Southern California Edison launches solicitation for mid-sized behind-the-meter solar PV

first_imgSouthern California Edison launches solicitation for mid-sized behind-the-meter solar PVThe utility’s RFO is the fourth in its Solar Photovoltaic Program, which is open to projects between 500 kW and 10 MW. Projects will connect through the SCE distribution grid. October 11, 2014 Christian Roselund Legal Markets Markets & Policy Share Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a request for offers (RFO) for electricity from independent solar power producers. The utility says that depending upon the economics of the offer, it will procure power from up to 63 MW-DC of solar PV plants.This is the fourth solicitation that SCE has launched under its Solar Photovoltaic Program (SPVP), through which the utility plans to procure a total of 125 MW-DC of mid-sized PV from 2010 through 2015.NPD Solarbuzz says that these sorts of solicitations have become a preferred method for both utilities and solar developers in California. “These solicitations create a system where everyone knows the rules and knows what the expectations are,” NPD Solarbuzz Senior Analyst Michael Barker told PV Magazine.Popular content The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… Enabling aluminum in batteries Mark Hutchins 27 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Scientists in South Korea and the UK demonstrated a new cathode material for an aluminum-ion battery, which achieved impressive results in both speci… ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. The re… Solar park built on rough wooden structures comes online in France Gwénaëlle Deboutte 26 April 2021 pv-magazine.com French company Céléwatt energized its 250 kW ground-mounted array, built with mounting structures made of raw oak wood.April 26, 2021 Gwénaëlle Debo… Spanish developer plans 1 GW solar plant coupled to 80 MW of storage, 100 MW electrolyzer Pilar Sánchez Molina 22 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Soto Solar has submitted the project proposal to the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Miteco). The solar plant could start produc… We all trust the PV performance ratio test Dario Brivio, Partner 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The performance ratio test is at the core of the handover from EPC to owner. Yet sometimes, even when best practice is applied – and without particul… The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… Enabling aluminum in batteries Mark Hutchins 27 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Scientists in South Korea and the UK demonstrated a new cathode material for an aluminum-ion battery, which achieved impressive results in both speci… ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. The re… Solar park built on rough wooden structures comes online in France Gwénaëlle Deboutte 26 April 2021 pv-magazine.com French company Céléwatt energized its 250 kW ground-mounted array, built with mounting structures made of raw oak wood.April 26, 2021 Gwénaëlle Debo… Spanish developer plans 1 GW solar plant coupled to 80 MW of storage, 100 MW electrolyzer Pilar Sánchez Molina 22 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Soto Solar has submitted the project proposal to the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Miteco). The solar plant could start produc… We all trust the PV performance ratio test Dario Brivio, Partner 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The performance ratio test is at the core of the handover from EPC to owner. Yet sometimes, even when best practice is applied – and without particul… The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… 123456Share Christian Roselund Christian Roselund served as US editor at pv magazine from 2014 to 2019. 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Everyone Orchestra To Play Cali Run With Members of Umphrey’s & More

first_imgEveryone Orchestra, conducted by the infamous Matt Butler, has announced a brief run of shows in California. This time, the band will feature Kris Myers (Umphrey’s McGee), Joel Cummins (Umphrey’s McGee), Jamie Kime (Zappa Plays Zappa), Ben Thomas (Zappa Plays Zappa) and Kai Eckhardt (John McLaughlin Trio/Garaj Mahal).The band has only announced three dates in Northern California, but the Everyone Orchestra family continues to grow, so hopefully the group will be on the rise on 2015! More information can be found on the official Everyone Orchestra website.Everyone Orchestra Northern California Run3/26 – Napa City Winery – Napa, CA 3/27 – Harlow’s – Sacramento, CA 3/28 – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CAlast_img

Slain Red Cross workers do not deter aid workers from service in Lebanon

first_imgThe deadly 24-day-old conflict between the army and Islamist militants saw two volunteer Red Cross workers killed on 11 June. “Nothing is going to change. Yesterday [11 June] we continued our work as usual,” Ghaleb Ayoubi, head of the communications department at the Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) told IRIN. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) also pledged to continue working with its partners to deliver relief to the besieged camp. BEIRUT Aid agencies pledged to continue efforts to deliver relief and evacuate the injured from the besieged Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp in north Lebanon despite an upsurge in fighting. center_img Full Story: LEBANON: Aid agencies pledge continued efforts despite deaths of Red Cross workerslast_img

