BLM rejectes application for Silurian Valley energy project

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 21 - Los Angeles Times (CA)
The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's application to build a controversial renewable energy facility in the Mojave Desert's remote Silurian Valley, deciding the sprawling project "would not be in the public interest."

El Paso Electric Announces Quarterly Dividend

Business & Corporate | Nov 21 - Business Wire
The Board of Directors of El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.28 per share.

FERC Approves Merger of Exelon and Pepco Holdings Inc.

Business & Corporate | Nov 21 - Business Wire
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) yesterday approved the proposed merger of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM).

TEPCO fails to stop toxic water inflow into tunnels

International | Nov 21 - Japan Economic Newswire
The operator of the disaster-struck Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant said Friday its attempt to stop the flow of highly toxic water into underground tunnels by the sea had failed, but it will now try using special cement.

Nearly half of state's wind turbines in Huron County

Wind | Nov 21 - Huron Daily Tribune, The (Bad Axe, MI)
The number of wind turbines still is on track to more than double since 2012 totals. At the end of 2012, there were 160 turbines in the Huron County.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Amended Order Requiring Publication of Notice of Application of Pruitt Solar 1, LLC

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 21 - Targeted News Service
The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order: In the Matter of Application of Pruitt Solar 1, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 5-MW Solar Facility in Granville County, North Carolina.

North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order Allowing Withdrawal of Report and Closing Docket

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Nov 21 - Targeted News Service
The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order: In the Matter of Report of Proposed Construction by Pleasant Grove Solar, LLC, for a 1.99-MW Solar Array in Alamance County, North Carolina.

Nuclear Exercise to Involve TVA, Federal, State & Local Agencies

Nuclear | Nov 21 - Yellowbrix
The Tennessee Valley Authority is coordinating with multiple federal, state and local emergency response agencies to conduct a routine emergency preparedness exercise involving TVA s Sequoyah Nuclear Plant on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

Residents turn out to get free potassium iodide pills in case of nuclear disaster

Nuclear | Nov 21 - York Daily Record (PA)
It's a situation most people would rather not think about: a radiological disaster. But with Peach Bottom Atomic Power Plant in southern York County and Three Mile Island nearby in Dauphin County, some York countians came out Thursday to get pills that would help protect them in case of a nuclear emergency.

Walmart Builds on Leadership of Commercial Solar Deployment and Expands On-Site Solar Energy Projects

Solar | BENTONVILLE, Ark. -Business Wire - Nov 20
Walmart today announced the company will install up to 400 new solar projects at facilities across the nation over the next four years.

Southwestern College Dedicates 3.2-Megawatt SunPower Solar System

Solar | CHULA VISTA, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  
In a ceremonial flipping of the energy switch yesterday, Southwestern College and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) dedicated the installation of a 3.2-megawatt solar power system on the college's Chula Vista campus.

Solar Generation In The U.K. Soon To Be Cheaper Than Gas

International | Nov 20 - Yellowbrix
Solar power in the U.K. will be cheaper than natural gas by 2018, according to new industry analysis from the Solar Trade Association (STA).

Lodi City Council votes to increase electric utility rates

Business & Corporate | Nov 20 - Lodi News-Sentinel (CA)
The Lodi City Council voted 3-2 on Wednesday night to approve a 5-percent increase to Lodi Electric Utility rates that will take effect Jan. 1, 2015.

Vestas to supply wind turbines for Croatian wind power plant

International | Nov 20 - Pan African News Agency
Vestas has been awarded a contract to provide 14 units of the V112-3.0 MW wind turbines for the Ogorje wind power plant in Croatia.

Fitch Rates OGE's Senior Notes 'A-'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2014-
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to OGE Energy Corp.'s (OGE) proposed $100 million issue of floating rate senior notes due 2017. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

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