Shumba Coal Secures 800Mt Mabesekwa Coal Project

International | GABORONE, Botswana (The Associated Press) - Feb 25
Shumba Coal Limited (“Shumba” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding Sale and Purchase Agreement with Daheng Group Botswana (Pty) Ltd (“Daheng”) for the acquisition of the Mabesekwa Prospecting Licence (PL428/2009) in the north eastern part of Botswana some 60km south-west of the town of Francistown and 40km west of Tonota/Shashe.

PG&E Commits $250,000 for Solar Energy Projects by Local High Schools

Solar | SAN JOSE, Calif. (The Associated Press) - Feb 25
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) announced at today’s We Day California event a $250,000 sponsorship that will provide sustainable energy project opportunities for several local high schools.

Stanford certificate offers engineering insight into the energy industry

Business & Corporate | (The Associated Press) - Feb 25
The

changing dynamics of global energy will propel the need for workforce

expertise in modern energy and production strategies.

Vestas wins turbine order from OX2 for wind power plant in Sweden

International | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a manufacturer of wind turbines, has won a firm and unconditional order from OX2 Wind AB, a renewable energy developer, for 10 V126-3.3MW turbines for the Maevaara 2 wind power plant in northern Sweden.

NiSource Q4 net income increases

Business & Corporate | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
NiSource, Inc., a provider of natural gas, electricity and related products and services, has reported that net income for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014 was $154.2 million, or $0.49 per share, compared to $151.8 million, or $0.48 per share, for the same quarter ended December 31, 2013.

SunPower reports higher Q4 net income, provides outlook for Q1

Business & Corporate | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
SunPower Corporation has reported that net income attributable to stockholders for the fourth quarter ended December 28, 2014 was $134.71 million, or $0.83 per diluted share, compared to $22.34 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, for the same quarter ended December 29, 2013.

New Energy’s Electricity-Generating SolarWindow Trumps Competition with Industry’s Fastest-Ever Payback

Solar | COLUMBIA, Md. (The Associated Press) - Feb 25
New Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: NENE) announced today a financial payback period of under one year for its see-through SolarWindow™ technology, capable of generating electricity on glass windows.

SunEdison To Bring Electricity To 20 Million People By 2020

Solar | (The Associated Press) - Feb 25
 SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:

SUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company, today

announced an ambitious plan to electrify 20 million people in

underserved communities around the world.

Apple to invest E1.7 billion to build data centers in Ireland and Denmark

International | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
Apple has announced that it will invest E1.7 billion to build and operate two data centers in Europe.

Centrica reports annual loss

International | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
Centrica Plc, a supplier of electricity and gas, has reported that loss attributable to owners of the parent for the year ended December 31, 2014 was GBP1.01 billion, or GBP20.2 loss per diluted share, compared to a profit attributable to owners of the parent of GBP950 million, or GBP18.3 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2013.

Air Products and Suzuki sign agreement to develop hydrogen fueling in Japan

International | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
Air Products and Suzuki Shokan Co., Ltd. have signed an alliance agreement to work together on the design, construction and operation of hydrogen fueling stations for use in fueling the material handling vehicle market in Japan.

JCP&L plans to enhance electrical system in 13-county New Jersey service area

Grid Operations | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
Jersey Central Power & Light, or JCP&L, has announced plans to invest about $267 million on projects and other work to enhance electrical system in its 13-county New Jersey service area.

Enel begins construction on two photovoltaic plants in Pernambuco

International | Feb 25, 2015 -- MarketLine
Enel Green Power S.p.A, or EGP, has begun construction on two new photovoltaic plants in the municipality of Tacaratu, Pernambuco, in northeast Brazil.

Southwest Research Institute Wins $20 Million EPA Contract for Emissions Testing, Analytical Services

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 24 - Business Wire
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded a five-year, $20.16 million contract by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide testing and analytical services related to vehicle emissions and fuel consumption.

Power Generation Drops as Seplat Petroleum Shuts Down Oben Gas Plant

International | Feb 25 - Forexpros
Electricity generation in the country has dropped as Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc shuts down the Oben Gas Plant, a joint venture between the company and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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