Government Making Progress On Nuclear Build

International | Dec 17 - AllAfrica
Government is making progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear vendor countries as part of the implementation of a new nuclear build.

Hyundai Engineering wins $325 mln Indonesia thermal power plant order

International | Dec 16 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
South Korean builder Hyundai Engineering Co. said Friday it has secured a US$325 million order to build a coal-fired thermal power plant in Indonesia.

Georgia PSC Approves Potential 30 MW Solar Project at NSB Kings Bay

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Dec 17 - Defense Department Documents & Publications
The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today indicated positive approval to allow the Department of the Navy (DON) and Southern Company subsidiary Georgia Power to proceed with the development of a potential 30 megawatt alternating current (AC) or 40 …

Power plants: Chinese investment promised higher return

International | Dec 17 - Express Tribune (Pakistan)
The government has agreed to offer Chinese investors a higher return on investments worth billions of dollars in the power sector, the cost of which will be recovered from honest consumers through a small increase in electricity tariff.

Plan to supply buy Thai electricity for Myeik in 2015

International | Dec 17 - EMBIN (Emerging Markets Business Information News)
Ayeyar Hinthar Company will buy 100 megawatts of electrical power from Thailand in 2015, U Ye Min Aung, the managing director of the Ayeyar Hinthar Company told Mizzima on December 11.

French energy firms win contracts in Chilean electricity tender

International | Dec 17 - EMBIN (Emerging Markets Business Information News)
French energy firms EDF and GDF Suez Friday won contracts to supply electricity to regulated clients in Chile under a major power tender.

Belltown Power Completes the Acquisition of Five Further Solar Projects

International | Dec 17 - PR Newswire Europe
Today, Belltown Power announces that it has completed the acquisition of five further solar projects totalling 53MW and a £58m capital commitment.

Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar development in Georgia

Solar | Dec 17 - PR Newswire
Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced plans to develop a 131-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) solar project in Georgia, which will be capable of generating enough electricity to help meet the energy needs of more than 21,000 homes.

PPL nuclear reactor still offline after water leak

Nuclear | Dec 17 - Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA)
The Unit 1 reactor at the PPL Susquehanna Steam nuclear power plant in Salem Twp., shut down on Saturday, remains offline to repair a small water leak. Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman Neil Sheehan said plant personnel identified a small leak in an insulation-packed area on one of the reactor's valves, which made water leak from a coolant pump line.

Alstom T&D India to help harness solar power potential of Rajasthan

International | Dec 17 - ENP Newswire
Alstom T&D India has secured an order worth around EUR20 million from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited to supply a 400/220 kV substation in Bhadla, and expand the existing 400/220 kV substation in Bikaner, both situated in the state of Rajasthan.

AECOM - URS and ARVOS Group bring energy efficiency solution to coal-fired power industry

International | Dec 17 - ENP Newswire
URS and the LJUNGSTROM Division of ARVOS Group have signed an exclusive agreement to jointly develop, demonstrate, and market a novel approach to improve the energy efficiency of coal-fired power plants by 1 to 3 percent, with a corresponding reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.

Report finds Pennsylvania is a rising leader in clean energy

Solar | Dec 17 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA)
-Pennsylvania added nearly 1.4 gigawatts of clean energy capacity and attracted $3.5 billion in private investment between 2009 and 2013, helping to make the Keystone state a "rising leader" in renewable energy investment, according to a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.

GE Unit, Pacifico Energy to Build 2nd Solar Plant in Japan

International | Dec 17 - Syrian Arab News Agency
GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of General Electric Company ( GE ) which funds energy infrastructure projects, strengthened its presence in the Japanese renewable energy market with an agreement to build the 42MW Mimasaka Musashi solar plant in Japan in collaboration with Tokyo-based Pacifico Energy.

Group pitching nuclear plant in southeastern Idaho

Nuclear | Dec 17 - Syrian Arab News Agency
An investment group is pitching a plan to build a commercial nuclear power plant in southeastern Idaho near the Idaho National Laboratory research facility.

Mainstream, Enel win big in Chile

International | Dec 17 - Forexpros
Mainstream Renewable Power and Enel Green Power have scooped power purchase agreements for 343MW and 161MW respectively in Chile.

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