Margo Price Releases Third Studio Album, ‘That’s How Rumors Get Started’ [Listen]

first_imgMargo Price has released her third full-length studio album, That’s How Rumors Get Started, which arrived on Friday via Loma Vista Recordings. The 10-song album co-produced by Price, Sturgill Simpson, and David R. Ferguson was first announced to arrive on May 8th, but was later delayed in its release when COVID-19 disrupted much of the music industry’s springtime initiatives. Price would go on release a concert album, Perfectly Imperfect at The Ryman in late May.The new album features previously-shared singles “Twinkle Twinkle”, “Letting Me Down”, and “Stone Me”. Additionally, Price celebrated That’s How Rumors Get Started‘s arrival on Friday by spending the day delivering food and copies of the album to Nashville residents with her “Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner” service.Related: Margo Price, Jeremy Ivey Debut New Song On NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’ [Watch]Scroll down to stream Price’s new album in full via the Spotify player below.Margo Price – That’s How Rumors Get Startedlast_img read more

With filing deadline near, roster of candidates seeking local statehouse seats filling up

first_imgThe deadline to file as a candidate in this year’s statehouse elections is Friday.With just two days to go ahead of the filing deadline for this year’s elections, the roster of candidates seeking local seats in the Kansas statehouse is filling up — though a handful of incumbents current have no challengers.Here’s a look at who’s filed so far. We’ve added links to the candidates’ online profiles where possible.House District 16First term incumbent Democrat Cindy Holscher has filed for reelection. Republican Susan “Sue” Huff has filed for the seat as well.House District 17First term incumbent Republican Tom Cox has filed for reelection. He’s facing a primary challenge from Republican Jim Eschrich. Democrat Laura Smith-Everett has filed for the seat as well.House District 18In one of the most-crowded fields among the local races, incumbent Democrat Cindy Neighbor has filed for reelection. She’s facing a primary challenge from Democrat Andy Hurla. Republicans Eric Jenkins (campaign site here) and Cathy Gordon (campaign info here) will square off in a primary as well.House District 19Incumbent Republican Stephanie Clayton has filed for reelection. She faces a challenge from Democrat Stephen Wyatt.House District 20First term incumbent Republican Jan Kessinger has filed for reelection. He faces a challenge from Democrat Becky Barber.House District 21First term incumbent Democrat Jerry Stogsdill has filed for reelection. No other candidates have filed for this seat.House District 22Incumbent Democrat Nancy Lusk has filed for reelection. She faces a primary challenge from Democrat Michael Coleman. No Republicans have filed for this race to date.House District 23Incumbent Republican Linda Gallagher has filed for reelection. She faces a challenge from Democrat Susan Ruiz.House District 24Incumbent Democrat Jarrod Ousley has filed for reelection. No other candidates have filed for this seat.House District 25Incumbent Republican Melissa Rooker has filed for reelection. She faces a challenge from Democrat Rui Xu.House District 29First term incumbent Democrat Brett Parker has filed for reelection. Republican James Todd, who Parker defeated to take the seat in 2016, will face Republican Peggy Galvin in the primary.House District 30Incumbent Republican Randy Powell has filed for reelection. He faces a primary challenge from Republican Colleen Webster. Democrats Brandon Woodard (campaign page here) and Matthew Calcara (campaign page here) are vying for their party’s nomination for the seat.last_img read more

Does Growing Up in a Recession Make You Nicer? Study Says People Who Enter Adulthood During a Downturn are Less Self-Obsessed

first_imgDaily Mail:Children who grow up in a recession are more likely to become well-rounded adults than those who enjoy an easy start to life, a psychological study has found.Analysis of the characteristics of 35,000 people found that those who entered adulthood during economic downturns were less likely to be self-obsessed.Growing up in hard times dampens narcissism and a sense of entitlement, US psychologists believe.Read the whole story: Daily Mail More of our Members in the Media >last_img

