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Anterix Announces FCC Adoption of 900 MHz Report and Order
 
Anterix (NASDAQ: ATEX) today announced that the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") has voted unanimously to adopt a Report and Order ("R&O"), "Transitioning the 900 MHz Band to Enable Broadband Deployment." The... Read more
 
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Utilities seek to recover COVID-19 costs through possible future rate hikes
 
INDIANAPOLIS - A group of Indiana utilities, including NIPSCO, wants to categorize recent lower energy demand as a COVID-19-related expense and eventually recover such costs from consumers. "The COVID-19 pandemic has had an... Read more
 
#financial   #utility-business   
 
Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Bullish On Renewable Energy Group Inc (REGI)
 
We hate to say this but, we told you so. On February 27th we published... Read more
 
#utility-business   
 
Bear Swamp Power Company, LLC; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation
 
Bear Swamp Power Company, LLC; Notice of Authorization for Continued... Read more
 
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Wallbox Completes Second Tranche of $25M Series A Investment
 
Wallbox the smart EV charging company announced the closing of a nbsp... Read more
 
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Creative Planning Sells 8,912 Shares of OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE)
 
Creative Planning lessened its stake in shares of OGE Energy Corp.... Read more
 
#utility-business   
 
Weekly Analysts' Ratings Changes for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (GCTAF)
 
A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on... Read more
 
#utility-business   
 
Sens. Murkowski, Risch Introduce Energy Infrastructure Protection Act
 
WASHINGTON, May 13 -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, issued the following news:U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and James Risch, R-Idaho, introduced a new bill... Read more
 
#legal-&-regulatory   #utility-business   
 
North CoastCoalition to submit Potter Valley plan
 
A partnership of numerous Northern California agencies intends to file an initial plan on Wednesday to acquire the Potter Valley project from the Pacific Gas and Electric Co., multiple sources confirmed. The coalition will... Read more
 
#utility-business   
 
Tehama CountySmall fire causes widespreadoutage
 
COTTONWOOD A small fire Tuesday afternoon prompted Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to shut off power to most of Tehama County. PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno said about 19,000 customers lost power when the company de-energized... Read more
 
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PGW is under pressure to restore services to Philly residents who got disconnected before coronavirus hit
 
A nonprofit law firm that represents Philadelphia's poorest residents says the city's gas utility should do more to restore service to consumers who were shut off before the coronavirus pandemic. Philadelphia Gas Works has... Read more
 
#legal-&-regulatory   #utility-business   
 
Arizona State Retirement System Reduces Position in Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES)
 
Arizona State Retirement System cut its holdings in shares of... Read more
 
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Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order
 
Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory... Read more
 
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Bloom Energy (NYSE:BE) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
 
Bloom Energy (NYSE:BE) announced its quarterly earnings data on... Read more
 
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ORE Catapult to examine offshore wave potential
 
ORE Catapult to examine offshore wave potential... Read more
 
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Chartwell and BAR Technologies Collaborate on Next Generation Offshore Wind CTVs
 
Chartwell Marine a pioneer in next-generation vessel design has... Read more
 
#generation   #legal-&-regulatory   #wind-power   
 
India 'risks' missing wind target
 
India 'risks' missing wind target... Read more
 
#wind-power   
 
Red Rock Hydroelectric Project nears end of construction phase
 
Warmer weather has finally arrived, and with it comes plans to enjoy the campgrounds and recreational facilities in the Lake Red Rock area. Missouri River Energy Services (MRES), the builder of the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project... Read more
 
#hydro-power   
 
Ruggero Bertani Geothermal Innovation Award 2020/ online – May 27, 2020
 
The postponed Ruggero Bertani Geothermal Innovation Awards 2020 will... Read more
 
#geothermal-power   #renewables   
 
Botetourt planners support plans for higher wind turbines
 
DALEVILLE - The Botetourt County Planning Commission endorsed a plan Monday for wind turbines atop North Mountain that could be as tall as a 50-story skyscraper. However, the proposed renewable energy project faced more... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
First phase of Ukrainian wind farm begins operations
 
The output will be sold under a power purchase agreement to... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #renewables   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Avangrid Renewables starts construction of 306-MW NM wind farm
 
The project, which will consist of a total of 111 turbines, is... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #renewables   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Hexicon JV eyes offshore wind in South Africa
 
Hexicon JV eyes offshore wind in South Africa... Read more
 
#utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Purdue University: Can Renewable Energy Really Replace Fossil Fuels?
 
