABB to divest U.S. cable factory to Southwire

Annoucement | Zurich, Switzerland, July 6, 2015
Divestment of Huntersville facility in line with ABB’s Next Level strategy to optimize business portfolio and build partnerships

Hubballi students' solar car brings laurels [Hubballi]

International | HUBBALLI Jul 06 - Times of India
A team of automobile engineering students from BVB College of Engineering and Technology have developed a lightweight solar car that can run at 27kmph.

Ratch Australia aims to start work on USD-75m solar park in 2016

International | Jul 06 -
Power producer Ratch Australia Corp Ltd hopes to start construction in 2016 of an AUD-100-million (USD 75m/EUR 68m) solar power plant in Queensland, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) said Monday.

A New Game Plan for the Future of Electricity

Energy Efficiency | July 6, 2015 -- 3BL Media
In 1998, Southern California Edison (SCE) received two applications to connect solar panels atop homes to the electric system.

'High Transmission Losses Stall Efficient Electricity'

International | Jul 06, 2015 -- Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media
Engr. Zubairu Gatugel has attributed the poor power supply to high transmission losses at the point of evacuating electricity from the Generation companies.

Tanzania Wants Companies to Bid for Solar Deals

International | Dar es Salaam, Jul 06, 2015 -- East African Business Week/All Africa Global Media
The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority is introducing a competitive bidding system for solar and wind power projects in the near future writes Emmanuel Kisima.

Revocation of Inactive Power Licences

International | Jul 06, 2015 -- The Guardian/All Africa Global Media
The decision by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to revoke non-performing power generating licences it issued years ago is understandable given the abysmal level of power generation and distribution in the country.

Imperatives of Power Assets Protection

International | Abuja, Jul 06, 2015 -- The Guardian/All Africa Global Media
There is growing concern over how the activities of vandals and communities hinder the completion of some of the power facilities in the Niger Delta and the South East regions.

Electricity - FG to Privatise Transmission Company Soon

International | Jul 06, 2015 -- Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said the Federal Government is considering privatising the Transmission Company of Nigeria in continuous reforms of the power sector.

BOI, UNDP to Stake U.S.$4.8 Million On Renewable Energy Projects in Nigeria

International | Jul 06, 2015 -- The Guardian/All Africa Global Media
Worried by the shortfall in the nation's electricity supply gap, the Bank of Industry and the United Nations Development Programme may have commenced the implementation of their solar energy programme, in a quest to aid improved access to affordable power through renewable energy.

Energy rules have Va. Power weighing new nuclear reactor

Nuclear | Jul 06 -
A new set of federal standards is poised to change the way electricity is made across the country, moving the nation further away from coal and toward cleaner energy sources.

EIA Issues Response to EPA Action on High-GWP HFCs in New Delisting Rulemaking

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 06 - Global Data Point
By avoiding an estimated 78 - 101 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MMTCO2eq) in 2030, which is equal to annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from nearly 21.3 million cars, the EPA's rulemaking will have a significant impact on mitigating climate damaging GHG emissions.

New NRC Resident Inspector Assigned To Limerick Nuclear Plant

Business & Corporate | Jul 06 - Global Data Point
"Matt Fannon's training and technical expertise will assist the NRC in carrying out its mission to protect people and the environment by ensuring the safe operation of Limerick," said NRC Region I Administrator Dan Dorman.

Cameroon to Invest USD325 Million in Menchum Hydro Power Plant

Hydro | Jul 06 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
The Government of Cameroon, has agreed to invest USD325 million in the construction and development of Menchum hydro electric power plant situated on the Menchum River in the North West Region, Nigeria.

Alkane Energy First-Half Production And Revenue Significantly Rise

International | LONDON Jul 06 - Alliance News
Alkane Energy PLC Monday said revenue and production in the first half of the year significantly rose and said it has begun building its 28th power plant, which will begin producing electricity later this year.


ABB to divest U.S. cable factory to Southwire

Zurich, Switzerland, July 6, 2015

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