Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $1.4 million has been awarded to six companies working on new technologies in battery and energy storage, which will help develop working prototypes that demonstrate the ability of these advanced energy storage systems to harden the state's electric grid and diversify transportation fuels.
Today 191 Republican and 184 Democratic members of the House joined to pass the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014 (HR 2126), sponsored by Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT).
Constellation Energy Partners LLC (NYSE MKT: CEP) today announced that a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) has filed a complaint against CEP in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the "Exelon Litigation").
Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' rating to Tucson Electric Power Company's (TEP; Issuer Default Rating [IDR] 'BBB-') issuance of $150 million senior unsecured notes, due March 15, 2044. The notes have been simultaneously placed on Rating Watch Positive.
Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' rating to PPL Capital Funding Inc.'s (PPL Capital Funding) proposed issue of $350 million 3.95% senior notes due 2024 and $400 million 5.00% senior notes due 2044 (together, the senior notes).
Bixby Energy founder Robert Walker was convicted by a federal jury Wednesday of 17 criminal counts, ranging from fraud to witness tampering to tax evasion, in a decision that could send the 71-year-old Twin Cities inventor and entrepreneur to prison for the rest of his life.
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Mosaic, the Oakland-based solar financing startup that made it possible for individuals to invest in commercial solar projects, is entering a highly competitive space: getting solar on your own roof, and using crowdsourcing to pay for it.
New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones spoke Tuesday at the EnergyBiz Securing Power Forum on measures being undertaken by New York State to improve the resilience of its electric power system in the face of extreme weather events and cyber security threats and to modernize and harden generation and transmission infrastructure for meeting the challenges of a 21st century economy.
The primary opposition group fighting the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm has filed another related lawsuit, this time against the Federal Aviation Administration for not turning over documents that were part of a Freedom of Information Act request.
OnForce Solar, a leading provider of solar electric systems, announced today that the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded the company additional funding to develop and construct large-scale commercial solar projects in New York State under Governor Cuomo's NY-Sun Initiative.