ABB Automation & Power World welcomes AWEA, SEIA CEO's to discuss the bright future of renewable energy integration

Annoucement | Houston, Texas, March 2, 2015 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is pleased to announce that Tom Kiernan, CEO of the influential American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), and Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the equally important Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), will join together to speak at Automation & Power World 2015.

Exelon: Utilities Must Stay Focused on Customers’ Essential Energy Needs as Industry Transforms

Business & Corporate | CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (The Associated Press) - Mar 2
As the energy industry undergoes a period of unprecedented transformation, energy companies must maintain their focus on meeting customers’ basic energy needs even as utilities adapt to market changes, Exelon said Saturday.

Vattenfall AB - East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm secures contract

International | Mar 02 - ENP Newswire
East Anglia ONE, the offshore wind project owned by Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables, has successfully secured a Contract for Difference in the competitive auction process run by the UK Government.

FPL to power the country's first-ever electric vehicle race series with affordable, clean energy

Electric Vehicles | JUNO BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced it will power the vehicles racing in the country's first-ever electric car race to be held in downtown Miami on March 14.

Vattenfall takes first Moorburg coal plant block online

International | Mar 02 - Syrian Arab News Agency
The first of two blocks at Vattenfall's new Moorburg coal-fired power station near Hamburg in Germany started up commercial power production, marking the end of seven years of political controversy over the project.

ACCIONA returns to profit after completing its 2013-2014 action plan

International | Mar 02 - ENP Newswire
After a EUR1,972 million loss in 2013, ACCIONA returned to profit in 2014 with attributable net earnings of EUR185 million, thanks to its 2013-2014 Action Plan, which was implemented to mitigate the effects of regulatory reforms in the Spanish energy sector.

PG&E announces management changes

Business & Corporate | Mar 02, 2015 -- MarketLine
PG&E Corporation has announced the election of Anne Smith to its board of directors and to the board of directors of its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

Tigo to Bring PayGo Energy to Rural Tanzania with Lotus and Azuri

International | BARCELONA, Spain (The Associated Press) - Mar 2
PayGo solar expert Azuri Technologies, leading mobile network operator Tigo and principal cellular retail operator Lotus Africa announce at Mobile World Congress their strategic partnership to bring integrated pay-as-you-go energy and mobile payment services to rural households in Tanzania.

France - French nuclear plant shut down due to pipe fault

International | Mar 02 - Radio France Internationale
Energy production has been shut down at France's oldest nuclear power plant after a pipe defect was discovered, the station's operators said on Sunday.

ACWA Power gets $344m loan for Dubai solar project

International | Mar 02 - YellowBrix
Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power is obtaining a loan of about $344 million from three banks to finance a solar energy project in Dubai, Chief Executive Paddy Padmanathan said on Sunday.

Mon Power, Potomac Edison rate increase approved

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 02 - Times West Virginian (Fairmont)
Customers will notice a slight raise in their monthly bill FAIRMONT -- A settlement was made official between the Public Service Commission of West Virginia, and power companies, Mon Power and Potomac Edison, on Feb. 4.

Renewable energy potential

International | Mar 02 - Forexpros
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is calling on the UK Government to increase its ambition to develop offshore wind.

AMP Capital named advisor to Mitsubishi UFJ clean energy investment vehicle

International | Mar 02 - Kuwait News Agency
AMP Capital will be appointed advisor to GII Ltd., Tokyo-based special purpose vehicle set up by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation to make investments in renewable energy assets in Japan, confirmed a spokeswoman for Sydney-based AMP Capital.

Power producers gaming the system, David Cay Johnston says

Business & Corporate | Mar 02 - New Haven Register (CT)
A former Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who is teaching a course on regulatory law to Syracuse University MBA students this year says New England's regional grid operator and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission are allowing the financial community and power producers to game the auction system that is designed to produced fair electric prices for consumers.

Tidal lagoon power plans welcomed

International | Mar 02 - M2 PressWIRE
Commenting on plans unveiled today to generate electricity from a series of tidal lagoons, Friends of the Earth Cymru director Gareth Clubb said: These are exciting plans.


Aclara Names New Chief Financial Officer

March 3, 2015 (News Release)

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