Avista (NYSE: AVA) and all of the parties in the company's electric and natural gas general rate case filings have reached a settlement agreement that, if approved by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (Commission or UTC), would conclude the general rate requests filed on Feb. 4, 2014.
The balanced regulatory compact in California remains a key factor supporting the credit ratings of investor-owned utilities (IOU) in the state, amid nascent secular challenges, according to Fitch Ratings.
Ameren Missouri says it is planning to add 1,200 megawatts of combined cycle natural gas generation by 2020, investments the utility said are needed to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions linked to climate change.
| Zurich, Switzerland, August 18, 2014 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded a contract by Atlantis Resources Limited to provide the onshore grid connection for Phase I of the MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland's Pentland Firth.
What looked like a savvy financial coup in 2006 when the economy was surging could soon become a $20 million jolt for Ocala electric utility customers and, to a lesser extent, for 13 other Florida Municipal Power Agency members.
| Aug 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ike Wilson The Frederick News-Post, Md.
Mark Lancaster saw four or five homes being outfitted with solar panels recently in Middletown's North Pointe subdivision. A few miles away in the same town, an additional three homeowners were having solar panels installed on their roofs in Foxfield Development.
| DAKAR, Senegal and PARIS and NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 -- Canada NewsWire
ContourGlobal, an international power generation company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Senegalese national utility, Societe Nationale d'Electricite du Senegal (SENELEC), to rehabilitate an existing brownfield site and construct a new 53 MW thermal facility under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA").