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REC Solar Breaks 28 MW Installed Capacity in Hawaii
18.09.2014
Six new solar energy installations at two notable Hawaiian landmarks are ramping up the stakes in a race that may bring the 50th state to number one status where U.S. solar deployment is concerned.

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Hallitus puoltaa Fennovoimaa – vihreät jättää hallituksen
18.09.2014
Hallitus päätti tänään kokouksessaan odotetusti esittää Fennovoiman ydinvoimaluvan täydennyshakemuksen hyväksymistä. Teollisuuden Voiman (TVO) lisäaikapyyntö Olkiluodon 4-yksikön rakentamisluvalle sen sijaan jätettiin pöydälle valtiovarainministeri Antti Rinteen (sd.) pyynnöstä.

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Stubb kannattaa edelleen Fortumin ydinvoimalalupaa
18.09.2014
Pääministeri Alexander Stubb (kok.) kannattaa edelleen energiayhtiö Fortumin ydinvoimalalupaa. Stubbin kanta ei ole muuttunut kuluvan vaalikauden aikana.

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Two California Utilities Join Sustainability Alliance
17.09.2014
The Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance announced the addition of two California utilities to its membership: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison. T&D World's The Briefing Room read more

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Alliance Unveils New Wood Pole Sustainable Practices
17.09.2014
The Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance announced the release of a collection of sustainable practices in the areas of wood-pole manufacturing, purchasing, management and disposal/reuse, T&D World's The Briefing Room read more

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Siemens Starts New Energy Transition Research Project in Germany
17.09.2014
Siemens has started a new project – IREN2 (Future Viable Networks for Integration of Renewable Energy systems) – in Wildpoldsried in the Allgäu region in connection with Germany’s transition to a new energy mix. read more

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Energy Department Announces $8 Million to Improve Resiliency of the Grid
17.09.2014
The Energy Department has announced more than $8 million for microgrid projects to help cities and towns better prepare for extreme weather events and other potential electricity disruptions. read more

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Basin Electric to Begin Transmission Line Construction
17.09.2014
A transmission project to help provide electrical reliability and stability in the Williston Basin got the final nod from two federal agencies and is set to begin construction. read more

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FirstEnergy Utilities Receive Safety Awards
17.09.2014
Three FirstEnergy Corp. electric utility operating companies were recently recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Energy Association of Pennsylvania. read more

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JCP&L Morris County Customers to Benefit from DOE Grid Enhancement Program
17.09.2014
Jersey Central Power & Light is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid program. read more

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Duke Energy Commits $500 Million to North Carolina Solar Power Expansion
17.09.2014
Duke Energy has announced a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. read more

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Stubb: Vain TVO-lupa jää pöydälle
17.09.2014
TVO:n ydinvoimalupa jää huomenna torstaina hallituksessa pöydälle valtiovarainministeri Antti Rinteen toivomuksesta.

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Some See Garbage, Others See an Opportunity: Installing Solar on Landfills
17.09.2014
Green Mountain Power just broke ground on a 2-MW photovoltaic plant in Rutland, Vermont. While some other large PV systems planned for the area have met with strong opposition (some residents worry large, ground-mount solar arrays will be an eyesore on the state’s pastoral landscape), this project seems to be welcomed with open arms. Why? It’s bein

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Panasonic Riding Tesla Wave to Boost Battery Storage Sales in Europe
17.09.2014
Panasonic Corp., the supplier of lithium-ion cells that plans to help Tesla Motors Inc. build a battery factory, said cooperation with the U.S. electric-car maker will probably boost demand from European automakers.

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Chevron’s Search for Plant-Based Alternative Fuels Flounders
17.09.2014
Chevron Corp.’s attempts to turn plants into alternative fuels for profitable, large-scale production have failed.

