FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that employees of its West Penn Power and Potomac Edison subsidiaries represented by Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 102 have ratified a new contract that increases wages and implements new work practices designed to enhance customer service and reliability.
Federal regulators granted conditional approval Thursday to PPL Corp.'s plan to spin off its power plants and energy-marketing business and combine it with New York-based power generator Riverstone Holdings, to form a new entity called Talen Energy.
Switching power suppliers last year resulted in a $4 million savings in wholesale power costs for Garden City's electric utility in 2014, and could mean a small decrease for the city's rate-payers in the future.
Alstom has been awarded a contract by DaeMyoung Energy Corporation, subsidiary company of DaeMyoung GEC, a large engineering and construction services company in South Korea to provide wind turbines for Gowon wind farm.
U.S. Geothermal Inc. (NYSE MKT: HTM, TSX: GTH), a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced today that it successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Earth Power Resources on December 12, 2014.
A divided state Public Service Commission this week rejected NorthWestern Energy's agreement to buy power from a new wind project at a cost lower than the utility is paying for power from hydroelectric dams purchased earlier this year.
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) today said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's publication of volume four of the safety evaluation report for the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain is "is yet more evidence that we need to move forward" …
In a decision applauded by the Solar Energy Industries Association(SEIA), the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved a solar-friendly rate for medium and large commercial and industrial customers in both Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Southern California Edison's (SCE) service territories.
Continuing a strong year for the solar industry in Maryland, 15 megawatts (MW) of new capacity were added last quarter, nearly double the previous quarter and nearly triple the same period last year, according to the new quarterly report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received a firm and unconditional order for 32 V164-8.0 MW turbines for the offshore Burbo Bank Extension project in Liverpool Bay in the UK, ref. company announcements No. 7/2014 of 18 February 2014 and No. 32/2014 of 21 August 2014.