PLN and Rajamandala to construct 47MW hydro-power plant in Indonesia

International | Aug 25 - Global Data Point
PLN president director Nur Pramudji said that the 47MW power facility is estimated to be funded through loans from Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and Mizhuo Bank Tokyo.

ABB to present breakthrough power technologies at Cigre event in Paris

Annoucement | Zurich, Switzerland, August 25, 2014 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will present some of its leading-edge power technologies at the Cigre conference in Paris from August 25- 29, 2014.

ScottMadden Releases Summer 2014 Energy Industry Update

Annoucement | August 25, 2014 - Atlanta, GA (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update.

Peru could be home to new solar farm

Solar | Aug 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Carson Gerber Kokomo Tribune, Ind.
An Indiana power company wants to build a new solar farm somewhere in the state, and Miami County officials say they want it to be built in Peru.

Electric co-op estimates $1 million in electricity stolen each by pot growers

Business & Corporate | Aug 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jay Meisel Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla.
These days you won't find a marijuana production surcharge on Glades Electric Cooperative bills.

GE celebrates new Fuel Cells facility

Distributed & Cogeneration | Aug 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Larry Rulison Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
General Electric Co. is hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new GE Fuel Cells facility in Malta at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

EPA plan for power plant carbon dioxide cuts draw reliability concerns in Oklahoma

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 22 - Paul Monies The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
Reliability concerns and an aggressive timeline for possible implementation were among the issues raised Thursday at an informational meeting on proposed carbon dioxide emissions rules for power plants.

Community solar spreads across state

Solar | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Bryna Godar Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn.
With Xcel Energy solar program rates and rules now in place, the tide of community solar is expected to bubble over in southeastern Minnesota.

EPA Sends Renewable Fuels Rule to White House

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 23 - Targeted News Service
The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel today after the EPA sent the proposed final rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to the White House Office of Management and Budget for final review:

Electric rates could rise 5% in January for We Energies customers

Business & Corporate | Aug 23 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI)
Electric rates for homeowners and other residential customers of We Energies could go up nearly 5% in January, depending on how state regulators decide the utility's 2015-'16 rate case this fall.

Fitch Rates Alabama Power Senior Notes 'A+'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK, Aug 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to Alabama Power Company's (Alabama Power) issuance of $400 million series 2014A 4.150% senior notes due Aug. 15, 2044. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

TECO electric rates to drop a bit

Business & Corporate | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ivan Penn Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Tampa Electric residential customers could see their rates dip by 1 percent beginning Jan. 1, if state regulators approve a proposed fuel cost plan the utility filed Friday.

SEFA grants US $950,000 to support Solar Power Plant in Burkina Faso

International | ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, Aug 22, 2014 /PR Newswire Africa
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US $950,000 grant for the development of the WINDIGA 20 MW Solar PV power plant in Burkina Faso.

PPL to Pay Quarterly Stock Dividend Oct. 1

Business & Corporate | ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire
PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday (8/22) of $0.3725 per share, payable Oct. 1, 2014, to shareowners of record as of Sept. 10, 2014.

Oncor seeks new substation

Grid Operations | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Odessa American, Texas
Oncor officials are scouting land in Odessa to build another substation that will help the electric delivery company handle growing demand and relieve the grid.

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