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Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar projects in Georgia


Southern Company (NYSE: SO) subsidiary Southern Power plans to develop a 131-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar project in Georgia.

SC bill would encourage investment in wind energy


A North Myrtle Beach lawmaker has pre-filed a bill in the General Assembly to encourage utilities to invest in offshore wind energy.

Eos Energy Storage receives $2.1Mn from California Energy Commission for battery demo


As part of California’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC), through the California Energy Commission (CEC), Eos Energy Storage was awarded $2.1 million for an advanced battery storage system demonstration.

EDF EN Canada commissions Phase 1 of Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project


EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, has announced the commissioning of the first phase of the 150-MW Rivière-du-Moulin.

Kansas firm moves ahead on wind as rule is debated


Kansas' largest electric company announced plans Tuesday to buy power from a wind farm under development to meet a state renewable-energy mandate, as legislators prepared for another debate over repealing the requirement.

Smaller renewable power projects up 58 percent


Vermont's reliance on solar power is continuing to increase as producers take advantage of federal tax credits and the state's growing affection for cleaner energy sources, officials said Tuesday.

Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy


Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.

PGE completes Tucannon River Wind Farm


Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE:POR) announced its Tucannon River Wind Farm, located near Dayton, Washington, is in service.

Optimism Is in the Wind: The Wind Energy Generation Industry is Growing Stronger by the Year


The Production Tax Credit (PTC) is needed to keep wind energy nationally competitive, said Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the keynote speaker at this year’s Financial Forum Luncheon at Power Generation Week.

U.S. Coal Losing Power Business Dominance but Not Going Away


Coal’s long dominant role in U.S. power generation is steadily losing ground to natural gas, but coal isn’t going away anytime soon.

Duke Energy plans to invest $500 million in solar


A North Carolina agency is approving Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) plans to invest $500 million in solar energy projects.

SPI Solar to acquire, develop solar project in New Jersey


Solar Power Inc., (SPI Solar) a vertically-integrated photovoltaic (PV) developer, has entered into an agreement to acquire Shotmeyer Solar's, LLC membership interest in Beaver Run Solar Farm, LLC (BRSF).

Fluor, CNNC sign MOU for nuclear, renewable opportunities


Fluor Corp.'s (NYSE: FLR) Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, Dave Dunning, and China National Nuclear Corp.’s (CNNC) President, Qian Zhimin, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on nuclear and renewable energy opportunities in Europe and China.

Toshiba to merge thermal, nuclear and renewable businesses into new company


Toshiba Corp. announced that it will merge three current businesses into a new company based in North Carolina.

German utility company E.ON to focus on renewables


German utility company E.ON SE says it plans to spin off its nuclear, oil, coal and gas operations to focus on renewable energy and power distribution.

Dutch seek to harness energy from salt water mix


Dutch researchers are seeking to add a new, largely untapped renewable energy source to the world's energy mix with the opening of a "Blue Energy" test facility on Wednesday.

Report: Solar PV capacity to treble by 2020


Global installed capacity of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules will more than treble from 135.66GW in 2013 to 413.98GW by 2020, according to report conducted by GlobalData.

Montana-Dakota Utilities to acquire wind farm from ALLETE


Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a division of MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) has signed an agreement to purchase a 107.5-MW wind farm being developed by ALLETE Clean Energy, a subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE:ALE).

SCE launches RFO for new renewable sources


In an effort to support its Preferred Resource Pilot (PRP), Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a Request for Offers (RFO) to acquire up to 50-MW of renewable power in central and south Orange County.

NREL, SolarCity to research distributed solar generation on power grids


The Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and SolarCity have entered into a research agreement to address the operational issues associated with large amounts of distributed solar energy on electrical grids.