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Vermont bill would set new standards for renewable energy

01/23/2015

Vermont is considering a change to its energy policy that would end a practice that critics said amounted to double-counting the environmental benefits of its renewable sources of power.

New facility will use landfill gas to power Anaheim homes

01/23/2015

Officials in California’s Orange County yesterday announced the start of construction on a new facility that will convert landfill gas to electricity at the Frank R. Bowerman landfill east of Irvine.

Siemens to supply wind turbines for Kansas project

01/23/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) will supply wind turbines to a 48-MW wind energy project in Kansas.

GE secures financing for 150-MW Briscoe Wind Project

01/22/2015

GE Energy Financial Services (NYSE: GE) has secured the necessary financing for the 150-MW Briscoe Wind Farm in Briscoe County, Texas.

First Reserve to acquire wind power project from Apex Clean Energy

01/22/2015

First Reserve will acquire the 298-MW Kingfisher Wind power project from Apex Clean Energy.

USVI Tibbar Energy power plant to begin construction

01/20/2015

Tibbar Energy USVI has announced that construction will begin in the second quarter of 2015, on a 7-MW anaerobic digestion biogas power plant, which utilizes VIASPACE's Giant King Grass.

Dominion plans large-scaled solar project in Va.

01/20/2015

Dominion Virginia Power says it's filed an application with state regulators to build the state's first large-scale solar project.

Community-funded wind farm completes NY environmental review

01/20/2015

Local officials say the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm in the Finger Lakes town of Enfield has met all requirements under the state's environmental review process.

Pattern increases share in Indiana wind farm project

01/20/2015

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGI) increased its Right of First Offer (ROFO) list on a 150-MW wind energy project in Indiana.

GOP leaning against job impact studies on energy law repeal

01/20/2015

The Republican-led Legislature is leaning against doing more analysis of how jobs in West Virginia would be affected by repealing a state alternative energy standard, GOP leadership said Monday.

Maine wood pellet company to build Turboden biomass power plant

01/19/2015

Turboden, a company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) was chosen to supply a biomass-based Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power plant in Maine.

NextEra works with Hawaiian cattle company on wind energy development

01/19/2015

A cattle ranching company in Hawaii, Parker Ranch Inc., said Jan. 16 that the Parker Ranch Foundation Trust (PRFT) has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources LLC that provides NextEra with long-term access rights to PRFT lands to develop wind energy.

Virginia governor looks at solar power development

01/19/2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) said Jan. 16 that his administration is looking at public private partnerships to encourage solar energy development in and around state-owned property.

Solar power heating up in Idaho

01/19/2015

Idaho is going green whether it wants to or not. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission in the last several months has approved agreements with 13 solar power projects.

New solar array is one of the largest in New Hampshire

01/19/2015

An empty lot in Plymouth, New Hampshire has been turned into one of the largest solar arrays in the state.

Senators seek to capitalize on Nebraska wind energy

01/19/2015

A group of Nebraska senators on Friday announced proposals aimed at boosting the state's wind energy production by offering tax incentives and reducing regulations for developers.

University of Richmond to install solar panels on rec center

01/16/2015

The University of Richmond is planning to install solar panels atop its recreation center to help generate campus power.

Chavez County takes first step toward solar project

01/16/2015

Chaves County commissioners have taken their first step to support a $290 million solar project capable of producing enough electricity to power more than 40,000 average homes.

W.Va. GOP kicks off work by focusing on energy act repeal

01/16/2015

West Virginia's Republican-led Legislature took first steps Thursday to repeal the state's renewable-energy standards, which power companies say won't cost more to meet, but coal interests have started to bemoan.

Construction resumes at Big Island bioenergy plant

01/15/2015

Construction work has resumed at a Big Island power plant expected to generate electricity from eucalyptus trees and other plant matter.