Iberdrola USA to Convert Vehicle Fleet to Alternative Fuel

Electric Vehicles | NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire
Iberdrola USA recently signed a commitment agreement with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to spend at least five percent of its annual fleet acquisition budget on plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and equipment.

Plant Vogtle Unit 2 begins planned refueling and maintenance outage

Nuclear | BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire
Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, Sept. 14, for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

Dominion Plans To Acquire Two Solar Energy Projects In California

Business & Corporate | RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire
Dominion (NYSE: D) announced an agreement to acquire two solar energy projects totaling 42 megawatts from EDF Renewable Energy, one of North America's largest independent power producers and renewable energy project developers.

San Bernardino schools to be honored for energy efficiency

Energy Efficiency | Sep 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jim Steinberg San Bernardino County Sun, Calif.
Among U.S. school districts, the San Bernardino City Unified School District has become a national leader in energy efficiency, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Iberdrola Renewables Announces Renewable Energy Sale to Roseville Electric

Wind | PORTLAND, Ore., Sep 15, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Iberdrola Renewables today announced a 10-year contract to supply Roseville Electric, the municipal electric utility of Roseville, California, with a package of renewable energy products. Roseville is seeking to increase the amount of energy it receives from renewable resources to 33% by 2020.

Bluesphere Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire 7 Waste-to-Energy Facilities in Italy

International | EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire
Bluesphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today it is rapidly executing on its strategy to acquire fully operational waste-to-energy facilities in select global markets.

Corbett, other Republican governors oppose proposed greenhouse gas controls

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Sep 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Don Hopey Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Gov. Tom Corbett and 14 other Republican governors have sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing their opposition to proposed federal controls on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-burning power plants.

Mainstream Renewable Power Signs Deal to Build and Operate Ghana's First Utility-scale Wind Farm

International | DUBLIN, Sep 15, 2014 -- PR Newswire Europe
Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the signing of an agreement with Swiss wind farm developer NEK Umwelttechnik to purchase the 225 megawatt (MW) Ayitepa Wind Farm, located 40 kilometres from Accra on the east coast of Ghana.

Student group joins international solar movement

Solar | University of South Florida, Tampa, FL September 15, 2014 -- The Oracle, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex
In recent years there have been a number of calls to action over climate change by everyone from Brad Pitt to Barack Obama.

Marin gets new option for energy projects

Solar | Sep 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Richard Halstead The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif.
Some Marin residents interested in financing solar panels for their house -- or other energy efficiency or water conservation improvements -- have a new option.

Mike Doran Named Duquesne Light's Vice President of Operations

Business & Corporate | Sep 15 - Global Data Point
He replaces Tim Kuruce, who retired after a 39 - year career with Duquesne Light.

Dominion Virginia Power Selects Capital One for First Ground-Mounted Solar Panel Installation in Central Virginia

Solar | Sep 15 - PR Newswire
Dominion Virginia Power announced today that it has selected Capital One's Chester facility to house the first ground-mounted solar energy system in Central Virginia.

RCA: state needs major power transmission improvements

Grid Operations | Sep 15 - Alaska Journal of Commerce (Anchorage)
Alaska has an adequate power supply but an insufficient transmission system, which together could be strained by new Environmental Protection Agency requirements, according to Regulatory Commission of Alaska members.

Will California PUC President Michael Peevey get a record third term?

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Sep 15 - Los Angeles Times (CA)
Legislators, lobbyists and Capitol staffers who deal with energy policy are buzzing about whether Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey will get a record third term. Peevey, 76, is a former president of Southern California Edison Co.

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update - Summer 2014 Edition

Annoucement | September 12, 2014 (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released the Summer 2014 edition of The Energy Industry Update.

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