approves Archive

28 Nov 2014

Illinois Commerce Commission approves $2bn Rock Island transmission project

Rock Island Clean Line, a subsidiary of Clean Line Energy Partners, has secured approval from the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) for a new $ 2bn direct-current electric power line. CTBR – News
26 Nov 2014

EPA Approves The VIA eREV Van

Originally published on EVObsession. Last week Bob Lutz’s plug-in truck maker VIA Motors received certification for sale from the EPA for its eREV van. VIA’s plug-in hybrid vans are now cleared for sale across the country, allowing its
13 Nov 2014

Ontario approves 230MW NRWC wind project

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has issued a renewable energy approval (REA) for Niagara Region Wind Corporation’s (NRWC) 230MW wind project. CTBR – News
10 Nov 2014

UK approves extension of Walney offshore wind farm

Dong Energy has secured approval from the UK Government to expand the Walney offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. CTBR – News
3 Nov 2014

FERC approves NorthWestern Energy to issue securities for hydroelectric transaction

NorthWestern Energy has secured final approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to issue securities for the acquisition of eleven hydroelectric facilities and Hebgen Lake storage reservoir from PPL Montana. CTBR – News
16 Oct 2014

Norway approves two new electricity interconnectors to Germany and UK

Statnett has secured approval from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy to build two new electricity interconnectors to Germany and the UK. CTBR – News
13 Oct 2014

Scotland approves four new offshore wind farms

The Scottish government has approved four new offshore wind farms, which have a combined energy generating capacity of about 2.3GW. CTBR – News
12 Oct 2014

Ukrainian Government Approves Ambitious New Wind Energy Goals

A new National Action Plan state decree for the development of wind energy was recently issued by the Ukrainian government, after being approved by the country’s cabinet. The ambitious new goals called for by the decree include
1 Oct 2014

World Bank approves $519m concentrated solar power project in Morocco

The World Bank has approved the $ 519m Noor-Ouarzazate concentrated solar power project in Morocco. CTBR – News
30 Sep 2014

After security review, China approves Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for sale

Although Apple sold a record number of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus phones during the opening weekend, the number surely would have been higher with China sales. That country will get… Gigaom Search