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EIA: U.S. carbon dioxide emissions last year down 10% from 2005 levels

06/03/2014

U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2013 were 10 percent lower than 2005 levels, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

NM utility to add more solar power

06/03/2014

New Mexico's largest electric utility says it will meet a state standard for renewable energy by building four more solar arrays in 2015.

Video: UPDATE Carbon emissions to decline 30% by 2030; states can create plans, EPA says

06/02/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced rules aimed at cutting carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030.

Bluesphere receives emissions permit for waste-to-energy project in North Carolina

06/02/2014

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina has issued an emissions permit for Bluesphere Corp.'s 5.2-MW waste-to-energy project in Charlotte.

DTE Energy acquires wind farm, renames

06/02/2014

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has purchased one of two Pheasant Run wind parks from a NextEra Energy Resources LLC. (NYSE: NEE) subsidiary.

Wind power industry adds 485 MW in first quarter

05/29/2014

With 26 percent growth from the first quarter in 2013, the wind energy industry has installed 485-MW of wind power capacity during the same time this year.

IKEA to install Kansas’ largest solar rooftop

05/29/2014

IKEA announced plans to install solar arrays at its Kansas City-area store opening Fall 2014 in Merriam, Kansas.

First Wind’s solar project in Massachusetts begins commercial operations

05/29/2014

First Wind’s Millbury Solar project has begun commercial operations in Worcester County, Massachusetts.

Missouri S&T shuts down campus coal plant

05/29/2014

A World War II-era power plant at Missouri University of Science & Technology has been shut down as the Rolla school transitions to a more energy-efficient geothermal system.

Exelon nuclear power plants passed over for power contracts

05/28/2014

Three nuclear power plants owned by Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) did not sign power contracts during a recent auction, putting some of their futures into jeopardy.

Puerto Rico converts energy sector reform into law

05/28/2014

Puerto Rico's governor signed a law Tuesday intended to revamp the U.S. territory's power company amid complaints of corruption and costly bills.

Xcel Energy, SunPower team on solar PV project in Colorado

05/28/2014

Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) signed a power purchase agreement to build a 50-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.

Canadian Solar supplies PV modules to solar facility in South Carolina

05/28/2014

Canadian Solar Inc. has supplied 10,010 Canadian Solar CS6X-300P Max Power modules to the Colleton Solar Farm, located near Walterboro, South Carolina.

Vermont Supreme Court upholds Lowell wind permit

05/28/2014

The Vermont Supreme Court on Friday upheld a permit for Green Mountain Power's management of stormwater runoff from its Kingdom Community Wind generating project in Lowell.

Iberdrola Renovables ends New Hampshire wind project

NH wind project nixed amid concerns over 2nd plant

05/27/2014

A proposal for a 23-turbine wind farm in central New Hampshire is dead because of what the project developer calls an unfavorable political and regulatory climate in the state.

Ohio legislation renewable energy energy efficiency target solar wind

UPDATE Energy-target proposal clears Ohio House committee

05/27/2014

A contentious bill delaying the phase-in of Ohio's renewable energy and efficiency standards has cleared a key legislative panel.

Canadian Solar cell manufacturing plant China GCL-Poly Solar System

Canadian Solar, GCL-Poly to build solar cell manufacturing plant in China

05/27/2014

Canadian Solar is forming a joint venture with China-based GCL-Poly Solar System Integration Co. Ltd. to build a manufacturing site to build solar cells in China.

Areva executive changes Mike Rencheck Gary Mignogna Craig Ranson Kimberly Clark Kathy Williams

Areva names several executive changes

05/27/2014

Areva North America named several leadership changes within the company.

Regulators approve Georgia Power wind contract

05/23/2014

In a unanimous vote, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) approved Georgia Power’s power purchase agreement with the Blue Canyon Phase II and VI wind farms in Oklahoma.

First Solar sells solar PV project in New Mexico

05/23/2014

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), and Turner Renewable Energy acquired a 50-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in New Mexico from First Solar.