A nuclear and renewable energy company, Areva has entered into a contract with Bolt Energias S/A, which is involved in energy generation and trading activities, to build the Campo Grande biomass power plant in Bahia, Brazil.
Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee has submitted its site assessment study for the decommissioning of the nuclear facility to the state of Vermont's Public Service Department, Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Health and Public Service Board.
Xcel Energy issued the following news release: Today, Mayor Betsy Hodges and the City Council approved agreements with Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy that, among other things, establish a first-of-its-kind City-utility Clean Energy Partnership which will have the City and the utility companies collaborating in new ways to help Minneapolis achieve its clean energy goals.
An amended memorandum of understanding has been signed by the National Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) with the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) to make the regulator an alternative one-stop-service choice for businesses applying for power-plant permits.
The Pennsylvania State House Republican Caucus issued the following news release on the behalf of Pennsylvania State Rep. Bryan Cutler: Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) is calling on the governor to sign into law House Bill 2354, which was approved by the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission issued the following news release: State regulators have adopted updated rates to be charged wind developers who sell energy to Idaho Power Company to account for the utility's expense of integrating the wind onto its distribution and transmission system.
Environment New Jersey issued the following news release: Twenty New Jersey solar businesses issued a letter to the White House today, endorsing limits on carbon pollution from power plants and advocating that solar energy become a focal point of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has acquired an approximately 16% economic interest in the Astoria I power generation project ("Project") from a subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. Mitsui has been participating in the project since October 30, 2013 and hold an approximately 37% economic interest in total by this acquisition.
The announcement by the World Bank at the recent G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting that 600 million jobs will need to be created by 2030 in order to support the expanding global population is cause for major concern.
The Tennessee Valley Authority issued the following news release: Sue Kelly , President and CEO of the American Public Power Association , and Jo Ann Emerson , CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association , toured the Watts Bar nuclear plant and were briefed by TVA officials on the significant accomplishments and milestones being achieved on the project as the unit nears completion and readies for licensing by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.