Turbine failure puts safe operation of Iron Gates I power plant at risk

International | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Agerpres, Bucharest, Romania
A turbine failure at the Romanian section of the Iron Gates I hydroelectric power station sent a signal over the possibly unsafe operation of the hydroelectric group 4, leader of Hidroelectrica-Serv unionists Cristinel Popescu on Wednesday evening declared for AGERPRES.

Ten Tips to Save Money Inside Your Home

Billing & Customer Care | University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC July 24, 2014 -- The Seahawk, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex
Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, savvy approaches to running your home can save you money according to house smart experts.

Placement of public car chargers needs to be revved up, experts say

Electric Vehicles | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tory N. Parrish The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Lisa Karraker took the plunge.After thinking about it for years, environmental concerns motivated the Beechview resident to buy her first electric car, a 2014 Nissan Leaf, last week.

Electricity -Federal Government Plans New Sanctions for Bills Defaulters

Billing & Customer Care | Jul 24, 2014 -- Vanguard/All Africa Global Media
The Federal Government, vowed to mete out severe sanctions to perpetual defaulters in the payment of electricity bills.

Texas man makes creative coolers to fight the heat

Risk & Operations | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Edwin Delgado San Antonio Express-News
Almost everybody has a cooler. But do you have one that has a blender, an air conditioner, electronic device charger, LED lights or a USB port?

Appeal by former PEC exec rejected

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Zeke MacCormack San Antonio Express-News
The 3rd Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions of former Pedernales Electric Cooperative General Manager Bennie Fuelberg in 2010 for theft, money laundering and misapplication of fiduciary property.

Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tony Davis The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson
A deal that was in the works for months is now official: The last coal-fired unit at Tucson Electric Power's south-side power plant will run totally on natural gas by the end of 2017.

Taqa pulls out of deal to acquire two Jaypee hydropower plants

International | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - P.R. Sanjai Mint, New Delhi
In a major setback for its debt reduction drive, Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd on Thursday said Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. PJSC, or Taqa, is withdrawing from the agreement to purchase two hydropower plants owned by the company in Himachal Pradesh.

City Light investigating morning fire at Broad Street substation

Grid Operations | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christine Clarridge The Seattle Times
Seattle City Light is trying to determine the cause of a fire Wednesday at a power substation near Seattle Center that left 325 customers without power, including the Monorail.

Thousands remain without power from fire; floods still a danger

Grid Operations | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Joseph O'Sullivan The Seattle Times
With utility poles charred and transmission lines down in the trail of the Carlton complex wildfire, about 7,000 Okanogan County customers remained without power Wednesday, according to the Okanogan Public Utility District.

DEP extends for 2 years operating permit of B.L. England plant

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - David O'Reilly The Philadelphia Inquirer
New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection has extended for two years the operating permit of a Cape May County electric-generating plant that for decades has been ranked among the state's worst air polluters.

Solar-powered cars roll into Wichita on leg of competition

Solar | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Shelby Reynolds The Wichita Eagle
Eight solar-powered vehicles traveled through Wichita on Wednesday in the American Solar Challenge, a 1,700-mile race involving colleges from the United States, Canada and Iran.

Trashanol: Vendor pitches garbage-to-energy technology to board representing 187 Maine towns

Fossil & Biomass | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Nok-Noi Ricker Bangor Daily News, Maine
While the Department of Environmental Protection considers an application from the Municipal Review Committee to open an integrated solid waste and recycling facility with a landfill in Penobscot County, the MRC board heard a presentation Wednesday from technology vendor Fiberight.

Minister: No magic solutions for water, electricity

International | Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon
Water and Energy Minister Arthur Nazarian said Lebanon's chronic power and water problems are accumulated over many years, stressing that he has no "magic wand" to resolve them overnight.

Structure Appoints Bill Hunter to Lead Organizational Change Practice

Annoucement | HOUSTON (July 23, 2014)
Industry Veteran, Change Guru, Hunter Leads Companies through Transformational Change

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