Virginia DEQ holds listening session on Clean Power Plan

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Oct 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tamara Dietrich Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
Hampton Roads residents have the chance to weigh in on the new federal Clean Power Plan to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants as the state holds a public listening session Tuesday evening in Portsmouth.

Solar farm draws no public opposition

Solar | Oct 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bill Cresenzo Times-News, Burlington, N.C.
No one spoke in opposition Monday night to a California company's proposal to build a 30-acre, $8.5 million solar farm just outside the town limits of Elon.

Coleto Creek Power in legal battle over appraisal

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jessica Priest Victoria Advocate, Texas
Goliad County has set aside tax revenue collected in 2014 from Coleto Creek Power, along with plans to renovate county property and give its employees raises.

EPA will determine Coleto Creek's air pollution impact

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Sara Sneath Victoria Advocate, Texas
Under the Clean Air Act, the EPA is required to set air quality standards for sulfur dioxide, which can cause respiratory illnesses, harm the environment and damage property.

SCE launches RFO to acquire renewable energy from new preferred resources

Distributed & Cogeneration | Oct 05, 2015 -- MarketLine
Southern California Edison has launched a second request for offers to acquire up to 100MW of renewable energy, capacity and load reduction from new preferred resources.

Grant Town plant hit by additional costs

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | FAIRMONT -- Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Richard Babich Times West Virginian, Fairmont
Grant Town Power Plant employees believe that keeping the power plant open would benefit the local area in multiple ways.

Power struggle: Industry challenges utilities on electric rates

Billing & Customer Care | Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Keith Benman The Times, Munster, Ind.
Indiana's near lowest-in-the-nation energy prices were a key reason the Japanese maker of Subaru vehicles chose Lafayette over sites in six other states in 1986 to start U.S. production of the then little-known brand.

NIPSCO rate case comes as change jolts industry

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Keith Benman The Times, Munster, Ind.
NIPSCO's request for an 11.5 percent hike in residential electric rates filed recently with state regulators comes at a critical juncture for the utility industry in Indiana and nationwide.

Bill surcharges charge up electric bills

Billing & Customer Care | Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Keith Benman The Times, Munster, Ind.
Richard Bencze replaced every incandescent light bulb in his three-bedroom, bi-level Hebron home with high-efficiency compact fluorescent lamps long ago to cut his electric bill.

Solar PH targets malls to showcase projects

International | Oct 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ritchie A. Horario, The Manila Times, Philippines
RENEWABLE energy firm Solar Philippines is targeting big shopping malls for projects, looking to drum up business and raise public awareness.

Residents worried by plans to rebuild transmission line

Grid Operations | TOWN OF ONALASKA -- Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chris Hubbuch La Crosse Tribune, Wis.
Dairyland Power Cooperative's plans to replace a 65-year-old power line have raised concerns of residents living near the high-voltage line.

EnergyONE Emerges as the Best Solar Energy Provider in Kansas & Midwest

Business & Corporate | Overland Park, Kansas - Oct 05, 2015 -- AB Digital
EnergyOne has reportedly arrived as the best solar energy provider in Kansas & Midwest. The company caters to both residential and commercial solar projects.

New study says JEA could improve its bottom line and save millions each year

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Nate Monroe The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville
City Councilman Bill Gulliford on Monday cast a skeptical eye toward JEA's financial management, brandishing a newly released study that says Jacksonville's electric and water utility could save millions of dollars each year by simply restructuring its organization.

Fearing impact on Eugene ratepayers, EWEB tries to whittle down the $155 million cost of upgrades to Carmen-Smith hydroelectric system

Hydro | Oct 05 - Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The Eugene Water & Electric Board has called a six-month timeout in its nearly decade-long effort to relicense its largest power-generating dam system -- work that could cost as much as $155 million and push up EWEB electricity rates.

North American Windpower Highlights ScottMadden’s View of Renewable Energy

Annoucement | October 05, 2015 | Atlanta, GA
Analysis: Renewable Energy Continues To Make LCOE Inroads Versus Gas-Fired Generation

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