TVA revenues declining

Business & Corporate | Aug 28 - Briana Harris The Decatur Daily, Ala.
Tennessee Valley Authority revenue from power sales has decreased each of the past three years, causing a ripple effect for local governments that look to TVA to provide consistent in-lieu-of-tax funding.

SPI Solar Subsidiary Announces EPC Agreement for 30 Megawatt Photovoltaic (PV) Project in Ningxia, China

International | ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug 28, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
SPI Solar ("SPI") (SOPW:OTCBB), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. ("Xinwei"), has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction ("EPC") agreement with Zhongwei Hengji Weiye Photovoltaic Power Co., Ltd. for the construction of a 30 megawatt project (MW) in Zhongwei City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China.

SunEdison and TerraForm Power Announce Interconnection of Two New State Facilities to Continue Successful Partnership with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Solar | BELMONT, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire
SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services and its affiliate TerraForm Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP), a global renewable energy company, today announced the completion and interconnection of a 2.6 megawatt (MW) DC system at the Coalinga State Hospital and a 1.6 MW DC system at the Pleasant Valley State Prison.

Westinghouse to Fuel Oskarshamn Nuclear Reactors in Sweden

International | V-STERAS, Sweden, Aug 28, 2014 -- GLOBE NEWSWIRE
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3.

ClearEdge Power buyer will liquidate Hillsboro hub, exit Oregon

Distributed & Cogeneration | Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Molly Young The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
The apparent final act of ClearEdge Power in Oregon begins next Tuesday. Bidding opens that day for more than $40 million worth of machines, parts, computers and furniture that fill its darkened factory and office in Hillsboro.

Another Revel issue: The fate of its $129 million utility plant

Distributed & Cogeneration | Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Harold Brubaker The Philadelphia Inquirer
Among the thorny issues surrounding the shutdown of Revel at the end of Labor Day weekend is the fate of the $129 million utility plant that heats and cools the massive money-losing Atlantic City casino-hotel and is crucial to preserving the building itself.

DWP apologizes, is hiring more people to handle calls

Billing & Customer Care | Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Rick Orlov Daily News, Los Angeles
The Department of Water and Power continued Wednesday to offer apologies for long wait times and billing problems to its customers, promising that some relief is on the way as it hires more people to handle the volume of telephone calls.

Pace of mine idlings slows, but Appalachian mines still impacted

Fossil & Biomass | Aug 28 - Fred Pace Coal Valley News, Madison, W.Va.
The number of coal mines idled in the first half of 2014 slowed compared to second half of 2013, due in part to cold winter weather in early 2014 providing support for a rise in prompt month prices for both Powder River Basin and Central Appalachia coal.

Alternative Earth Resources completes sale of geothermal projects to Ormat

Business & Corporate | VANCOUVER, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Canada NewsWire
Alternative Earth Resources Inc. ("AER") (TSX.V: AER) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of certain geothermal projects to Ormat Nevada Inc. ("Ormat") pursuant to a Purchase and Sale Agreement dated August 5, 2014 (the "Transaction").

NStar: FAA requires more not fewer lights at canal crossing

Grid Operations | Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Patrick Cassidy Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass.
Neighbors of the electric transmission lines crossing the Cape Cod Canal were hoping for fewer flashing lights overhead and blinking through their blinds.

Industry group say EPA plan would cut jobs, raise power prices,

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Chuck Stinnett The Gleaner, Henderson, Ky.
The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers and other business representatives on Wednesday said proposed revisions to federal air pollution regulations could cost Kentucky billions of dollars and put tens of thousands of jobs at risk.

Attorneys general say federal regulators post incomplete data on proposed carbon dioxide rules

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Paul Monies The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
Federal environmental regulators failed to include information in rulemaking dockets on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and should withdraw the rules, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt and a dozen other attorneys general said.

Offshore Wind farm DanTysk: The last Wind turbine is erected

International | Aug 28 - Cision
Yesterday, with the installation of the last of 80 turbines an important milestone is reached for the DanTysk offshore project.

Westinghouse applies to stop Areva contract

International | Aug 28 - Mercury, The (South Africa)
Westinghouse Electric, a global supplier of nuclear plant products and technology, said yesterday it had filed a request to suspend the procurement of six replacement steam generators and associated work by Eskom to the Gauteng High Court.

Funding boost will help fuel SSE joint venture

International | Aug 28 - Herald, The (Scotland)
A joint venture between energy giant SSE and Intelligent Energy which is developing technology to change the way domestic energy is generated and consumed has received pound(s)800,000 in fresh funding.

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