France : ENUSA selects AREVA for enrichment services

International | Oct 18 - TendersInfo (India)
During the first edition of the World Nuclear Exhibition, AREVA and the Spanish company ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas signed a multi-year contract for the supply of enrichment services.

France : AREVA to build biomass plant in BAHIA

International | Oct 18 - TendersInfo (India)
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 Vermont Yankee Releases Historic Site Assessment Study to State of Vermont

Nuclear | Oct 18 - Targeted News Service
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.

Minneapolis, Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy form First-of-its-kind Clean Energy Partnership

Energy Efficiency | Oct 18 - Targeted News Service
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.

35,000 Homes to Benefit from Renewable Energy

International | Oct 18 - Targeted News Service
The Scottish government issued the following news: A new 27-turbine wind farm near New Cumnock in East Ayrshire has been granted consent, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing confirmed today.

India : SUZLON ENERGY plans INR 15000 crore investment in wind energy

International | Oct 17 - TendersInfo (India)
Suzlon Energy is planning establishment of a production unit in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Italy : Enel green power begins work on new photovoltaic plant in Chile

International | Oct 17 - TendersInfo (India)
Enel Green Power has started work on the construction of Lalackama II, the companyĆ¢ s fourth photovoltaic plant in Chile.

Thailand : ERC enters into MoU with DIW to expedite power-plant permits

International | Oct 17 - TendersInfo (India)
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.

Cutler Asks Governor to Endorse Bill That Involves Legislature in Creating Environmental Policy

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 18 - Targeted News Service
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.

Commission Adopts Updated Costs Wind Developers Pay for Integrating Wind Generation onto Idaho Power's System

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 18 - Targeted News Service
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.

New Jersey Solar Businesses Ready to Roll with Clean Power

Solar | Oct 18 - Targeted News Service
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.

Watts Bar may not help TVA meet EPA carbon limits

Nuclear | Oct 18 - Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN)
The Tennessee Valley Authority is cutting in half the share of power it gets from coal-fired power plants and should reduce its carbon emissions from its peak levels by nearly 40 percent by 2020.

Additional Acquisition of Interest in Power Generation Project in New York City

Business & Corporate | Oct 17 - TendersInfo (India)
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.

Renewable energy sector is key to South America job creation

International | Oct 17 - Bizcommunity (South Africa)
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.

APPA and NRECA Executives Hold Media Briefing on TVA's Watts Bar 2

Nuclear | Oct 17 - Targeted News Service
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.

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