The state Public Service Commission has ordered Appalachian Power to turn over more information regarding its closure of three coal-fired power plants over the weekend, including the potential costs of converting the plants to natural gas or other alternative fuels.
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| Jun 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Tyson The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.
In the wake of the recent announcement that more than 2,200 jobs in the mining industry are being eliminated by two coal companies, U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va, released a packet of state and federal resources for miners seeking jobs and benefit assistance.
| Jun 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Utpal Bhaskar Mint, New Delhi
State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) has been allowed to bid for a contract to set up a $1.68 billion power project in Bangladesh, enabling India to muscle in on a potential Chinese move on the deal.
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| Jun 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jerry Hirsch Los Angeles Times
Readers reacted strongly to a Times story this weekend reporting that Los Angeles entrepreneur Elon Musk's companies -- Tesla, SolarCity and SpaceX -- have benefited from an estimated $4.9 billion in government support.
DEPCOM Power today announced it has reached an agreement to serve as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm on the Pawpaw Solar Facility with Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company. The electricity and associated renewable energy credits (RECs) generated by the facility will be sold under a 30-year power purchase …
Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), a leading provider of residential solar energy systems in the United States, today announced that it has hired Greg Nielson, a leading solar power innovator, as a Principal Scientist in the company's Solar Technology Department. Greg joins Vivint Solar from mPower Technology, where he has spent the past year developing …
Spain's Abengoa said Monday that it won a contract worth 7.9 million euros ($8.7 million) to build four power substations in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa.The Mexican Federal Electricity Commission, or CFE, selected Abengoa to do the engineering, design and construction work on the Louisiana Banco 2, San Rafael, Los Mochis I and Los Mochis III substations.The …
PortlandNeil Kelly Company, an award-winning design-build remodeling firm, is about to raise 400 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels onto the rooftop of Best Western Inn at the Meadows in North Portland making it among the first "solar" hotels in Portland.
Salt Lake Community College students of solar design will compete Tuesday, June 2, 6 p.m., at KRCL-FM 90.9 to see which of four SLCC teams will help KRCL become Utah's first radio station powered completely by renewable energy.
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today joined Chicago-based S&C Electric Company (S&C) at the opening of S&C's West Palm Beach manufacturing facility -- a site that will turn out thousands of smart grid devices aimed at improving service for FPL's 4.8 million customers.