UES Proposes More Equitable Credits for New Solar Power System Users

Solar | TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2015--
UniSource Energy Services (UES) has proposed a new net metering plan to ensure that customers who install new rooftop solar arrays pay a more equitable price for their electric service while still enjoying significant bill savings.

JNS Holdings Rescues Chicago EV Charging Program

Electric Vehicles | CHICAGO (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
ChargePoint and JNS Holdings Corporation (OTC: JNSH) today announced one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging installations in the Chicago area is up and running at full capacity.

Nonprofits poised to save on energy

Solar | Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Andrew Gomes The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
A low-interest loan program created by the state to help Hawaii nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters pay for solar power systems is open for business.

ComEd Provides $10 Million in Financial Assistance to Customers in Need

Business & Corporate | CHICAGO (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
ComEd announces it has dedicated $10 million in assistance funds for 2015 to help customers struggling to pay their electric bill. ComEd is urging customers who have fallen behind on paying their electric bill to contact ComEd to see if they are eligible for payment arrangements or financial assistance.

Cost of solar PV has fallen by 70% in five years

International | Mar 25 - M2 PressWIRE
Sundog figures reveal that the cost of solar PV has fallen by 70% since the Government's Feed-in Tariff was launched in 2010. Despite the general perception that solar PV is no longer the lucrative investment it once was, the facts paint a …

PG&E Leads U.S. as Largest Solar Utility with More than 150,000 Solar Customer Installations

Solar | Mar 26 - Business Wire
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it has reached a significant milestone by connecting the 150,000th solar customer to its electric grid.

China Shenhua Energy to get bigger in power generation

International | Mar 26 - Forexpros
China Shenhua Energy, the listed unit of the world’s largest coal supplier Shenhua Group, aims to complete by year-end the acquisition of 3.5GW of coal-fired power plants from its parent as part of the latter’s five-year asset injection plan.

Contract for $630m Salalah-2 power project awarded

International | Mar 26 - Forexpros
Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co, Ltd has announced that its consortium has been awarded a licence for the development of the Salalah-2 power generation project involving an investment of around $630 million.

HydroChina inks MoU for 200-MW wind farm in Kazakhstan

International | Mar 25 - Forexpros
HydroChina Corp said Tuesday it has been chosen to construct the 200-MW Badamsha wind power plant in Kazakhstan for US firm Unique Capital Management, which acquired a controlling stake in the project last year.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Florida Public Utilities Company And Rayonier Advanced Materials Celebrate Groundbreaking Of Eight Flags Energy, LLC Combined Heat And Power Plant

Distributed & Cogeneration | Mar 25 - PR Newswire
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") is pleased to announce the groundbreaking for the new Eight Flags Energy, LLC ("Eight Flags") Combined Heat and Power ("CHP") plant.

Greenleaf Power Enters Into Purchase Agreement With Leidos to Acquire Plainfield Renewable Energy in Connecticut

Business & Corporate | Mar 25 - Business Wire
Greenleaf Power, an owner and operator of renewable energy power plants, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plainfield Renewable Energy.

Con Edison Customers Went Green & Earned Green in 2014

Nearly 35,000 Con Edison customers who took advantage of the company's energy efficiency programs in 2014 helped keep New York's air clean and earned a record amount of incentives while doing so.

APS power grid has endured 9 minor acts of sabotage in recent years

Communications & Security | Mar 26 -YellowBrix
More than 350 physical or cyber attacks have been recorded in recent years on the nation's power grid, including nine acts of sabotage on equipment owned by Arizona Public Service Co., according to records obtained by USA Today and The Arizona Republic.

ACCIONA Windpower signs a new contract in Brazil and passes 1,000 MW of its AW3000 turbine sold in the country

International | Mar 25 - ENP Newswire
ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA Group subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, has reached agreement with Atlantic Energias Renovaveis and the British private equity firm Actis to supply 195 megawatts -sixty-five 3 MW turbines- for a wind power complex located in the State of Piaui.

Black Hills, critics agree on wind farm proposal

Wind | Mar 26 - Peter Roper The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.
Black Hills Energy wants to build a 60-megawatt wind power complex in Huerfano County and it has the backing of some of its sharpest critics in arguing the plan could save Pueblo ratepayers over $100 million in the next 25 years.

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