Two New England Businesses and One Individual Recognized by EPA for Climate Leadership (CT, MA)

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 24 - Environmental Protection Agency Documents & Publications
EPA has recognized the leadership of one individual and two New England companies for their climate actions, such as investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, and preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Actis launches $1.9bn renewable energy platform, plans for projects in Egypt

International | Feb 24 - Arab Finance (Egypt)
Arab Finance: Actis, the global pan-emerging market private equity firm, today announced the launch of a pan-African renewable energy generation platform, Lekela Power.

Abandoned nuclear site transformed into wonderland

International | Feb 25 - China Daily: Hong Kong Edition
Two girls are on a ride at the Wunderland theme park in Kalkar, Germany. Wunderland, in Kalkar, Germany, has seen an old nuclear site transformed into a land of fun where visitors can enjoy attractions including a log flume, carousel and a merry-go-round.

Alliant earnings, revenue decline

Business & Corporate | Feb 25 - Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Unfavorable weather in the fourth quarter of 2014 resulted in lower net income and revenue from electric and natural gas sales for Alliant Energy.

PIRA Energy Group's Weekly Natural Gas, Power and Coal Market Recap for the Week Ending February 22nd, 2015

Risk & Operations | Feb 25 - PR Web
NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that strategies are emerging for keeping LNG trains operating amid weak seasonal demand. In the U.S., consensus estimates proved to be only slightly below the EIA's reported withdrawal.

SCE Seeks State Coastal Commission Approval to Expand Interim Storage of Used Nuclear Fuel at San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 25 - ENP Newswire
Southern California Edison has asked the California Coastal Commission to amend the company's Coastal Development Permit so SCE can expand the interim used nuclear fuel storage facility at the San Onofre nuclear plant.

Aakriti Group plans to develop 20MW of solar and biomass power plant in India

International | Feb 25 - Syrian Arab News Agency
India's Aakriti Group is planning to develop 20MW of solar and biomass facilities in Narmada belt, Madhya Pradesh, a sate in India, as part of its efforts to diversify into renewable energy sector.

Dinner for ex-PUC chief Peevey nets $55,000 in gifts for UC Berkeley

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 25 - Los Angeles Times (CA)
More than $55,000 was donated to UC Berkeley in honor of former California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey, who stepped down in December amid scandal. Representatives from eight labor unions, a rooftop solar power company and a law firm were among those who attended a retirement-celebration dinner in San Francisco on Feb. 12 for Peevey …

American consortium makes significant purchase of Orenda 51kW turbines

International | Feb 25 - M2 PressWIRE
The UK and Italy earmarked for anticipated growth Investment underpins Orenda claim for manufacturing 'best in class' financial return wind turbine system for investment Livingston, Scotland.

Q CELLS Solar Modules Power Bakery with Solar Electricity

International | Feb 25 - ENP Newswire
The Germany-based bakery and confectionery company Sebelberg-Betriebs-KG relies on self-consumption of solar power.

SSC sets schedule to consider a plan to build a solar generating facility in Fauquier county

Solar | Feb 25 - Global Data Point
The proposed solar facility would be constructed on 280 acres of land owned by the company across from the company's existing natural gas-fired Remington Power Station.

Suzlon partners Brazil's resolve in meeting the country's power needs by adding 350 MW of wind energy capacity

International | Feb 25 - Global Data Point
This combined capacity includes projects located in the high wind states of Rio Grande do Norte %7E Ceara in Brazil.

Dynegy takes Morro Bay Power Plant off the market

Business & Corporate | Feb 25 - Tribune (San Luis Obispo, CA)
The Houston-based company that owns the retired Morro Bay Power Plant land, along with operating plants in Moss Landing and Oakland, announced Tuesday that it's withdrawing its offer of sale of its California sites.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recognizes Bank of America for Climate Change Leadership

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | CHARLOTTE, N.C. (The Associated Press) - Feb 24
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bank of America for exceptional leadership in response to climate change. The announcement was made today at the EPA 2015 Climate Change Leadership Awards.

Trio Electric guarantees LED pay back

Energy Efficiency | (The Associated Press) - Feb 24
 Trio

Electric (http://www.trioltd.com), a Houston based full-service

electrical contractor, recently completed a lighting retrofit of nine

locations for Star Furniture, converting the retailer's showrooms to

LED lighting to increase energy efficiency and light quality.

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