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Gamesa sells 74 MW Mexico wind farm


Gamesa turned over ownership of a 74-MW wind farm in Mexico to Grupo México.

Duke Energy to purchase solar power from three North Carolina projects


Duke Energy Progress (NYSE: DUK) has entered into a long-term power purchase agreement for three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, totaling 21-MW, from Ecoplexus Inc.

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Quebec wind energy farm receives government decree


Innergex Renewable Energy (TSX: INE) received a government decree from the Quebec government for a C$365 million ($324 million) 150-MW wind energy project in the province.

Wärtsilä supplies natural gas plant in Oklahoma to balance wind and solar generation


Wärtsilä has entered into a contract to supply a 56-MW Smart Power Generation power plant, including three of its 50SG natural gas engines, to the Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA) in Oklahoma.

Rhode Island Governor signs renewables energy legislation


Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed renewable energy legislation, Affordable Clean Energy Security Act, that includes provisions to advance regional development.

NM to offer state land for new solar power plants


The State Land Office is accepting bids from companies interested in developing what would be New Mexico's largest solar power plant.

Yahoo! invests in wind energy, signs PPA with OwnEnergy


Yahoo!, Inc. has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with OwnEnergy, to purchase wind power which will be used to offset much of Yahoo's energy usage in the Great Plains region.

SEIA Report: Walmart, IKEA, Kohl’s, GM among top American companies investing in solar power


Many fortune 100 companies are investing in solar power, according to a new report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

EcoPower works its Kentucky biomass project through PJM


EcoPower is working with PJM Interconnection on a project with a queue number of Y2-086, covering a a 62.5-MW biomass-fired facility connecting to American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) Engle 69-kV substation via a 1.4-mile transmission line.

Center Hill tests new units for 135-MW hydro project


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials determined that a Voith Hydro scale model turbine met or exceeded requirements for replacement hydropower turbines at 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

US awards $1.9M to four Indian tribes for hydro projects


The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development has awarded $1.9 million to four Indian tribes for hydropower projects, including the acquisition of 194-MW Kerr Dam in Montana.

MidAmerican Energy to invest $280M in wind power


MidAmerican Energy Co. announced plans to invest an additional $280 million for the development of a new wind farm in Adams County, Iowa; and to expand a second site in O’Brien County in 2015.

DTE Biomass, Landfill Energy Systems complete 20 MW renewable power plant in California


DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE)'s subsidiary, DTE Biomass Energy, and Landfill Energy Systems formed a joint venture, Sunshine Gas Producers, to complete a 20-MW renewable energy facility at the Sunshine Canyon Landfill in California.

Alstom, DCNS team on floating offshore wind turbine project


Alstom Renewable Power and DCNS teamed up to develop and commercialize an integrated system for a semi-submersible 6-MW floating wind turbine that could eventually open for export.

Duke Energy Renewables' begins Phase I of North Carolina solar power project


SunEnergy1 has begun installing JinkoSolar panels at the Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) Renewables-owned Capital Partners Solar Project in Pasquotank County, North Carolina.

Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard receives solar power


Sunpreme Inc.,  a U.S.-based solar photovoltaic (PV) company, has deployed 6.35-MW of GX300 solar panels for Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Canadian Solar to supply solar PV modules to EDF RE project


Canadian Solar (Nasdaq: CSIQ) closed a sales agreement with EDF Renewable Energy to supply photovoltaic (PV) modules to the 24.3-MW Catalina Solar 2 project in California.

SCE seeks 63 MW of rooftop solar from IPPs


Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a Request for Offers (RFO), seeking up to 63-MW of solar power from independent power producers (IPP) as part of its Solar Photovoltaic Program (SPVP).

California solar tower that can kill birds dropped


A solar-energy company has dropped a proposal to build a 75-story tower in California that uses a new kind of technology that can cause some birds to ignite in midair.