Cabot tapped for mercury control at Midwest coal power plants

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Jan 29 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Cabot Corporation (CBT) announced that it has been awarded contracts by two U.S. utilities to supply its DARCO® Hg family of activated carbon products to remove mercury from the flue gas of coal-fired power plants in the Midwest.

Kazakhstan eyes construction of new nuclear plants

International | Jan 29 - Forexpros
The country’s only nuclear plant was shut down in 1999 and it now relies on importing power from neighbouring countries to supplement its own power generation capabilities.

Seminole Equity Partners Provides Renewable Energy Tax Equity Financing in North Carolina for FLS Energy

Solar | Jan 29 - PR Web
Seminole Equity Partners ("SEP") announced today that it has closed on two new tax equity transactions, enabling the funding of approximately $25 million worth of solar systems in the State of North Carolina.

K-Electric to add 700MW coal power by 2018

International | Jan 29 - Syrian Arab News Agency
K-Electric signed an agreement with Chinese companies to set up 700 megawatts of coal-fired power plants by 2018, a move that will minimise the utility's reliance on the electricity supply from the national grid.

$6.3m combined heat and power plant announced for NYC

Distributed & Cogeneration | Jan 29 - Pan African News Agency
A new cogeneration plant is to be built on Staten Island, New York. The New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC) has announced that it will provide $6.3m of construction and permanent financing for the project at a new manufacturing plant in the borough.

Groupe Gorgé Announces a Major New Order in the Protection in Nuclear Environments Sector

International | Jan 29 - Business Wire
GROUPE GORGE, through its subsidiary BAUMERT, announces that it has won a new order as part of the NSC project (New Safe Confinement for reactor No. 4 of the Chernobyl power plant) conducted by the NOVARKA joint-venture.

Trina Solar State Key Laboratory Testing Center Receives TUV Rheinland Power Measurement Uncertainty Assessment Service Certificate

International | Jan 29 - PR Newswire
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions and services, today announced that its State Key Laboratory Testing Center became the first testing center in the solar industry to receivethe Power Measurement Uncertainty Assessment Service ("UAS") Certificate from TUV …

MEXICO adds 66 GW with investments of $90 million in renewables

International | Jan 29 - TendersInfo (India)
Mexico to add 66 GW to its power grid over 15 years, with investments of $90 billion expected in renewables.

Clinton nuclear plant back to full power

Nuclear | Jan 28 - Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL)
Operators returned Clinton Power Station to full power operation Wednesday following repairs to a valve in the nuclear plant's containment building.

Pro Sports Teams, Organizations Embracing Solar Energy

Solar | Jan 29 - PR Web
For the fourth time in just three years, a major professional sports championship will be decided on Sunday by teams which have invested significantly in clean, dependable solar energy, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis conducted by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Ivanpah Solar Plant Picking Up Steam

Solar | Jan 28 - Breaking Energy
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System had a good November, and by the end of the month the controversial "power tower" plant in the Mojave Desert had topped 400,000 megawatt-hours of electricity generation since beginning operation in January 2014.

Black Hills Corp. Announces 45th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

Business & Corporate | Jan 28 - Thomson Reuters ONE
The Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend on the corporation's common stock. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 13, 2015, will receive $0.405 per share, payable on March 1, 2015.

Ghana makes progress towards nuclear power plant

International | Jan 28 - Forexpros
Ghana is making progress towards nuclear energy plants for generating electricity, the head of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has said.

Vectren to Achieve Environmental Compliance With New EPA Mandates; Receives Approval to Defer Cost Recovery

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | (The Associated Press) - Jan 28
Today, Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (Vectren) (NYSE: VVC) received an order from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approving the company's request to upgrade existing emissions control equipment on its coal-fired electric generation units in southwestern Indiana.

Consumers Energy Announces Executive Changes, Building on Customer Focus and Commitment to Michigan

Business & Corporate | (The Associated Press) - Jan 28
Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility and the fourth-largest U.S. combination utility, announced today several leadership moves that build on its customer-first focus and commitment to serving Michigan.


ABB touts new distribution grid integration solutions, expertise at DistribuTECH 2015

San Diego, California, January 29, 2015 (News Release)

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