NextEra Energy board declares quarterly dividend

Business & Corporate | Oct 17 - PR Newswire
The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 72.5 cents per share.

Toshiba Supplies A First-of-a-Kind Supercritical CO2 Turbine to New Thermal Power Generation System Demonstration Plant Built in Texas, USA

Distributed & Cogeneration | TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 17, 2014--
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will supply a first-of-a-kind supercritical CO 2 turbine to a demonstration plant being built in Texas, USA.

sPower and JinkoSolar Partnership Brings 34 Megawatts of Solar Power to Antelope Valley, California

Solar | SALT LAKE CITY and SHANGHAI, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
 JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, announce details of the first partnership between the two companies.

SPI Solar Subsidiary Announces EPC Agreements for 100 Megawatts of Solar PV Projects in Hebei Province, China

International | ROSEVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 17, 2014--
SPI Solar (“SPI”) (OTCBB: SOPW), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. (“Xinwei”), has signed engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) agreements for 100 megawatts (“MW”) of solar PV projects in Julu County, Hebei Province, China.

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Considering Refinancing of Certain Debt Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Accepts PennEast Pipeline for Pre-filing Process Caesars Entertainment and Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. Prep

Business & Corporate | WYOMISSING, Pa. (PR Newswire) - Oct 17
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. announced today that it is contemplating a debt refinancing that would allow it to prepay all currently outstanding loans owed directly to or guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service, as well as certain other debt.

'We just need common sense over energy'

International | Oct 17 - Western Daily Press (UK)
David Cameron has been challenged to shelve the Climate Change Act and adopt "common sense" energy policies by Tory former environment secretary Owen Paterson.

$6.5M deal to finish cleanup

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Oct 17 - Times Union (Albany, NY)
National Grid would complete an estimated $6.5 million environmental cleanup of polluted soil and ground water at the Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Superfund site on Excelsior Avenue under a proposed settlement announced Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

CMS Energy's Board Of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock

Business & Corporate | Oct 17 - PR Newswire
The Board of Directors of CMS Energy has declared a quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend for the common stock (CUSIP: 125896100) is 27 cents per share.

Namibia Signs New Power Purchase Agreement With Zimbabwe

International | Oct 17 - AllAfrica
Namibia and Zimbabwe yesterday (Thursday) signed a new 15-year 80 megawatt (MW) Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) at the NamPower headquarters in Windhoek.

FPL wants customers to pay to fight water rules

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 17 - Palm Beach Post (FL)
Florida Power & Light Co.'s request to charge customers for "lobbying" against proposed revisions to the Clean Water Act is outrageous, an environmental coalition said Thursday.

India : INDIA's ACME SOLAR attracts over $100M in funding from IFC, ADB

International | Oct 16 - TendersInfo (India)
The private sector investment arm of the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), had announced in September that it may offer a loan of $34 million to New Delhi-based solar power developer ACME Solar Energy Pvt Ltd. for a solar project in Rajasthan.

Stem and KYOCERA Solar Launch Energy Storage Solution for Commerical Power Users

Solar | Oct 16 - TendersInfo (India)
Stem, Inc., a leader in advanced energy technology, today announced it has teamed with Kyocera Solar Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, to offer an integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage solution for commercial power users.

French parliament sanctions energy transition bill

International | Oct 17 - Global Data Point
Discussions regarding France's Energy Transition for Green Growth bill was started on October 1, 2014 in the National Assembly.

IDB to Finance New Private Sector Wind Farm in Uruguay

International | Oct 17 - Targeted News Service
The Inter-American Development Bank issued the following news release: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of up to $42.2 million from its ordinary capital to help the private sector in Uruguay finance the development, construction, operation and maintenance of a 48.6 MW wind farm and its associated facilities.

FEMA to assess preparedness at nuke plant

Nuclear | Oct 17 - Citizens' Voice, The (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
Starting on Tuesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate an emergency preparedness exercise at the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power station in Salem Township.

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