Wave energy test rolling forward in Hawaii

Future & Alternative Generation | July 28, 2015 Amy Gahran
Just off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, last month a wave energy generator began contributing small ripples of electricity to the local utility's grid. In this one-year test of new technology, the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of Hawaii are collaborating to gather data which could help shape the future of wave energy technology.

Solar array turns sports complex into mini-power plant

Solar | DANVERS Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ethan Forman The Salem News, Beverly, Mass.
Tuesday morning proved sunny, and that was a good thing for the squinting developers of a massive, $3 million, commercial solar installation on the sprawling rooftops above the Danvers Indoor Sports complex at 150 Andover St., off Route 114.

SolarCity launches plan to bring solar power to small and midsize firms

Solar | Jul 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ivan Penn Los Angeles Times
SolarCity Corp. wants to deck the rooftops of small and midsize businesses with solar panels by offering a new financing strategy to a market that the company says has largely gone untapped.

1,900 without power in west St. Louis County after storms (UPDATED at 10:38 a.m. with new numbers on outages.)

Business & Corporate | Jul 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A heat advisory remains in effect through Tuesday night following a round of storms on Monday, with temperatures expected to reach into the upper 90s with a heat index of 110.

Greenleaf Power acquires Plainfield Renewable Energy (Plainfield biomass power facility) from Leidos

Business & Corporate | Jul 28, 2015 -- MarketLine Financial Deals Tracker
Greenleaf Power, LLC has acquired the Plainfield biomass power facility located in Connecticut, US from Leidos, Inc.

BRIEF: Grady County Commissioners discuss possible wind energy center in Rush Springs

Wind | Jul 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jessica Lane The Express-Star, Chickasha, Okla.
Wind energy could be blowing into Grady County in 2016.

BRIEF: Power restored in northern Horry County

Business & Corporate | Jul 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tonya Root The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
More than 2,800 Horry Electric Cooperative customers living in the northern part of Horry County were without power after a transmission outage occurred Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Chairman Murkowski Begins Markup of Bipartisan Energy Bill

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Washington, D.C. Jul 28 - Congressional Documents & Publications
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today began the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee's markup of the broad, bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015

Edison seeks almost $7.6 billion in damages for nuclear plant

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 28 - Los Angeles Times (CA)
Southern California Edison is seeking almost $7.6 billion from the Japanese manufacturer of the faulty steam generators that led to the permanent shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

ZionSolutions, LLC, Zion Nuclear Power Station, Units 1 and 2

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 28 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption from certain emergency planning requirements in response to a May 27, 2014, request from Zion Solutions, LLC.

Shares of PG&E Rank the Highest in Terms of Relative Performance in the Multi-Utilities Industry (PCG, NWE, CNP, VVC, DTE)

Business & Corporate | Jul 28, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Here are the top 5 stocks in the Multi-Utilities industry ranked by performance.

Top 3 Companies in the Multi-Utilities Industry With the Highest Free Cash Flow Per Share (WEC, PEG, ED)

Business & Corporate | Jul 28, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities industry with the highest free cash flow per share.

Duke Energy appoints new North Carolina president

Business & Corporate | Jul 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
Duke Energy Corporation has appointed David Fountain, currently senior vice president of enterprise legal support, as state president in North Carolina, effective September 1, 2015.

NRG Energy Ranks the Highest in Terms of Free Cash Flow Per Share in the Independent Power Producers Industry (NRG, CPN, DYN)

Business & Corporate | Jul 28, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Independent Power Producers industry with the highest free cash flow per share.

Highest Free Cash Flow Per Share in the Electric Utilities Industry Detected for Entergy (ETR, NEE, CNL)

Business & Corporate | Jul 28, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities industry with the highest free cash flow per share.

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