Businesses urge PUCO to reject AEP plan

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 21 - Dave Larsen Dayton Daily News, Ohio
Twelve large companies doing business in Ohio have submitted a letter to the state Public Utilities Commission asking the agency to reject AEP Ohio's bid to pass some of the costs to operate coal-fired power plants to consumers, according to state documents.

DNV GL: New comprehensive solar inverter testing service supports solar customers in lowering risk and costs

Solar | LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
To support solar customers looking to lower the risks and cost associated with the selection and field application of solar inverters, DNV GL today announces the launch of a new inverter testing service.

Atlantic Power Corporation Comments on Clinton Group Letter

Business & Corporate | BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE: AT) (TSX: ATP) ("Atlantic Power" or the "Company") previously disclosed on September 16, 2014 that the Company's Board of Directors, with the assistance of its financial advisors, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Greenhill & Co., LLC, conducted a thorough review of the options available to the Company with respect to a possible sale or merger and concluded that a sale or merger of the Company was not in the best interests of the Company or its stakeholders at that time.

FirstEnergy threatens termination fee in breakup letter with customers

Business & Corporate | Oct 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Michael Sanserino Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
FirstEnergy Solutions, a competitive energy provider and subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based utility company FirstEnergy Corp., is breaking up with its residential customers by discontinuing future sales of electricity plans.

PG&E Team Wins Championship Honors In 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo

Business & Corporate | GRASS VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
In an elite competition that tests safety training and technical skills, the team of Anthony Albright, Adam Beene and J.P. Richard --electric linemen who serve the Grass Valley area--took home three first place world championship awards after competing against more than 200 lineman teams from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom at the 31st Annual International Lineman's Rodeo, in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

NJR Clean Energy Ventures Announces New 48 Megawatt Onshore Wind Project

Wind | WALL, N.J., Oct 21, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), the unregulated distributed power subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), today announced the acquisition of its third onshore wind project.

Solar subsidy cut to farmers will add to uncertainty over UK renewable strategy

International | Oct 21, 2014 -- M2 PRESSWIRE
Reacting to news that the Government is to scrap some support mechanisms for solar farms to help safeguard agricultural land for farming, Friends of the Earth Renewable Energy Campaigner Alasdair Cameron said: Solar power will soon be cheaper than gas, and could be the cheapest form of energy within a decade - but it needs stability and support to get there.

Yingli Solar Surpasses 2,000 MW of Solar Panel Deliveries in the Americas

Solar | BAODING, China and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Solar"), the world's largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturer, announced today that it has surpassed two gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar panel deliveries in the Americas.

ACCIONA begins supply of wind turbines for wind power complex in Texas

Wind | Oct 21, 2014 -- MarketLine
ACCIONA Windpower, a designer and manufacturer of wind turbines, has begun supply of 100 AW 116/3000 wind turbines for a wind power complex in Texas managed by Capital Dynamics.

Wartsila to supply Flexicycle power plant for Energia del Caribe

International | Oct 21, 2014 -- MarketLine
Wartsila Corporation, a supplier of engines and power systems to the marine industry, has received a contract to supply a Flexicycle power plant, consisting of seven 50SG gas engines and a combined cycle, to produce 139 MW of power for Energia del Caribe, S.A. in Mexico.

JinkoSolar supplies 34MW of solar modules to sPower in Antelope Valley

Solar | Oct 21, 2014 -- MarketLine
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a solar power product manufacturer, has supplied 34MW of solar modules to sPower, which develops, owns, and operates electrical generation systems, for four solar power projects in Antelope Valley, California.

Plans for Manchester solar array project move forward

Solar | Oct 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ted Siefer The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester
An aldermen's committee has given the green light to a company that wants to build a sprawling solar panel array at the city landfill that could become the largest such project in the state.

Energy Upgrade California to Launch Website

Demand Response | Oct 21, 2014 -- Close-Up Media
Energy Upgrade California launched a website that provides online resource for Californians looking for effective steps to better manage energy use, save money, and keep their homes and businesses comfortable.

Vattenfall Sells Thermal Assets in the Netherlands

International | Oct 21, 2014 -- Close-Up Media
Vattenfall, through its subsidiary Nuon Energy, sold its thermal assets in Utrecht to Dutch energy firm Eneco.

Cybersecurity Labor Shortage Hurting Battle Against Internet Attacks

Communications & Security | Oct 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Kenneth R. Gosselin The Hartford Courant
A cybersecurity labor shortage is hamstringing efforts in business and government to combat an ever-widening online threat from hackers, a senior White House security said Monday at a symposium on Internet security.

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