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana, May 13 -- Purdue University issued the following news release:As global temperatures and energy demand rise simultaneously, the search for sustainable fuel sources is more urgent than ever. But how can... Read more
 
#bioenergy   #environment   #generation   #renewables   
 
Biggest Solar Energy Project in History of U.S. Approved by Trump Administration, with Giant Facility Set for Nevada
 
Upon its completion, estimated for 2022, the Gemini Solar Project... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #legal-&-regulatory   #solar   #utility-business   
 
M&A Replay: CenterPoint not yet exploring sale; Evergy to launch formal sales process
 
Also in this edition: Xcel Energy seeks approval to acquire a wind... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
CMP wins permits from two state agencies for western Maine power line #ME
 
The state Department of Environmental Protection and the Land Use... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #wind-power   
 
Wagner men claim local wind turbines violate county commission agreement #SD
 
That affidavit stated Prevailing Wind Park agreed to ensure wind... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #legal-&-regulatory   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Private-equity firm to assess case for powering North Sea rigs with floating wind
 
Private-equity firm to assess case for powering North Sea rigs with... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Rep. Haaland: Avangrid Renewables Breaks Ground on 35,000 Acres of State Trust Land At La Joya Wind Farm
 
SANTA FE, New Mexico, May 13 -- Rep. Debra Haaland, D-New Mexico, issued the following news release:Construction has begun on 35,000 acres of state trust land for the La Joya Wind Farm in Torrance County, located about 10 miles... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #generation   #renewables   #solar   
 
Itron Receives OpenADR Certification for its Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS)
 
Itron's OpenADR Certified DERMS Solution Brings Open Standards to Utilities and Their Customers LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy... Read more
 
#grid   #solar   #utility-business   
 
Planning panel to revisit Niyol wind farm permits next week
 
The Logan County Planning and Zoning Commission will again consider a conditional use permit requested by Niyol Wind, LLC, to build a wind farm west and south of Fleming when the board meets next week. The permit request was... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Pandemic knocks down Allete's strong run
 
DULUTH – Allete Inc. had been riding high in the months leading up to the pandemic -- 2019 saw record profits for the Duluth-based energy company, and the stock price had reached new highs after a steady yearslong climb. On... Read more
 
#financial   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
NRC Seeks Comment on Proposed Rule for Emergency Preparedness for Small Modular Reactors and Other New Technologies
 
WASHINGTON, May 13 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release:The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking comments on a proposed rule and associated draft regulatory guide on risk-informed... Read more
 
#legal-&-regulatory   #nuclear-generation   #utility-business   
 
NJ'S ENERGY MASTER PLAN IS A WINNER
 
What do you do if you're competing against a product that's cleaner, safer and healthier? If you're in the fossil fuel business, you claim that this superior product -- clean energy, like wind and solar -- will cost consumers... Read more
 
#analytics-&-data   #emissions   #legal-&-regulatory   #renewables   
 
OGE Energy reports Q1 loss amid $780M impairment
 
OKLAHOMA CITY OGE Energy Corp. reported a first-quarter net loss of $491.8 million, or $2.46 per share, compared to net income of $47.1 million, or 24 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2019. Adjusted for one-time gains... Read more
 
#financial   #generation   #utility-business   
 
First to release the fastest Sub-GHz OFDM Wireless SoC, Vertexcom takes the lead in Wi-SUN FAN SoC
 
- Vertexcom Technologies Inc., an IoT and smart grid communication chip design company, is committed to research and development of Wi-SUN FAN technology. Vertexcom has launched the VC7351 SoC engineering sample that aims to be... Read more
 
#environment   #generation   #grid   #information-technology   
 
Portland General Electric and Douglas County PUD partner to advance the Northwest's clean energy goals
 
PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) and Douglas County Public Utility District No. 1 are partnering to optimize the region's resources in support of clean energy for... Read more
 
#emissions   #generation   #hydro-power   #utility-business   
 
PGV reboot delayed again
 
Commercial operations at Puna Geothermal Venture are expected to begin in the fourth quarter, said parent company Ormat Technologies Inc. on Monday as part of a first-quarter earnings update. Hawaii's only geothermal power plant... Read more
 
#financial   #geothermal-power   #utility-business   
 
Botetourt planners clear taller turbinesBotetourt planners support plans for higher wind turbines
 
DALEVILLE - The Botetourt County Planning Commission endorsed a plan Monday for wind turbines atop North Mountain that could be as tall as a 50-story skyscraper. However, the proposed renewable energy project faced more... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
EIA: COVID-19 to impact US electricity consumption
 
The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to impact U.S. electricity... Read more
 
#bioenergy   #generation   #renewables   #utility-business   
 
Trump Administration Approves Largest U.S. Solar Project Ever
 
The U.S. Department of the Interior approved this week the biggest... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #legal-&-regulatory   #solar   #utility-business   
 
Nuclear Reactor with 3D-Printed Core Slated for Operation in 2023
 
The post Nuclear Reactor with 3D-Printed Core Slated for Operation in... Read more
 
#legal-&-regulatory   #nuclear-generation   #utility-business   
 
Geothermal heat and power project in Palling, Germany receives go-ahead from local council
 
The geothermal project at Palling by developer Erdwärme Chiemgau has... Read more
 
#geothermal-power   #renewables   
 
Renewable energy projects forge ahead in Wyoming despite pandemic
 
Renewable energy sources have contributed to more of the nation's electricity supply than coal this spring, despite a national slowdown in electricity demand, according to new data analyzed by the Institute for Energy Economics... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #financial   #generation   #grid   
 
ESB and Harmony Solar partner to power 10% of Irish homes with renewable energy
 
The collaboration aims to deliver 1,000MW of solar projects through a... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #solar   #utility-business   
 
ORNL developing 3D-printed nuclear microreactor
 
Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National... Read more
 
#legal-&-regulatory   #nuclear-generation   #utility-business   
 
'Around 30% of PV modules have defects'
 
'Around 30% of PV modules have defects'... Read more
 
#clean-energy   
 
Largest US Solar Project, Backed By Buffett, Wins Approval
 
The Trump Administration on Monday approved a proposal to construct... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #solar   #utility-business   
 
BLM: Interior Approves Plan for the Largest Solar Project in U.S. History
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management issued the following news release:The Trump Administration remains committed to its America First, all of the above approach to domestic... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #emissions   #generation   #legal-&-regulatory   
 
SolarPower Europe: Strong Sectoral Integration Required for 100% Renewable Energy System in Europe
 
BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 12 -- SolarPower Europe issued the following news release:As many EU member states prepare to ease COVID-19 lockdown measures, the policy agenda is now focused on economic stimulus packages to keep... Read more
 
#environment   #generation   #grid   #renewables   
 
Solar Energy Industries Association: Solar Companies Overcome Challenges to Contribute to Community Relief Efforts
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The Solar Energy Industries Association issued the following news release:Even as the solar industry is on track to shed tens of thousands of workers as a result of the coronavirus, the solar industry is... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #financial   #renewables   #solar   
 
World Bank: Mineral Production to Soar as Demand for Clean Energy Increases
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The World Bank issued the following news release:A new World Bank Group report finds that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the... Read more
 
#emissions   #energy-efficiency   #financial   #geothermal-power   
 
Offshore wind farms: Why NJ's multibillion-dollar fishing industry is worried
 
Offshore wind farms: Why NJ's multibillion-dollar fishing industry is... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
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Frost & Sullivan Calls on Utility and City Leaders for Itron Excellence in Resourcefulness Awards Nominations
 
Utilities and cities achieving sustainability through recent and successful technology implementation should apply SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 13, 2020 /CNW/ -- Frost & Sullivan invites electric, gas and water utility companies... Read more
 
#grid   #utility-business   
 
National Power Grid of Uzbekistan upgrades Tashkent Metallurgical Plant
 
National Power Grid of Uzbekistan upgrades Tashkent Metallurgical... Read more
 
#grid   #utility-business   
 
Itron Receives OpenADR Certification for its Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS)
 
Itron's OpenADR Certified DERMS Solution Brings Open Standards to Utilities and Their Customers LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy... Read more
 
#grid   #solar   #utility-business   
 
Mayors: PG&E would be 'junk bond company' in bankruptcy exit
 
May 12--Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s plan to emerge from bankruptcy mid-year under a mountain of debt from wildfires sparked by its power equipment would leave the massive, troubled utility a "junk bond company," mayors of... Read more
 
#financial   #grid   #legal-&-regulatory   #utility-business   
 
First to release the fastest Sub-GHz OFDM Wireless SoC, Vertexcom takes the lead in Wi-SUN FAN SoC
 
- Vertexcom Technologies Inc., an IoT and smart grid communication chip design company, is committed to research and development of Wi-SUN FAN technology. Vertexcom has launched the VC7351 SoC engineering sample that aims to be... Read more
 
#environment   #generation   #grid   #information-technology   
 
IPL selects Landis+Gyr for smart grid and IoT network - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
 
IPL selects Landis+Gyr for smart grid and IoT network Energy Digital ... Read more
 
#energy-efficiency   #grid   #information-technology   #smart-grid   
 
Renewable energy projects forge ahead in Wyoming despite pandemic
 
Renewable energy sources have contributed to more of the nation's electricity supply than coal this spring, despite a national slowdown in electricity demand, according to new data analyzed by the Institute for Energy Economics... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #financial   #generation   #grid   
 
BLM: Interior Approves Plan for the Largest Solar Project in U.S. History
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management issued the following news release:The Trump Administration remains committed to its America First, all of the above approach to domestic... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #emissions   #generation   #legal-&-regulatory   
 
SolarPower Europe: Strong Sectoral Integration Required for 100% Renewable Energy System in Europe
 
BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 12 -- SolarPower Europe issued the following news release:As many EU member states prepare to ease COVID-19 lockdown measures, the policy agenda is now focused on economic stimulus packages to keep... Read more
 
#environment   #generation   #grid   #renewables   
 
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PG&E Helping Business Customers With Active Utility Loans to Reduce Financial Hardship During Pandemic
 
SAN FRANCISCO, California, May 13 -- Pacific Gas and Electric Co., a subsidiary of Pacific Gas and Electric Corp., issued the following news release:Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is offering additional support for... Read more
 
#billing-&-payments   #financial   #utility-business   
 
NJ'S ENERGY MASTER PLAN IS A WINNER
 
What do you do if you're competing against a product that's cleaner, safer and healthier? If you're in the fossil fuel business, you claim that this superior product -- clean energy, like wind and solar -- will cost consumers... Read more
 
#analytics-&-data   #emissions   #legal-&-regulatory   #renewables   
 
First to release the fastest Sub-GHz OFDM Wireless SoC, Vertexcom takes the lead in Wi-SUN FAN SoC
 
- Vertexcom Technologies Inc., an IoT and smart grid communication chip design company, is committed to research and development of Wi-SUN FAN technology. Vertexcom has launched the VC7351 SoC engineering sample that aims to be... Read more
 
#environment   #generation   #grid   #information-technology   
 
OUC halts study on shuttering coal plants as coronavirus pinches revenues and public dialogue
 
Orlando's electric utility has indefinitely postponed a $1 million study on when to shut down its coal plants, citing plummeting revenues and an inability to communicate effectively with the public because of the coronavirus... Read more
 
#billing-&-payments   #utility-business   
 
IPL selects Landis+Gyr for smart grid and IoT network - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
 
IPL selects Landis+Gyr for smart grid and IoT network Energy Digital ... Read more
 
#energy-efficiency   #grid   #information-technology   #smart-grid   
 
Duke Energy Carolinas Proposes Accelerating Fuel Savings to North Carolina Customers
 
Summary: Typical residential customers' monthly bills would go down... Read more
 
#billing-&-payments   #utility-business   
 
BLM: Interior Approves Plan for the Largest Solar Project in U.S. History
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management issued the following news release:The Trump Administration remains committed to its America First, all of the above approach to domestic... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #emissions   #generation   #legal-&-regulatory   
 
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China's benchmark power coal price remains flat
 
China's benchmark power coal price remains flat... Read more
 
#energy-management   #utility-business   
 
First to release the fastest Sub-GHz OFDM Wireless SoC, Vertexcom takes the lead in Wi-SUN FAN SoC
 
- Vertexcom Technologies Inc., an IoT and smart grid communication chip design company, is committed to research and development of Wi-SUN FAN technology. Vertexcom has launched the VC7351 SoC engineering sample that aims to be... Read more
 
#environment   #generation   #grid   #information-technology   
 
IPL selects Landis+Gyr for smart grid and IoT network - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
 
IPL selects Landis+Gyr for smart grid and IoT network Energy Digital ... Read more
 
#energy-efficiency   #grid   #information-technology   #smart-grid   
 
World Bank: Mineral Production to Soar as Demand for Clean Energy Increases
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The World Bank issued the following news release:A new World Bank Group report finds that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the... Read more
 
#emissions   #energy-efficiency   #financial   #geothermal-power   
 
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Chartwell and BAR Technologies Collaborate on Next Generation Offshore Wind CTVs
 
Chartwell Marine a pioneer in next-generation vessel design has... Read more
 
#generation   #legal-&-regulatory   #wind-power   
 
India 'risks' missing wind target
 
India 'risks' missing wind target... Read more
 
#wind-power   
 
Ruggero Bertani Geothermal Innovation Award 2020/ online – May 27, 2020
 
The postponed Ruggero Bertani Geothermal Innovation Awards 2020 will... Read more
 
#geothermal-power   #renewables   
 
Botetourt planners support plans for higher wind turbines
 
DALEVILLE - The Botetourt County Planning Commission endorsed a plan Monday for wind turbines atop North Mountain that could be as tall as a 50-story skyscraper. However, the proposed renewable energy project faced more... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
First phase of Ukrainian wind farm begins operations
 
The output will be sold under a power purchase agreement to... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #renewables   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Avangrid Renewables starts construction of 306-MW NM wind farm
 
The project, which will consist of a total of 111 turbines, is... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #renewables   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Hexicon JV eyes offshore wind in South Africa
 
Hexicon JV eyes offshore wind in South Africa... Read more
 
#utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Purdue University: Can Renewable Energy Really Replace Fossil Fuels?
 
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana, May 13 -- Purdue University issued the following news release:As global temperatures and energy demand rise simultaneously, the search for sustainable fuel sources is more urgent than ever. But how can... Read more
 
#bioenergy   #environment   #generation   #renewables   
 
Biggest Solar Energy Project in History of U.S. Approved by Trump Administration, with Giant Facility Set for Nevada
 
Upon its completion, estimated for 2022, the Gemini Solar Project... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #legal-&-regulatory   #solar   #utility-business   
 
M&A Replay: CenterPoint not yet exploring sale; Evergy to launch formal sales process
 
Also in this edition: Xcel Energy seeks approval to acquire a wind... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
CMP wins permits from two state agencies for western Maine power line #ME
 
The state Department of Environmental Protection and the Land Use... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #wind-power   
 
Wagner men claim local wind turbines violate county commission agreement #SD
 
That affidavit stated Prevailing Wind Park agreed to ensure wind... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #legal-&-regulatory   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Private-equity firm to assess case for powering North Sea rigs with floating wind
 
Private-equity firm to assess case for powering North Sea rigs with... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Rep. Haaland: Avangrid Renewables Breaks Ground on 35,000 Acres of State Trust Land At La Joya Wind Farm
 
SANTA FE, New Mexico, May 13 -- Rep. Debra Haaland, D-New Mexico, issued the following news release:Construction has begun on 35,000 acres of state trust land for the La Joya Wind Farm in Torrance County, located about 10 miles... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #generation   #renewables   #solar   
 
Itron Receives OpenADR Certification for its Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS)
 
Itron's OpenADR Certified DERMS Solution Brings Open Standards to Utilities and Their Customers LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy... Read more
 
#grid   #solar   #utility-business   
 
Planning panel to revisit Niyol wind farm permits next week
 
The Logan County Planning and Zoning Commission will again consider a conditional use permit requested by Niyol Wind, LLC, to build a wind farm west and south of Fleming when the board meets next week. The permit request was... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
Pandemic knocks down Allete's strong run
 
DULUTH – Allete Inc. had been riding high in the months leading up to the pandemic -- 2019 saw record profits for the Duluth-based energy company, and the stock price had reached new highs after a steady yearslong climb. On... Read more
 
#financial   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
NJ'S ENERGY MASTER PLAN IS A WINNER
 
What do you do if you're competing against a product that's cleaner, safer and healthier? If you're in the fossil fuel business, you claim that this superior product -- clean energy, like wind and solar -- will cost consumers... Read more
 
#analytics-&-data   #emissions   #legal-&-regulatory   #renewables   
 
Botetourt planners clear taller turbinesBotetourt planners support plans for higher wind turbines
 
DALEVILLE - The Botetourt County Planning Commission endorsed a plan Monday for wind turbines atop North Mountain that could be as tall as a 50-story skyscraper. However, the proposed renewable energy project faced more... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #utility-business   #wind-power   
 
EIA: COVID-19 to impact US electricity consumption
 
The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to impact U.S. electricity... Read more
 
#bioenergy   #generation   #renewables   #utility-business   
 
Trump Administration Approves Largest U.S. Solar Project Ever
 
The U.S. Department of the Interior approved this week the biggest... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #legal-&-regulatory   #solar   #utility-business   
 
Geothermal heat and power project in Palling, Germany receives go-ahead from local council
 
The geothermal project at Palling by developer Erdwärme Chiemgau has... Read more
 
#geothermal-power   #renewables   
 
Renewable energy projects forge ahead in Wyoming despite pandemic
 
Renewable energy sources have contributed to more of the nation's electricity supply than coal this spring, despite a national slowdown in electricity demand, according to new data analyzed by the Institute for Energy Economics... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #financial   #generation   #grid   
 
ESB and Harmony Solar partner to power 10% of Irish homes with renewable energy
 
The collaboration aims to deliver 1,000MW of solar projects through a... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #solar   #utility-business   
 
'Around 30% of PV modules have defects'
 
'Around 30% of PV modules have defects'... Read more
 
#clean-energy   
 
Largest US Solar Project, Backed By Buffett, Wins Approval
 
The Trump Administration on Monday approved a proposal to construct... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #solar   #utility-business   
 
BLM: Interior Approves Plan for the Largest Solar Project in U.S. History
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management issued the following news release:The Trump Administration remains committed to its America First, all of the above approach to domestic... Read more
 
#clean-energy   #emissions   #generation   #legal-&-regulatory   
 
SolarPower Europe: Strong Sectoral Integration Required for 100% Renewable Energy System in Europe
 
BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 12 -- SolarPower Europe issued the following news release:As many EU member states prepare to ease COVID-19 lockdown measures, the policy agenda is now focused on economic stimulus packages to keep... Read more
 
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Solar Energy Industries Association: Solar Companies Overcome Challenges to Contribute to Community Relief Efforts
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The Solar Energy Industries Association issued the following news release:Even as the solar industry is on track to shed tens of thousands of workers as a result of the coronavirus, the solar industry is... Read more
 
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World Bank: Mineral Production to Soar as Demand for Clean Energy Increases
 
WASHINGTON, May 12 -- The World Bank issued the following news release:A new World Bank Group report finds that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the... Read more
 
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Offshore wind farms: Why NJ's multibillion-dollar fishing industry is worried
 
Offshore wind farms: Why NJ's multibillion-dollar fishing industry is... Read more
 
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Scotland's first commercial wind farm to be upgraded
 
Old turbines at the South Lanarkshire site will be replaced as part of... Read more
 
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TransAlta reports $27M first quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago
 
CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. earned a profit of $27 million in its latest... Read more
 
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Kalahari GeoEnergy secures $3.2m loan funding for geothermal project in Zambia
 
Developer Kalahari GeoEnergy Ltd. has secured a convertible loan of... Read more
 
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Equinor ASA - Base selected for world's largest offshore wind farm
 
Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world's biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank, have today announced plans to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne. Dogger Bank Wind... Read more
 
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Tata Power's Technological Innovations delivers exemplary customer experience
 
New and emerging technologies play a crucial role in influencing customer experience, especially in the essential services space. Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company has always strived to be relevant by... Read more
 
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Tata Power integrates bill payments for customers via 'Microsoft Kaizala' amid COVID-19
 
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increased adoption of the digital payment solutions by customers. In line with its customer first approach, Tata Power has facilitated the ease of bill payments for its customers amid... Read more
 
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New venture set up to explore South Africa's offshore floating wind-farm potential
 
A South African renewable-energy company has teamed up with a Swedish... Read more
 
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Green energy firms on track to deliver multibillion-pound windfarms
 
Companies want to power greener economic recovery following Covid-19... Read more
 
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First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) Shares Purchased by American International Group Inc.
 
