Country Rejects Imported Electricity Meters, Insists On Local Content

International | Jul 02, 2015 -- Premium Times/All Africa Global Media
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission says it would not change its policy of restricting approval of importation of electricity meters in the country.

Don Frisbee, utility executive and civic leader, dies at 91

Business & Corporate | Jun 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ted Sickinger The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
It has been said of Don Frisbee that you don't see his name on many things, but his fingerprints are on everything.

Ameren seeks to build massive solar array along I-70

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch
St. Louisans driving to Columbia or Kansas City can look forward to some new scenery starting this fall.

Missouri blocks Grain Belt Express wind project

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch
In a win for a group of rural Missouri landowners, utility regulators blocked a multistate transmission line that backers say would transport Kansas wind energy to eastern electric grids.

Dominion Virginia Power to close last unit at Yorktown

Business & Corporate | Jul 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Ress Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
Once a workhorse for Dominion Virginia Power, an oil-burning generating unit at the Yorktown power plant that the utility had hoped to modernize instead will be closed by 2020.

Environment ministry punches holes in CIL afforestation claims

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Mayank Aggarwal, Utpal Bhaskar Mint, New Delhi
Claims of afforestation made by Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world's largest coal miner, have been found to be exaggerated.

No More Time: Regulators Reject UIL Holdings, Iberdrola Request For Extension To Save Merger

Business & Corporate | Jul 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Brian Dowling The Hartford Courant
One day after preliminarily rejecting the merger of UIL Holdings and the U.S. operations of Iberdrola, regulators swiftly rejected a proposal from the two companies for an two-month extension to address regulators' concerns.

Application To Export Electric Energy; Powerex Corp.

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 01 - Energy Department Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: Powerex Corp. (Applicant or Powerex) has applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.

Application to Export Electric Energy; Targray Americas Inc.

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 01 - Energy Department Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: Targray Americas Inc. (Targray) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.

Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Units 1 and 2

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 01 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Documents & Publications
On January 27, 2010, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) notified the public of its opportunity to participate in the scoping process associated with the preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS)

Acceptance of Commercial-Grade Design and Analysis Computer Programs for Nuclear Power Plants

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 01 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1305, "Acceptance of Commercial-Grade Design and Analysis Computer Programs for Nuclear Power Plants."

PSALM bidding out service contract for Malaya Thermal Power facility

International | MANILA, Philippines - Jul 01 - Philippine Star News
The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. is bidding out the operation and maintenance service contract for the 650-megawatt Malaya Thermal Power Plant in Pililla, Rizal.

Farmers not keen on harvesting solar power crop [Chandigarh]

International | AMRITSAR Jul 01 - Times of India
Farmers in Amritsar district have shown lukewarm interest in the state government's recently-introduced scheme of installing solar power plants in their fields.

Construction starts on state's largest wind project

Wind | PORTLAND, Maine Jul 01 - Bangor Daily News (ME)
Wind power developer SunEdison has closed a $360 million loan and started construction on what will be state's the largest wind project, near the town of Bingham.

Andrea Leadsom's Speech to the Nuclear Industry Association

Nuclear | LONDON Jul 01 - PR Newswire Policy
Minister of State Andrea Leadsom's speech at the Nuclear Industry Association conference. I

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