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Chint Power Systems America provides solar power to Texas homeless shelter


Chint Power Systems America is providing solar power for the non-profit organization, Wichita Falls Faith Mission Inc., on behalf of its shelter for women and children in Wichita Falls, Texas.

US fund in deal to build Myanmar solar plants


A U.S investment fund has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.

Minnesota Power, National Guard to build 10 MW solar energy project


Minnesota Power, a subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., (NYSE:ALE), and the Minnesota National Guard will join forces to build a 10-MW solar power project at Camp Ripley.

Duke Energy applies for hydropower license


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has filed an application for a license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project in South Carolina, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Hawaiian Electric submits future plans to increase solar, energy storage


Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HEI, NYSE: HE), announced that its subsidiaries, Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. (Hawaiian Electric), Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. (Hawaii Electric Light) and Maui Electric Co. Ltd (Maui Electric), submitted future energy plans on Wednesday that will lower energy bills and nearly triple the amount of distributed solar by 2030.

Microgrid Solar to install solar power in Chicago


The city of Chicago has chosen Microgrid Solar to lead as the solar energy contractor for the city’s solar program, Solar Chicago.

Verizon Communications to install 10 MW of solar


On Monday, Verizon Communications Inc. announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy.

Greenwood Energy, ILIOSS invest $500M for solar in Mexico


Greenwood Energy and ILIOSS will invest $500 million to develop more than 250-MW of new solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Mexico by 2017 based on the Mexican Energy Reform.

EDP Renewables Sells Interest in US Wind Portfolio


EDP Renewables has sold its interest in a 1.1 GW wind portfolio in the United States.  The portfolio was purchased by Canadian company Fiera Axium Infrastructure.

Siemens to supply 67 wind turbines for 402 MW offshore wind project


Siemens Energy (NYSE: SI) was awarded a contract, from the Norwegian energy utilities Statoil and Statkraft, to supply 67 wind turbines for the 402-MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the U.K.

SunEdison secures $160M for 40 distributed generation, solar projects


SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a solar energy solutions and services provider, closed a $160 million fund for 40 distributed generation projects in the U.S. with Barclays and Citi.

Nevada residents ask utilities commission for rooftop solar programs


On Wednesday, Nevada residents gathered at the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) with more than 4,300 petition signatures supporting rooftop solar programs.

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments and Bright Plain Renewable Energy Acquire Searchlight Solar Project in Nevada


D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments and Bright Plain Renewable Energy today announced the acquisition of the Searchlight solar project, originally developed by American Capital Energy and located south of Las Vegas in Nevada.

Financing secured for 16 MW Box Canyon hydro project in Canada


Travelers Capital Corp. has secured $56 million in non-recourse project financing for the construction of the 16-MW Box Canyon hydroelectric project near Port Mellon, British Columbia.

Solectria supplies 45 MW for solar power projects North Carolina


Solectria Renewables LLC has been awarded a contract to supply 69 SGI 500XTM inverters to Entropy Solar Integrators for seven solar projects, totaling 45-MW, in North Carolina.

Tucson Electric Power wants rooftop solar panel program


A second major Arizona utility wants to launch a new program to provide customers with company-owned rooftop solar panels.

Canadian Solar unit sells Ontario solar power project for $60.3mn


Canadian Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: CSIQ) said it subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. completed the sale of the 10 MW Good Light solar power plant for C$66 million ($60.3 million) to BluEarth Renewables Inc.

RES Canada to build 10 MW solar PV project in Ontario


Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada) was picked to build a 10-MW solar photovoltaic for Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. in Ontario.

Seven solar PV projects approved in Mexico


The Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission approved 220 MW of solar photovoltaic capacity in seven projects.

DTE Energy selects 84 solar projects for customer-owned pilot program


DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has selected 84 new solar energy projects for Phase 2 of its SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program.