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DOE to help tribes advance onsite, renewable energy projects

03/03/2015

DOE announced the third round of START Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance, which provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with on-the-ground support to accelerate clean energy project deployment.

Report: 2014 was the best year for utility-scale solar power

03/03/2015

With more than 3.7 GW installed, 2014 was the best year yet for utility-scale solar power installations, beating the nearly 3.4 GW installed in 2013 by 10 percent and bringing the U.S. to a total of 10.6 GW of operating utility-scale solar energy capacity, according to a new report conducted by SNL Energy.

Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

03/03/2015

The energy company planning an offshore wind farm near Block Island says it has secured more than $290 million in financing to move forward with the project.

Vermont House endorses renewable energy package

03/02/2015

The Vermont House has advanced a wide-ranging bill that pushes utilities beyond electricity to help customers save on heat and could resolve criticism that the current state program to promote renewable energy double counts its results.

Google invests $300Mn in SolarCity

03/02/2015

Google Inc. is investing $300 million equity stake in a fund created by SolarCity Corp. to finance approximately 25,000 residential solar power projects.

Exelon proposes Low Carbon Portfolio Standard, touts importance of nuclear

03/02/2015

Exelon (NYSE: EXC) and Illinois lawmakers filed legislation for a plan that would reduce carbon emissions, increase renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and continue operations of the state’s nuclear power plants.

Oklahoma leaders looking for more wind regulations

02/27/2015

With wind energy production in full swing in Oklahoma, legislative leaders are looking to impose some new restrictions on the booming industry.

Video: SunEdison to bring power to 20Mn people by 2020

02/27/2015

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) announced plans to bring electricity to 20 million people in underserved communities around the world.

GDF Suez wants Areva to deliver nuclear reactors, wind turbines

02/26/2015

GDF Suez says it received guarantees from Areva for planned nuclear reactors in Turkey and wind turbines in France.

Governors looking to expand renewable energy, natural gas

02/26/2015

The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are joining forces to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity.

Gas, solar, wind generation will dominate in the future

02/26/2015

Of the planned or under construction generation projects tracked by GenerationHub for the period between 2015 and 2017, 95% of the projects, which total 135.3 GW, are either natural gas, solar or wind facilities, Kent Knutson, director of Hub Services for PennWell, said on Feb. 19.

First Solar, SunPower to form joint yieldco

02/25/2015

First Solar Inc. and SunPower Corp., have announced plans to form a joint yieldco that will own and operate some of their renewable-energy projects.

Bill places new restrictions on wind industry in Oklahoma

02/25/2015

A bill to place new restrictions on the growing wind industry in Oklahoma has passed a House Committee.

Apple to invest $1.9B to power new data centers with renewable energy

02/24/2015

Apple will invest $1.9 billion (€1.7 billion EUR) to build and operate two data centers in Europe, which will be fully powered by renewable energy.

Virginia regulators schedule hearing on solar project

02/24/2015

Virginia regulators have scheduled a public hearing for Dominion Virginia Power's proposed utility-scale solar power project in Fauquier County.

Maine wind industry alarmed over utility panel's proposal

02/23/2015

Maine's reshaped Public Utilities Commission wants to reconsider two proposed wind projects it approved two months ago, a move critics say would damage the integrity of the regulatory process and scare off future renewable-energy investors.

Capital Power has gas and wind projects due for operation this year

02/23/2015

The in-construction gas-fired Shepard Energy Centre and the K2 Wind project are both expected to commence commercial operations in 2015 and to have a positive impact on earnings and funds from operations, said Capital Power Corp. (TSX:CPX) in a Feb. 23 earnings statement.

DCO Energy to provide EPC services for biomass renewable energy plant

02/23/2015

DCO Energy will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for, and hold an ownership stake in, a new biomass facility.



EDF Renewable secures O&M contract for Stephens Ranch Wind Project

02/23/2015

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) has entered into a operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC (Starwood Energy), a private equity investment firm, for services at the 211-MW Stephens Ranch Wind Energy Project (Phase I).

Southern Power acquires two Georgia solar power projects

02/23/2015

Southern Company's (NYSE: SO) subsidiary, Southern Power, has acquired two Georgia solar power projects from Tradewind Energy, Inc.