Huaneng Power International, Inc. Domestic Power Generation Increases by 6.81% in the First Quarter of 2015

International | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
Huanneng Power International, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) today announced its power generation in the first quarter of 2015.

NYCEEC Finances Local CleanTech Start-Up's Commercialization Demonstration

Energy Efficiency | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
The New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC), a leading provider of clean energy and energy efficiency financing solutions, has provided a loan to Radiator Labs, Inc. for a large-scale demonstration of its "Cozy". The pilot aims to prove the commercial viability and market adaptation of this high-impact, high-return technology. Uneven …

Florida Power & Light Company employees simulate storm roles and response during first-ever "staging site" drill

Grid Operations | (The Associated Press) - Apr 15
 In preparation for the 2015 hurricane season, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today hosted a "staging site" drill at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Schuylkill EMA begins practice for nuke mishaps

Nuclear | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Maria Jacketti Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.
Schuylkill County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), which is responsible for providing evacuation centers outside of the 10-mile emergency planning zones for the Susquehanna Steam Electric Plant and Three Mile Island, began a two-day practice emergency session today and continuing Thursday.

FirstEnergy to finally pull plug on Ashtabula Township power plant today

Fossil & Biomass | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Mark Todd Star Beacon, Ashtabula, Ohio
Three years after FirstEnergy Corp. announced its demise, the coal-fired power plant in Ashtabula Township will officially go dark today.

Sandoval to meet with SolarCity on net metering

Solar | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kyle Roerink Las Vegas Sun
Gov. Brian Sandoval will meet with solar industry officials to discuss a controversial cap that limits how many consumers can put solar panels on their homes and provide energy to the grid.

Marubeni and EDF Energies partner for 146MW solar plant project in Chile

International | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
Marubeni Corporation has agreed with EDF Energies Nouvelles S.A. to participate in a 146MW photovoltaic solar plant project, or Laberinto project, located in the Atacama Desert in the region of Antofagasta, Chile. The parties have entered into a partnership agreement to jointly invest in the project.

AES signs heads of terms agreement with NEK

International | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
The AES Corporation has announced that one of its subsidiaries, AES 3C Maritza East I, has signed a heads of terms agreement, or HTA, with Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania, or NEK, a power company.

Complaint asks PUCO to regulate 'submeters'

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio
A Columbus attorney is asking utility regulators to declare that it is illegal for a "submeter" company to charge a markup for electricity in his condominium.

Alstom T&D India wins order from BARC to build substation in Karnataka

International | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
Alstom T&D India, Ltd., a provider of power transmission solutions, has won an E8.5 million, or INR569 million, order from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, or BARC, to build a 220/11kV, 25/31.5MVA substation for its Challakere unit in Chitradurga, Karnataka.

JCDecaux announces launch of self-service electric bikes

Electric Vehicles | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
JCDecaux SA, an outdoor advertising company, has announced the launch of self-service electric bikes with a battery.

Duke Energy says coal ash guilty plea may cut power to military bases

Fossil & Biomass | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Zucchino Los Angeles Times
If Duke Energy pleads guilty to federal criminal violations of the Clean Water Act, will the lights go out at Ft. Bragg, N.C.?

Nexans to supply 500kV XLPE cables to support power grid extension in Shanghai

International | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
Nexans S.A., a manufacturer of copper and optical fiber cable products, has announced that it will supply a new 500kV cross-linked polyethylene, or XLPE, cable system to support the extension of power grid in Shanghai.

BHEL commissions 600MW thermal unit in Chhattisgarh

International | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, or BHEL, has commissioned 600MW thermal unit in Chhattisgarh, India.

Essar Power commissions first unit of 30MW power at Paradeep plant in Odisha

International | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
Essar Power, a power producer, has commissioned the first unit of 30MW power at its 120MW captive Paradeep power plant in Odisha, India.

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