Taiwan freezes construction of 4th nuclear power plant

International | Jul 01 - Japan Economic Newswire
The builder of Taiwan's problem-plagued fourth nuclear power plant officially suspended construction of the facility Wednesday in accordance with a government order.

BY THE NUMBERS: FEDERAL ENERGY R&D STAGNATES

Business & Corporate | Jul 01 - Mechanical Engineering
While wind and solar power reap direct expenditures and , the tax breaks energy source getting the most federal research dollars may be a surprise.

Colombia's Emgesa begins reservoir filling at giant hydro project

International | Bogota Jul 01 - EFE Ingles
Colombian power producer Emgesa has begun the reservoir-filling process at El Quimbo

NTR buys 15-MW wind project in N Ireland from RES

International | Jul 01 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Irish green asset manager NTR Plc said on Tuesday it has acquired the 15-MW Ora More wind project in Northern Ireland from UK-based developer Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES).

Irish wind to blow prices down

Wind | Jul 01 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Wholesale electricity prices in Ireland will continue to fall over the coming years as the onshore wind building boom gathers pace ahead of the 2017 refit deadline.

Genesis Energy Limited (GNE) – Second stored coal unit to retire

Business & Corporate | Jul 01 - Global Data Point
A Rankine unit has been in long term storage with a possible return to service should exceptional circumstances arise.

Energy Northwest's Columbia Generating Station returns to service

Nuclear | Jul 01 - Global Data Point
Energy Northwest spokesman John Dobken said that the outage at the plant has lasted eight days longer than expected.

Nuclear plant restores power to K-Electric

Nuclear | Jul 01 - Daily Messenger (Pakistan)
Spokesperson for K-Electric said on Tuesday that the electricity production supply from Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (Kanupp) has been restored on Tuesday.

Kyocera-TCL building 23-MW solar power project on abandoned golf course

International | Jul 01 - Syrian Arab News Agency
The joint venture of Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing has started construction of a 23-megawatt solar power project in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Content Solar To Connect With Grid By 2016

Risk & Operations | Jul 01 - Syrian Arab News Agency
Robert Blenker said Monday that the company is likely to require the entire lifetime of its current power supply agreement to recover the investment being made in a 20-megawatt grid-connected solar photovoltaic facility

Botswana firm plans solar power plant to produce up to 200 MW

International | Jul 01 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Botswana's Shumba Coal said on Tuesday it plans to develop a solar power station to generate up to 200 megawatts (MW) of electricity as the world's top diamond producer struggles with power shortages.

Complementary Studies Imminent for Menchum Hydropower Project

Hydro | Jul 01, 2015 -- Cameroon Tribune/All Africa Global Media
The groundwork for the construction of a 72 megawatt hydroelectric dam over the Menchum River in the North West Region is taking shape

Obstacles thwart New Zealand enthusiasm for electric cars: study

Electric Vehicles | WELLINGTON, Jul 01, 2015 -- Xinhua
New Zealanders would consider driving electric cars so long as price and infrastructure barriers can be overcome.

Green Energy to Check Pollution Underway

International | Jul 01, 2015 -- Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media
A new technology that will convert wastes to green energy for power supply and check environmental hazards will soon commence in Nigeria, it was learnt in Abuja yesterday.

Jackson Township power plant one step closer to approval

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Randy Griffith The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
A proposed $900 million power plant has cleared its first regulatory hurdle with Jackson Township supervisors' approval of a conditional use permit for a property near Vinco.

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