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B&W Vølund to build waste-to-energy power plant in Scotland

12/22/2014

In a consortium with Interserve, Babcock & Wilcox Co.’s (B&W, NYSE:BWC) subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), will engineer, procure and construct (EPC) a waste-to-energy (WTE) power plant for Viridor UK. The contract is worth approximately $230 million.

PSC approves solar power project

12/22/2014

The Public Service Commission has approved solar power project planned by Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric in Mercer County.

Video: Duke Energy acquires Halifax Solar Project in North Carolina

12/19/2014

Duke Energy Renewables (NYSE: DUK) has acquired a 20-MW solar project in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, from Geenex and ET Solar Energy Corp.

RES Americas, PSE to develop battery storage project

12/18/2014

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) have announced plans to launch a battery storage project in Whatcom County, Washington.

Wind energy project phase gains $300mn financing

12/18/2014

Goldwind USA received $300 million financing for the second phase of a wind power project in Panama.

Nevada regulators look again at tribal solar plant

12/18/2014

Nevada utility regulators are considering a revised plan for a solar power generating facility that had been proposed for the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation as part of an NV Energy effort to retire coal-fired plants.

Solar Generation and Storage Gives Utility Services a Run for Their Money

12/17/2014

At the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit & Expo in Honolulu this September, it was clear that Hawaii is on the fast-track to adopting energy storage solutions.

Microgrid Momentum Raises Legal and Regulatory Uncertainty

12/17/2014

Severe weather, power outages and other grid disruptions have paved the way for the development of microgrid systems.

DOC imposes additional tariffs on solar panels from China, Taiwan

12/17/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced it will impose tariffs on solar photovoltaic (PV) modules imported from China and Taiwan.

Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar projects in Georgia

12/17/2014

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) subsidiary Southern Power plans to develop a 131-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar project in Georgia.

SC bill would encourage investment in wind energy

12/17/2014

A North Myrtle Beach lawmaker has pre-filed a bill in the General Assembly to encourage utilities to invest in offshore wind energy.

Dominion's 1,329 MW Warren County gas-fired power station enters operation

12/17/2014

Dominion Virginia (NYSE: D)’s natural gas-fired, 1,329 MW Warren County Power Station, in Virginia, has entered commercial operation.

Eos Energy Storage receives $2.1Mn from California Energy Commission for battery demo

12/17/2014

As part of California’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC), through the California Energy Commission (CEC), Eos Energy Storage was awarded $2.1 million for an advanced battery storage system demonstration.

EDF EN Canada commissions Phase 1 of Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project

12/17/2014

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, has announced the commissioning of the first phase of the 150-MW Rivière-du-Moulin.

Kansas firm moves ahead on wind as rule is debated

12/17/2014

Kansas' largest electric company announced plans Tuesday to buy power from a wind farm under development to meet a state renewable-energy mandate, as legislators prepared for another debate over repealing the requirement.

Smaller renewable power projects up 58 percent

12/17/2014

Vermont's reliance on solar power is continuing to increase as producers take advantage of federal tax credits and the state's growing affection for cleaner energy sources, officials said Tuesday.

Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy

12/17/2014

Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.

PGE completes Tucannon River Wind Farm

12/16/2014

Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE:POR) announced its Tucannon River Wind Farm, located near Dayton, Washington, is in service.

Mississippi regulators OK small Entergy rate increase

12/16/2014

Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) will get a $16.2 million overall rate increase but many customers will see little or no difference in their monthly bills under a new rate plan approved Thursday by the Mississippi Public Service Commission.

Microgrids Create Energy-Resilient Communities

12/11/2014

Consumers who need resilient, reliable, “always-on” power that the utility can’t deliver are driving the growth of microgrids in the U.S. In addition, renewable energy and energy storage technologies are becoming essential components of microgrids.