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Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy

09/05/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world's 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

Report: US solar reaches 16 GW of installed capacity

09/05/2014

In the second quarter of 2014, the U.S. solar market has seen more than half a million homes and businesses utilizing solar power.

Marine energy R&D projects get $7.25mn from DOE

09/04/2014

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) awarded $7.25 million for six organizations that will advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) power generation technologies.

Kearsarge Energy completes construction of Massachusetts solar projects

09/04/2014

Kearsarge Energy, a renewable energy project developer, has completed the construction of the Massachusetts SREC I solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.

Duke Energy to build Texas wind power project

09/04/2014

Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), will build, own and operate the 110-MW Los Vientos V wind power project, in Starr County, Texas.

Texas to gain 145 MW of new solar power

09/04/2014

OCI Solar Power is adding 145 MW of solar energy to Texas’ grid.

Report: U.S. able to connect large amounts of offshore wind to U.S. grid

09/04/2014

The Energy Department (DOE), in partnership with ABB (NYSE: ABB), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), and the University of Pittsburgh released a report that considers the availability and potential impacts of interconnecting large amounts of offshore wind energy into the U.S. power grid.

MidAmerican now building 1,006 MW of wind capacity

09/04/2014

MidAmerican Energy has begun development and/or construction at several wind sites in pursuit of an additional 1,006.4 MW of capacity under its Wind VIII program, the utility told the Iowa Utilities Board in a Sept. 2 update.

DOE report: U.S. has 4.9 GW of potential offshore wind projects in the works

09/03/2014

The Energy Department (DOE) released a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year.

Dominion Virginia Power installs First Solar demo site at Virginia Union University

09/03/2014

As part of its Solar Partnership Program, Dominion Virginia Power is installing 240 photovoltaic (PV) panels on the rooftop of Virginia Union University's Thomas H. Henderson Center.

AWS Truepower backs financing, construction of Mexico wind power project

09/03/2014

AWS Truepower was contracted as Independent Engineer to support the financing and construction of the Ventika I and II wind projects in Mexico.

U.S., China, S. Korea to help Kenya build nuclear energy

09/03/2014

The government of Kenya said the U.S., China and South Korea will help the country develop nuclear energy.

Siemens to help US Geological Survey boost energy efficiency

09/02/2014

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. (NYSE: SI) won an $11 million task order by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its facilities: National Center (Reston, Virginia); Columbia Environmental Research Center (Columbia, Missouri); and the Western Fisheries Research Center (Seattle).

Oklahoma landowners sue over wind farm plan

09/02/2014

Seven central Oklahoma landowners filed a federal lawsuit against several companies planning wind farms, expressing concern for the health and safety of local residents.

NV Energy receives approval to tap into western energy market

09/02/2014

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) approved NV Energy’s request to participate in the expanded Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), which optimizes resources across a wide geographic region and in turn reduces energy costs.

University of Maine Tests 54-meter Wind Turbine Blade

09/02/2014

The University of Maine has taken delivery of a 54-meter wind turbine blade and will perform testing for an undisclosed manufacturer.

B&W previews Florida waste-to-energy facility for Congressman

08/29/2014

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (B&W, NYSE: BWC) hosted Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-FL-18) for a preview of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County Renewable Energy Park.

Fluor completes 170 MW solar energy facility in California

08/29/2014

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for LS Power’s Centinela Solar Energy Facility located near El Centro, California.

Chint Power Systems America provides solar power to Texas homeless shelter

08/29/2014

Chint Power Systems America is providing solar power for the non-profit organization, Wichita Falls Faith Mission Inc., on behalf of its shelter for women and children in Wichita Falls, Texas.

SunEdison, TerraForm Power bring solar energy to California prison, hospital

08/29/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and TerraForm Power have completed the 2.6-MW solar power system at the Coalinga State Hospital and a 1.6-MW solar system at the Pleasant Valley State Prison in California.