Centrica Expects Growth In 2015 But Warns Prices Will Hurt Upstream

International | Nov 20 - Alliance News
Centrica PLC Thursday said it still plans to deliver growth in earnings next year but warned its upstream business will be hurt by falling oil and gas prices as it continues to reduce costs and improve the efficiencies of its operations.

SDG&E Awarded For "Best In The Nation" Reliability And Customer Engagement

Business & Corporate | Nov 19 - PR Newswire
Last night, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was recognized by PA Consulting Group, Inc. as the recipient of the 2014 ReliabilityOne™ National Reliability Excellence Award.

China to Quicken Renewable Energy Development

International | Nov 20 - Sinocast Energy Beat (China)
A 2014-2020 energy development strategy action plan China releases points out that the country will step up development of renewable energy and non-fossil energy will account for 15% of primary energy consumption by 2020.

Huaneng Power Int'l, Huaneng HK to Establish Wind Power JV

International | Nov 20 - Sinocast Energy Beat (China)
Huaneng Power International (SHSE: 600001) said in the evening on November 19 that it signed an agreement with China Huaneng HK over establishing a JV to construct and operate a 300-megawatt offshore wind power project in Rudong County, Nantong City.

FERC Issues Letter Order Granting DTE Electric Company's 7/24/14 Request for Partial Waiver of 2014 FERC Form No. 580 Reporting Requirements Under...

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 20 - Targeted News Service
FERC Issues Letter Order Granting DTE Electric Company's 7/24/14 Request for Partial Waiver of 2014 FERC Form No. 580 Reporting Requirements Under IC10-580 et al.

FERC Issues Letter Order Accepting Tampa Electric Company's 9/29/14 Submittal of a Notices of Cancellation of Rate Schedules FERC No. 41 and No. 45,...

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 20 - Targeted News Service
FERC Issues Letter Order Accepting Tampa Electric Company's 9/29/14 Submittal of a Notices of Cancellation of Rate Schedules FERC No. 41 and No. 45, Contribution in Aid of Construction Agreements Under ER14-2964.

FERC Issues Order Amending Article 404 Re Idaho Power Company's Twin Falls Hydroelectric Project Under P-18

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 20 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order.

New York State Public Service Commission Issues Order Regarding Proceeding on Motion of the Commission Regarding Retail Renewable Portfolio Standard

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 20 - Targeted News Service
The New York State Public Service Commission issued the following order: CASE 03-E-0188 Proceeding on Motion of the Commission Regarding Retail Renewable Portfolio Standard.

Ascent Solar Closes on $35 Million Financing

Business & Corporate | Nov 20 - Business Wire
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI), a manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules, integrated into the Company’s new EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced today the closing of its previously announced $35 million financing.

Carbon Fee Bill Smart Solution

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 20 - Targeted News Service
The Union of Concerned Scientists issued the following statement by Rachel Cleetus: Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) will unveil legislation today that would impose a fee on carbon emissions--a measure the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) called a common-sense solution to one of the biggest problems facing the country.

FirstEnergy's Power Plants Prepared to Operate Reliably through Winter Weather

Grid Operations | Nov 20 - PR Newswire
Twelve coal and nuclear-powered generating stations owned by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia today have completed comprehensive preventive maintenance work to help ensure they are well-prepared to deliver reliable operations throughout winter.

Yingli Green Energy Supports China Policy to Expand Distributed Solar Generation

International | Nov 20 - ENP Newswire
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic module manufacturer, known as 'Yingli Solar,' sees new energy policies in China bringing new opportunities to expand its distributed solar generation initiatives and help meet China's energy demand more sustainably.

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Joins LEEDCo Team as Installation Partner for Lake Erie Offshore Wind Project

Future & Alternative Generation | Nov 20 - Global Data Point
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, based in Oslo, Norway, provides innovative and tailored services for the transport, installation and maintenance of offshore wind farms.

ABS Group Approved as First US-Based CVA for Offshore Wind Farms

International | Nov 20 - Global Data Point
ABS Group's Power Sector Development Director Theodore Hofbauer explains "The CVA's role is as an independent agent to verify that the facility is being designed, fabricated, installed, constructed, and then operated in accordance with design standards and with current regulatory requirements.

EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $1 Billion Jumbo Project in Corpus Christi; Facility will bring almost 4,000 jobs to Corpus Christi area

Distributed & Cogeneration | Nov 20 - Global Data Point
"EPA will continue working with companies to ensure they have the permits they need," said EPA Regional Administrator Ron Curry. "We are working to help Texas businesses take advantage of growth opportunities while building greener facilities with better controls for greenhouse gas emissions."

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