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RES Canada to build 10 MW solar PV project in Ontario


Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada) was picked to build a 10-MW solar photovoltaic for Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. in Ontario.

Seven solar PV projects approved in Mexico


The Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission approved 220 MW of solar photovoltaic capacity in seven projects.

DOE: US runner up in wind power


The U.S. ranks second in installed wind power capacity, according to two reports released by the Department of Energy.

DTE Energy selects 84 solar projects for customer-owned pilot program


DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has selected 84 new solar energy projects for Phase 2 of its SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program.  

Nexamp acquires 4.4 MW solar portfolio


Nexamp, a solar solutions provider, has acquired 4.4-MW portfolio of solar projects operating in Massachusetts from Broadway Renewable Strategies.

Small hydropower project planned for Alaska


Tanacross Inc., the Native Village of Tanacross, and Alaska Power & Telephone (AP&T) signed a memorandum of agreement for the development of a 1.5-MW hydropower project.

Walmart installs solar modules at Portland facility


Walmart has successfully installed solar product company, Lumos Solar's LSX frameless modules at its  facility in Portland, Oregon.

Three new solar sites add 20 MW to North Carolina's portfolio


Three new utility-scale solar farms in North Carolina have entered operations, producing 18.2-MW, or 30 million kilowatt hours annually.

Siemens awarded contract for offshore wind farm


Vattenfall has awarded Siemens Energy (NYSE: SI) an order for 72 Model SWT-4.0-130 wind turbines for its new Sandbank offshore wind farm.

165 MW Texas wind project secures financing


Starwood Energy Group Global LLC, a private investment firm focused on the energy industry, announced its affiliate has completed agreements to finance and construct its second wind farm, a 165-MW project 45 miles south of Lubbock, Texas.

Michigan International Speedway sets goal to use 100% renewable sources


Michigan International Speedway (MIS) has set a goal, with the help of Michigan's largest utility, Consumers Energy, to match 100 percent of its electricity use with renewable energy.

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Highpower to provide energy storage to Andalay Solar consumers


Andalay Solar, a manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, today announced its partnership with Highpower International, Inc, a manufacturer of lithium and nickel-metal (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries.

Coal-to-gas conversion planned for Indiana power plant


Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) will file plans with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to convert Unit 7 at the Harding Street Generation Station from coal to natural gas.

NREL Commissions First CellCube Vanadium Flow Energy Storage System in North America


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is commissioning the first CellCube vanadium flow energy storage system in North America.

Green Mountain Power begins construction on first-of-its-kind solar project


Green Mountain Power began construction on a new $10 million solar power project that will generate clean energy that can be stored and used to power an emergency shelter at Rutland High School during a storm.

Ford, DTE Energy to build largest solar array in Michigan


Ford Motor Co. is teaming with DTE Energy to build the largest solar array In Michigan at the Ford World Headquarters.

Apex explores 150-MW Volunteer Wind project in Tennessee


Apex Clean Energy is exploring the feasibility of constructing Volunteer Wind, a power project expected to generate about 150 MW of renewable electricity.

Renewables, natural gas use to increase in 2015 as coal retirements begin


U.S. coal production is expected to increase in 2014, but natural gas will retake the lead in 2015 as coal plant retirements continue and natural gas prices decrease.

Juhl Energy completes acquisition of Iowa wind farms


Juhl Energy completed the $4 million acquisition of two wind energy farms in Iowa.

NRG Yield completes purchase of California wind energy project


NRG Yield (NYSE: NYLD) completed its acquisition of the 947-MW Alta Wind facility in California from Terra-Gen Power LLC for $870 million.