Fitch Rates Missouri Joint Muni Electric Utility's 2014A Plum Point Revs 'A-'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | Oct 30 - Business Wire
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the following Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (MJMEUC) power project revenue refunding bonds (Plum Point project).

FuelCell Energy To Double Production And Footprint In Torrington With State Help

Distributed & Cogeneration | Oct 30 - Hartford Courant (CT)
FuelCell Energy announced a $65 million plan to expand its Torrington factory and add equipment to double the site's production capacity and reduce costs.

BGE reaches settlement to reduce rate hike request

Business & Corporate | Oct 30 - Baltimore Sun (MD)
The average monthly bill for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers receiving both electric and gas services would jump by about $4 under a settlement the utility reached this month with state regulatory staff and other stakeholders.

Lagos Convention Explores Investments in Power

International | Oct 30 - AllAfrica
The enormous investment opportunities in the West African power sector will be in focus during the upcoming West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC).

Minnesota Renewable Energy Experts JJR Power See 'Unprecedented' Demand for Solar Power

Solar | Oct 30 - PR Web
As Minnesotans hover on the brink of yet another cold winter and concerns about energy costs come to the forefront, renewable energy experts at JJR Power in Excelsior, Minnesota today said they've seen an unprecedented demand for solar power thanks to incentives and grants created last year by the Minnesota Legislature.

GE to deliver transformer monitoring solution for Georgia Power

Grid Operations | Oct 30, 2014 -- MarketLine
General Electric Company, or GE, has signed a contract with Georgia Power, an electric utility company, to deliver transformer monitoring solution.

Metso to supply corrosion management solution to TAURON's CHP plant in Poland

International | Oct 30, 2014 -- MarketLine
Metso Corporation, a provider of process automation solutions, has won a contract to supply superheater corrosion management solution to CHP plant of TAURON Cieplo sp. z o.o in Tychy, Poland, in cooperation with Valmet Corporation.

"The End Is Near" For Incandescent Light Bulbs

Energy Efficiency | GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire
Shoppers who get ready for their annual trip to buy light bulbs due to the end of daylight saving time may be in for a surprise this year as traditional incandescent light bulbs begin to disappear.

Pocomoke City’s 2.1 Megawatt Solar Project to be Largest Municipally-Owned in Maryland

Solar | ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 30, 2014-
Upon its completion in December, a 2.1 Megawatt (MW) solar array in Pocomoke City, MD will be the largest municipally-owned system in the state.

New Lightning Hybrids Investors Set Stage for Major Growth

Electric Vehicles | LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 
Factor(E), the venture development firm affiliated with Shell Foundation and Colorado State University, kicked off the current Lightning Hybrids funding round.

PowerStream launches Advantage Power Pricing initiative

International | Oct 30, 2014 -- MarketLine
PowerStream, Inc., an energy company providing power and related services, has launched Advantage Power Pricing, a pilot electricity pricing initiative that will provide participating customers with an opportunity to better manage their electricity costs.

Vestas to introduce 2MW variant turbines in China

International | Oct 30, 2014 -- MarketLine
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, or Vestas, a manufacturer of wind turbines, has announced that it will introduce new variants of V110-2.0 MW and V100-2.0 MW and new service packages for the Chinese market.

Eaton wins contract from Sunora to provide equipment for solar project

Solar | Oct 30, 2014 -- MarketLine
Eaton Corporation plc, a power management company, has received contract from Sunora Energy Solutions to provide electrical distribution equipment for a 6.4MW DC solar installation at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Convention Center in Las Vegas.

SUNY opens new energy management network operations center in Albany

Demand Response | Oct 30, 2014 -- MarketLine
The State University of New York, or SUNY, has announced the opening of the state's first energy management network operations center in Albany.

FLS Energy Begins Construction on 38 Megawatts of Utility Scale Solar in N.C.

Solar | Oct 30 - PR Web
FLS Energy has closed financing and begun construction on 21 megawatts of utility-scale solar farms across four locations in Guilford County, North Carolina.

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MidAmerican Energy signs long-term service contract with Siemens for Iowa wind projects

ORLANDO, Fla. & DES MOINES, Iowa - Oct 30, 2014 (News Release)
 

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