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Makai Ocean Engineering connects world's largest OTEC plant to U.S. grid


Makai’s plant will generate 100 kW of sustainable, continuous electricity – enough to power 120 homes in Hawaii each year.

Canadian Solar unit sells solar power project stake to Southern


Canadian Solar Inc. said its subsidiary sold its ownership stake in a 200-MW solar power project in California to Southern Power.

Renewable energy developer Cypress Creek Renewables building 2 utility-scale solar farms in South Carolina


Cypress Creek Renewables is investing more than $20 million in new projects in South Carolina.

Duke Energy launching solar-generating program for South Carolina customers


Duke Energy is looking to bring 53 MW of utility-scale solar capacity to the company’s South Carolina service areas by the end of 2016.

MidAmerican Energy building Iowa wind farms for $900 million


MidAmerican Energy says it will build its next two wind farms in northwest Iowa.

Semprius awarded $2.9 million from ARPA-E to develop hybrid solar technology


Semprius, Inc., an innovator in high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules, has been awarded a competitive $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding will be used to develop technologies that lower the cost of solar-generated electricity while dramatically increasing system efficiencies and energy yields.

Principal Solar teams with Entropy to build 100-MW generating facility


Solar developer and operator Principal Solar, Inc. (PSI) will co-develop a major solar asset in its first project with affiliates of Entropy Investment Management.

California utility reports record production of green energy


San Diego Gas & Electric says it produced 1,042 MW on its power grid Aug. 19, the most SDG&E has ever produced in a single day.

EDF Renewable Energy owns wind energy developer


EDF Renewable Energy closed the acquisition of OwnEnergy Inc., a developer of mid-sized wind power projects.

PSEG Solar Source acquires California solar power project


PSEG Solar Source, a unit of PSEG (NYSE: PEG), acquired the 25.4-MW Columbia Solar Project in California from Hanergy America Solar Solutions.

POTUS announces $1 billion in Department of Energy initiatives aimed at innovative technologies


The president’s Clean Power Plan permits the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office to guarantee up to $1 billion for commercial-scale distributed energy projects like rooftop solar, smart grid technology and methane capture for oil and gas wells.

DTE Energy to build solar array in Ypsilanti


DTE Energy will install a solar array in the city of Ypsilanti, Mich., this according to a press release issued by the company today.

Duke Energy to begin purchasing solar power for Indiana customers


The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved Duke Energy’s 20-year agreements with two solar developers to purchase up to 20 megawatts (MW) of solar power for its Indiana customers.

Siemens to supply wind turbines to Australian power project


Siemens (NYSE: SI) will provide 100 MW of onshore wind turbines to a project in Australia.

SunEdison breaks ground on 156-MW solar project in Colorado


SunEdison, Inc. the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced it has closed financing and begun construction on one of its largest solar power plants to date, the 156-megawatt (MW) Comanche Solar project in Pueblo, Colo. When completed, the Comanche Solar project will be the largest solar power plant east of the Rocky Mountains.


Silfab Solar increases module production to 300 MW


Silfab Solar today announced it is expanding its facility and increasing production at its North American photovoltaic solar module manufacturing plant.

SunEdison completes Florida solar power project


SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) completed construction of a 6-MW solar power plant that will supply power to Lakeland Electric in Florida.

REC Solar and Windset Farms interconnect 1-MW solar array


REC Solar, a national provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, today announced the interconnection of a 1 MW solar energy system for Windset Farms.

Solar PV projects in 12 states to get financing


Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC closed on a $165 million financial deal with First Niagara Financial Group to finance 127 solar power projects in 12 states.

Consumers Energy launches community solar program


Consumers Energy, a subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), said it is moving forward with plans for a community solar program in Michigan.