American International Group Inc. raised its position in shares of... Read more
 
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SolarPower Europe Launches 'Solar Manufacturing Accelerator' to Boost Solar Manufacturing in Europe
 
BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 13 -- SolarPower Europe issued the following news release on May 12:SolarPower Europe is launching the "Solar Manufacturing Accelerator", a platform aimed at accelerating the deployment of solar PV... Read more
 
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ACWA Power, Silk Road Fund Announce Completion of 3rd Renewable Energy Partnership
 
ACWA Power and Silk Road Fund announce the completion of the third renewable energy partnership. (ACWA Power) Saudi Arabia's energy giant ACWA Power announced the completion of the transaction to introduce Silk Road Fund as a... Read more
 
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Locals oppose windfarm in Monasterevin #IRL
 
Locals in the Monasterevin area are getting set to fight plans for a... Read more
 
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Irish Wind Energy Association: Inaugural Renewable Energy Bursary Awarded to Students Researching Hydrogen and Construction Law
 
KILDARE, Ireland, May 13 -- The Irish Wind Energy Association issued the following news on May 12:The bursary was run this year for the first time in memory of the late Niamh Burke by her former firm Arthur Cox and her family.... Read more
 
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Energy in Quebec: Can we electrify the entire economy?
 
MONTREAL, May 13, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - For several years, there has been talk of electrifying the entire Quebec economy. The Montreal Economic Institute is releasing a publication today that presents the province's energy... Read more
 
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Tata Power : Technological Innovations delivers exemplary customer experience
 
(marketscreener.com) Smart Meters: It comes with a GPRS & GPS... Read more
 
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Iberdrola scores 165MW Scottish wind double
 
Iberdrola scores 165MW Scottish wind double... Read more
 
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Global: Sustainable Energy – Base selected for world's largest offshore wind farm – Equinor
 
Source: Equinor Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world's biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank, have today announced plans to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne.... Read more
 
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CER Makes a Constitutional Case for Local Government to Provide Clean Electricity
 
The Constitutional obligations of local government, in relation to electricity generation, are a central focus of the case. The CER sought to assist the court in understanding the important role that local governments can and... Read more
 
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Eskom Embarks On Free Basic Electricity Programme Campaign
 
In an effort to alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 national lockdown on indigent households, Eskom has launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the Free Basic Electricity (FBE) programme. The programme is targeted at... Read more
 
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European Commission Approves Compensation for Early Closure of Coal Fired Power Plant in the Netherlands
 
BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 13 -- The European Commission issued the following news release:The European Commission has concluded that the compensation of Euros52.5 million granted to coal fired power plant Hemweg by the Netherlands... Read more
 
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Electricity crisis in Buleda
 
In this post-modern world, energy has its own importance. Let it be thermal energy, chemical energy or electrical energy, every type kisses the skies for its demand. However, increasing population has upheld the demand of... Read more
 
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Europe: Eleven projects applied for investment aid for large-scale demonstrations on new energy technology
 
Source: Government of FinlandThe Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment received eleven applications for large-scale demonstration projects on new energy technology by the deadline set at the end of March.The planned... Read more
 
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Electricity Generation Up By 3%
 
TOTAL electricity generated and distributed rose by 3.0 percent to a cumulative output of 1,932,297.7 megawatts in the quarter ended December last year from 1,875,946.1 megawatts level registered in the corresponding quarter in... Read more
 
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GE's synchronous condensers help Terna provide reliable electricity for Italy
 
- GE Steam Power receives new order for two synchronous condensers and flywheel units for the Brindisi Terna substation in southern Italy - Will supply a combined 500 MVAr reactive power and 3500 MWs inertia to help stabilize... Read more
 
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Energy: India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind growth beyond 50 GW by 2022: GWEC and MEC+
 
Source: Global Wind Energy Council – GWEC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind growth beyond 50 GW by 2022: GWEC and MEC+ According to a new report released today by the Global... Read more
 
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TransAlta Renewables Reports First Quarter 2020 Results
 
TransAlta Renewables Inc. ('TransAlta Renewables' or the 'Company') (TSX: RNW) announced today solid financial results which were in line with expectations for the three months ended March 31, 2020. Comparable EBITDA for the... Read more
 
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Latrobe Valley residents lodge legal challenge over toxic coal ash
 
Residents fear the former Hazelwood power plant's coal ash dumps will... Read more
 
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Options being explored for a new nuclear power plant
 
