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IKEA completes Missouri’s largest rooftop solar array


IKEA today announced the completion of the  installation of solar panels atop its new St. Louis store.

Vermont's Green Mountain Power ready for energy revolution


When Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's new Powerwall battery to back up home electrical systems in April, Green Mountain Power Corp. CEO Mary Powell was at the event in California, looking to put her company at the head of the line to order them for its customers.

Dominion considers altering offshore wind turbine plan


Dominion Resources (NYSE:D) may install offshore wind turbines that are less technologically advanced than originally envisioned as part of its plan to cut costs.

Duke begins construction on fourth major solar facility in N.C.


Duke Energy has begun construction on a new solar facility at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Onslow County, N.C.

SunEdison to purchase Vivint Solar for $2.2B


SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE) unit TerraForm Power (Nasdaq: TERP) said it would buy Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) for $2.2 billion.

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Renewable generation outpaces nuclear in nine countries, report says


A new report says renewable energy generation has overtaken nuclear in several countries.

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Iowa's wind energy industry poised for growth


A new report by AWEA and the Wind Energy Foundation finds that 28 percent of Iowa’s electricity was generated by wind in 2014, and that up to 40 percent of its energy could come from wind by 2020.

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Canada's largest wind energy facility dedicated


EDF EN Canada Inc. today dedicated its Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project in Quebec, Canada.

Southwestern Public Service gets New Mexico staff support on 70-MW solar contracts


Staff members of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission filed July 10 testimony on an April 2 application from Southwestern Public Service for approval of two long-term power contracts with two NextEra Energy Resources solar projects of 70 MW apiece.

GE announces orders for 10 LMS100 gas turbines


GE announced today it received 10 orders for its LMS100 aeroderivative gas turbine from two customers in North America during the second quarter of 2015.

SunEdison signs joint energy storage development contract


SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and Advanced Microgrid Solutions signed a joint development agreement to finance and deliver 50 MW of energy storage for Southern California Edison (SCE).

Construction begins on Mexico wind power project


Enel Green Power started construction on a 100-MW wind energy farm in Mexico.

sPower breaks ground on 45 MW Sandstone Solar project in Arizona


Independent power producer and renewable energy provider, sPower, has entered the construction phase of its 45-MW Sandstone Solar project in Florence, Arizona after securing permits and approvals from the Town of Florence and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the project’s Environmental Assessment (EA).

U.S. utilities reduce power plant emissions since 2008, report says


A report from MJ Bradley & Associates LLC says that most of the largest electric utilities in the U.S. have significantly reduced power plant emissions in recent years.

Cutting carbon emissions brings economic impact to RGGI region


States participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) have seen economic benefits in regulating carbon emissions through market-based mechanisms.

Amazon division to use power generated by big NC wind farm


A division of Amazon is buying the renewable energy generated by the South's first big wind-power project.

Company building 55-turbine wind farm in north central SD


A New York-based company that specializes in large-scale renewable energy projects says it's building a 55-turbine wind farm in north central South Dakota.

SCE issues RFO for additional emissions-free energy


Southern California Edison (SCE) launched a Request for Offers (RFO) to obtain renewable electricity from independent power producers as part of its Solar Photovoltaic Program (SPVP), designed to encourage energy production from rooftop solar photovoltaic facilities.

TVA wants more renewables & natural gas in energy plan


The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) said it could use more renewable energy, natural gas and energy efficiency, according to the final 2015 Integrated Resource Plan.

Bonneville Power Admin. approving 75-MW Whistling Ridge wind project


The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) said in a notice to be published in the July 14 Federal Register that it is issuing its Record of Decision approving the final Whistling Ridge Energy Project Environmental Impact Statement from 2011.