Merchant Hydro Developers LLC on Jan. 9 applied to FERC for a preliminary permit, good for three years, for the 230-MW Richmondale Pumped Storage Hydro Project in Lackawanna and Wayne counties, Pa.
AES Distributed Energy Inc., a subsidiary of AES Corp., and Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative announced Jan. 10 the execution of a power purchase agreement for a plant that will provide solar energy together with the benefits of battery-based energy storage for optimal balancing of generation with peak demand.
The North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency and its 32 member municipalities on Jan. 10 petitioned the North Carolina Utilities Commission to extend a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity issued in February 2015. […]
U.S. Geothermal announced Jan. 11 that the estimate of the geothermal reservoir capacity associated with its San Emidio II project has increased from the earlier estimate of 10 net MW, to an estimated capacity of up to 47 net MW. […]
Merchant Hydro Developers LLC applied Jan. 10 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a preliminary permit, good for up to three years, for the 230-MW Nockamixon Pumped Storage Hydro Project in Pennsylvania. […]
The Maine Public Utilities Commission on Jan. 9 approved an application from ReEnergy Ashland LLC for a New Renewable Resource Certification for its refurbished ReEnergy Ashland biomass-fired facility in Ashland, Maine. […]
The U.S. Department of Energy has gotten an application by Driftwood LNG LLC for long-term, multi-contract authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas in a volume equivalent to 1,496.5 billion cubic feet per year (Bcf/yr) of natural gas. […]
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will announce in the Jan. 12 Federal Register that it has accepted for docketing an application from the Tennessee Valley Authority for an early site permit on the Clinch River project in Oak Ridge, Tenn. […]
Basin Electric Power Cooperative said Jan. 6 that ten electricity service providers representing nearly 6.4 million customers primarily in the U.S. Rocky Mountain Region plan to explore potential participation with an existing regional transmission organization.
The Western Area Power Administration and Sacramento Municipal Utility District said Jan. 6 that they have extended the public comment period for scoping of the proposed Colusa-Sutter Transmission Line to include the review of an additional study area.