SolarCity Welcomes J. Radford Small to its Senior Management Team

Business & Corporate | May 27 - GlobeNewswire
SAN MSolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), the nation's #1 solar power provider, announced today the hiring of J. Radford Small as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Investor Relations. In his new role, Radford will help execute the company's long term growth strategy with a focus on increasing shareholder value.

Solar power application withdrawn, but developer still wants to build

Solar | May 27 - YellowBrix
The developer of Nebraska's first commercial solar energy project is withdrawing its application for state approval of the 5-megawatt generation plant just west of Lincoln, but says it will continue with the project.

Mitsubishi Corporation Partnership Inaugurates Mega-Solar Project in Nagasaki

International | May 27 - JCN Newswire
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) today inaugurated a mega-solar power generation plant in Tadewara, Nagasaki City in Western Japan. The facility, which is being operated in cooperation with Toda Corporation and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance, was completed on April 14, 2015, and commenced operation on April 15, 2015.The power generation facility was …

Nevada firm's 25MW Hawaii geothermal contract should be approved, consultant says

Future & Alternative Generation | May 27 - Global Data Point
Ormat already operates the 38-megawatt Puna Geothermal Venture plant on the Big Island.

Ohio wind farm proves the case for wise renewable-energy policy

Wind | May 27 - Global Data Point
Yet, in northwest Ohio's Van Wert County sits Blue Creek Wind Farm, a 300-megawatt set of turbines that presents a strong case for how electric customers can benefit from renewable energy.

NV Energy and The Alliance for Solar Choice Announce Net Metering Compromise

Metering | May 257- PR Newswire
NV Energy and The Alliance For Solar Choice (TASC) today announced joint support for the following Amendment to SB 374.As amended, SB 374 would: Define the existing 3% net metering cap to be 235 megawatts. This 235 megawatts will be the maximum amount of net metering permitted under the current net metering rules until December 31, …

Study finds space for solar farm at Mitchell Airport

Solar | May 27 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI)
A proposed 5-acre solar energy farm at Mitchell International Airport took one step forward this month with a consultant's report showing there are a dozen open spaces large enough for a broad array of sun-tracking panels that would not interfere with aviation or traffic control.

OPPD updates on maintenance works at Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

Nuclear | May 27 - Global Data Point
Meanwhile, the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant is being refueled. The plant has been shut down on April 11, 2015 for carrying out refueling and maintenance. According to the OPPD, 133 new nuclear fuel bundles were successfully loaded into the reactor core. The Fort Calhoun nuclear power station is located about 20 miles north of Omaha.

Vestas wins 83MW wind turbine contract in Poland

Wind | May 27 - Investing.com
Denmark-based Vestas has won an 83MW wind turbine order for the Korytnica North project in Poland. Under the contract with Wind Field Korytnica, Vestas will supply, install and commission 25 of its V126-3.3MW turbines at the project, which was developed by Geo Renewables.

EIA's Clean Power Plan Analysis: What It Does and Does Not Say

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 27 - Congressional Documents & Publications
Today, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its analysis of the Clean Power Plan's proposed rule.

Kauai landfill could fuel vehicles

Fossil & Biomass | May 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Kauai County is looking to use methane gas generated by landfills to fuel buses and garbage trucks.

PG&E’s Christopher P. Johns Plans Year-End Retirement

Business & Corporate | SAN FRANCISCO (The Associated Press) - May 26
Christopher P. Johns, president of Pacific Gas and Electric Company and a member of the utility’s board of directors, has notified the company of his intention to retire at the end of 2015, PG&E Corporation said today.

Staten Island Solar Project Generating Power for Church at the Gateway

Solar | DUBLIN, Ohio (The Associated Press) - May 26
IGS Solar, LLC, a turn-key commercial and residential solar provider, recently teamed up with Advanced Solar Products (ASP), a solar energy design and construction firm, to complete the installation of a 386 kW solar array above a 17,000 square-foot parking structure at the Church at the Gateway in Staten Island, New York.

Decision on AEP rate hike could come today

Business & Corporate | May 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Tyson The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.
Nearly a year after Appalachian Power asked the West Virginia Public Service Commission for a 17 percent rate increase, electric customers should learn as early as today if they will pay more for flipping the light switch or television channel.

Younicos Launches Energy Storage Consulting Services in North America

Energy Storage | (The Associated Press) - May 26
Younicos, a global leader in intelligent grid-scale energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that it has launched an energy storage consulting services business unit in North America, building upon successful consulting engagements in multiple countries in Europe.

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