Phoenix Solar to construct 1.96MWp rooftop photovoltaic systems in Singapore

International | May 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd., the Singapore-based subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG, has won a contract to construct a 1.96MWp of rooftop photovoltaic, or PV, systems at the Tuas and Gali Batu train depots in Singapore.

EPE files request with NMPRC for increase in electric rates

Business & Corporate | May 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
El Paso Electric Company, or EPE, has filed request with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, or NMPRC, for an increase in electric rates of approximately $8.6 million, or 7.1%, of non-fuel base rates.

NRC authorizes staff to issue Unit 2 license at Watts Bar

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.
For the first time in nearly two decades, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has voted to issue an operating license for a new nuclear power plant, pending staff approval of final startup tests.

Hydro royalties hearings scheduled

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Vershal Hogan The Natchez Democrat, Miss.
The City of Vidalia has scheduled two public hearings to discuss the city's use of hydroelectric royalty funds.

Connecticut House approves ban on variable-rate electricity contracts

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Luther Turmelle New Haven Register, Conn.
The Connecticut House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve passage of a bill that would ban variable-rate electric contracts for residential power customers.

Wind energy brings consistency to electric bills in Oklahoma

Wind | May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Paula Burkes The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
Q: Although we're known as an oil and gas state, Oklahoma ranks fourth in the U.S. for wind capacity. How does this diversification in our energy portfolio affect our state and nation?

TVA stays mum on land cost for expanded landfill

Fossil & Biomass | May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bob Fowler The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn.
While TVA purchased the needed land more than three years ago, it's just now seeking the public's input on its plan to expand its dry ash landfill at adjoining Bull Run Fossil Plant onto that property.

Maine lawmakers expected to vote Thursday on sweeping energy policy bill

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tux Turkel Portland Press Herald, Maine
No dramatic changes are likely this year in a state law that compensates homeowners with solar-electric panels for their power generation, but other provisions in a far-reaching energy bill submitted by Gov. Paul LePage remained undecided Wednesday, after more than two hours of testimony before the Legislature's Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee.

Study: Clean tech adds $2.5 billion, 20,000 jobs to Austin economy

Business & Corporate | May 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Brian Gaar Austin American-Statesman
The so-called clean technology sector contributes $2.5 billion to the area's economy and employs 20,000 people in Central Texas, according to a new study released by city leaders and industry advocates Wednesday.

APS Completes One of the Largest Transmission Construction Projects in the West

Grid Operations | PHOENIX (The Associated Press) - May 28
Arizona Public Service recently completed work on one of the largest transmission construction projects in the west – a 500-kilovolt (kV) power line that connects Phoenix to Yuma. The project will bolster the reliability for Yuma area customers and the entire desert southwest.

Lebanon Utilities prepares for new power line options

Grid Operations | May 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Lebanon Reporter, Ind.
A new 69,000 kilovolt electrical line will be built by Lebanon Utilities to eliminate the risk that a single event could leave all of Lebanon without power.

Montana First Nation and Bullfrog Power Partner on New Solar Installation, Training Program

Solar | (The Associated Press) - May 28
Today, Bullfrog Power®, Canada's leading green energy provider, and Montana First Nation, a community in Central Alberta, are announcing a partnership to construct a new solar installation and set up a solar training program.

Green Power EMC Continues To Grow Georgia's Solar Energy Supply

Solar | May 27 - PR Newswire
Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs), has reached a new agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52 megawatt (MWAC) solar array planned for construction in southeast Georgia.

NextEra Energy announces settlement rate for equity units issued in May 2012

Business & Corporate | May 28 - PR Newswire
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the settlement rate for the stock purchase contracts that are components of equity units that it issued in May 2012. Holders of the equity units will receive 0.6550 shares of NextEra Energy common stock for each stock purchase contract that they hold, with cash to be paid in lieu of any fractional …

'Windmill guy' brings a memory to life

Wind | May 28 - Seattle Times (WA)
The sound of a creaking windmill, constant wind and dripping water help define a classic scene in the 1968 Sergio Leone film, "Once Upon A Time in the West."

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