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  • The city's 8,000 electric customers are promised a decrease in rates by early 2016, after a Duke Energy Progress purchase of assets from the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency is finalized later this spring.
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, or BHEL, has commissioned the 4x600MW OP Jindal Super Thermal Power Project, or STPP, Extension in Chhattisgarh.
  • Perhaps the most dramatic example of how the steep drop in coal severance taxes is affecting southern West Virginia can be seen right here in the Nicholas County seat.
  • Significantly, FERC declined to adopt a proposal under a related notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) that it had issued in the proceeding (Docket No. RM14-2-000) that would have changed the start of the "gas day" to 4:00 a.m. Central Clock Time (CCT) from the current 9 a.m. CCT start. FERC, which took the action at its monthly open meeting, said that the final rule represents the culmination ...
  • Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi; herein “Kyocera,”) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada; herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, has …
  • A solar installation at Randolph-Macon College is testing a solution by becoming the state's first fully integrated solar and battery storage site of its kind, which will help provide a steady delivery of electricity even when the sun is not shining.
  • German renewables developer Juwi has received engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to develop a 7.4-MW solar energy farm for the Turkish firm Karine Enerji. Juwi has kicked off construction work at the seven sites in the municipality of Denizli which the project is comprised of.
  • SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has docketed a license amendment application from the Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE is requesting a revision to the Technical Specifications for the Fort St. Vrain Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation located in Platteville, Colorado. DATES: A request for a hearing must be filed by June 19, 2015. Any potential party as defined ...
  • SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an order to PPL Susquehanna, LLC (PPL Susquehanna), approving the indirect transfer of PPL Susquehanna's interests in Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-14 and NPF-22, as well as the general license for the independent spent fuel storage installation, for Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2. As a result of ...
  • This one number portends a grim March quarter for power companies: electricity generation grew just 3.55% from a year ago after three quarters of close to double-digit rates.