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Nonhydro renewables surpassed hydropower generation for 8 months


Nonhydro renewable energy sources have consecutively surpassed hydropower generation in the U.S.

NY Gov. Cuomo: $250M available for renewable energy projects


New York state is setting aside $250 million to invest in wind farms, hydropower and other renewable energy projects.

Dominion generated 50% of electricity from carbon-free sources


Dominion (NYSE: D) said that half of its electricity output in 2013 came from nuclear and renewable energy sources.

Nine Vermont towns receive funding for solar power projects


As part of the Clean Energy Development Fund, nine towns in Vermont were awarded grants for several solar power projects.

Arizona hopes to become “solar capital” of the world


An Arizona bill, sponsored by Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, is calling for more renewable energy pilot programs on federal lands, making the state the “solar capital of the world,” according to an Arizona official.

Inovateus Solar develops 10.82 MW solar ground array


Inovateus Solar LLC, a developer and installer of solar power systems, has participated in the development of a 10.82-MW ground-based solar array project at the newly operational Maywood Solar farm located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Finavera receives final payment on wind energy projects sale from Pattern


Finavera Wind Energy Inc. said the company has received a final $16.5 million of consideration from Pattern Renewable Holdings Canada ULC as the final amount payable for 184-MW of wind energy projects.

Iberdrola begins wind turbine installation at Texas wind project


Iberdrola began installing wind energy turbines for the 202-MW Baffin project in Texas.

Video: Proposed massive solar wind tower in Arizona may soon be a reality


A proposed solar wind tower may soon be in the works in San Luis, Arizona.

SunPower begins construction on solar power project in California


SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) started construction on the 135-MW Quinto Solar Project in California.

GM installs largest rooftop solar array in Ohio


General Motors (GM) has successfully installed a 1.8-MW rooftop solar array at its transmission facility in Toledo, Ohio.

Seminole finances three California wind projects in past week


Seminole Financial Services, a national lender in renewable energy, has successfully closed $7.35 million in financing for the construction and installation of three wind projects throughout California with developer Foundation Windpower (FWP).

SMUD receives new FERC operating license for hydroelectric power plant


The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) received a new 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to continue operating the 688-MW Upper American River Project.

SunEdison acquires Colorado's largest solar power plant


SunEdison Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) has acquired the 156-MW Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy.

Himark BioGas to build three renewable projects


Himark BioGas International has signed an agreement with NEO Energy LLC for the design, construction, and start-up of three (3) integrated anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in Massachusetts and Rhode Island that will recycle food waste to produce organic-based fertilizer and renewable electricity.

Distributed generation and solar contract awarded for $140mn


PowerSecure International Inc. (NYSE: POWR) was awarded $140 million of distributed generation work.

PSEG Solar Source acquires solar facility from juwi


PSEG Solar Source will acquire the 3.6-MW ERWR Whitcomb Farm Solar project from juwi solar (JSI), located near Burlington, Vermont.

Andalay Solar Systems to supply panels for Washington D.C. solar initiative


Andalay Solar Inc., a manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced that it has supplied solar panels for a solar initiative lead by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) and Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar Inc.

Business agreement signed for Canadian wind energy project


The Innu First Nations of Mashteuiatsh, Essipit and Pessamit, along with EDF EN Canada, signed a 20-year agreement for the Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project in Quebec, Canada.

Southern Nevada Water Authority, SunEdison sign solar power purchase agreement


SunEdison Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA).