Distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) system prices dropped by 12 - 19 percent nationwide in 2013, according to the third edition of a jointly written report on PV pricing trends from the Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).
The Florida Public Service Commission issued the following news release:
Florida's Public Service Commission (PSC) will begin its Cost Recovery Clause hearing on Wednesday, October 22 , to determine 2015 recovery charges for customers of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Duke Energy Florida, Inc. (DEF), Tampa Electric Company , Gulf Power Company , and Florida Public Utilities Company.
Azerbaijan's main electricity producer Azerenergy JSC will put into operation the second combined cycle power plant at the Shimal power plant in the first quarter of 2015, Head of Azerenergy JSC, Etibar Pirverdiyev, said on October 20.
The Tennessee Valley Authority issued the following news release: The Tennessee Valley Authority invites the public to provide input on options being considered for the future of two coal-burning units at Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah.
Reacting to news that the Government is to scrap some support mechanisms for solar farms to help safeguard agricultural land for farming, Friends of the Earth Renewable Energy Campaigner Alasdair Cameron said: Solar power will soon be cheaper than gas, and could be the cheapest form of energy within a decade - but it needs stability and support to get there.
In a 49-page comment dated Oct. 14, the staff of the Virginia State Corporation Commission made it's position very clear to Gina McCarthy, administrator of the federal Environmental Protection Agency that if the EPA's Clean Power Plan is approved in the form it was presented earlier this year, the costs would be to great for Virginians to bear.
Federal energy regulators have ruled that transmission rates in New England are too high and ordered power companies like Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating to issue in estimated $70 million in refunds to ratepayers.
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong," "we," "our" or the "Company;" NYSE: HASI), a leading sustainable infrastructure investor, today announced a $144 million investment in a portfolio of 10 operating wind projects owned by an affiliate of JP Morgan Chase & Co ("JP Morgan").
Georgia Power announced today that it is celebrating national Nuclear Science Week again this year by hosting and participating in a series of special local events in and around the company's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga.
Shares of SunEdison Inc. rose 6 percent this morning after Bloomberg reported that investor David Einhorn recommended the shares of the Maryland Heights-based solar energy company and those of its affiliated company TerraForm Power.