2014 Articles

RES Americas, PSE to develop battery storage project

12/18/2014

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) have announced plans to launch a battery storage project in Whatcom County, Washington.

Kudankulam nuclear units to be up and running by 2021

12/18/2014

India’s government says units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project are scheduled to begin commissioning in 2020 and 2021.

Areva develops corrosion-prevention solution for nuclear power plants

12/18/2014

Areva developed a technology to prevent corrosion of secondary systems in nuclear power plants.

Wind energy project phase gains $300mn financing

12/18/2014

Goldwind USA received $300 million financing for the second phase of a wind power project in Panama.

Washington governor proposes cap on carbon pollution

12/18/2014

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state's largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.

Nevada regulators look again at tribal solar plant

12/18/2014

Nevada utility regulators are considering a revised plan for a solar power generating facility that had been proposed for the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation as part of an NV Energy effort to retire coal-fired plants.

Duke Energy gets final air permit for Citrus combined-cycle project

12/18/2014

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection on Dec. 16 issued the final air construction permit for the nominal 1,640-MW Citrus Combined Cycle Project (CCCP) of Duke Energy Florida.

Moody’s sees stable 2015 for public power sector

12/18/2014

Despite anxiety over the financial impact of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plant to cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, Moody's Investors Service is upbeat about the outlook for public power utiliti...

Recovery project for Kingston ash spill nears completion

12/17/2014

Clean up efforts, from the 2008 Kingston Fossil Plant coal ash spill, is near completion.

DOC imposes additional tariffs on solar panels from China, Taiwan

12/17/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced it will impose tariffs on solar photovoltaic (PV) modules imported from China and Taiwan.

Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar projects in Georgia

12/17/2014

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) subsidiary Southern Power plans to develop a 131-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar project in Georgia.

SC bill would encourage investment in wind energy

12/17/2014

A North Myrtle Beach lawmaker has pre-filed a bill in the General Assembly to encourage utilities to invest in offshore wind energy.

Dominion's 1,329 MW Warren County gas-fired power station enters operation

12/17/2014

Dominion Virginia (NYSE: D)’s natural gas-fired, 1,329 MW Warren County Power Station, in Virginia, has entered commercial operation.

Two more nuclear reactors OK to restart in Japan

12/17/2014

Japanese nuclear regulators approved the restart of two more reactors in the country totaling 1.7-GW in generating capacity.

Hinkley Point C nuclear plant to break ground in 2015

12/17/2014

The head of EDF Energy said work on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is expected to begin in 2015.

Eos Energy Storage receives $2.1Mn from California Energy Commission for battery demo

12/17/2014

As part of California’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC), through the California Energy Commission (CEC), Eos Energy Storage was awarded $2.1 million for an advanced battery storage system demonstration.

EDF EN Canada commissions Phase 1 of Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project

12/17/2014

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, has announced the commissioning of the first phase of the 150-MW Rivière-du-Moulin.

Kansas firm moves ahead on wind as rule is debated

12/17/2014

Kansas' largest electric company announced plans Tuesday to buy power from a wind farm under development to meet a state renewable-energy mandate, as legislators prepared for another debate over repealing the requirement.

Smaller renewable power projects up 58 percent

12/17/2014

Vermont's reliance on solar power is continuing to increase as producers take advantage of federal tax credits and the state's growing affection for cleaner energy sources, officials said Tuesday.

Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy

12/17/2014

Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.

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