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SunShare sells land for onsite solar power

06/25/2014

Colorado-based energy company SunShare has sold the nation's largest, privately developed and subscribed Community Solar Garden.

Former Duke VP named Renewable Energy Trust’s lead, business development

06/25/2014

Renewable Energy Trust Capital Inc. (RET Capital) has named Bill Keeney as its new vice president of business development.

Energy-from-waste project to use waste from city of Boston

06/25/2014

Covanta (NYSE: CVA) signed a five-year contract with the city of Boston to send waste to an energy-from-waste plant in Massachusetts, effective July 1.

Energy monitoring company purchases solar PV O&M company

06/25/2014

BlueNRGY LLC, a global energy monitoring solutions provider, completed its acquisition of Umbra Solar Services, a photovoltaic (PV) operations and maintenance (O&M) company that provides data monitoring, preventative and corrective maintenance, and site management services for PV systems.

Solar power project powers retirement community in Maryland

06/25/2014

A 1,230-kW solar array was completed in a retirement community in Maryland.

Texas community wind farm sold to First Wind Holdings

06/25/2014

Westerly South Plains LLC bought interests in development company Floyd County Wind Farm LLC, which includes a utility-scale community wind farm in Texas.

Largest rooftop solar array in Mexico completed

06/24/2014

Plantronics, a global producer of audio communications headphones, located in Tijuana, Mexico, is now home to the largest, privately owned roof-mounted solar installation in Latin America.

First Wind: Massachusetts solar project enters commercial operations

06/24/2014

First Wind’s 14-MW Warren Solar project, located in Worcester County, Massachusetts, has entered commercial operations.

Video: Alstom board approves GE bid to buy power business

06/24/2014

The board of Alstom SA has unanimously approved GE's $17 billion offer to buy the French company's power generation business, the companies announced Saturday.

U.S. private equity firm to acquire Spanish renewable energy unit

06/24/2014

U.S. private equity firm KKR & Co. LP will invest €417 million ($568.2 million) in the renewable energy arm of Spain-based Acciona Energía.

Wind curtailments & negative wholesale electricity prices drop in Texas

06/24/2014

Curtailments of wind generation on the Texas electric grid and occurrences of wind-related negative real-time electricity prices have both declined since 2011.

2 universities in DC make deal to buy solar power

06/24/2014

Two universities in the nation's capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms that will be built in North Carolina, the schools announced Monday night.

NRG Energy readies for summer solstice with 1200 MW of solar capacity

06/23/2014

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) is prepared for the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.

FERC: Renewables accounted for 88.2% of U.S. installed generating capacity in May

06/23/2014

A report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects said the addition of wind, solar, biomass and hydropower accounted for 88.2 percent of U.S. installed generating capacity in May.

Florida university, Swedish company team to study tidal power

06/23/2014

Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto signed a memorandum of understanding with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) to examine the feasibility of commercial ocean tidal power plants off the coast of Florida.

France government backs GE bid for Alstom Siemens Mitsubishi Heavy Industries MHI

France throws support behind GE offer for Alstom

06/20/2014

The French government has thrown its support behind General Electric Co.'s offer to buy the power generation business of French engineering firm Alstom SA.

Green Power EMC solar power Silicon Ranch Corp. Georgia

Green Power EMC to purchase output of 20-MW solar power project

06/20/2014

Green Power EMC agreed to purchase the total output of a 20-MW solar project planned in Georgia from project owner-operator Silicon Ranch Corp.

Aspen biomass power plant Texas NRG Energy Services LLC InventivEnergy LLC

NRG Energy Services to restart woody biomass power plant in Texas

06/20/2014

InventivEnergy LLC selected NRG Energy Services LLC to restart, operate and maintain the 50-MW Aspen Power biomass plant in Texas.

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First Wind solar unit finalizes PPAs for Utah PV projects

06/20/2014

First Wind finalized four 20-year power purchase agreement with Rocky Mountain Power (RMP), a unit of PacifiCorp and part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

Siemens Mitsubishi Heavy Industries MHI revise offer for Alstom General Electric GE power grid hydropower offshore wind nuclear steam turbines

Siemens & MHI sweeten the pot on offer for Alstom

06/20/2014

Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries sent in a revised offer for Alstom after General Electric made changes to its initial bid for the energy company.