North Anna Power Station exercise set for Feb. 9

Nuclear | Feb 06 - Prince William Today (VA)
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management and Dominion Virginia Power will conduct a full-scale exercise Feb. 9 at the North Anna Power Station.

Glen Ellyn named 'Green Power Community'

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | GLEN ELLYN - Feb 06 - Glen Ellyn Suburban Life (IL)
The village of Glen Ellyn has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a "Green Power Community."

Concerns raised about sustainable energy bill

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | SALT LAKE CITY - Feb 06 - Deseret News (UT)
A coalition that includes the state's top consumer watchdog agency is staunchly opposing legislation it says would result in higher electricity bills for Utah ratepayers.

Obama using final budget request to push for action against climate change

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 06 - Guardian Web
Barack Obama called on Congress to double funding for clean energy research on Saturday, using his final budget request – and one of the last high-profile moments of his presidency – to push for action against climate change.

NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector for North Anna Nuclear Power Station

Business & Corporate | Feb 05 - Global Data Point
Croon joined the NRC in August 2011 as a project engineer in the Region II Division of Reactor Projects in Atlanta.

The new power unit of Beloyarsk NPP, equipped with turbine unit "Power Machines", was successfully tested

International | Feb 05 - Global Data Point
Inclusion of the power unit No 4 to the grid on 10 December 2015, for the 20 days managed to develop more than 40 million. Kilowatt- hours of electricity.

Bhel launches Kosti thermal power plant in Sudan

International | Feb 05 - Investing.com
Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited today announced the inauguration of 500 Mw Kosti thermal power plant in Sundan, the largest in that country.

City to install solar panels at Carmel Valley Recreation Center

Solar | Feb 05 - San Diego Union-Tribune (CA)
The Carmel Valley Recreation Center will soon play a part in helping the city reach its renewable energy goals

150 more turbines scheduled to go up this year

Wind | BAD AXE -- Feb 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chris Aldridge The Huron Daily Tribune, Bad Axe, Mich.
Developers have their eyes set on spring, when they plan to plant another 150 wind turbines in Huron County soil.

NextEra deal shorts consumers, advocate says

Business & Corporate | Feb 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The state Consumer Advocate said Thursday that NextEra Energy Inc. should offer four times the amount of savings it is currently promising customers if its purchase of Hawaiian Electric Industries is approved.

Proposed power plant in Elizabeth Township faces hurdles, questions

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Moore Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
After a contentious town hall meeting last week, Elizabeth Township is weighing a Chicago-based energy company's proposal to build a 550-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant on the toxic site of a former industrial landfill.

OMU has 20 months to determine future

Billing & Customer Care | Feb 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Steve Vied Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.
Converting the coal-burning, 290-megawatt Unit 2 of the Elmer Smith Station power plant to natural gas operation or obtaining power through a partnership with a natural gas power plant somewhere else

Groups debate cost of TVA's power shift from coal to gas

Billing & Customer Care | Feb 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.
Closing TVA coal plants could push up electric rates in Tennessee by more than 20 percent over the next decade and leave power rates in the Tennessee Valley above the national average

Customer's lawsuit challenges SMUD's use of smart meters

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Mark Glover The Sacramento Bee
A persistent critic of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's smart meter program has filed suit against the utility, seeking to recoup charges he paid for switching from a smart electric meter to an analog meter.

One large solar project in Minnesota going ahead while another is delayed

Solar | Feb 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
One large solar energy project is moving ahead in rural Minnesota, while another was delayed Thursday by concerns over the loss of prime farmland.

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