Visteon Names Nomi Bergman To Board Of Directors

first_imgVisteon Corp. has announced the election of Nomi Bergman to its board of directors, effective Oct. 1. Bergman is an accomplished business leader and technology advocate who served as president of Bright House Networks until its recently completed merger with Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable.  AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement“We are honored to welcome Nomi to our board of directors,” said Francis Scricco, chairman of Visteon’s board of directors. “She adds a tremendous amount of industry leadership as proven by her role in leading the cable television industry into the software phase of its development. I look forward to benefiting from her proven ability to navigate quickly evolving technologies. Nomi will be a strong addition to our board who will bring a valuable strategic perspective as Visteon solidifies its position as a global leader in the rapidly growing cockpit electronics segment.”Bergman added, “I am honored to join the talented, dedicated members of the Visteon board and company, who have courageously led the firm through a significant transformation. Both inspired confidence in me, as they have done with their customers. Visteon has clearly emerged with a strong balance sheet, a robust foundation of successful design and manufacturing experience, and a crisp, innovative focus on cockpit electronics and connected car solutions.”AdvertisementDr. Rouzbeh Yassini, a current Visteon board member and seen as the “father of the cable modem,” said, “Visteon’s transformation to provide software platforms for the auto industry began in 2014, gained momentum with the 2015 hiring of Sachin as its CEO, and now adds more strength with the addition of Nomi to Visteon’s board with her solid technical and service- oriented leadership.”Bergman was a member of the founding management team that in 2003 launched Bright House Networks, one of the largest owners and operators of cable systems in the U.S. Her hands-on experience in customer care, engineering, business and technical operations, and information technology led to a hyper-focus on the customer experience at Bright House Networks. The company received accolades from its customers and was recognized by highly regarded consumer brands such as Consumer Reports and J.D. Power and Associates – earning 12 J.D. Power awards for customer satisfaction.A longtime advocate for women in business, Bergman launched initiatives such as the Bright House Networks Women’s Leadership Circle to develop a pipeline of women leaders within the company, and helped initiate and support other similar programs within the industry.AdvertisementBergman has earned many industry leadership awards and serves on several corporate boards, as well as the board of One Revolution, a foundation established by Paralympian Chris Waddell. She is a member of the board of trustees of the University of Rochester (New York), where she earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and statistics.last_img read more

Bert Hogeman Joins Auto Care Association As General Counsel

first_imgThe Auto Care Association has announced the addition of Bert Hogeman to the role of general counsel, where he will be the point person responsible for all legal matters applicable to the association as a not-for-profit trade association. The general counsel is an officer-level role, reporting to the president and CEO of the Auto Care Association.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementHogeman brings more than 35 years of legal experience and a wide-ranging background to the association, having worked in both private law firms and in-house legal departments for both business and commercial clients. Hogeman’s practice has included domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, operational responsibility for international operations, telecommunications regulatory activity, representation of clients’ marketing and mass market organizations, compliance, privacy and online operations.In his role as General Counsel, Hogeman will advise executives, senior management and the board of directors on all legal matters including legal rights, potential liabilities and the potential impact of new or existing laws and regulations. Hogeman also wil participate with and advise the association’s government relations team in the development and advocacy of its legislative and regulatory initiatives. Bert Hogemanlast_img read more

Chinese company to build Nicaragua’s new canal?

first_imgProject experts say the canal could take 11 years to build and require digging about 130 miles of waterway.It was reported in the UK’s Guardian newspaper that the president of the country’s national assembly, Rene Nuñez, announced the USD40 billion project, which will reinforce Beijing’s growing influence on global trade and weaken US dominance over the key shipping route between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.In a project with profound geopolitical ramifications, the name of the company and other details have yet to be released, but the opposition congressman Luis Callejas said the government planned to grant a 100-year lease to the Chinese operator.According to a bill submitted to congress last year, Nicaragua’s canal will be bigger than the Panama and Suez in all dimensions.last_img read more

Upgrade accords

first_imgRUSSIAN Minister of Railways Nikolai Aksyonenko signed a co-operation agreement with Siemens AG board member Volker Jung on January 23, during a visit to Germany. It covers technical assistance and supply of equipment by Siemens Transportation Systems for modernisation of signalling and train control, construction of locomotives and rolling stock, and renewal of communications systems.Siemens already has around 700 employees in Russia. The company is providing rolling stock technology, and is assisting with electrification upgrading in the Moscow area. Work is due to get under way this year on a pilot resignalling on the Moscow – St Petersburg line. Aksyonenko also met German Railway Chairman Hartmut Mehdorn to discuss enhanced rail services between the two countries. They agreed to form a working group which will draw up proposals by April for a joint venture company to operate inter-city passenger services on the Moscow – Berlin corridor. RZD and DB plan closer co-operation on international freight services, including Trans-Siberian landbridge traffic. nlast_img read more