Delaney Introduces Legislation to Reduce Carbon Pollution, Reduce Taxes and Boost Economic Growth

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 04 - Congressional Documents & Publications
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has filed legislation to reduce carbon pollution and combat climate change in a pro-growth, economically responsible manner that helps working families. Delaney's …

TerraForm Power Announces Acquisition of 25 MW of Solar Power Plants From Invenergy

Business & Corporate | May 04 - GlobeNewswire - Canada
TerraForm Power, Inc. (Nasdaq:TERP), an owner and operator of clean energy power plants, today announced the acquisition of 25 MW of operating utility-scale solar power plants from Invenergy , a leading clean energy company that develops, owns and operates power generation and energy storage facilities in North America and Europe.

Ener-Core Powerstation EC250 To Be Installed at Santiago Canyon Landfill To Generate Clean Electricity

Fossil & Biomass | May 04 - Business Wire
Ener-Core’s (OTCQB:ENCR) 250kW Powerstation EC250 will be installed at the closed Santiago Canyon Landfill in Orange County and will allow Orange County Waste & Recycling …

Nuclear group offers summer program for teachers

Business & Corporate | May 04 - Aiken Standard (SC)
The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness and various other groups have created a way for 25 teachers to learn more about nuclear technology applications.

Pearce Praises Passage of House Bill to Fund 'All-of-the-Above' Energy Policy

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 04 - Congressional Documents & Publications
Today, by a bipartisan vote of 240-177, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2028, the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce issued the following statement following his vote for passage.

The House Continues to Stand Up for Yucca Mountain

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | May 04 - Congressional Documents & Publications
The House of Representatives today once again stood up in support of Yucca Mountain. The Energy and Water funding bill, which was approved today by the full House, provides $150 million to the Department of Energy and $25 million to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to support Yucca Mountain licensing activities.

Ecotricity boss writes plan to make four fifths of UK power renewable by 2030

International | May 04 - Guardian Web
Dale Vince, the chairman of the renewable energy firm Ecotricity and a major Labour donor, has published a plan for four fifths of British power generation to be derived from renewable energy within 15 years, calling for the introduction of “a cow tax” to reduce UK beef consumption.

NEXTracker Delivers State-of-the-Art Trackers to Largest Tracking Solar Installation in Australia

International | May 04 - PR Newswire
NEXTracker, Inc., designer and manufacturer of the world's most advanced single axis PV trackers, today announced that it has substantially completed a 70MW shipment to Australia's largest tracking solar installation. The 70MW solar project on the Moree Plains of New South Wales (NSW) is being installed by Elecnor, a global Engineering & Procurement …

New Wind Farm in Fairfield, MT.

Wind | May 04 - Yellowbrix
Construction of a 25-megawatt, 15-tower wind farm is expected to begin north of Fairfield following negotiations between the developer and NorthWestern Energy.

Champion Energy and NEC Retail Select CEIVA Energy for LITE-UP Texas Energy Efficiency Program

Annoucement | Burbank, Calif. - May 4, 2015 (News Release)
CEIVA Energy, a utility-controlled home energy management system (HEMS) company, today announced its Homeview platform has been selected by two Texas retail electric providers (REPs) for deployment across their low-income customer base in Texas.

PPL price-to-compare down slightly

Business & Corporate | May 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Falchek The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.
PPL Electric Utilities posted a lower price to compare for customers who rely on the utility to purchase electric supply.

Arkansas Cooperatives Offer Energy Makeover Contest

Energy Efficiency | May 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.
The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas is holding its eighth annual Energy Efficiency Makeover Contest.

Alliant Energy projected earnings and revenue hurt by mild winter

Business & Corporate | May 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - George C. Ford The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
A relatively mild winter resulted in lower first-quarter earnings and revenue for Alliant Energy, corporate parent of Interstate Power and Light in Cedar Rapids.

Edison International Teams Up with Tesla for Battery Storage Projects

Energy Storage | ROSEMEAD, Calif. (The Associated Press) - May 1
Edison International (NYSE: EIX) announced today that it has established commercial agreements with Tesla as part of its launch of a new line of Tesla Energy products. Southern California Edison (SCE), the regulated utility subsidiary of Edison International, and SoCore Energy, a subsidiary of Edison Energy that provides rooftop solar systems, are implementing energy storage projects that feature Tesla Powerpacks.

TEP Ranks among Nation’s Top 10 Utilities for Installing Solar Resources

Solar | TUCSON, Ariz. (The Associated Press) - May 1
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) ranks among the nation’s top 10 utilities in expanding its solar energy portfolio, according to a report released this week by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA).



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