Power crisis may shut down businesses, TUCP fears

International | Jul 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ritchie A. Horario and Jing Villamente The Manila Times, Philippines
AS the power situation in Luzon remains tight, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) warned that the power crisis may force businesses to shut down.

Duke Energy Finishes Cleanup along the Dan River

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 21 - Health & Beauty Close - Up
Duke Energy has finished cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Duke Energy reported that completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Govt Needs to Engage On Energy Future

International | Jul 21 - AllAfrica
While strides have been made since the establishment of the Department of Energy in 2010, Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says that the country needs to engage in a national dialogue about its energy future.

EVN signs $338.2m loan agreement for Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant in Vietnam

International | Jul 21 - Global Data Point
JBIC will provide over $202.9m of the 17-year loan, while the remaining amount will come from the BTMU.

Departments of Energy and Agriculture Announce Bioenergy Projects in 10 States

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 21 - Global Data Point
"Biofuels and bio-based products offer the potential of homegrown American resources that can reduce our dependence on imported oil and also cut carbon emissions," said Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.

Egypt to introduce international tender for Dabaa nuclear power project by 2014

International | Jul 21 - Global Data Point
The project, to be built on the Mediterranean coast, is being initiated in order to increase the national capacity to generate electricity. The power produced from the Dabaa nuclear project will be used to overcome electricity requirements. Egypt's military engineering organization has set September 7, 2014 as deadline for finishing the plant's infrastructure rehabilitation, costing EGP13 ...

Finavera Wind Energy Sells Remaining 10% Equity Interest in 105 Megawatt Cloosh Valley Wind Project to SSE Renewables for EUR 2.1 million

Wind | Jul 21 - Canada Newswire
Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ("Finavera" or the "Company") (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce that it has completed a series of agreements for the sale of its 10% equity interest in the 105 megawatt ("MW") Cloosh Valley Wind Project in County Galway, Ireland (the "Project") to SSE Renewables (Ireland) Limited ("SSER") for EUR 2.1 million.

Uzbekistan plans to construct another solar power station

International | Jul 21 - UzDaily (Uzbekistan)
The Government of Uzbekistan is planning to attract a grant of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop feasibility study of the project on construction of the second solar power station in the country.

Montenegrin energy producer EPCG says 2013 output up 40.3% to 3,809 GWh

International | Jul 21 - IntelliNews - Weekly Reports
State-controlled Montenegrin energy firm EPCG said its electricity output rose 40.3% to 3,809 GWh last year and was 21.2% above plan.

Annual outage to begin at Fortum's Loviisa nuclear power plant

Nuclear | Jul 21 - ENP Newswire
The annual refuelling and maintenance outage on Fortum's Loviisa nuclear power plant's Unit 1 begins on Sunday, 20 July, followed by the servicing of Unit 2. Loviisa 1 will undergo a normal refuelling outage and Loviisa 2 an inspection outage that is carried out every four years. The entire outage procedure is estimated to be completed in …

DTE Energy receives multiple honors for Supplier Diversity program

Business & Corporate | DETROIT, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
DTE Energy has received top honors from three national magazines for its supplier diversity program. Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Women's Enterprise (WE) USA and Black EOE Journal have all recognized DTE for its work in promoting and valuing diversity in the workplace.

Energy Agency Seeks NPC's Support on Data for Nuclear Plant

International | Jul 21, 2014 -- Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media
Chairman of the Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) Dr. Erepamo Osaisai has called for the support of the National Population Commission (NPC) to get the needed data and information to enable NAEC get a license for citing its nuclear power plant.

Laufer Wind demonstrates radar-activated obstruction lighting system

Wind | Jul 21, 2014 -- AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION
Laufer Wind said it has demonstrated its aircraft detection sight solution, the first-ever trial against a radar-activated obstruction lighting system on a wind farm in the US.

Iran's hydroelectric power generation capacity rises 9.5%

International | Jul 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Fatih Karimov Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan
Iran's hydroelectric power generation capacity has increased 9.5 percent in the current year.

Power line dig finds forgotten farms, pottery, historic sites in Litchfield

Grid Operations | Jul 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Kathryn Skelton Sun Journal, Lewiston, Maine
Central Maine Power Co. hired a New Hampshire firm to scout 430 miles of power line corridor during its billion-dollar upgrade to look for archaeologically relevant finds.

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