Cape Town - The Southern African Radiation Protection Association (Sarpa) has said it backs plans by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) to explore options for a new 2500 megawatt (MW) nuclear power plant. The... Read more
 
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AIIB's $60mn Solar Investment in Oman to Support Diversified Energy Mix
 
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's (AIIB) Board of Directors has approved a USD60-million loan to increase Oman's renewable power generation capacity and reduce the country's dependence on gas and other fossil fuels for... Read more
 
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Rosatom signs deal to supply nuclear fuel components to Egypt
 
Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation, has signed a ten-year contract with the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, to supply low-enriched nuclear fuel components, including uranium and aluminum, to the ETRR-2... Read more
 
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Meralco explains outages; assures public supply's ok
 
THE Manila Electric Company (Meralco) said power supply is sufficient with no signs of yellow or red alert notice. 'With sharp decline in demand due to ECQ [enhanced community quarantine], we're not seeing yellow and red alerts... Read more
 
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Equinor, SSE select operations base for world's largest offshore wind farm
 
Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world's... Read more
 
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UPDATE: SPR to build 165MW Scottish wind double
 
UPDATE: SPR to build 165MW Scottish wind double... Read more
 
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Location selected for operations base which will serve 'world's largest offshore wind farm'
 
The U.K. is already home to some large-scale offshore wind projects.... Read more
 
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Wind turbine maker CEOs point to long-term upsides amid COVID-19 hit in Q1
 
Europe's largest wind turbine makers are suffering from higher supply... Read more
 
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Equinor and SSE pick Port of Tyne for world's largest offshore wind build
 
Equinor and SSE pick Port of Tyne for world's largest offshore wind... Read more
 
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WPD turns sod on 42MW Spanish wind
 
WPD turns sod on 42MW Spanish wind... Read more
 
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UK windfarms to spur green job growth
 
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India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind growth beyond 50 GW by 2022: GWEC and MEC+
 
According to a new report released today by the Global Wind Energy... Read more
 
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Vestas wins 46 MW order with customised solution for high wind site in the Netherlands
 
News release from Vestas Northern and Central EuropeHamburg, 13 May 2020E-Connection, a Dutch wind project developer with more than 30 years of experience in developing, realising and managing complex wind energy projects, has... Read more
 
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Equinor, SSE to decide on Dogger Bank wind farm investment by end of 2020
 
Equinor, SSE to decide on Dogger Bank wind farm investment by end of... Read more
 
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Ameresco Announces Commercial Operations of its First Wind Farm in County Kerry, Ireland
 
Beale Hill Wind Farm is the first renewable generation asset owned and operated by Ameresco outside of North America FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable... Read more
 
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Japanese energy firm JERA to join World Forum Offshore Wind
 
As part of WFO, JERA will help develop large-scale offshore energy... Read more
 
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Equinor, SSE to decide on Dogger Bank wind farm investment by end-2020
 
OSLO, May 13 Equinor and SSE Renewables, expect to take the final... Read more
 
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EU approves compensation for early closure of Dutch coal fired power plant
 
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 that the compensation of €52.5 million... Read more
 
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Norway wealth fund excludes Glencore, Anglo American, RWE, others for coal use and production
 
Norway wealth fund excludes Glencore, Anglo American, RWE, others for... Read more
 
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Micro-grid development gaining momentum in Taiwan
 
Encouraged by government promotion of PV and wind power as well as... Read more
 
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Seraphim to Supply 183MW Modules to the Philippines
 
Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co., Ltd. (Seraphim), one of the world's... Read more
 
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Green energy firms on track to deliver multi-billion pound wind farms
 
Companies want to power greener economic recovery following Covid-19... Read more
 
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Voltalia bags new renewable energy projects in Europe
 
Voltalia, an international player in renewable energies, announces that it has won, directly or through its subsidiary Helexia, tenders in France for a wind project, an innovative agrivoltaic project, two self-consumption... Read more
 
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Free Webinar | The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Customer Experience: Industry Round Table
 
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Tuesday May 26, 2020 2:00 PM EST
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Join us for a lively round table discussion of artificial intelligence and customer experience in the Utility industry. Representatives from Idaho Power and Consolidated Edison share the virtual stage with Genesys Gold Partner Altivon. Register today!
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Don't Overlook Your Aging Substations
 
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