Alstom will supply 127 wind turbines to Renova Energia for the Umburanas wind farm complex

Wind | Jul 22 - ENP Newswire
Alstom has signed a contract worth around EUR320 million[1] with Renova Energia - leader in wind power generation in Brazil - to deliver, erect and commission 127 wind turbines in the Umburanas complex, located in Bahia State.

Fears over radioactive waste sea trials from Dounreay to England

Nuclear | Jul 22 - Scotsman, The (Scotland)
Controversial sea trials are to take place to assess whether radioactive nuclear fuel and waste can be shipped from the north coast of Scotland to England.

Iran carrying out $1.245 billion worth of power projects in Iraq

International | Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Milad Fashtami Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan
Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said that his country is currently carrying out 27 power projects worth some $1.245 billion in neighboring Iraq.

Self-cooling Solar Cells Boost Power, Last Longer

Solar | WASHINGTON, Jul 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Scientists may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells--keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday Sun.

TXU Energy Tells Businesses: Demand Response Benefits Are in Easy Reach

Demand Response | DALLAS, Jul 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Getting paid for reducing your company's electricity consumption might sound like a deal that's too good to be true or a plan that's only for the biggest firms, but TXU Energy is helping even the smallest businesses cash in.

Gamesa wins wind turbines order from EDPR

Wind | Jul 22, 2014 -- MarketLine
Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica, which is involved in fabrication of wind turbines and the construction of wind farms, has won orders from EDP Renovaveis, or EDPR, to supply 95 G114-2.0MW turbines to the Waverly wind farm in Coffey County, Kansas.

Basin Electric wins authorization to join SPP subject to FERC approval

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 22, 2014 -- MarketLine
Basin Electric Power Cooperative has received authorization to join a regional transmission organization, or RTO, the Southwest Power Pool, or SPP, subject to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's, or FERC's, approval of necessary documents.

PSE&G Announces Program Incenting Companies To Provide Charging for Employees Who Drive Electric Cars

Electric Vehicles | NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire
PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work.

Modern electric grid fighting cyber vulnerabilities

Risk & Operations | Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Michael Sanserino Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The recent push to modernize the electric grid has increased communication between utilities and consumers, enhanced reliability and created more opportunities for green energy producers.

Duke Energy cleaning up on South Herritage

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Junious Smith III The Free Press, Kinston, N.C.
While focus is placed on electrical deliberations between Kinston and Duke Energy, the company is working on another matter in the city.

Andalay Solar Systems Being Used in DCSEU-Funded Solar Initiative Led by WDC Solar

Solar | SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire
Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, proudly announced that its panels are now being used for a solar initiative pioneered by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar, Inc.

AMSC and ComEd to collaborate on electric grid system project

Grid Operations | Jul 22, 2014 -- MarketLine
American Superconductor Corporation, or AMSC, an energy solutions provider serving wind and power grid industries, has announced that ComEd, an electric utility, has agreed to develop a deployment plan for AMSC's superconductor technology to build a superconducting cable system that will reportedly strengthen Chicago's electric grid.

Coal supplier Oxford Resource Partners to receive $19.5 million in settlement

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio
A two-year legal dispute is ending with a $19.5 million payment to a Columbus coal company.

Panasonic Provides Power Supply Container in Indonesia as a Stand-alone Photovoltaic Power Package

Solar | OSAKA, Japan, Jul 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Panasonic Corporation announced it installed the "Power Supply Container," as a stand-alone photovoltaic power package that it developed, to the National Elementary School Karimunjawa 01 in Karimunjawa Island, Jepara District, Central Jawa Province, Indonesia.

Energy Northwest to operate Tieton Dam electric project

Hydro | Jul 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Annette Cary Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, Wash.)
Energy Northwest in Richland has agreed to operate and maintain the Tieton Dam Hydroelectric Project in Yakima County.



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