More New Renewable Energy Projects News

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom and glut

10/30/2014

The utilities say they can't accommodate the flood of newcomers to the green energy business, throwing in doubt the future of Japan's up-to-now aggressive strategy on renewable energy. Another challenge is that supplies of power from sources such as solar are not reliable enough or easily stored.

MHPS to build 13th geothermal power plant in Mexico

10/29/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) received a full turnkey order from Grupo Dragon through Geotérmica para el Desarrollo S.A.P.I de C.V. (GEODESA), one of its power generation companies in Mexico, to build a 25-MW geothermal power plant.

Construction begins at PSE&G's landfill solar farm

10/28/2014

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and New Jersey State Senator Donald Norcross celebrated the start of construction on its largest solar project to date, an 11.18-MW solar farm at the Kinsley Landfill.

Samsung, Pattern close on $517.9mn financing for wind energy plant

10/28/2014

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP completed a C$580 million ($517.9 million) construction and term loan financing for a wind energy project in Ontario.

Three Georgia Army bases to get solar power installations

10/27/2014

The Georgia Public Service Commissioner has approved of installing three solar power projects at military bases in the state.

Sempra celebrates commercial operations of wind energy project in Nebraska

10/27/2014

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), celebrated the commercial operations of Nebraska's newest clean energy project, the 75-MW Broken Bow II wind farm.

Forrest Kerr hydro project reaches commercial operation

10/24/2014

Canada's AltaGas Ltd. announced its 195-MW Forrest Kerr hydropower project in British Columbia completed a 72-hour testing period required to achieve commercial operation under its power purchase agreement with BC Hydro.

DOE announces $53M investment to cut cost of solar power

10/24/2014

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that the department will invest more than $53 million for 40 research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy, tackling key aspects of technology development in order to bring innovative ideas to the market more quickly.

Southern Co. unit buys solar PV project in California

10/24/2014

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) acquired the 150-MW Solar Gen 2 facility in California from First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR).

SunEdison secures financing for 26 MW utility solar power plant

10/23/2014

SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE) has successfully secured financing, underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., to construct the 26-MW Vega solar power plant located in Merced County, California.

Video: Gemma Power Systems completes ETEC’s 49 MW biomass power project ahead of schedule

10/23/2014

Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS) has completed the construction of Texas Electric Cooperative (ETEC)’s 49.9-MW Woodville Renewable Power Project, a biomass facility, three months ahead of schedule.

U.S. CO2 emissions drop in past five of eight years, EIA says

10/23/2014

Emissions reductions in the electric power sector lead a decline in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in five of the past eight years, according to analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

GSA signs largest US Federal Government contract for wind energy

10/23/2014

MG2 Tribal Energy, a joint venture between Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians and Geronimo Energy, has announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to purchase 140-MW of clean wind energy from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm in western Illinois.

SunEdison receives contract for 17 MW of solar power projects In California

10/23/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) has received a contract for 17.7-MW of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects through the Regional Renewable Energy Procurement Project (R-REP) led by the County of Alameda.

Gamesa sells 74 MW Mexico wind farm

10/21/2014

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

10/20/2014

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.

A Look Back: The 2013 Projects of the Year Award Winners

10/20/2014

Quebec wind energy farm receives government decree

10/17/2014

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

10/17/2014

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

10/16/2014

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