Landfill won't be main coal ash receiver

Fossil & Biomass | Feb 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Don Wilkins Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.
The Daviess County Landfill was preparing for a double expansion in order to start accepting Owensboro Municipal Utilities' coal combustion residuals.

Stantec names US renewable energy leader

Business & Corporate | Feb 08, 2016 -- MarketLine
Stantec Inc., an architectural services company, has named Diane Sullivan as the US renewable energy leader.

Brunswick Nuclear Plant announces damage to electrical panel

Nuclear | SOUTHPORT -- Feb 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Si Cantwell Star-News, Wilmington, N.C.
Officials at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant announced Sunday evening that they declared an Alert at 1:26 p.m. Sunday because of damage in an electrical panel.

Pacific Gas and Electric launches Solar Choice program

Business & Corporate | Feb 08, 2016 -- MarketLine
Pacific Gas and Electric Company has launched PG&E's Solar Choice program, extending the option for 100% solar power to customers who are not planning to install rooftop solar panels.

Aldermen to vote on formalizing rate decrease

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Eddie Fitzgerald Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C.
New Bern electric customers could see another reduction in their utilities bill in May as aldermen consider a 1.25 percent decrease in the electric rate.

Fort Hood looks to renewable energy as part of larger military effort

Risk & Operations | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Asher Price Austin American-Statesman
Determined to cut its global electricity bill, the Army has embarked on an experiment at Fort Hood to pull in more power from renewable sources.

Sunny outlook: Solar energy becomes more reliable, affordable

Solar | NORMAL -- Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Proeber The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill.
The prospect of free electricity is a dream that Americans have chased for generations.

Crowds gather to watch Conway history topple with Grainger smokestacks

Business & Corporate | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Emily Weaver The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
A thundering boom ripped through the rain-drenched air at 8 a.m. Sunday as crowds across Conway watched the city's two tallest landmarks fall into a massive heap of dust and rubble.

Meeting set on Clean Power Plan

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kirsti Marohn St. Cloud Times, Minn.
The public has a chance to weigh in on Minnesota's efforts to meet new federal regulations on pollution from power plants.

Ameren planning for carbon rules while pushing back legally

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 7 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch
With more than three-quarters of its electricity generated at coal power plants, Ameren Missouri has big concerns about the federal government's plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions.

Pilgrim STATION - Keys to closure Tavares says trip to Vermont produced immediate benefits

Nuclear | PLYMOUTH - Feb 07 - Old Colony Memorial (Plymouth, MA)
After a day in Vermont members of the town’s Entergy Working Group have identified what they believe are three keys to a successful post-Pilgrim transition: good communications, focusing energy where the community has the most control, and long-term economic planning.

Nepal signs hydropower project loan agreement with World Bank

International | Feb 07 -
The World Bank Group has signed a loan agreement to provide US$22.5 million to Nepal to help the Asian country implement its Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower Project.

Fesco issues shutdown notice

International | Feb 08 - Balochistan Times (Pakistan)
The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company issued a shutdown notice for Monday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.

Kevin Wallace Joins GRC's Board of Directors

Future & Alternative Generation | Feb 08 - Global Data Point
"This is a great opportunity for us to collaborate with like-minded individuals and companies who are passionate about geothermal energy," said Wallace.

Abengoa sells Shams stake to Masdar

International | Feb 08 - National, The (United Arab Emirates)
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar will own a bigger slice of the Shams Power Company as Abengoa sells off assets to avoid bankruptcy.

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