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Archive for April 2015

Alliant utility in Iowa seeks 200 MW of

April 30, 2015

Alliant utility in Iowa seeks 200 MW of wind energy – The Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) Iowa utility, Interstate Power and Light (IPL), has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 200 MW of in-state wind energy. http://ow.ly/2Y2FXO

Offshore wind energy sector off to slow

April 29, 2015

Offshore wind energy sector off to slow start in US – It’s been five years since the Obama administration cleared the way for construction of the nation’s first offshore wind farm, but what advocates hoped was the start of a new way of generating renewable power is off to a slow start. http://ow.ly/2XZOPd

State officials mark construction start

April 28, 2015

State officials mark construction start for wind farm – State officials are marking the beginning of local construction for what is expected to be the nation’s first offshore wind farm. http://ow.ly/2XX1cs

Dominion Virginia Power shelves plans fo

April 25, 2015

Dominion Virginia Power shelves plans for offshore wind project http://ow.ly/2XQd0K

Duke Energy to being construction phase

April 24, 2015

Duke Energy to being construction phase for three solar projects in N.C. http://ow.ly/2XNylv

Due to power plant retirements, Californ

April 23, 2015

Due to power plant retirements, California PUC may reject power line app http://ow.ly/2XKEQf

White House releases energy plan to figh

April 22, 2015

White House releases energy plan to fight climate change – The White House on Tuesday released a four-year energy plan designed to fight climate change, modernize power plants and find other ways to ensure the nation a steady supply of safe energy. http://ow.ly/2XHPYk

Hearing examiner rejects utility’s plan

April 21, 2015

Hearing examiner rejects utility’s plan to raise rates – A state hearing examiner on Friday rejected a plan by New Mexico’s largest electric provider that called for raising rates for residential and business customers and charging more for new solar customers to connect to the grid. http://ow.ly/2XEV5D

EIA: Coal-fired generation alive and wel

April 18, 2015

EIA: Coal-fired generation alive and well in the coming decade http://ow.ly/2XxJIO

Lots of Potential, Still No Geothermal –

April 17, 2015

Lots of Potential, Still No Geothermal – With the international geothermal energy industry experiencing near record growth in 2014, it is curious that not a single megawatt of geothermal power is being produced in Canada. http://ow.ly/2XuFvN