A national energy policy for Malta

International | Jul 27 - Malta Business Weekly, The
Council conclusions of 4 February 2011 state that "no EU member state should remain isolated from the European gas and electricity networks after 2015". With this conclusion, the then Prime Minister of Malta, Dr Lawrence Gonzi, had ably negotiated Malta's energy future.

Minnesota Power Hits Settlement Pact with EPA

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 27 - Professional Services Close - Up
Minnesota Power said it has reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that resolves alleged violations of the New Source Review provisions of the Clean Air Act.

CEZ signs EUR 200mn loan agreement with EIB for investments in power grid

International | Jul 27 - IntelliNews - Weekly Reports
Czech power group CEZ has signed an up to EUR 200mn loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance investments in the development of the country's power distribution network.

We Energies drops protest over groups joining rates case

Solar | Jul 26 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI)
We Energies has dropped its protest of a move by a solar energy coalition and environmental group to get involved in the upcoming fight over its plan to slash payments to customers who generate their own power.

EPA brings 'clean power' plan to Atlanta. Will it hurt Georgia?

Risk & Operations | Jul 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Kristina Torres The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta this week will host one of just four national public hearings on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "clean power" plan to reduce domestic greenhouse gas emissions nationwide. The outcome will interest anyone in Georgia who flips a light switch and pays an electric bill.

Avista restores power to nearly all customers

Grid Operations | Jul 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Nina Culver The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.
July 27--Local power companies made more progress restoring power on Saturday, but hundreds still were without electricity by nightfall in north Spokane and northern Spokane County.

C3 Energy CEO Tom Siebel on the Power of the Smart Grid

Annoucement | July 25, 2014
Smart devices themselves provide little utility. They simply provide the capability to remotely sense a device's state.

OSI Launches a Next Generation Distribution Outage Management System (OMS) on Big Data Platform

Annoucement | Minneapolis, MN - July 25, 2014
Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) is pleased to announce the launch of Spectra OMS(TM), a next-generation Distribution Outage Management System with advanced Big Data architecture, user interface and customer communications capabilities.

Rays Power Experts wins tender for rooftop solar project in Rajasthan, India

Solar | Jul 25 - Global Data Point
According to the company, the development of the grid connected solar projects would begin in August-September 2014 at Jaipur, Jodhpur and Neemrana cities.

Power scenario still bleak in Pakistan

International | Jul 26 - Arab News (Saudi Arabia)
Muhammad Waqas When Sharif's government came into power last year, it prioritized all efforts to overcome Pakistan's nagging energy crisis.

While world is veering to renewables, India is focussing on nuclear power

Risk & Operations | Jul 26 - DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India)
During his visit to Mumbai, PM Narendra Modi interacted with BARC scientists and insisted on there being no alternative to nuclear power.

Department of Atomic Energy: Preparation of Nuclear and Radiation Safety Policy

Nuclear | Jul 25 - Global Data Point
The safety policies concerning the activities that are regulated by AERB are enshrined in the high level documents of AERB, namely the Radiation Protection Rules-2004, the AERB mission statement and the 'Safety Codes %7E Guides' of AERB.

Ministry of Power: Privatisation of Electricity Production

International | Jul 25 - Global Data Point
This was stated by Sh. Piyush Goyal, Minister of state for Power, Coal %7E New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.

Southern Company likely to construct additional nuclear power reactors in US

Nuclear | Jul 25 - Global Data Point
The company has become the first one to pursue new nuclear reactors after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's announcement for reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030.

Lake Township raises restrictive bar in wind energy ordinance

Wind | Jul 26 - Huron Daily Tribune, The (Bad Axe, MI)
Planners in Lake Township have raised the restrictive bar in drafting a wind energy zoning ordinance.



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