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Solar power heating up in Idaho

01/19/2015

Idaho is going green whether it wants to or not. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission in the last several months has approved agreements with 13 solar power projects.

New solar array is one of the largest in New Hampshire

01/19/2015

An empty lot in Plymouth, New Hampshire has been turned into one of the largest solar arrays in the state.

Senators seek to capitalize on Nebraska wind energy

01/19/2015

A group of Nebraska senators on Friday announced proposals aimed at boosting the state's wind energy production by offering tax incentives and reducing regulations for developers.

Eaton aids in hydroelectric station equipment replacement project

01/16/2015

Eaton (NYSE: ETN) said it provided services and equipment for an electrical equipment replacement project at a New Hampshire hydroelectric power plant.

University of Richmond to install solar panels on rec center

01/16/2015

The University of Richmond is planning to install solar panels atop its recreation center to help generate campus power.

Chavez County takes first step toward solar project

01/16/2015

Chaves County commissioners have taken their first step to support a $290 million solar project capable of producing enough electricity to power more than 40,000 average homes.

W.Va. GOP kicks off work by focusing on energy act repeal

01/16/2015

West Virginia's Republican-led Legislature took first steps Thursday to repeal the state's renewable-energy standards, which power companies say won't cost more to meet, but coal interests have started to bemoan.

Construction resumes at Big Island bioenergy plant

01/15/2015

Construction work has resumed at a Big Island power plant expected to generate electricity from eucalyptus trees and other plant matter.

State board OKs legislative attempt to fix plant's issues

01/15/2015

The state's Public Utilities Commission will pause its review of two key issues surrounding the state's largest utility until lawmakers try to forge a solution.

Mexico to invest $14Bn for 2,300 MW of wind power

01/15/2015

Mexico will invest $14 billion to build eight wind farms over the next three years, with a combined generation capacity of 2,300-MW.

Unusual coalition seeks ballot measure to expand solar power

01/15/2015

Tea partiers, Libertarians, conservative Christians, Florida's largest retail association, and clean energy advocates announced Wednesday that they are joining a petition drive aimed at expanding the use of solar energy in Florida.

Report: Wind means more jobs, more energy for Carolinas

01/14/2015

A report by an advocacy group says twice the jobs and more energy can be generated in the Carolinas by developing offshore wind technology than by drilling for fossil fuels in the ocean.

Top 10 most read articles from 2014

01/14/2015

We take a look back at the stories that you, the reader, read the most this year.

North Carolina solar power project ready for construction

01/14/2015

Innovative Solar Systems LLC (ISS) has secured the necessary approvals to begin construction on Innovative Solar 46, a 80-MW solar power project in Hope Mills, North Carolina.

SheerWind to install wind power project for Tampa Electric

01/14/2015

Minnesota-based SheerWind has announced a pilot project that will be commissioned in Apollo Beach, Florida for Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power Station.

Shaw Renewable acquires wind power project from Apex Clean Energy

01/13/2015

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments LLC (DESRI) and Apex Clean Energy (Apex) announced the sale of the 300-MW Balko Wind, a wind energy project in Beaver County, Oklahoma.

Enid Event Center now powered by 100 percent wind power

01/13/2015

The operator of the Enid Event Center says it is now powered by 100 percent renewable energy thanks to a partnership with OG&E Wind Power.

MidAmerican completes 3 more wind farms in energy project

01/13/2015

MidAmerican Energy Company has completed work on three additional wind farms as part of an ongoing sustainable energy project.

Santa Fe hotel goes all solar

01/12/2015


Guest rooms at the Hotel Santa Fe The Hacienda and Spa are now 100 percent solar-powered as part of an effort by the hotel and Stay.Solar, a company looking to bring solar power to the hotel industry.

Samsung, Pattern Energy and Six Nations complete Ontario wind power project

01/12/2015

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Pattern Energy)’s 149-MW Grand Renewable Wind project, in Ontario, has reached commercial operation.