Controversy Trails Renewal of Manitoba's Power Contract

International | Lagos, Jul 27, 2015 -- Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media
The federal government, last week renewed by one year the $23million contract granted to Manitoba Hydro International (MHI) for the management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), one of the successor companies of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).

Fallin, OG&E flip switch on solar project at Mustang plant

Solar | Jul 27 - Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City)
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin flipped the ceremonial switch Monday morning on a 2.5 megawatt solar farm at Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s Mustang plant in far western Oklahoma City.

Kabompo Hydro Power Station Nears Completion

International | Jul 27, 2015 -- The Times of Zambia/All Africa Global Media
Construction of the US$220 million Kabompo hydro power station in North-Western Province by Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) is near completion.

'NPCIL proposes 1,400 MW nuclear plant in Mandla'

International | Jul 27 -
Graduation function of the fifteenth batch of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre training school was organized at Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore here on Sunday.

Technology shifts power to consumers in electricity markets

Metering | Jul 27 - York Dispatch, The (PA)
As technology progesses in the energy and electricity markets, consumers are garnering more control of their usage.

TransAlta buys solar and wind projects in U.S. for US$75.8 million

Risk & Operations | CALGARY Jul 27 - Canadian Press DataFile
TransAlta Corp. has signed a deal to buy 71 megawatts of solar and wind power generation capacity in the U.S. from an affiliate of Rockland Capital LLC in a deal worth US$75.8 million.

Colorado Springs Utilities could lose 50 jobs

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 27 - Gazette, The (CO)
A $1.6 million solar energy project trumped jobs Wednesday in a 5- 3 vote by the Colorado Springs Utilities board that could result in lost jobs.

Azerbaijan, Iran to sign new agreement on electric power transmission

International | Jul 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan
Iran's Deputy Minister of Energy Houshang Falahatian intends to pay a visit to Azerbaijan.

Electricity Consumers Get Relief As Court Stops Nerc From Increasing Tariff

International | Lagos, Jul 27, 2015 -- Daily Independent/All Africa Global Media
The continuous attempt by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to increase electricity tariff met another brick wall last week as the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, reaffirmed its earlier ruling restraining the electricity regulatory body from increasing electricity tariff.

Best Relative Performance in the Multi-Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of NorthWestern (NWE, DTE, CMS, MDU, AEE)

Business & Corporate | Jul 27, 2015 -- Fast Lane
We looked at the Multi-Utilities industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks.

Best Relative Performance in the Electric Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of Allete (ALE, ITC, PNW, NEE, DUK)

Business & Corporate | Jul 27, 2015 -- Fast Lane
We looked at the Electric Utilities industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks.

Accenture Provides US$1.6 Million to University of Notre Dame to Help Thousands in South Africa and Uganda Access Employment

Business & Corporate | NOTRE DAME, Ind. July 27, 2015 -- 3BL Media
Accenture is providing US$1.6 million to the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development to expand the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship project - a joint initiative developed by Accenture and the university to increase the livelihoods of individuals living in rural Africa.

Kenya Power Installs New Supplier System

International | Jul 27, 2015 -- The Star/All Africa Global Media
KENYA Power has deployed a new system to streamline its interaction with suppliers and lead to better performance.

Energy spotlight: Larry Schweiger

Business & Corporate | Jul 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Conti The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Larry Schweiger likes to focus on what he calls a new energy future.

Locals to Use Rice Husks for Energy

International | Jul 27, 2015 -- The New Times/All Africa Global Media
Government will soon start generating energy from rice husks as part of push to absorb greenhouse gases and as a strategy to fight deforestation.

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