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Canadian Solar PV modules going to project in Japan

02/24/2014

Canadian Solar (Nasdaq: CSIQ) will supply 18-MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to Hitachi for a project in Japan.

First Solar's Barilla Solar Plant to begin construction

02/21/2014

First Solar is in the beginning stages of the 22-MW Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County, Texas.

Army awards additional contracts to renewable energy companies

02/21/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF), awarded 20 base contracts to companies part of the $7 billion large-scale renewable and alternative energy power production Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).

Juwi Solar unit to build 10 MW solar PV plant in Texas

02/21/2014

El Paso Electric Co. (NYSE: EE) and Newman Solar LLC, a unit of Colorado-based juwi solar Inc., signed an agreement for a 10 MW solar photovoltaic project to be built next to a combined-cycle power plant.

Plant Vogtle’s $6.5bn loan guarantees finalized

02/20/2014

The Energy Department today finalized loan guarantees totaling $6.5 billion for two nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle in Georgia.

325 MW of new capacity added in U.S. in January

02/20/2014

The U.S. added 325 MW of power capacity last month, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Officers of Energy Projects Energy Infrastructure Update for January.

SunEdison completes 16.4-MW solar power plant at Air Force Base

02/20/2014

SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE) and MIC Solar Energy Holdings, a subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE:MIC), announced the completion of a 16.4-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant located outside Tucson, Arizona on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

DOE makes $30mn available for solar power and storage developments

02/20/2014

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program announced $30 million in funding to 12 ARPA-E projects that will develop transformational hybrid solar energy technologies that will deliver power when the sun isn’t shining.

Brazil to lead wind power market by 2022 in Latin America

02/20/2014

Wind power development in Brazil is growing rapidly and will provide the bulk of Latin America’s wind market in the coming years.

Hydro legislation heads to Washington's House for approval

02/20/2014

The Washington State Senate passed a bill, allowing utilities to designate hydroelectric power as renewable.

Iowa wind farm substation burglarized

02/19/2014

In the past two weeks a wind farm substation in Iowa has been burglarized twice.

LIHI awards certification to 8-MW Maine hydro plant

02/19/2014

Maine’s 8-MW Milford hydroelectric project was awarded the low-impact certification status by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute's (LIHI) governing board.

American Vanadium: First Cellcube energy storage in US

02/19/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory ("NREL") will evaluate and demonstrate the American Vanadium’s CellCube vanadium redox flow energy storage system at its testing facility.

Alstom awarded biomass steam turbine contract

02/18/2014

Alstom has signed a contract with Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC), a Danish power plant specialist, to design and supply a 45-MW Geared Reaction steam turbine (GRT) for the Brigg renewable energy plant in the UK.

Seattle company to build Pacific Coast’s first offshore wind farm

02/18/2014

Seattle’s Principle Power has received approval from the U.S. Department of the Interior to seek a lease for 15 square miles of water off Coos Bay, Ore., to build the nation’s first offshore wind farm in the Pacific Coast.

S&C energy storage system reduces outages at BC Hydro

02/18/2014

S&C Electric Company's PureWave® SMS Storage Management System in Field, B.C., is helping reduce the length and frequency of power outages in the community.

Dominion to join auction for Maryland offshore wind

02/18/2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) filed with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to join the bidders interested in developing wind generated electricity nearly 80,000 acres off the coast of Maryland.

Vestas to supply 21-MW wind power contract in Costa Rica

02/17/2014

Vestas has signed a contract to supply wind turbines for a 21-MW wind power facility in Costa Rica.

Vestas receives seven-year service contract from Canadian wind power project

02/17/2014

Vestas has received a seven-year service and maintenance contract from TransAlta for the Kent Hills wind power project in New Brunswick, Canada.

Google invests more than $1B in renewable energy projects

02/17/2014

Google Inc. has invested more than $1 billion in renewable energy projects to help fuel the electricity demands of the company's data centers and related infrastructure.