-- Steag power project in Brazil delayed pending new rules A plan by German utility Steag to build a 500 MW coal fired power plant at Candiota in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state is to be put on hold until the government establish new rules for the project, reports Business News America.
-- Nuon opens 54 MW wind project Dutch energy company Nuon on Monday opened the largest
wind-project in the Netherlands. This project, with a capacity of 54 MW, will provide more than 41000 customers of Nuon Natuurstroom, one of their two renewable energy companies.
-- PNM wins 80 MW San Diego Navy contract PNM Resources utility subsidiary PNM has been awarded a two-year contract to supply 80 megawatts of power to U.S. Navy facilities in San Diego.
-- World Bank to aid Indonesian mini hydro developments The World Bank is planning to build three micro-hydropower plants in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua, said Indonesian power company PT PLN Wednesday. The projects aim to improve services to the local people and encourage development activities there.