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N.J. company building waste-to-energy project in Ireland


New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corp. signed an agreement to build, own and operate a 58-MW energy-from-waste facility in Dublin, Ireland.

Projects of the Year 2014 finalists named!


The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program.

NYISO report highlights New York’s DER potential


New York state, one of the nation’s largest producers of distributed power, could add more than 2,000 MW of distributed energy resources (DER) by 2020, a new report from the New York Independent System Operator shows.

DOE awards $2mn to support taller wind turbine towers


The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) awarded $2 million for two organizations that will support the manufacturing of taller wind turbine towers.

Iberdrola Renewables provides energy to California’s Roseville Electric


Iberdrola Renewables has entered into a 10-year contract to supply Roseville Electric, the municipal electric utility of Roseville, California, with a package of renewable energy products.

Duke Energy signs $500mn commitment for N.C. solar power


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) signed a $500 million commitment to expand solar power in North Carolina.

Dominion to purchase two more California solar energy projects


Dominion (NYSE: D) agreed to acquire two solar energy projects in California totaling 42 MW from EDF Renewable Energy.

Xcel Energy seeks proposals for solar projects


Xcel Energy’s (NYSE: XEL) Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS) is seeking proposals to expand its solar portfolio as part of the company’s resource planning process.

Energy policy takes center stage in Maine governor's race


The three candidates for governor agree that energy costs in Maine are too high, but Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler are deeply divided in their visions for the state's energy future.

N.J. law that subsidizes new power plant development is invalid


A panel for a federal appeals court unanimously ruled that a New Jersey law meant to push new power plant builds is invalid.

Broadwind to supply turbine towers totaling $14-million


Broadwind Energy has finalized a $14-million order to supply turbine towers for wind projects across the Unites States

NV Dry Lake seeks approval for 200-MW Nevada solar project


NV Dry Lake LLC told the Nevada Public Utilities Commission in a Sept. 4 notice of a recent application to the U.S.

Highland Wind asks for extra time on Wisconsin project


Highland Wind Farm LLC, citing project delays due to a legal appeal, on Sept. 10 asked the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for a two-year extension on a construction start deadline.

Former Ontario coal-fired power plant now burning 100% biomass


The Atikokan Generating Station in Ontario is now fully operating on biomass.

University of California expands solar portfolio


The University of California (UC) has signed two 25-year Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Frontier Renewables for 80-MW of solar energy.

SunEdison, TerraForm Power secures $145M from Google for solar power project


Google Inc. will invest $145 million in equity financing for the Regulus solar plant, located in Kern County, California.

Alstom supplies equipment for hydro projects in Canada


Alstom has received major contracts to supply a transmission link for Canada's 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydropower development and transformers for Bhutan's 720-MW Mangdechhu hydro project.

Power plant capacity additions in 2014 mostly natural gas, solar, wind


In the first half of 2014, 4,350 MW of new utility-scale generating capacity were brought online, with more than half of that from natural gas-fired power plants, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

EIA: Geothermal electricity generation to quadruple by 2040, mostly in western US


The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that geothermal electricity generation could more than quadruple by 2040, increasing to over 67,000 GW-hr and helping California and other states satisfy their mandated renewable generation requirements.

Feds issue 'take' permit for 30-MW Block Island wind farm


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service has issued an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to Deepwater Wind Block Island LLC (DWBI) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to construction of the Block Island Wind Farm.