Energy Pipeline: Grover rancher, Pawnee Buttes Seed replant land after wind turbine installation

Wind | GROVER -- Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bridgett Weaver Greeley Tribune, Colo.
Jim Sturrock's ranch is for beef production first and energy production second.

ANZ limits lending to cleaner coal

International | Oct 05, 2015 -- The Australian Financial Review - ABIX
The ANZ Bank has changed its lending policy for loans to the coal industry.

Ameresco completes first solar installation in Knox County

Solar | Oct 05, 2015 -- MarketLine
Ameresco, Inc., a renewable energy company, has announced the completion of the first of 14 solar arrays that are being installed at schools and select facilities throughout Knox County.

Nuclear group CNTA names new executive director

Nuclear | Oct 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Derrek Asberry Aiken Standard, S.C.
Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, or CNTA, announced last week its new executive director.

Power plants challenged by carbon capture and storage

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Oct 05 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA)
The Obama administration's push to cut greenhouse gas pollution from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years has the energy industry taking another look at carbon capture and storage techniques.

Buller Electricity Plans to Acquires Remaining 44% Stake in Pulse Energy

International | Oct 05 - Progressive Digital Media - Deals
Buller Electricity Limited intends to acquire remaining 44% stake in Pulse Energy Limited, an independent energy retailer providing electricity and gas, servicing over 55,000 customers throughout New Zealand .

Pro/Con: Should power lines be buried?

Grid Operations | Oct 05 - Victoria Advocate (TX)
About 50 people died when the power was out for an extended period of time after Superstorm Sandy pummeled the East Coast in November 2012.

The facts about Nandipur Power Project

International | Oct 05 - Enterprise (Pakistan)
What was aimed to be the government's stepping stone in tackling the energy woes has turned into a nightmare.

ABB Power Consulting Group announces HVDC Seminar for utility planners, developers

Annoucement | Raleigh, NC, October 2, 2015
Two-day educational course in November will help power planners understand High Voltage Direct Current growth in North America, and how to model, plan and economically justify HVDC investment for new and existing transmission systems.

Request for hearing withdrawn in Van Alstyne power plant case

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | VAN ALSTYNE -- Oct 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Miranda Wilcox Herald Democrat, Sherman, Texas
Van Alstyne residents, who just a few weeks ago spoke out in a preliminary hearing against a proposed power plant near their homes, have decided not to pursue their requests through to a formal hearing.


Nuclear | Oct 03 -
For local residents and state officials, the central, painful reality of post-Vermont Yankee planning is that there is nowhere to take the plant's spent nuclear fuel.

PUC will let HECO build power plant to run partly on biofuel

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The Public Utilities Commission has approved Hawaiian Electric Co.'s plan to build a biofuel-capable power generation plant at Schofield Barracks, adding more fossil fuel to Hawaii's grid.

Calpine Closes USD 240m Champion Energy Marketing Acquisition

Business & Corporate | Oct 02, 2015 -- M&A Navigator
US-based electrical generator Calpine Corp. has closed its acquisition of US-based retail electric provider Champion Energy Marketing, LLC for USD 240m, the company said.

Eco groups make case against coal-burner's costs

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | LAKELAND -- Oct 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Christopher Guinn The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.
Lakeland Electric's 364-megawatt coal-burning generator, McIntosh Unit 3, should be scrapped for environmental and economic reasons -- and the sooner the better, clean air activists told the utility Thursday.

More wind power for Mower County

Wind | HAYFIELD -- Oct 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Hannah Yang Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn.
After seven years of planning and construction, planners of the Pleasant Valley Wind Farm expect it to be completed later this month.

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