Conergy to build solar PV plants totaling 41 MW in the Philippines

International | Nov 24 - Forexpros
Conergy on November 25th, 2014 announced that it will build two new solar photovoltaic (PV) plants totaling 41 MWp in the Philippines.

SPI Solar Announces Agreement to Provide EPC Services in Jiangsu Province, China

International | Nov 25 - Business Wire
Solar Power, Inc. (“SPI” or “SPI Solar”) (OTCBB:SOPW), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) developer, today announced that two of its wholly-owned subsidiaries in China (collectively, “SPI Solar China”), …

Germany plans to force utilities to cut CO2 emissions

International | Nov 25 - EMBIN (Emerging Markets Business Information News)
In an uphill struggle to meet its self-imposed target to reduce CO2 emissions by 40% by 2020 compared to 1990 levels, Germany plans to force utilities to lower their CO2 emissions by 22 million tons by 2020, according to a draft for legislation seen by Recharge.

Mitsubishi Electric Joins Forces with CSULB Students to Provide Solar Energy to Local Family in Need

Solar | CYPRESS, Calif. (The Associated Press) - Nov 24
Employee volunteers from Mitsubishi Electric ’s Cypress, California headquarters and students from California State University Long Beach’s Disabled Student Services donated their time last week to install a solar electric system on the roof of a Long Beach home.

Green GECCO commissions Düsdorfer Heide wind farm in Germany

International | Nov 24 - Mehr News Agency
Green GECCO, a joint venture (JV) between RWE Innogy and 29 German municipal utilities, has commissioned the 26MW Düsdorfer Heide onshore wind farm at Walsrode in Lower Saxony.

Deepwater Wind gets final OKs to start construction off Block Island in spring 2015

Future & Alternative Generation | Nov 24 - Providence Journal (RI)
It's been a good couple of weeks for Deepwater Wind. The Providence-based company's plan to build the first offshore wind farm in the United States cleared its final regulatory hurdles with the awarding of two more state and federal approvals.

Guidelines for Evaluating the Effects of Light-Water Reactor Coolant Environments in Fatigue Analyses of Metal Components

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 24 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Documents & Publications
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1309, "Guidelines for Evaluating the Effects of Light-Water Reactor Coolant Environments in Fatigue Analyses of Metal Components."

Nuclear Energy Expands in Asia but Slows Down in Europe and US on Lower Gas Prices

International | Nov 24 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Many Asian countries are increasingly welcoming nuclear power while several western nations prefer renewable sources because of safety concerns as well as lower natural gas prices, Moody's has said.

River Oaks Energy Partners with DFW International Airport to Lock in Electricity Costs Through 2017

Business & Corporate | DALLAS - Nov 24
Using a new, unprecedented strategy, River Oaks Energy led and negotiated efforts for Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, the third busiest airport in the world, to secure new supply contracts for electricity.

New Line Workers Join PECO’s Field Force

Grid Operations | PHILADELPHIA (The Associated Press) - Nov 24
PECO welcomed 24 new aerial line mechanics to the company’s field force today as they celebrated the completion of a 12-week training program.

Aclara Moves into Smart Infrastructure Solutions Space with Launch of iiDEAS Operational Data Management System

Annoucement | ST. LOUIS - November 24, 2014 (News Release)
Aclara Technologies LLC, a leader in advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions for electric, water and gas utilities, announces the launch of its new iiDEAS Operational Data Management System.

JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance to Help Prepare System for Winter Weather

Grid Operations | PR Newswire - Nov 24
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is completing inspections and conducting maintenance on weather-sensitive equipment across its service area.

Nuclear power expands in Asia, contracts in US and Europe: Moody's

International | Nov 24 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
China and South Korea have the most supportive nuclear energy policies with significant new atomic power projects in both the nations, global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service (MIS) said Monday.

China needs 1,000 nuclear reactors to fulfill its climate pledge

International | Nov 24 - Pan African News Agency
China, which does nothing in small doses, will need about 1,000 nuclear reactors, 500,000 wind turbines or 50,000 solar farms as it takes up the fight against climate change.

Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center is Back in Service After Successful 20th Planned Refueling

Nuclear | FULTON, Mo., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire
Refueling and maintenance activities at Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center have been completed, and the 1,190-megawatt nuclear energy center is back in service. This was the 20th planned refueling and maintenance outage for Callaway, which celebrates its 30th anniversary on Dec. 19.

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