FuelCell Energy Announces Funding Award for Advanced Material Development of Next-Generation Fuel Cell Power Plants

Distributed & Cogeneration | DANBURY, Conn., Oct 01, 2014 -- GLOBE NEWSWIRE
Project partners, University of Connecticut and Illinois Institute of Technology, to provide research support

FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced a $3.2 million contract from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for advanced material development to enhance power density and performance of the next generation of the company's Direct FuelCell (DFC) products.

Virginia Energy Sense Launches Energy Action Month Drive to Help Virginians Save Energy and Money

Energy Efficiency | RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire
In celebration of National Energy Action Month, Virginia Energy Sense - the Commonwealth's statewide consumer energy education program under the guidance of the State Corporation Commission - is challenging Virginians to reduce their energy use by 10 percent and realize savings on monthly energy bills.

TXU Energy Challenges Consumers to Find "Watt's the Difference" During Energy Awareness Month

Demand Response | DALLAS, Oct 01, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
October is Energy Awareness Month, and to celebrate it TXU Energy designed an interactive quiz that helps families understand how their daily activities can affect their electricity consumption and what they can do to control it.

MISO Confirms Benefits of MVP Projects

Grid Operations | CARMEL, IN--Marketwired - October 01, 2014
A new report released by MISO demonstrates that the benefits of the Multi-Value Project (MVP) Portfolio not only remain intact, but are greater than previously estimated. 

Energy efficiency efforts in New Haven aid Connection's mission

Energy Efficiency | Oct 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Luther Turmelle New Haven Register, Conn.
The building at 48 Howe St. has quite a history. Now the home of a variety of social services programs run by the Middletown-based organization The Connection, the 85-year-old building once was home to the city's YWCA.

2MW of Solar Energy Admitted into Cornell University

Solar | LANSING, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire
Today, Sol Systems announced it has successfully financed Cornell University's Snyder Road Solar Farm, consisting of a 2MW array on eleven acres of Cornell property in the Town of Lansing.

Allentown kills controversial waste-to-energy deal with Delta Thermo Energy

Fossil & Biomass | Oct 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Emily Opilo The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
More than two years after the deal's controversial approval, Allentown has terminated its contract with Delta Thermo Energy, ending speculation about whether the company would ever build a proposed waste-to-energy facility in the city.

MOU Signed for First Ever Offshore Wind Power Project in India

International | Oct 01 - Global Data Point
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Piyush Goyal described it as a great opportunity in the development of renewable energy resources in the country.

Tampa Electric to Launch Its Largest Solar Project at Tampa International Airport

Solar | Oct 01 - Targeted News Service
Tampa International Airport and Tampa Electric Co. today announced an agreement to install a canopy of solar panels on the top floor of the airport's south Economy Parking Garage.

BLM Seeks Comments on Competitive Offering Lands Processes for Solar and Wind Energy Development Regulations

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 01 - Targeted News Service
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to amend existing regulations to facilitate responsible solar and wind energy development and to receive fair market value for such development.

'Solar garden' proposal opens access to savings

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 01 - Honolulu Star-Advertiser (HI)
Lawmakers and Hawaiian Electric Co. want to give utility customers who don't own rooftop space the opportunity to take advantage of certain benefits of renewable energy.

EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Oct 01 - Targeted News Service
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing greenhouse gas pollution trends and emissions broken down by industrial sector, geographic region and individual facilities.

EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 01 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to the city of Austin for the Sand Hill Energy Center.

Eaton's New DAS 3-Phase Switch is Designed to Help Enhance Grid Performance and Reduce Outages

Annoucement | WAUKESHA, WI - October 1, 2014 (News Release)
Power management company Eaton today introduced a Distribution Automation System (DAS) 3-phase switch with iDC switch control from its Cooper Power Systems division.

E Source Announces Winners of the 2014 Utility Ad Awards Contest

Annoucement | BOULDER, CO, October 2, 2014 (News Release)
At the 2014 E Source Forum in Denver, Colorado, E Source announced the winners of the 2014 Utility Ad Awards Contest.



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