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Uncertainty Shadows Pennsylvania's Debate Over Nuclear Power

Four decades after Three Mile Island became shorthand for America's worst commercial nuclear power accident, financial rescues of nuclear power plants are stirring the highest levels of government.
Read by 79% of LPs February 12, 2019

Sempra Energy To Sell Us Wind Assets To American Electric Power

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to complete the sale of its U.S. renewables business by selling its remaining wind operating and development assets to American Electric Power (AEP) for $551 million in ...
Read by 50% of LPs February 12, 2019

Report Recommends Action To A Clean-energy Economy For New England - Portland Press Herald

The Nature Conservancy and CEI Inc. released a report showing ways to transition to renewable energy and away from fossil fuels.
Read by 42% of LPs February 12, 2019

La Ditches Plans To Invest In Fossil Fuels Despite Experts Dire Warnings | The Daily Caller

The largest share of LA's energy mix comes from natural gas. : Los Angeles is ditching a plan to rebuild several natural gas plants on the coast, Democratic Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday night, but experts warn the decision to scuttle the plan will likely cause more blackouts across the city. Staffers at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) argued in December that the aging Scattergood, Harbor and Haynes power plants are critical to keeping the lights on in the city. They argue that eliminating plans to rebuild and refurbish the plants could seriously impact the grid.
Read by 58% of LPs February 12, 2019

Los Angeles Ditches Plan To Invest Billions In Fossil Fuels, Mayor Eric Garcetti Says - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles is abandoning a plan to spend billions of dollars rebuilding three natural gas power plants along the coast, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday, in a move to get the city closer to its goal of 100% renewable energy and improve air quality in highly polluted communities. The mayor's decision...
Read by 46% of LPs February 11, 2019

Transition To Renewables Shouldn't Cost Ratepayers >> Albuquerque Journal

Environmental groups, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and even Public Service Company of New Mexico want us to believe their plans to rapidly increase renewable energy are cost-competitive. New Mexicans voted for change in 2018 and, as a result, there are legislative initiatives to raise the state's "renewable portfolio standard," or RPS, from 20 percent to [...]
Read by 73% of LPs February 07, 2019

National Grid Contract With Orsted Would Save Customers $90M Over 20 Years - News - Providence, Ri

PROVIDENCE -- When critics assailed the high price awarded to Deepwater Wind nearly a decade ago for power from what would be the first offshore wind farm in the nation, the Providence company and its supporters in Rhode Island state government vowed that savings would come with future projects down the line.With a proposed agreement announced Thursday, they would fulfill that promise.Under the contract filed with the Public Utilities Commission, National Grid [...]
Read by 59% of LPs February 06, 2019

Germany May Never Get A Natural Gas Boom

The natural gas industry is eager to see a jump in demand now that Germany has come up with a plan to end electricity generation by burning coal.
Read by 57% of LPs February 04, 2019

Equitix Acquires Renewables Portfolio From Blackrock Real Assets | News | Ipe Ra

BlackRock sold five operating wind farms and one operating solar project in the UK. : Equitix Investment Management has bought a core UK renewables infrastructure portfolio from BlackRock Real Assets for an undisclosed sum. BlackRock said its renewable power business sold the portfolio of five operating wind farms and one operating solar project located across the country. The portfolio achieved commercial operations between 2010 and 2015 and has a proven track record of consistent operational performance, BlackRock said.
Read by 39% of LPs February 03, 2019

Ullico Acquires Portfolio Of Canadian Solar Assets From Blackrock | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

BlackRock Real Assets, which is part of the BlackRock investment empire, sold a portfolio of four operating solar projects in Ontario, Canada to Ullico Inc. The solar power projects have fixed Feed-in-Tariff offtake contracts with Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator. Advisors Norton Rose Fulbright acted as legal advisors and Black & Veatch acted as technical [...]
Read by 80% of LPs