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Can the Disembodied Voice of Matthew McConaughey in a Video Sell Solar for NRG Home?
17.09.2014
Last week I constructively critiqued Sunrun’s latest solar video marketing efforts. This week, I caught a new video from NRG Home, NRG's residential solar division. Like Sunrun, NRG also animated its solar message, but there was a big bump to its production values: The voice over talent was none other than Academy Award winning actor, Matthew McCon

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Entä jos piensijoittajat pelastavat Fennovoiman?
17.09.2014
Suomen Pörssisäätiön pääomamarkkina-asiantuntija Ville Kopra ehdottaa Fennovoimalle tytäryhtiötä, jonka kautta piensijottajat voisivat investoida ydinvoimalahankkeeseen.

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"Ihmiset ovat tiedustelleet, miten sijoittaa Fennovoimaan"
17.09.2014
Fennovoiman pääomistajan Voimaosakeyhtiö SF:n toimitusjohtajan Elina Engmanin mukaan rahoituksen hakeminen piensijoittajilta ydinvoimalahankkeelle on mahdollista.

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Leading the Charge in Mexico’s Renewable Energy Revolution
17.09.2014
August 11 was an auspicious day for Mexico. Some seventy-six years after the government nationalized the country’s oil industry, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed into law an energy reform package that many are saying will have a transformative impact on the economy of Mexico. The landmark legislation, which will open Mexico’s oil and natural gas markets to foreign investment, also directs certain changes to the electricity sector that will require grid operator CENACE to procure generation from renewable resources.

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Metsäjätit nousussa pörssissä
17.09.2014
Helsingin pörssissä on tänään käyty osakekauppaa selvästi nousevin kurssein eilisen laskupäivän jälkeen. Sijoittajat ovat keskittyneet odottamaan, muuttaako Yhdysvaltain keskuspankki Federal Reserve ennakoivan ohjeistuksensa sanamuotoa.

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MTV: SDP ottamassa TVO:n ydinvoimaluvan pöydälle
17.09.2014
MTV Uutisten tietojen mukaan sosiaalidemokraatit ovat yllättäen ottamassa TVO:n ydinvoimaluvan hallituksen huomisessa kokouksessa pöydälle.

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Venäjä-pakotteet ovat suuri riski
17.09.2014
Venäjään kohdistetut talouspakotteet voivat johtaa arvaamattomiin seurauksiin – jotka ovat erilaisia kuin toivomme.

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Kaleva: Lähikunnat aikovat ostaa Fennovoimaa
17.09.2014
Sanomalehti Kalevan mukaan Fennovoiman pääomistaja Voimaosakeyhtiö SF on tehnyt 19 kunnalle tarjouksen lähteä osakkaaksi Fennovoiman Pyhäjoelle suunniteltuun ydinvoimalahankkeeseen.

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K-State Connects Power to Students
17.09.2014
Kansas State University hosts an affiliate program that is covered in detail in this photo gallery. read more

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S&C Announces Strategic Alliance with XetaWave to Expand Grid Connectivity Solutions
16.09.2014
S&C Electric Company and XetaWave have announced a strategic alliance to develop next-generation communications technologies that will expand S&C’s capabilities to provide high-throughput, low-latency mesh radio networks for use in smart grid applications. read more

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Clock Delivers Gains in Precision and Security
16.09.2014
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. has released the SEL-2488 Satellite-Synchronized Network Clock designed for critical infrastructure and harsh environments that require highly reliable, precise time synchronization. read more

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Global Substation Automation Market to Reach US$139.34 Billion by 2020
16.09.2014
According to a new market research report "Substation Automation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the market was valued at US$96.52 billion in 2013. Content Classification:  Curated read more

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New Features for the Winding Analyzer 2293
16.09.2014
HAEFELY HIPOTRONICS has launched new features in the winding analyzer type WA2293. read more

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Medium Voltage Metal-Clad Switchgear Uses AMVAC Circuit Breaker
16.09.2014
ABB has extended its medium-voltage Advance switchgear product line with an enhanced solution known as Advance 27. read more

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SolarCity Introduces New Zep Mounting Technology in Commercial Solar Space
16.09.2014
Nearly one year after SolarCity acquired Zep Solar and its rackless mounting design for $158 million — a move that cut both cost and time for residential solar installations — the installer announced today that it is whetting its appetite in untapped areas of the commercial market with a new Zep product line.

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