Dismay in renewables sector as Government performs yet another hand brake turn on energy policy

International | Jul 27 - Global Data Point
The Minister has announced that she intends to change the rules governing the Feed-In Tariff, so that the level of financial support for medium-scale onshore wind projects can no longer be guaranteed in advance.

Solar3D to Invest USD10 Million in Solar Power Plant in Fresno, California, US

Risk & Operations | Jul 27 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
Solar3D, Inc. through its subsidiary MD Energy LLC, has agreed to invest in the construction and development of a solar project situated at wastewater reclamation facility, in Clovis, Fresno County, California , US.

MRC Allied Plans to Invest USD100 Million in Solar Power Plant in Cebu, Philippines

International | Jul 27 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
MRC Allied Inc., a real estate and mining company, intends to invest USD100 million in the construction and development of a solar power plant situated in Cebu, Philippines.

Ayala unit gives support to DOE's CSP scheme

International | Jul 27 - Business Mirror (Philippines)
The development arm of the Ayala group in the energy sector is in favor of the Department of Energy (DOE) circular that requires competitive selection process (CSP) in securing power-supply contracts.

Solar firms oppose lower FIT incentive

International | Jul 27 - Pan African News Agency
SOLAR companies are up-in-arms over the plan to imposed lower feed-in-tariff (FIT) rates under the second wave of incentives for solar power.

Let there be light: 108 years of electricity supply in Indore

International | Jul 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Padma Shastri Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The year 2015 marks 108 years of electricity supply to Indore. As the Union government prepares to table the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014 in Parliament, sparking fears of tariff hike and harsh revenue recovery, Hindustan Times digs up the history of the city's power supply.

Kenya's Green Energy Output Doubled in 2014 - Report

International | Jul 26, 2015 -- The Star/All Africa Global Media
Kenya has outpaced its African peers in renewable energy production, and has been ranked top five globally in geothermal energy investments.

Wind farm project must accommodate Navy radar system

Wind | ELIZABETH CITY, N.C Jul 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot
The Navy agreed last year to let Spain-based Iberdrola build the largest wind farm in the southeastern United States close to a radar system in Chesapeake that monitors potential threats to national security.

United States : TALEN ENERGY inks deal to acquires 3 combined-cycle plants

Business & Corporate | Jul 26 - TendersInfo (India)
On Monday, Talen Energy Corporation announced signing of a deal to acquire MACH Gen, LLC, for $1.175 billion inclusive of any assumed debt, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.

EPC process helps with time, cost on line builds

Grid Operations | July 24, 2015 Mark Donahue
While there are many delivery models used by the construction industry, achieving cost and scheduling goals is completely within reach for the industry through the Engineering-Procure-Construction (EPC) approach to new developments.

Change the rules on smart-grid investments

Communications & Security | July 24, 2015 Allen Greenberg
Thanks to a rare showing of bipartisanship, the House on July 20 rolled out a much-anticipated energy reform bill that, if eventually passed, would give tech companies serving the utility industry a huge lift.

Highest Earnings Yield in the Multi-Utilities Industry Detected for PG&E (PCG, BKH, PEG)

Business & Corporate | Jul 24, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities industry with the highest earnings yields.

Short-term Underperformance Detected in Shares of Public Service Enterprise Group in the Multi-Utilities Industry (PEG, MDU, PCG, WEC, ED)

Business & Corporate | Jul 24, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are five companies in the Multi-Utilities industry that underperformed yesterday on a relative basis.

Iran stops work on building 3 hydroelectric dams

International | Jul 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan
Iran has stopped work on building 3 hydroelectric dams, said Mohammad Reza Rezazadeh, managing director of Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company.

County attorney gives advice on future wind ordinance changes

Wind | BAD AXE Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chris Aldridge The Huron Daily Tribune, Bad Axe, Mich.
On Tuesday, Board Chair John Nugent made county commissioners well aware of their power to change any proposed new regulations for wind turbines coming from county planners.

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