US NRC starts special inspection at River Bend Station nuclear power plant

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has begun a special inspection at the River Bend Station nuclear power plant to review circumstances surrounding an unplanned reactor shutdown that occurred on Dec. 25, 2014.

Nordex wins 30MW US deal

Wind | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
Nordex has been handed a 30MW deal by Fair Wind Power Partners to supply turbines to a project in Maryland, northeast US. Nordex will manufacture 12 N100/2500 turbines for the 30MW Fair Wind project, with installation expected in September 2015.

Wind energy firm wins contracts

International | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
GLASGOW-based Urban Wind has won contracts to develop three wind energy projects in the UK, which will involve £3 million total investment.

Glennmont completes purchase of 40MW biomass project in Wales

International | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
Glennmont Partners has completed the purchase of the Margam Green Energy Project from ECO2 Ltd. and Western Logs Group on behalf of its dedicated clean energy fund, Glennmont Clean Energy Fund Europe II1 in a £160m deal.

Axion Power Signs Broad Marketing, Sales and Reselling Agreement with Pacific Energy Ventures LLC

Energy Storage | Jan 28 - PR Newswire
Axion Power International, Inc. (Nasdaq: AXPW), a developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC® batteries, energy storage systems and frequency regulation systems, today announced a strategic marketing, sales and reselling agreement with privately owned Portland OR-based Pacific Energy Ventures LLC (PEV), a technology and project development firm specializing in the renewable energy and energy storage sectors. 

Pattern Energy Expands Potential ROFO Projects as Pattern Development Forms a Partnership With GPI of Japan, Adding Up to 1,000 MW to Its Pipeline

International | Jan 28 - GlobeNewswire
Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq:PEGI) (TSX:PEG) (the "Company" or "Pattern Energy"), today announced that Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development") has

World-leading auctions for low carbon projects to begin in UK

International | Jan 28 - M2 PressWIRE
The auctions, which will start on 29 January, will see only the most competitive projects receive contracts - helping to drive down the cost of renewables support.

Bangor University and Horizon Nuclear Power sign up to formal joint-working

International | Jan 28 - ENP Newswire
Bangor University and Horizon Nuclear Power, which is owned by leading global electronics company Hitachi, Ltd., have signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding which will enable both organisations to collaborate and work more closely together in future years.

Former opponent touts nuclear power at Chicago event

Nuclear | Jan 28 - Chicago Tribune (IL)
Not too long ago Carol Browner would have sided with the activists clad in white hazmat suits protesting nuclear power outside the City Club's lunch Tuesday in downtown Chicago.

New-Generation Solar Panels Far Cheaper, More Efficient - Scientists

International | Jan 28 - AllAfrica
A new generation of solar panels made from a mineral called perovskite has the potential to convert solar energy into household electricity more cheaply than ever before, according to a study from Briain's Exeter University.

Photovoltaic, Wind and Hydro Star as Top Renewables, Finds Frost & Sullivan

Solar | Jan 28 - PR Newswire
The past decade has witnessed significant developments in policies for renewable energy. Previously, less than 50 countries worldwide had support policies for renewable energy; this number now stands at more than 130.

A.D.B. provides Thailand with $85 million to develop wind power plant

International | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
The Asian Development Bank will be providing a company in Thailand loans to develop a wind power plant in the country.

GE - Global Nuclear Fuel Awarded $100 Million-Plus Lifetime Contract for Fuel Reloads at Cooper Nuclear Station

Nuclear | Jan 28 - ENP Newswire
Global Nuclear Fuel, a joint venture majority owned by GE, today announced that it has been selected by Nebraska Public Power District to continue to provide fuel reloads for the Cooper Nuclear Station.

Kazakhstan remains the world's largest uranium producer

International | Jan 28 - Times of Central Asia
Kazakhstan has maintained its leading position as the world's largest uranium producer.

ACCIONA Windpower passes 2,000 MW in sales of its AW 3000 turbine

International | Jan 28 - Global Data Point
The contract with Rio Energy is for the supply of thirty-nine 3 MW turbines for the Itarema IV, VI, VII, VIII and IX wind power complex planned in the state of Ceará.


ABB touts new distribution grid integration solutions, expertise at DistribuTECH 2015

San Diego, California, January 29, 2015 (News Release)

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