BRIEF: Lewis County PUD Commissioner Meets With Washington Congressional Members

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash.
A Lewis County Public Utilities District commissioner met with Washington state's members of Congress Tuesday to discuss federal issues that affect PUD customers.

CEO of Xcel Energy says the utility supports large-scale solar projects

Solar | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke said Thursday that the Minneapolis-based utility supports development of large, attractively priced solar power projects, but will keep pushing to limit more costly rooftop and subscriber-based community solar gardens.

GE and Partners Announce New Renewable Energy Project to Boost Kenya's Power Grid

International | Jul 30 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Project follows a successful run of more than $2.5 billion worth of booked orders across Africa in the last year

Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC; Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-14 and NPF-22, issued to Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC, for operation of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2 (SSES or the licensee).

Côte d'Ivoire's President Launches West African Energy Leaders Group

International | Jul 30 - AllAfrica
Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara headed a top-level line-up of political and business leaders on Tuesday, June 30 in Abidjan to launch the African Energy Leaders Group (AELG) in West Africa

PURC orders GRIDCo to defer maintenance exercise

International | Jul 30 - Ghana News Agency
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has requested the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) to defer its planned maintenance exercise on the transmission network until contingency measures are put in place to mitigate the impact

Hearing on Lordstown power plant moved to new location

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - Pan African News Agency
A hearing on plans to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Lordstown has been moved to a new location.

Application to Export Electric Energy; Roctop Investments Inc.

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - Energy Department Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: Roctop Investments Inc. (Roctop) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.

Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Multi-Utilities Industry Detected for MDU Resources Group (MDU, CNP, TE)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities industry with the highest future earnings growth.

Alliant Energy had the Lowest Relative Performance in the Multi-Utilities Industry (LNT, PCG, WEC, SRE, VVC)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are five companies in the Multi-Utilities industry that underperformed yesterday on a relative basis.

Best Relative Performance in the Multi-Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of MDU Resources Group (MDU, AVA, SCG, CNP, NGG)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the top five companies in the Multi-Utilities industry as measured by relative performance.

Tidal power startup plugs Alaska river power project to the grid

Hydro | PORTLAND, Maine Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Darren Fishell Bangor Daily News, Maine
The tidal power generation developer Ocean Renewable Power Co. that made international headlines in 2012 for connecting a Cobscook Bay tidal generator to the grid has started generating power for a remote Alaskan village using a smaller version of the turbine.

Dynegy is Among the Companies in the Independent Power Producers Industry With the Highest Future Earnings Growth (DYN, CPN, AES)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Independent Power Producers industry with the highest future earnings growth.

Top 3 Companies in the Electric Utilities Industry With the Highest Future Earnings Growth (EE, BIP, GXP)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities industry with the highest future earnings growth.

High wind speeds cause power outage in Jamestown, surrounding areas Tuesday evening

Business & Corporate | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Jamestown Sun, N.D.
Jamestown didn't have the strongest winds or the worst damage in the state but still caused damage and a power outage to many residents.

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