She leads the solar industry's expansion push in California

Solar | Nov 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ivan Penn Los Angeles Times
The gig: Bernadette Del Chiaro, 43, is executive director of the California Solar Energy Industries Assn.

Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan detail power grids synchronization plan

International | Nov 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Mehdi Sepahvand Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan
Iran, Russia, and Azerbaijan have detailed a plan for synchronizing their power grids, Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy Hushang Falahatian said.

Bethel's long-delayed solar project finally moves forward

Solar | BETHEL -- Nov 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Nelson Oliveira The News-Times, Danbury, Conn.
A proposed solar energy project that has been entangled in bureaucracy for years could finally get underway early in 2016.

Power to the people: N. Kingville's Ron McVoy at the helm of nation's largest energy aggregation

Business & Corporate | NORTH KINGSVILLE -- Nov 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Mark Todd Mtodd@starbeacon.Com Star Beacon, Ashtabula, Ohio
The largest energy-related aggregation in the country is celebrating its 15th anniversary, and North Kingsville resident Ron McVoy has been a part of its inner workings for almost every one of those years.

Largest ME energy retrofit project at Jafza

International | DUBAI -- Nov 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Economic Zones World, or EZW, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's Etihad Esco to retrofit its existing buildings and facilities to make them more energy efficient.

Costa Rican president inaugurates hydro plant built by Spain's Gas Natural

International | San Jose, Nov 21, 2015 -- EFE
Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis and the chairman of Spanish multinational utility Gas Natural Fenosa, Salvador Gabarro, inaugurated a 50 MW hydroelectric power station in the country's central region.

PSC votes to cut rates but raise customer fee for Green Bay utility

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Thomas Content Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Rates for customers of a Green Bay electric utility are on track to drop in 2016, but the customer fixed charge will rise by $2 a month

Top TVA directors, employees given millions in bonuses

Business & Corporate | Nov 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.
Tennessee Valley Authority employees who helped boost the utility's income last year above $1 billion for the first time will share in some of the fruits of those record earnings next week.

PUD power rate for data miners could double

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | WENATCHEE -- Nov 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Christine Pratt The Wenatchee World, Wash.
"Crypto-currency" miners and other intensive users of electricity could see their energy rates more than double if Chelan County PUD commissioners approve a unique new rate classification proposed Monday.

Governor promises review of problem-plagued Energy Department, but when?

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ted Sickinger The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
Gov. Kate Brown is promising an unprecedented review of the Oregon Department of Energy, plagued for nearly a decade by the waste of millions in public money, mismanagement and staff turmoil.

SolarCity cutting ties with rooftop solar advocacy group

Solar | Nov 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kyle Roerink Las Vegas Sun
The Alliance for Solar Choice, an advocacy group representing rooftop solar companies, is losing one of its anchor members: SolarCity.

Power companies hope to repair most lines this weekend, but outages may linger

Grid Operations | Nov 20 - Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA)
Among the thousands of residents who remain without power after Tuesday's massive windstorm is Avista's chairman and CEO, Scott Morris.

State has authority to regulate carbon emissions, judge rules

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Hal Bernton The Seattle Times
A King County Superior Court judge has found that the state Department of Ecology has both the authority and "mandatory duty" to move ahead with a proposal to regulate carbon emissions.

Talen Energy's Susquehanna Unit 1 reactor is repaired, back in service

Nuclear | Nov 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Anthony Salamone The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
Talen Energy Corp. has reconnected Unit 1 of the Susquehanna nuclear power plant near Berwick a week after it had been shut down

Blankenship update: Member of the press talks to jurors; Associated Press requests juror names

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | CHARLESTON -- Nov 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Wendy Holdren The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.
The jury foreperson in the criminal trial of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship sent a note to the presiding judge late Friday morning, prompting a 30-minute closed-door session with attorneys from both sides.

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