Financial audit of Hinkley C plans ordered

International | Oct 20 - Western Morning News (England)
Financial watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) has launched an investigation into the financing of a new nuclear power station in the Westcountry.

Amman joins C40 CITIES climate group

International | Oct 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Hana Namrouqa Jordan Times, Amman
Amman was announced on Sunday as a member of the C40 CITIES Climate Leadership Group, a network of the world's megacities committed to addressing climate change.

SSE vows tax transparency

International | Oct 20 - Daily Mail (London, England)
Energy giant SSE will today become the first big company in Britain to qualify for the 'Fair Tax Mark', which was launched earlier this year to encourage firms to disclose whether they use tax havens or avoidance schemes.

Acotel and ENI: a new Important Partnership to Develop Innovative Energy Savings Products

International | VERONA, Italy, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire
An agreement to implement new innovative solutions in "Smart Metering" for the B2B and B2C markets.

Panasonic Partners With Powertree Services to Construct 68 Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations with Energy Storage in San Francisco

Electric Vehicles | NEWARK, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) announced it is providing engineering, construction and procurement services to Powertree Services Inc. (Powertree) to build 68 electric vehicle charging stations at multi-unit residential properties in San Francisco.

Gamesa expands O&M capacity in Mexico

International | Oct 20, 2014 -- MarketLine
Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica SA, a manufacturer of wind turbines, has expanded its capacity under operation and maintenance, or O&M, in Mexico to 1,000MW.

Day & Zimmermann Awarded Long-Term Boiler Maintenance Contract With Lower Colorado River Authority

Fossil & Biomass | PHILADELPHIA, PA, Oct 20, 2014 -- Marketwired
Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction and engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, announced today that its Engineering, Construction & Maintenance group has been awarded a five-year maintenance contract to provide boiler maintenance, outage, and emergency services for five plants operated by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA).

Alstom Spain renews collaboration agreement with ETSII-UPM and ETSEIB

International | Oct 20, 2014 -- MarketLine
Alstom Spain has renewed its collaboration agreement with the School of Industrial Engineering at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, or ETSII-UPM, and the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona, or ETSEIB, to maintain the Alstom chairs located in both institutions related to railway technologies, smart grids and clean energy.

Andalay Solar Awarded Patent on its Core Integrated Solar System Technology

Solar | SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire
Andalay Solar (OTCQB: WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") granted the company a new patent that covers key aspects of its solar system technology in recognition of the unique and proprietary nature of Andalay's core technology.

Borrego Solar and sPower Break Ground on Suffolk County Solar Project

Solar | SAN DIEGO and SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire
Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a leading designer, developer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced that they are commencing construction on a solar project located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.

S&C Energy Storage System to Provide Grid Support for PJM

Energy Storage | CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 
S&C Electric Company, a global leader in energy storage integration, announces the deployment of six 25-kW PureWave@ Community Energy Storage systems at its global headquarters in Chicago.

Suzlon wins wind turbine supply orders in India for combined capacity of 150MW

International | Oct 20, 2014 -- MarketLine
Suzlon Group, a wind turbine supplier, has won wind turbines supply orders in India for a combined capacity of 150MW.

GE Capital is Administrative Agent on $50 Million Financing for Bird Electric Enterprises, LLC

Business & Corporate | CHICAGO, Oct 20, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
GE Capital today announced it is providing a $50 million credit facility to Bird Electric Enterprises, LLC (Bird Electric), a leading electrical services provider.

Blackbird International Corporation Receives Approval for Power Plants in Sri Lanka

International | Oct 20, 2014 --
Blackbird International Corporation (OTC Pink: BBRD) (PINKSHEETS: BBRD), is pleased to announce that its recently acquired company Wave Electricity Renewal Power Ocean Ltd (WERPO) (, has received an official request for its technology in Sri Lanka.

KYOCERA and Healthy Planet Partners Combine Strengths to Lower Solar Investment Capital Costs

Solar | SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. & GREENWICH, Conn. (PR Newswire) - Oct 20
Kyocera Solar, Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, and Healthy Planet Partners (HPP), a Clean Energy Solutions Fund that finances renewable energy and efficiency projects that optimize performance in commercial buildings, today announced a strategic partnership that will result in lowering capital costs for solar developers and benefit Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) customers.

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