Connecticut-based Viridian Energy Demonstrates the Power of Off-Grid Electrification in Nicaragua

International | STAMFORD, Conn. (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
Viridian Energy, a leading provider of affordable, renewable energy, today announced the completion of the fifth project in the company’s “ 7 Continents in 7 Years ” global sustainability initiative.

Eaton Helps Duquesne University Increase Energy Efficiency, Improve Lighting Performance at the Gumberg Library

Energy Efficiency | PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
Power management company Eaton today announced that its Neo-Ray Index light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires are helping to improve the lighting performance while lowering energy usage in the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

Westinghouse and HOCHTIEF Team to Provide End-of-Life Services for German Nuclear Plants

International | MANNHEIM, Germany (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a Teaming Agreement with HOCHTIEF Infrastructure GmbH and HOCHTIEF Engineering GmbH to offer integrated decommissioning, decontamination and remediation (DD&R) services for nuclear power plants.

GE Energy Financial Services Acquires Langhope Rig Wind Farm in Scotland from SSE

International | EDINBURGH, Scotland (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE), announced today that it has signed an agreement with SSE plc, one of the largest generators and suppliers of energy in the UK, to acquire the 16-megawatt Langhope Rig wind farm, which is nearing construction completion near Hawick, in the Scottish Borders.

MBA Renewables Improves Employability

International | BERLIN (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
-The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Renewables is officially accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation ( FIBAA).

Yarotek and REC Solar Expand in the Caribbean with Ballester Hermanos Project

International | DORADO, Puerto Rico (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
Yarotek, a Miami-based solar developer and independent power producer with regional headquarters in San Juan, and REC Solar, a national provider of comprehensive commercial solar and energy solutions, today announced the completion of an 874 kilowatt solar array for Ballester Hermanos Inc., a food, wine, spirits and foodservice distributor in Dorado, Puerto Rico.

SunEdison Partners With The City of Long Beach To Provide 2.5 Megawatts Of Solar Power

Solar | (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
 SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company, today announced an agreement to develop and install four solar power plants for the City of Long Beach, delivering a combined 2.5 megawatts of solar energy.

Fuji Electric Wins Geothermal Power Equipment Contracts in Indonesia and Iceland

International | EDISON, N.J. (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
Fuji Electric announced that they have been selected as the supplier of geothermal power equipment for two major projects in Indonesia and Iceland.

Trina Solar Announces Shipment of 6.9 MW Trinasmart PV Modules to Anesco in the UK

International | (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has supplied 6.9 MW of Trinasmart  PV modules to Anesco's ground mounted solar farm in the UK that was commissioned in March 2015.

CONSOL Energy Inc. Announces Pricing of $500 Million of Senior Notes

Business & Corporate | (The Associated Press) - Mar 26
 CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) ("CONSOL") today announced the pricing of $500 million of its 8.000% senior notes due 2023 (the "Notes") at a price to the public of 98.552% of their face value.

Portman: Permit states to opt-out of EPA regulations

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Megan Kennedy The Lima News, Ohio
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman offered an amendment to the Senate Budget Resolution on Tuesday.

Coal scam case: Manmohan Singh moves SC against summons

International | Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bhadra Sinha Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against a special CBI court order summoning him as an accused in a coal scam case.

PSC to decide on Badger-Coulee: Thursday meeting will determine if and where high-voltage line to be built

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chris Hubbuch La Crosse Tribune, Wis.
Wisconsin regulators are expected to decide Thursday on a controversial high-voltage power line that could cut through the Coulee Region bringing electricity to population centers in the east.

Govt announces bailout for gas projects, lenders

International | Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Utpal Bhaskar, Asit Ranjan Mishra Mint, New Delhi
The government on Wednesday announced a bailout for stranded gas-based power projects and their lenders, under which liquified natural gas (LNG) will be imported and cash-strapped state power distribution companies financially supported to buy electricity from them.

Siemens Energy to lay off at least 200 in Mount Vernon

Business & Corporate | Mar 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio
Siemens Energy plans to lay off 200 to 240 workers at its plant in Mount Vernon, a move tied to the continuing slump in energy prices.

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