-- Egypt plans second 100 MW solar power plant The Egyptian Electricity Ministry has unveiled plans to build a $700m, 100 MW solar power plant between 2012 and 2017 that should further establish the country as one of the leading developers of utility-scale solar plants.
-- Alstom to build 90 MW wind farm in Brazil Alstom has signed a contract worth EUR100m ($126m) with the Brazilian renewable power generating company, Desenvix, subsidiary of the Engevix engineering group, to build a 90 MW wind farm complex in Bahia, Brazil.
-- Vestas opening US research facility Vestas is planning to open an engineering and product development division in Louisville, Colo. to enhance its wind power production capabilities throughout North America.
-- alstomcanada Alstom signed a C$110 million (US$105.4 million) contract with Kiewit Alarie Partnership to supply three turbine generator sets to Ontario Power Generation’s 267 MW Lower Mattagami Project in Northern Ontario.
-- FIT solar agreements The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has signed multiple 20-year power purchase agreements with Recurrent Energy for 60 MW of solar power to be developed in the southern Sacramento County.
-- rosendincontract Work is underway on a $50 millon, 9.4 MW photovoltaic power installation project for the Antelope Valley Union High School District in California. The project spans 10 schools and is among the largest school solar projects undertaken in California.