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SunEdison secures $160M for 40 distributed generation, solar projects

08/21/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a solar energy solutions and services provider, closed a $160 million fund for 40 distributed generation projects in the U.S. with Barclays and Citi.

Nevada residents ask utilities commission for rooftop solar programs

08/21/2014

On Wednesday, Nevada residents gathered at the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) with more than 4,300 petition signatures supporting rooftop solar programs.

AMSC to supply wind turbine electrical systems for $15mn

08/21/2014

AMSC received a $15 million order for wind turbine electrical systems from Inox Wind Limited, a unit of India’s Inox Group.

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments and Bright Plain Renewable Energy Acquire Searchlight Solar Project in Nevada

08/21/2014

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments and Bright Plain Renewable Energy today announced the acquisition of the Searchlight solar project, originally developed by American Capital Energy and located south of Las Vegas in Nevada.

The Future Deployment of Biomass Power in the United States

08/21/2014

To a casual observer, it might appear that biomass power has become dormant in the U.S. To some degree, that analysis is correct, but the picture is complex.

Carbon capture project planned for coal-fired unit in Texas

08/21/2014

Petra Nova Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of NRG Energy has formed a 50/50 joint venture with a subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. to build a $1 billion carbon capture project in Texas.

Financing secured for 16 MW Box Canyon hydro project in Canada

08/20/2014

Travelers Capital Corp. has secured $56 million in non-recourse project financing for the construction of the 16-MW Box Canyon hydroelectric project near Port Mellon, British Columbia.

Solectria supplies 45 MW for solar power projects North Carolina

08/20/2014

Solectria Renewables LLC has been awarded a contract to supply 69 SGI 500XTM inverters to Entropy Solar Integrators for seven solar projects, totaling 45-MW, in North Carolina.

Tucson Electric Power wants rooftop solar panel program

08/20/2014

A second major Arizona utility wants to launch a new program to provide customers with company-owned rooftop solar panels.

FERC: All new capacity in July came from renewable sources

08/20/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects has released an “Energy Infrastructure Update" report, finding that all new electrical generating capacity in the U.S. in July came from renewable energy source.

Canadian Solar unit sells Ontario solar power project for $60.3mn

08/20/2014

Canadian Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: CSIQ) said it subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. completed the sale of the 10 MW Good Light solar power plant for C$66 million ($60.3 million) to BluEarth Renewables Inc.

RES Canada to build 10 MW solar PV project in Ontario

08/20/2014

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

08/20/2014

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

DOE: US runner up in wind power

08/19/2014

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

08/19/2014

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

08/19/2014

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

08/19/2014

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

08/19/2014

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

08/19/2014

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

08/19/2014

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.