| Dec 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Paul Tennant The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass.
About a year ago, Susan Almono had solar energy panels installed at her house. Her monthly electric bill, she said, amounts to zero. In fact, the panels have produced a surplus of electricity, so she gets a credit from National Grid, she said.
First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, today announced that the company has reached an agreement with Burlington Electric Department (BED) to sell the utility power generated from the planned Hancock Wind project near Ellsworth, Maine.
Gayheart joined Southern Nuclear in 2012 as Farley's plant manager. Gayheart was named site operations director in 2008 and then assumed the role of fleet operations corporate functional area manager at Exelon Corporate in 2011. JJ Hutto is replacing Gayheart as Farley's plant manager.
The latest federal inspector assigned by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to keep a watchful eye on operations at the problem-plagued Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is a former longtime employee of Entergy, the owner-operator of the plant.
Business & Corporate
| Dec 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Steve Vied Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.
As requested by the Owensboro City Commission, Owensboro Municipal Utilities has prepared a detailed written response to recommendations made recently by consulting firm Science Application International Corp., most of which the utility has implemented or is in the process of implementing.
Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $280 million aggregate principal amount of 4.80% senior secured notes due 2043 at 99.464% of their principal amount.
| Dec 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Simone Sebastian Houston Chronicle
Texas wind power producers earned far more money from a federal tax credit than taxpayers in the state paid to fund the renewable energy policy, according to a study by the Institute for Energy Research released this week.