New hearing scheduled for wind project

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Nick Smith The Bismarck Tribune, N.D.
A new hearing for a wind energy farm to be located in Mercer County -- which previously had been approved for a permit when the project was owned by another company -- was approved Wednesday by the North Dakota Public Service Commission.

Vattenfall invests SEK1.2 billion to build new wind farm in UK

International | Jul 30, 2015 -- MarketLine
Vattenfall AB, a Swedish power company, has announced that it is investing approximately SEK1.2 billion to build a new wind farm in the UK.

EGCO Group appoints new president

International | Jul 30, 2015 -- MarketLine
Electricity Generating Public Company Limited, or EGCO Group, has appointed Chanin Chaonirattisai as its new president.

EDF Energies Nouvelles and EREN commission 150MWp solar plants in India

International | Jul 30, 2015 -- MarketLine
EDF Energies Nouvelles and EREN Renewable Energy have announced the commissioning of NSM and Odisha solar plants totaling 150MWp in Rajasthan and Odisha, India.

Alliant Energy appoints two new directors

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- MarketLine
Alliant Energy Corporation, a public utility holding company, has appointed Deborah Dunie and Thomas O'Toole to its board of directors.

Enel Green Power commissions biomass power plant in Tuscany

International | Jul 30, 2015 -- MarketLine
Enel Green Power SpA, a renewable energy company, has commissioned a biomass power plant at the Cornia 2 geothermal power plant in Tuscany, Italy.

BRIEF: 1,234 PPL customers lose power

Business & Corporate | Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, Pa.
Seventy-five PPL customers are still without power in Mount Pocono after a line failure knocked out electricity to 1,234 customers.

Shares of ITC Holdings Rank the Highest in Terms of Relative Performance in the Electric Utilities Industry (ITC, POR, IDA, WR, GXP)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the top five companies in the Electric Utilities industry as measured by relative performance.

Shares of Enersis Underperformed its Peers in the Electric Utilities Industry (ENI, CPL, FE, DUK, KEP)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are five companies in the Electric Utilities industry that underperformed yesterday on a relative basis.

Power restored at UPMC Mercy after outage lasting more than 3 hours

Business & Corporate | UPMC Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Michael Hasch The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Mercy was forced to run on backup generators for more than three hours and divert trauma patients to other hospitals Wednesday during a disruption of electrical service caused by a transformer overload.

National Grid gives Allentown residents a one-day reprieve

Business & Corporate | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Michelle Kearns The Buffalo News, N.Y.
Some Buffalo residents who had been making plans to spend a hot day without power have been given a one-day reprieve. And others will be able to escape the disruption altogether.

Zesa Sets Up Whistle-Blowers Fund

International | Jul 30, 2015 -- Financial Gazette/All Africa Global Media
POWER utility, ZESA Holdings, has set up a whistle-blowers fund as part of efforts to combat rampant theft and vandalism of the utility's infrastructure.

House of Assembly Orders Utility Firm to Restore Power in Edo Community

International | Benin City, Jul 30, 2015 -- The Guardian/All Africa Global Media
The Edo State House of Assembly has directed the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to restore light forthwith to Igarra Community in Akoko-Edo Local Council of the state.

BRIEF: Portion of downtown Sacramento street closed briefly after explosion in electrical vault

Business & Corporate | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Cathy Locke The Sacramento Bee
A stretch of N Street between 16th and 17th streets in Sacramento was closed temporarily to traffic following a report of an explosion and smoke coming from a manhole.

BRIEF: 2,000 San Juan County homes briefly lose power

Business & Corporate | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M.
More than 2,000 San Juan County households were without power Wednesday afternoon after a semitrailer with a raised dump bed caused a circuit to go out shortly before 2 p.m. at the Lakeview Substation near Farmington Lake.

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