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Report: Global wind power installations increased by 42% in 2014

03/27/2015

Global wind power installations grew 42 percent year-over-year, according to a new report conducted by BTM Consult, a subsidiary of Navigant Research.

San Diego considers hydropower project

03/27/2015

The city of San Diego and San Diego County Water Authority are considering the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in the San Vicente Reservoir, according to a report by KPBS Public Broadcasting.

Company gets 2nd chance for wind testing in Lincoln County

03/27/2015

An Aberdeen company that wants to test the wind capacity for a possible multimillion-dollar wind farm in Lincoln County is getting a second chance due to a technicality.

Santa Fe County commission OKs applications for solar sites

03/27/2015

Santa Fe County will be getting two solar installations for electricity generation.

SunEdison to acquire 1,000 energy storage systems, bring electricity to rural India

03/27/2015

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) plans to purchase up to 1,000 vanadium flow batteries (more than 100 MWh) from Imergy Power Systems to store solar-generated electricity for its rural electrification and solar powered mini-grid projects in India.

EIA: California first state to generate 5% electricity from utility-scale solar power

03/25/2015

California has become the first state with more than 5 percent of its annual utility-scale electricity generation from solar power, according to EIA's Electric Power Monthly.

JinkoSolar to supply panels for Utah Red Hills project of Scatec

03/25/2015

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: JKS) announced March 25 that it will supply 104 MW (dc) of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels for the Utah Red Hills Renewable Park project. 

Lawmakers say next year for renewable energy legislation

03/25/2015

Key Vermont lawmakers are saying that with about six weeks to go in the this year's Statehouse session, it's likely legislation to retool the way Vermont sites solar, wind and other renewable energy projects will take until next year to see action.

US issues wind energy research lease off Virginia coast

03/24/2015

The government has given the green light for a project off Virginia's coast to test the waters for wind generation.

New Mexico House votes to roll back renewable energy standard

03/24/2015

A measure reducing the amount of renewable energy sources utilities would have to tap to provide electricity for their customers by 2020 has narrowly passed the New Mexico House.

Georgia lawmakers consider solar power financing

03/23/2015

Lawmakers may soon allow people in Georgia to finance solar panels the same way they get mortgages to buy homes or lease cars.

EPE begins commercial operations of Montana Power Station Units 1, 2

03/23/2015

El Paso Electric (EPE, NYSE: EE) announced that Units 1 and 2 at the Montana Power Station (MPS) —located in El Paso, Texas— have reached commercial operations.

RWE, E.On losing money on fossil-fueled power plants

03/20/2015

German utilities RWE and E.On released their 2014 Annual Earnings Statements, finding that the companies’ are not making a profit on its fossil-fueled power plants.

JinkoSolar to provide PV modules for hybrid wind, solar power project

03/20/2015

JinkoSolar Holding Co. (NYSE: JKS) said it will supply 75 MW of its photovoltaic solar modules to a wind and solar power project in Arizona.

CloudSolar launches campaign to bring solar power to everyone

03/19/2015

CloudSolar launched the Indiegogo campaign to raise $300,000 for the company’s first solar power farm, which will allow everyone to benefit from solar energy.

Obama orders 40% cut in government's greenhouse gases

03/19/2015

President Barack Obama will order the federal government on Thursday to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases by 40 percent, as the U.S. seeks to spur other nations to get serious about climate change.

New Mexico regulators to hear from public about power plant

03/18/2015

New Mexico regulators are scheduled to take more public testimony on a plan to shutter half of an aging coal-fired power plant that supplies communities around the Southwest.

Texas city to switch from fossil fuels to solar, wind

03/18/2015

A Central Texas city will be among the first in the U.S. to get its electricity exclusively from solar and wind energy.

Dominion, Philip Morris USA team on solar energy developments

03/18/2015

Dominion Virginia Power (NYSE: D) partnered with Philip Morris USA to host the largest solar installation to date in Virginia.

Wind farm critics want to stop expansion in Upper Peninsula

03/17/2015

Critics of the first wind energy farm in the Upper Peninsula are asking a judge to intervene before more turbines are erected in an area known as the Garden Peninsula.