Melanie J. Dressel to Lead Puget Sound Energy Board of Directors

Business & Corporate | Jan 28 - Business Wire
Puget Sound Energy named Melanie J. Dressel as chairperson of its board of directors on January 22. Dressel will also be board chair of PSE’s parent company, Puget Energy.

ABB introduces Tropos 6420 broadband wireless mesh router

Annoucement | Raleigh, NC, January 28, 2015 (News Release)
ABB Wireless today introduced the Tropos 6420, a fourth-generation outdoor broadband mesh router designed to enhance physical security applications in electric utility transmission and distribution (T&D) substations.

ScottMadden to Explore Shifting Fundamentals in the Energy Industry

Annoucement | January 28, 2015 (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, will soon release its Winter 2015 edition of the Energy Industry Update, a semi-annual report received by more than 10,000 industry executives nationwide.

New Minnesota Vikings Stadium to Install High Output LED Lighting from Ephesus Lighting

Energy Efficiency | SYRACUSE, N.Y. & MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (The Associated Press) - Jan 28 - By DINA CAPPIELLO
The New Minnesota Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings, will illuminate the field with high performance LED stadium lights from Ephesus Lighting, Inc., the leader in providing LED lighting solutions for sports facilities.

Solar3D's SUNworks Division Launches Solar Referral Program

Solar | (The Associated Press) - Jan 28
Solar3D, Inc. (OTCQB: SLTD), a leading provider of solar power solutions and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, announced today that is has launched its proprietary PowerPlay Plan, a customer service portal allowing individual users to review their current systems, access monitoring sites, and most importantly -- submit and track referrals.

Geothermal Power a Leader in Permanent Job Creation - Speakers Announced for State of the Geothermal Industry Briefing 2015

Future & Alternative Generation | Jan 28 - Business Wire
Geothermal power plants are a leading provider of permanent, on-site employment in California and the West.

Senate panel backs allowing Legislature to approve state's clean air plan

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jan 28 - Register-Herald (Beckley, WV)
In anticipation of federal Environmental Protection Agency rules to reduce overall carbon dioxide emissions -- due out this summer -- West Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill that would grant them oversight over any state plan developed by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

PIRA Energy Group's Weekly Natural Gas, Power and Coal Market Recap for the Week Ending January 25th, 2015

Risk & Operations | Jan 28 - PR Web
NYC-based PIRA Energy Group reports that LNG marketers face a drop in contract price perceptions. In the U.S., there was a reported withdrawal.

German court to decide on nuclear exit complaints this year

International | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
Germanys highest court aims to decide this year on complaints filed by the countrys biggest utilities against a decision to shut down its nuclear plants earlier than initially planned, a court spokesman said on Tuesday.

8minutenergy Renewables and sPower to Begin Construction on 73MW Redwood Solar Projects in California

Solar | Jan 28 - PR Web
8minutenergy Renewables, LLC – the nation's leading independent solar PV developer – and sPower – a prominent renewable energy provider – today announced that construction will begin in Q1 2015 on three solar facilities in the 72.9MW-dc Redwood Solar Farm cluster located in Kern County, Calif.

FPL Reports 2014 Profits of $1.52 Billion as It Announces Solar Power Expansion

Business & Corporate | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
Pointing to investments in power-plant projects and relatively low customer bills, Florida Power & Light and its parent company Tuesday reported increased profits for 2014.

GE And Statoil Launch Ambitious New Collaboration To Accelerate Development Of Sustainable Energy Solutions

Business & Corporate | (The Associated Press) - Jan 28
 GE and Statoil announced a new collaboration to accelerate the development of more environmentally and economically sustainable energy solutions to help fuel the future.

Repower signs contracts with GE and Iberdrola for CHP facility in Germany

International | Jan 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
Repower, through its engineering subsidiary, has signed contracts with General Electric Company, or GE, and Iberdrola to deliver GE's 9HA gas turbine, and Iberdrola's engineering, procurement and construction, or EPC, services in support of the new Chempark Leverkusen combined heat and power, or CHP, facility in Germany.

EDF Energy to extend life of Dungeness B nuclear power plant

International | Jan 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
EDF Energy, an integrated energy company, has announced that it will extend the life of the Dungeness B nuclear power station by at least 10 years.

E.ON appoints CEO of E.ON Energie Deutschland

International | Jan 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
E.ON SE, which operates power generation and gas production businesses, has appointed Robert Hienz to the management board of E.ON Deutschland and as CEO of E.ON Energie Deutschland, effective February 1, 2015.


ABB touts new distribution grid integration solutions, expertise at DistribuTECH 2015

San Diego, California, January 29, 2015 (News Release)

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