Crowds gather to watch Conway history topple with Grainger smokestacks

Business & Corporate | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Emily Weaver The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
A thundering boom ripped through the rain-drenched air at 8 a.m. Sunday as crowds across Conway watched the city's two tallest landmarks fall into a massive heap of dust and rubble.

Meeting set on Clean Power Plan

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kirsti Marohn St. Cloud Times, Minn.
The public has a chance to weigh in on Minnesota's efforts to meet new federal regulations on pollution from power plants.

Ameren planning for carbon rules while pushing back legally

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch
With more than three-quarters of its electricity generated at coal power plants, Ameren Missouri has big concerns about the federal government's plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions.

Pilgrim STATION - Keys to closure Tavares says trip to Vermont produced immediate benefits

Nuclear | PLYMOUTH - Feb 07 - Old Colony Memorial (Plymouth, MA)
After a day in Vermont members of the town’s Entergy Working Group have identified what they believe are three keys to a successful post-Pilgrim transition: good communications, focusing energy where the community has the most control, and long-term economic planning.

Nepal signs hydropower project loan agreement with World Bank

International | Feb 07 -
The World Bank Group has signed a loan agreement to provide US$22.5 million to Nepal to help the Asian country implement its Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower Project.

Fesco issues shutdown notice

International | Feb 08 - Balochistan Times (Pakistan)
The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company issued a shutdown notice for Monday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.

Kevin Wallace Joins GRC's Board of Directors

Future & Alternative Generation | Feb 08 - Global Data Point
"This is a great opportunity for us to collaborate with like-minded individuals and companies who are passionate about geothermal energy," said Wallace.

Abengoa sells Shams stake to Masdar

International | Feb 08 - National, The (United Arab Emirates)
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar will own a bigger slice of the Shams Power Company as Abengoa sells off assets to avoid bankruptcy.

Burj Wind Energy Plans Project Financing of USD30.4 Million for Wind Power Plant in Sindh Province, Pakistan

International | Feb 08 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
Burj Wind Energy (Private) Limited, has planned project financing of USD30.39 million for the construction and development of a wind power plant at Gujju District, Thatta, Sindh Province, Pakistan.

Energy-efficient housing to get $250m boost from Clean Energy Finance Corporation

International | Feb 08 - Guardian Web
The Turnbull government will announce $250m in loans for energy-efficient public housing on Tuesday, funded by an agency it is still seeking to abolish.

Half of windfarm complaints about turbines yet to be built: commissioner

International | Feb 08 - Guardian Web
Approximately half of all complaints made to Australia’s windfarm commissioner relate to turbines that have not yet been built, the man tasked with the job has said.

New licence conditions to better protect nuclear power plants against attacks

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 08 - Global Data Point
This will for example result in arming of nuclear power plant security guards and perimeters being guarded and patrolled with the help of dogs.

Nepal Completes Project Financing for Upper Arun and Ikhuwa Khola Hydro Power Projects

International | Feb 08 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
The Government of Nepal has completed project financing for the construction and development of Upper Arun hydroelectric project and Ikhuwa Khola hydroelectric project situated in Nepal.

City to hold hearing on solar farm

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | LUMBERTON -- Feb 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Sarah Willets The Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C.
The Lumberton City Council on Monday will hold five public hearings on proposed projects, including a large-scale solar installation.

Black Hills back under the spotlight

Billing & Customer Care | Feb 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Peter Roper The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.
Black Hills Energy will be back under the spotlight Monday when a coalition of Pueblo-area groups go to City Council's work session to report on the impact of electric rates on city residents and businesses.

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