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Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant lawsuit Germany

German co-op to sue over Hinkley Point C nuclear incentives

03/04/2015

A German energy cooperative said it will sue the European Commission over incentives for a nuclear power project in the United Kingdom.

University of Iowa plans steam generating power plant

University of Iowa proposes $75 million power plant

03/04/2015

University of Iowa officials are ready to begin planning a steam production plant on the west side of the school's campus.

Saudi Arabia South Korea nuclear power cooperation deal memorandum of understanding

Saudi Arabia, S. Korea sign nuclear power deal

03/04/2015

Saudi Arabia and South Korea signed a deal to build nuclear power plants in the Kingdom.

W.Va. gov signs bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

03/04/2015

Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.

 Nuclear company Areva in turmoil after billions in losses

Nuclear company Areva in turmoil after billions in losses

03/04/2015

Nuclear manufacturer Areva has announced a 4.8 billion euro loss for 2014, more than its entire market value, plunging the powerful French nuclear industry into turmoil.

 Electric utility Dominion flexes political muscles in Virginia

Electric utility Dominion flexes political muscles in Virginia

03/03/2015

Virginia's 2015 legislative session was a good one for energy giant Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D), the state's most politically influential company.

 DOE to help tribes advance onsite, renewable energy projects

DOE to help tribes advance onsite, renewable energy projects

03/03/2015

DOE announced the third round of START Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance, which provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with on-the-ground support to accelerate clean energy project deployment.

Report: 2014 was the best year for utility-scale solar power

Report: 2014 was the best year for utility-scale solar power

03/03/2015

With more than 3.7 GW installed, 2014 was the best year yet for utility-scale solar power installations, beating the nearly 3.4 GW installed in 2013 by 10 percent and bringing the U.S. to a total of 10.6 GW of operating utility-scale solar energy capacity, according to a new report conducted by SNL Energy.

 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. elects new president, CNO

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. elects new president, CNO

03/03/2015

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has elected Samuel Belcher to president and chief nuclear officer (CNO), replacing Peter Sena.

 Enbridge’s Texas wind project reaches commercial operation

Enbridge’s Texas wind project reaches commercial operation

03/03/2015

Enbridge’s 110-MW Keechi Wind Project has reached commercial operations in Jack County, Texas.

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