New York PSC Stays New Net Metering Rules

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 04 - YellowBrix
- After the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) announced that renewable energy development companies and utilities in the Empire State will have more time to transition from existing net metering rules, in order to ensure a more “fair and reasonable” process, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), applauded the PSC's responsiveness …

Conservationists, nuclear proponents comment at Vogtle hearing

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 04 - Augusta Chronicle (GA)
Water conservationists fear Plant Vogtle's proposal to release millions of gallons of water back into the Savannah River threatens a resource they say is stressed by other pollutants.

Co-ops Raise Reliability Concerns at FERC Conference

Grid Operations | Mar 04 - Transmission & Distribution World
Speaking to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on behalf of America’s more than 900 not-for-profit electric cooperatives, Jay Morrison, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), outlined concerns that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) could affect the cost of and reliability of of electricity.

Coal India likely to miss output target this fiscal

International | Mar 04 - DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India)
Coal India Ltd (CIL) may have finalised a blueprint to reach production capacity of 1 billion tonne of annual output by 2020, but the world's largest coal miner would continue to falter on both production as well as supplies in coming days.

TEP Selects Three Local Companies to Install Rooftop Solar for New Program

Solar | Mar 04 - Business Wire
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has selected three Tucson-based solar companies to install and maintain residential rooftop solar systems for the TEP Residential Solar Program.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Anounces Florida PSC Approvals Of Purchased Power Agreements For Florida Public Utilities Company

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 04 - PR Newswire
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that the Florida Public Service Commission ("FPSC") has approved the Purchased Power Agreement ("PPA") signed between Chesapeake subsidiaries Florida Public Utilities Company ("FPU") and Eight Flags Energy, LLC ("Eight Flags").

RES planning application for Brown's Holt wind farm now available to the public

Wind | Mar 04 - Global Data Point
If consented, the wind farm could provide sufficient renewable electricity to meet the average demand of approximately 11,500 homes; which, for comparison, is equivalent to approximately 30% of all the homes in the West Lindsey area.

Duke Energy Seeks Early End to Nuclear Plant Charge

Business & Corporate | Mar 04 - Global Data Point
The utility filed a petition Monday with the Florida Public Service Commission that, if accepted, would disconnect nearly two years earlier than planned the monthly charge of $3.45 per 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity.

Flake Introduces Bills to Rein in EPA in Arizona

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 04 - Congressional Documents & Publications
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) today launched his second annual legislative initiative to rein in overreaching and economically harmful Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) air regulations in Arizona.

Whitfield Examines Changing Energy Markets

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 04 - Congressional Documents & Publications
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing to examine changes in global energy markets.

CEB to Launch EOI for the Generation of Energy From Renewable Sources

International | Mar 04 - AllAfrica
The Central Electricity Board (CEB) will issue shortly an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the generation of energy from renewable sources namely wind, solar, biomass and waste to energy.

France - Job cuts in pipeline as French nuclear giant Areva posts record losses

International | Mar 04 - Radio France Internationale
French nuclear giant Areva suffered record losses of 4.8 billion euros in 2014, it confirmed on Wednesday.

W.Va. Representative co-sponsors legislation to fight EPA permit vetos

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Mar 04 - Bluefield Daily Telegraph (WV)
Legislation co-sponsored Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., would prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively vetoing valid and previously approved mining permits.

AES acquires US distributed solar firm Main Street

Business & Corporate | Mar 04 - YellowBrix
US power producer AES Corp has taken over Main Street Power Co Inc along with its 160-MW portfolio of distributed generation solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in operation or under development.

ET Solar Delivers 6.1MW PV Modules to UK's largest Commercial Rooftop Project

International | Mar 04 - PR Newswire
ET Solar, a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that it has supplied 6.068MW of PV modules that have been installed on the rooftop of British retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) distribution center in the East Midlands of England, at Castle Donington.



Receive Energy Central eNews & Updates

Get the news delivered to you!
Subscribe now to receive top headlines and news updates power industry professionals need to know- FREE!


Get your event listing in front of more than 100,000 industry professionals by posting on EnergyCentral's Event Center.