Monthly Archives: September 2011

Big Savings & 50% Profits To Green Energy

FLORENCE, Ore., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — is excited to give customers huge savings at the same time that half of the profits go to support more green energy aroung the world. Since 2004, Greg Felts has been offering his customers great products with…  More »

DOE Secretary Chu to Speak at Solar Decathlon 2011 Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 1, 2:30 p.m. at National Mall’s West Potomac Park WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Saturday, October 1, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join collegiate students and event sponsors at th…  More »

Advanced Biofuels for Military Use On a Path to Commercialization, BIO Says

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIO responds to Air Force request for information on the commercial status of advanced biofuels. With coordination of USDA, DOE and DOD efforts, commercialization of advanced biofuels can accelerate.  More »

Community Discussion Showcases Job Training and Workforce Development for Pennsylvania’s Natural Gas Industry

YOUNGWOOD, Pa., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Local residents in Youngwood, Pa. joined Congressman Tim Murphy, area leaders, educators and businesses today for a community discussion on natural gas training programs, the impact of workforce…  More »

EDP Renewables lays off 10 percent of N. American workforce

The Spanish wind energy developer, whose North American unit is headquartered in Houston, had roughly 330 employees in the U.S. and Canada, but it is unclear how many jobs were cut in Houston.  More »

NRG Energy Completes Acquisition of 250-Megawatt California Valley Solar Ranch from SunPower

PRINCETON, N.J. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has completed its acquisition of the 250-megawatt (MW) California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) project from SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB). The acquis…  More »

Salazar: Offshore drilling agencies need more money, staff

The Obama administration is formally wrapping up its nearly two-year overhaul of the way the government oversees offshore drilling Saturday, but Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the feds need more money and staff to boost inspections and step up reviews of coastal energy projects.  More »

South Carolina Public Service Commission Approves SCE&G Rate Adjustment Under Base Load Review Act

CAYCE, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) has approved an increase of $52,783,000, or approximately 2.4 percent, to the retail electric rates of South Carolina Electric G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG). The new rates will be effective for bills rendered on and after October 30. SCEG filed for the increase in May under provisions of South Carolina’s Base Load Review Act (BLRA), a law enacted in 2007  More »

Week-Long Public Hearings Reveal Keystone XL Pipeline Must Be Constructed By Skilled Pipeliners

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Thousands of concerned citizens voiced opinions over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline this week through hearings in eight cities hosted by The United States State Department. Proponents of the pipeline say …  More »

Newton Energy Acquires MEC Operating Company

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newton Energy Partners, LLC, through its Canadian affiliate, NEP Canada ULC (together, “Newton”), is pleased to announce it has acquired all outstanding shares of MEC Operating Company, ULC (“MEC”). MEC’s assets consist…  More »

Samenvatting: First Solar verkoopt Desert Sunlight Solar Farm van 550 megawatt, een van ’s werelds grootste zonneparken

TEMPE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) maakt bekend dat de verkoop is afgerond van een van ’s werelds grootste fotovoltaïsche (PV) zonne-energieprojecten, de (AC) Desert Sunlight Solar Farm van 550 megawatt nabij Desert Center…  More »

United States Reaffirms Support for Cyprus’ Right to Conduct Energy Explorations

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. State Department on Thursday reaffirmed U.S. support for Cyprus’ sovereign right to continue to explore for natural resources. Speaking at a daily press briefing, State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said,…  More »

Orion Energy Systems and J.P. Morgan Chase Complete a $10 Million OTA Financing Facility

MANITOWOC, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orion Energy Systems and J.P. Morgan Chase Complete a $10 Million OTA Financing Facility  More »

Arch Coal Revises Earnings Guidance for Full Year 2011, Announces Date of Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it expects its adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion and amortization (“EBITDA(1)”) to be in the $900 million to $1.0 billion range f…  More »

Braskem Solidifies Its U.S. Polypropylene Leadership and Global Expansion Efforts

SAO PAULO, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Braskem, the leading resin producer in the Americas, announced the completion of its acquisition of the Polypropylene Business from The Dow Chemical Company, an important milestone in the Company’s global expan…  More »
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