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National Grid to sell majority stake in UK gas distribution business for $17.4bn Australia’s Macquarie Group-led consortium has agreed to acquire 61% stake in National Grid’s UK gas distribution business (NGGD) for £13.8bn ($17.4bn), including debt. Oil & Gas > Transportation & Storage > News
EyeCGas verified as compliant with new EPA OOOOa regulation Optical gas imaging technology offers operators confidence and certainty in meeting new emission standards
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News Praj, IOCL to set up two second generation ethanol plants in India Praj Industries has entered into a cost-sharing agreement with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) to set up two second generation bio-ethanol plants in India.
Power Generation > Biofuels & Biomass > News First Solar, NextEra Energy commission 250MW solar energy center in US First Solar and NextEra Energy Resources have commissioned the 250MW Silver State South solar energy center in Nevada, US.
Power Generation > Solar > News
Entergy to close Palisades nuclear power plant in 2018 US based Entergy has announced plans to close the Palisades nuclear power plant in Michigan on October 1, 2018.
Power Generation > Nuclear > News Canadian oil firms Cenovus, Crescent Point step up investments for 2017 By EBR Staff Writer
Canadian oil companies, Cenovus Energy and Crescent Point Energy, have announced plans to step up investments and expand production in 2017.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News EC approves Belgium’s offshore wind financing scheme By EBR Staff Writer
The European Commission (EC) announced that it has authorized Belgium’s plan to finance electricity generation from offshore renewable energy as they comply with its state aid rules.
Power Generation > Wind > News

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Oil & Gas

EyeCGas verified as compliant with new EPA OOOOa regulation
Optical gas imaging technology offers operators confidence and certainty in meeting new emission standards
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News
Canadian oil firms Cenovus, Crescent Point step up investments for 2017
By EBR Staff Writer
Canadian oil companies, Cenovus Energy and Crescent Point Energy, have announced plans to step up investments and expand production in 2017.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News

Power Generation

Praj, IOCL to set up two second generation ethanol plants in India
Praj Industries has entered into a cost-sharing agreement with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) to set up two second generation bio-ethanol plants in India.
Power Generation > Biofuels & Biomass > News
First Solar, NextEra Energy commission 250MW solar energy center in US
First Solar and NextEra Energy Resources have commissioned the 250MW Silver State South solar energy center in Nevada, US.
Power Generation > Solar > News

Power Distribution

APS, AES to deploy 4MW energy storage system in Arizona
Arizona Public Service (APS) is bringing battery-based energy storage to the desert through a 4MW energy storage agreement with AES Energy Storage which will provide enough storage capacity to power 1,000 homes.
Power Distribution > Utilities Retail > News
Tesla commissions first large scale electricity storage facility in Europe
The first significant installation of Tesla ‘Powerpack’ batteries in Europe by Camborne Energy Storage was formally opened by Baroness Neville Rolfe in Somerset.
Power Distribution > Utilities Retail > News

Mining & Commodities

Sibanye Gold to buy Stillwater Mining Company for $2.2bn
By EBR Staff Writer
South Africa’s Sibanye Gold has agreed to acquire US-based palladium and platinum mining company, Stillwater Mining, in a deal worth $2.2bn.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
Atlantic Gold reports initial resource drilling results from Cochrane Hill project in Canada
Atlantic Gold reported the first assay results received from the resource definition diamond drilling program being undertaken at its Cochrane Hill Gold Project in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News