PNM rate hearings set for March

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kevin Robinson-Avila Albuquerque Journal, N.M.
Public Service Company of New Mexico could face stiff opposition to its request for a 14.4 percent increase in its annual base revenue when hearings on the case begin in March.

National Gas & Electric to buy retail energy companies, including over 500,000 customers

Business & Corporate | Feb 03, 2016 -- M2 EQUITYBITES
National Gas & Electric revealed on Tuesday the completion of retail energy companies with over 500,000 of combined residential customer equivalents.

OMU mulling power supply options

Business & Corporate | Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Steve Vied Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.
How Owensboro Municipal Utilities will continue to provide electrical power to its customers in the years to come is the subject of a staff presentation scheduled to be delivered to the OMU board at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Opponents speak against SunZia at first day of hearings

Grid Operations | PHOENIX -- Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tony Davis The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson
An outpouring of passion against the proposed 515-mile SunZia power line project greeted the Arizona Corporation Commission Tuesday

Vectren to install AMR devices in Hamilton, Hancock and Marion counties

Metering | Feb 03, 2016 -- MarketLine
Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana-North has launched an 18-month plan to install automated meter reading, or AMR, devices in Hamilton, Hancock and Marion counties.

New plan to remove Klamath River dams without help from Congress

Hydro | WASHINGTON -- Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Carolyn Lochhead San Francisco Chronicle
Federal and state officials in California and Oregon said Tuesday that they had reached an agreement to bypass Congress to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River

House memorial would support nuclear fuel storage

Nuclear | CARLSBAD -- Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Sarah A. Matott Carlsbad Current-Argus, N.M.
A memorial presented to the Environment and Natural Resource Committee on Monday was the first step of the New Mexico legislature supporting the construction of an interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel.

Meeting on Savannah River Site possibly housing German uranium scheduled for Thursday

Nuclear | Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Derrek Asberry Aiken Standard, S.C.
A Thursday night meeting will provide more information on the Savannah River Site's potential acceptance of highly-enriched uranium from Germany and also will give members of the public an opportunity to share opinions on the controversial topic.

DNR: High-voltage line could affect rare, endangered moths in Jackson County

Grid Operations | Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chris Hubbuch La Crosse Tribune, Wis.
Construction of a high-voltage power line between Holmen and Madison could result in the loss of endangered and threatened species.

Georgia Power announces milestone in Plant Vogtle reactor construction

Nuclear | Feb 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Travis Highfield The Augusta Chronicle, Ga.
Georgia Power notched another milestone Tuesday as workers have placed eight new shield building panels on Unit 3, one of two new reactors being built at Plant Vogtle.

NJR Clean Energy Ventures Acquires Ringer Hill Wind Farm Project in Pennsylvania, US from OwnEnergy

Business & Corporate | Feb 03 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
NJR Clean Energy Ventures has acquired Ringer Hill wind farm project located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, US, from OwnEnergy, Inc.

PSEG Solar Source Acquires PSEG Meadows Solar Energy Plant in North Carolina, US from Ecoplexus

Business & Corporate | Feb 03 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
PSEG Solar Source LLC has acquired a solar energy facility in Martin County, North Carolina, US, from Ecoplexus, Inc.

Australian town Huntlee could be first off-grid, but what about everyone else?

International | Feb 03 - Guardian Web
Living off-grid used to be something that people had to do to support modern life in remote communities but living without centralised power is becoming an increasingly mainstream concept.

ScottMadden to Explore New Utility Models and the Economic Consequences at SNL Energy Event

Annoucement | February 02, 2016 | Atlanta, GA
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, will join industry leaders as executive sponsor and presenter at SNL's 29th Annual Power and Gas M&A Symposium being held February 9-10 at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park in New York, NY.

New logo, tagline for Austin Utilities

Business & Corporate | Feb 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jordan Gerard Austin Daily Herald, Minn.
In addition to unveiling its new central facility building, Austin Utilities also revealed its new logo and tagline.

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