Nov 21- Power generating companies installed over 500 megawatts of solar power and over 100 MW of wood waste and other biomass type fuels in the United States in October, according to a report by federal energy regulators. The biggest power plant to enter service in October was Spanish multinational Abengoa SA's 280- MW Solana solar thermal plant in Arizona.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 4- After years in Brazil's shadow, Mexico's stock market is enjoying a listings boom, fueled by hopes of economic reforms and strong demand from pension funds breathing life into a long-stagnant market.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 12- California lawmakers on Thursday voted to reform the state's electricity rate structure, a move aimed at lowering bills for high energy consumers in the state's sweltering inland regions.
*GE, LG Chem among companies entering growing market. SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 12- California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.
July 2- A second day of conservation efforts and slightly lower temperatures helped the California power grid avoid potential problems on Tuesday as a widespread heat wave across the West begins to moderate.
The California ISO, which operates the grid in most of California and Nevada, forecast peak demand topping 47,100 megawatts on Tuesday and 47,200 MW on Wednesday. The mercury in San Jose, the biggest city in northern California, will hit 96 degrees on Tuesday, 15 degrees over normal, before sliding to 87 on Wednesday, AccuWeather.com said.
June 26- California power prices edged higher on forecasts for increased cooling demand during a heat wave and amid the unexpected shutdown of a giant nuclear power reactor, power traders said Wednesday.
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Mitsui, Mitsubishi and Nippon Yusen reached a joint venture agreement with the U.S. firm Sempra Energy. The project, estimated to cost $10 billion, plans to produce 12 million tons of liquefied natural gas a year by 2017, or equivalent to 10% of annual Japanese demand. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida reports.
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IRVINE, Calif.-- The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday opened an investigation into the damaged San Onofre nuclear power plant to determine whether ratepayers should bear costs tied to the facility that has been shut down most of the year.
DANA POINT, Calif., Oct 9- A plan by Southern California Edison to reopen its crippled San Onofre nuclear power plant, whose outage has increased the chance of power cuts in the region, is not certain to be approved, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.
Oct 4- A plan laid out by Southern California Edison on Thursday to restart one of two damaged nuclear reactors faces months of regulatory review plus skepticism from industry critics. SCE, a unit of power company Edison International.
*NRC must approve of San Onofre Unit 2 restart. Oct 4- U.S. nuclear regulators said Thursday they would take months to review Southern California Edison's plan to restart a reactor at the long idled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California.
Oct 4- Southern California Edison on Thursday released a plan to restart Unit 2 at the San Onofre nuclear power plant and operate the unit at up to 70 percent for about five months before shutting it again for inspections.
Oct 4- Southern California Edison on Thursday released a restart plan for Unit 2 at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in California, but must wait for approval from U.S. nuclear regulators before actually restarting the unit.
*In one case, payment of more than $7 mln held up over $100 invoice. By Ayesha Rascoe and Roberta Rampton. WASHINGTON, Oct 2- A year after the U.S. government raced to meet a deadline to finish loan agreements with dozens of clean energy companies, less than half the total money promised has been handed over.