Posts Tagged ‘Seeks’

Southwestern Missouri utility seeks to retire coal plant early as it adds wind generation

The Empire District Electric Company, based in southwest Missouri, announced plans to retire its coal-fired Asbury Power Plant more than a decade ahead of schedule, in favor of cheaper wind power. Other utilities may pursue similar actions, depending on how the state Public Service Commission allows Empire to proceed. View full post on Wind Power […]

UPDATE 1-China Three Gorges unit seeks $1.5 bln from new investors – sources

China Three Gorges New Energy, a unit of the country's top hydropower developer, plans to raise about 10 billion yuan from new investors to develop its wind power business, sources with knowledge of the matter said. The wholly owned unit of state giant China Three Gorges Corporation is in talks with China Life Insurance, Chinese […]

UPDATE 1-Enel seeks to shake up renewables ownership in Chile

The board of Enel Chile SA said on Friday that a plan it privately presented to Enel in July to absorb Enel Green Power Latin America's non-conventional renewable generation assets in Chile has been conditionally approved by the parent company. In a letter to Chilean regulators, Enel Chile said the plan is dependent on it […]

Rocky Mountain Power seeks OK for Idaho wind power, transmission projects

Rocky Mountain Power recently filed an application with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission for an order granting certificates of public convenience and necessity to build, or approval to acquire, four new Wyoming wind resources with a total capacity of 860 MW . View full post on Wind Power News

Guimaras seeks P47.6-M refund from power firms

The power supplier and distributor of this island province is being asked to refund the P47.6 million in capacity fees it charged its customers. The Guimaras Provincial Board urged the supplier, Phinma Energy Corp. , and the distributor, Guimaras Electric Cooperative , to refund the fees which it said was illegally collected. View full post […]

Theresa May Seeks Clean Energy to Buoy Vision of Global Britain

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to try to turn the nation's early adoption of clean energy into a global business after Brexit, according to a new industrial-strategy paper. A goal of the new government is to “capitalize on strengths to win a substantial share of global markets,” according to the document published Monday, which […]

Kenya: Govt Seeks to End Kinangop Wind Power Tussle

The protracted legal battle pitting the government and a private company registered in the British Virgin Islands which was to construct a Sh13 billion wind power farm in Kinangop, Nyandarua County, could be resolved soon. The government has crafted an out-of-court settlement to resolve the dispute with Kinangop Wind Park and its financiers in order […]

50 MW wind project seeks generation license19-Aug-16

ISLAMABAD : Iran-Pak Wind Power Pvt Limited has submitted an application to National Electric Power Regulator Authority for power generation license for its 50 MW wind power project. Sources told APP here that the Company obtained first Letter of Intent from Alternative Energy Development Board in August, 2006 to setup 50 MW Wind power project […]

Tunisia Seeks $7 Billion to Fund Shift Toward Cleaner Energy

Tunisia's is seeking to draw a third of its power supply from renewables by 2030, reducing its dependence on natural gas imports in a program that will require some $7 billion of investment. Energy and Mines Minister Mongi Marzouk said the country has about 148 megawatts of renewable power generation capacity now, about 4 percent […]

Egat seeks authority to build more power plants

THE Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand will ask the energy regulator to allow it to build more renewable-power plants and to raise its power-generation proportion to half of the country's total generating capacity, in a bid to strengthen national power-supply security. In his first media conference since become Egat governor last month , Kornrasit Pakchotanon […]