Nuclear power likely to generate 12 pct of UAE's energy needs

International | DUBAI, Sep 02, 2015 -- Xinhua
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) observed Wednesday the start of construction on the fourth nuclear reactor in the UAE's Al-Gharbia region, ENEC said in an e-mailed statement.

More solar coming to region

Solar | DENVER Sep 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dennis Darrow The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.
Tri-State, the power provider for San Isabel Electric and other rural cooperatives, will partner on a 30-megawatt solar farm to be built about 20 miles north of Trinidad in Las Animas County, the company announced Tuesday

Solar amendment supporters, opponents square off before Florida Supreme Court

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | TALLAHASSEE Sep 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Michael Auslen Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Arguing in the Supreme Court Tuesday over whether a solar power constitutional amendment is valid, supporters of Floridians for Solar Choice and opponents backed by utility companies didn't pull punches.

State: Clean energy industry supports 10,000 jobs in R.I.

Business & Corporate | Sep 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Alex Kuffner The Providence Journal, R.I.
The clean energy industry supports nearly 10,000 jobs in Rhode Island, according to a new state report.

UNM law professor named lead attorney for federal panel

Business & Corporate | Sep 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Maggie Shepard Albuquerque Journal, N.M.
A University of New Mexico School of Law professor has been named to the high-ranking post of lead lawyer at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which "regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil."

NY Independent System Operator updates savings

Business & Corporate | Sep 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dan Heath The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
The organization charged with ensuring fair access to the state's electrical grid has saved money and reduced emissions while maintaining a reliable supply of electricity, a new report shows.

Tenaska agrees to provide pollution information on proposed South Huntingdon plant

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Sep 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Joe Napsha Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa.
A Pittsburgh-based environmental group has reached a settlement with the state and the Nebraska company proposing to build a $500 million natural gas-fueled power plant in South Huntingdon that will result in more information about the pollution to be emitted from the facility.

PostRock promotes vice president to CEO

Business & Corporate | Sep 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Adam Wilmoth The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
PostRock Energy Corp. CEO Terry W. Carter has retired, effective immediately, the Oklahoma City energy company said Tuesday.

More solar power for Yuba County

Solar | Sep 02 - Appeal-Democrat (Marysville, CA)
Yuba County is moving forward on a second large solar project that would have all county facilities powered by the renewable energy source.

InvestBank Acquires 70% Stake in Tila-I Hydro Project in Karnali, Nepal

International | Sep 02 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
InvestBank Corp., an investment bank, has acquired 70% stake in Tila-I hydroelectric project situated on the Tila River, Kalikot district, Karnali zone in the far-western development region of Nepal. The total installed capacity of the project will be 440 MW. …

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders sign petition supporting rooftop solar

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Sep 02 - Las Vegas Sun (NV)
More than 18,000 people have signed a petition asking Warren Buffett and NV Energy to ease what it calls their opposition to rooftop solar.

Al Tayer reviews work progress at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

International | DUBAI Sep 02 - Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates)
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has visited the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Seih Al Dahal in Dubai, to review progress on the different projects there.

Bon Homme zoning board approves wind farm

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | TYNDALL Sep 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jake Shama The Daily Republic, Mitchell, S.D.
The Bon Homme County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Monday to approve a plan to build a wind farm near Tripp.

Tampa Bay residents could see electric rates drop

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Sep 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jerome R. Stockfisch Tampa Tribune, Fla.
Residents on both sides of Tampa Bay would see their electric bills drop next year should the state Public Service Commission approve rates reflecting lower fuel costs.

Dukes 1,305-MW McGuire-2 nuclear power reactor in North Carolina prepares for outage

Nuclear | Sep 01 - Pan African News Agency
Duke Energys 1,305-MW McGuire-2 nuclear reactor near Charlotte, North Carolina, is operating at reduced output in preparation for a refueling outage, plant spokeswoman Christine Pulley said Monday.

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