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Black Hills Corp. Announces 45th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

Jan 28 - Thomson Reuters ONE - The Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend on the corporation's common stock. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 13, 2015, will receive $0.405 per share, payable on March 1, 2015. more...
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Wind Power: Iberdrola, Neoenergia tap Gamesa to supply 84 MW

Jan 29 - Mehr News Agency (Iran) - Iberdrola and Neoenergia, via the Força Eólica do Brasil consortium, have awarded Gamesa a contract to supply 42 state-of-the-art wind turbines to the three wind farms being developed by the two companies in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in North-Eastern Brazil. more...
Filed under: International

Japan Seeks to Rein In a Solar Juggernaut

Jan 29 - Syrian Arab News Agency - Clashing energy interests on the Japanese island of Kyushu have prompted Japans government to clamp down on solar power development nationwide. more...
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NERC Grants Firm Licence for 500 Megawatt Power Plant

Jan 29 - AllAfrica - The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has granted an operating licence to Trombay Power Generation Limited for a 500 MegaWatts power plant. more...
Filed under: International

Alstom signs a 5-year maintenance contract for Olkiluoto nuclear power plant units 1%7E2 in Finland

Jan 29 - Global Data Point - Under this contract, Alstom will carry out year-by-year pre-defined service outage works on turbines, generators and their auxiliary systems and also process valves and control rods on nuclear island at Olkiluoto 1 and Olkiluoto 2, including engineering, consulting, project management and continuous on-site support. more...
Filed under: International

Jeju Energy to construct 230MW wind farm projects on South Korean island

Jan 29 - Global Data Point - The total cost for setting up the projects is estimated at KRW725bn, of which about KRW 550bn will be invested in the offshore projects and remaining for onshore. more...
Filed under: International


By Jason Thomas
On: January 22, 2015
In a special report released recently as part of its annual World Energy Outlook, the International Energy Association stated that despite high-profile initiatives to invest more...
Filed under: International
By Jason Larson
On: January 21, 2015
While Industrial Control System (ICS) vendors are quite practiced at finding and fixing implementation bugs, many have minimal experience with design bugs. In the near more...
Filed under: Information Technology
By Michael Hinton
On: January 19, 2015
For energy traders, the growing compliance burden in Europe is set to intensify with the introduction of MIFID II in 2017. There is still some more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
By Ronald Willoughby
On: January 16, 2015
How many of you remember the days of Quality Circles, and how one of the most difficult problems was selecting the problem? All too frequently more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
By Shiuly Kisku
On: January 15, 2015
A classic case of power shift from an autocracy to a democracy; the story of the Utility transformation may be just that. Ever since de-regulation, more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations


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Energy suppliers' profits per household 'increases by 1000%'

By Kevin Burke - In 2015, energy suppliers will make an average of £114 in profit per household, Ofgem has found. This is more more...
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Residential Demand Response: Worth the Hassle?

By Charlie Hewitt - The once staid and dull power market is getting a makeover.  Renewable energy has gone from a special interest agenda more...
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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 30-01-2015

By Dan Birkett - Today's energy price report has been published looking at the latest gas, power and oil prices and the different factors more...
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Global Flare Gas Recovery System Market Size and Competitive Strategies, 2014 - 2020

By sagar kale - Global flare gas recovery systems market (North America, Europe) analysis, size, share, trends, growth, CARG and forecast. High value markets more...
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Nick Clegg: Green investment critical for the UK's future

By Kevin Burke - Green investment is necessary for the future of the UK, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said. The Leader of more...

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