SDG&E Reminds Customers To Exercise Caution With Gas & Electricity

Billing & Customer Care | SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire
While providing reliable power for San Diego and Southern Orange County residents each and every day, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) number one priority is the safety of the public.

Power Blackout in Some Parts of Nairobi - Weekend

International | Jul 25, 2014 -- The Star/All Africa Global Media
Westlands, Parklands and Loresho areas will go without electricity this weekend. Kenya Power MD Ben Chumo says they will be conducting major repair works at existing substations.

Fukushima No. 1 chief admits using used parts for water tanks

International | Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Kazuaki Nagata Japan Times, Tokyo
The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant admitted that some of the tanks built to store the radioactive water churned out each day are made with used parts but insisted their quality is fine for the purpose.

Spanish firm to build $112m wind power plant in Maan

International | Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Mohammad Ghazal Jordan Times, Amman
Jordan awarded a contract to Spanish engineering firm Elecnor to build a 65-75 megawatt wind power plant in the southern region.

Iran's electricity generation on verge of 100,000 gigawatt hours

International | Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Fatih Karimov Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan
Iran's thermal, hydroelectric, and nuclear power plants have generated nearly 100,000 gigawatt hours of electricity in the current year, the Mehr news agency reported on July 25.

Anger over council's nuclear safety

Nuclear | Jul 25 - Sunday Herald (Scotland)
Highland Council has been accused of "utter contempt" for local people after it suppressed plans meant to protect the public from nuclear accidents.

Mozambique Invests in Electricity Supply

International | Lichinga, Mozambique, Jul 25, 2014 -- Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique/All Africa Global Media
The Mozambican government is implementing plans to expand the electricity supply to meet the needs of a growing economy.

DEP extends alternative fuel vehicle rebate program

Electric Vehicles | Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - James Halpin The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
The state Department of Environmental Protection announced it is extending its alternative fuel vehicle rebate program.

Power Minister to Probe 248 Abandoned Containers of Power Equipment

International | Jul 25, 2014 -- Daily Independent/All Africa Global Media
The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo has promised to probe the reasons for the abandoning of 248 containers of power equipment spread across various ports in the country.The abandoned power facilities were meant to stabilize power supply .

ET Solar supplies PV modules to Domilux for 728kW solar plant in Turkey

International | Jul 25, 2014 -- MarketLine
ET Solar Energy Corp., a provider of solar energy solutions, has supplied photovoltaic, or PV, modules to Domilux Leuchten Herstellung und Vertrieb GmbH, a German solar developer, for a 728kW rooftop solar power plant in Turkey.

Northern Power Systems launches new 60kW wind turbine in Italy

International | Jul 25, 2014 -- MarketLine
Northern Power Systems, Inc., a renewable energy technology company, has launched a new 60kW permanent magnet/direct drive wind turbine, the NPS 60-24, in Italy.

Mall at Robinson unveils new solar powered car charging stations

Electric Vehicles | Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Madasyn Czebiniak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In the parking lot outside the food court at the Mall at Robinson, a silver Chevy Volt sat in a space painted with a green and white electric vehicle decal, waiting for a jolt.

Italy plans to sell energy grid stake to China for EUR 2 billion

International | Jul 25 - MaltaToday
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last month.China State Grid is close to finalising a EUR 2bn investment in Italy's national power grid, the latest deal struck by China with government-owned infrastructure since the eurozone financial crisis.

China National Nuclear Teams Up with Foreign Peer

International | Jul 25 - Sinocast Energy Beat (China)
Canadian construction engineering service provider SNC-Lavalin declared memo inked with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), forming cooperation in power generation, mining, metallurgy and environmental protection.

JSW Arm Close to Buying Lanco UDUPI Power Plant

International | Jul 25 - Indian Business Insight
JSW Energy is in the final stages of concluding a deal for the acquisition of the 1,200-mw Udupi power facility of Lanco Infratech for around Rs6,000 crore. The deal will include the taking over more than Rs4,000-crore debt related to the imported coal-based Udupi facility. The Sajjan Jindal-led JSW has an ambitious plan of increasing its power generation capacity to 11,770 mw from 3,140 mw now.

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