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Duke Energy Renewables acquires 50-percent stake in Mesquite Creek Wind

Duke Energy Renewables acquires 50-percent stake in Mesquite Creek Wind

09/01/2015

Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 50-percent stake in Mesquite Creek Wind, a 211-MW wind power project near Lamesa, Texas, through its joint venture partnership with Sumitomo Corp. of Americas.

Co-op signs power purchase agreement for solar project in Colorado

Electric co-op signs solar power purchase agreement

09/01/2015

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. signed a 25-year power purchase supply contract for a planned solar power project in Colorado.

US construction spending at highest level in seven years

US construction spending reaches highest level in 7 years

09/01/2015

U.S. construction spending in July climbed to its highest level in more than seven years, boosted by an increase in the building of houses, factories and power plants.

Exelon-Pepco release statement, say D.C. Public Service Commission failed to see merger's 'substantial' customer benefits

Exelon-Pepco: Regulators failed to see merger's 'substantial' customer benefits

08/31/2015

Despite a unanimous rejection from regulators in the nation’s capital, power companies Exelon and Pepco say they are determined to complete their proposed $6.8 million merger.

Makai’s plant will generate 100 kW of sustainable, continuous electricity – enough to power 120 homes in Hawaii each year.

Makai Ocean Engineering connects world's largest OTEC plant to U.S. grid

08/31/2015

Makai’s plant will generate 100 kW of sustainable, continuous electricity – enough to power 120 homes in Hawaii each year.

Canadian Solar sells stake in Tranquility solar power project in California to Southern Power

Canadian Solar unit sells solar power project stake to Southern

08/31/2015

Canadian Solar Inc. said its subsidiary sold its ownership stake in a 200-MW solar power project in California to Southern Power.

Renewable energy developer Cypress Creek Renewables building 2 utility-scale solar farms in South Carolina

Renewable energy developer Cypress Creek Renewables building 2 utility-scale solar farms in South Carolina

08/28/2015

Cypress Creek Renewables is investing more than $20 million in new projects in South Carolina.

Duke Energy is looking to bring 53 MW of utility-scale solar capacity to the company’s South Carolina service areas by the end of 2016.

Duke Energy launching solar-generating program for South Carolina customers

08/28/2015

Duke Energy is looking to bring 53 MW of utility-scale solar capacity to the company’s South Carolina service areas by the end of 2016.

MidAmerican Energy says it will build its next two wind farms in northwest Iowa.

MidAmerican Energy building Iowa wind farms for $900 million

08/28/2015

MidAmerican Energy says it will build its next two wind farms in northwest Iowa.

Semprius, Inc. awarded $2.9 million to develop low-cost, solar-generated electricity

Semprius awarded $2.9 million from ARPA-E to develop hybrid solar technology

08/28/2015

Semprius, Inc., an innovator in high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules, has been awarded a competitive $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding will be used to develop technologies that lower the cost of solar-generated electricity while dramatically increasing system efficiencies and energy yields.

Principal Solar teams with Entropy to build 100-MW generating facility

08/26/2015

Solar developer and operator Principal Solar, Inc. (PSI) will co-develop a major solar asset in its first project with affiliates of Entropy Investment Management.

California utility reports record production of green energy

08/26/2015

San Diego Gas & Electric says it produced 1,042 MW on its power grid Aug. 19, the most SDG&E has ever produced in a single day.

EDF Renewable Energy acquires OwnEnergy wind developer

EDF Renewable Energy owns wind energy developer

08/26/2015

EDF Renewable Energy closed the acquisition of OwnEnergy Inc., a developer of mid-sized wind power projects.

PSEG Solar Source acquires solar energy project in California from Hanergy America Solar Solutions

PSEG Solar Source acquires California solar power project

08/26/2015

PSEG Solar Source, a unit of PSEG (NYSE: PEG), acquired the 25.4-MW Columbia Solar Project in California from Hanergy America Solar Solutions.

POTUS announces $1 billion in Department of Energy initiatives aimed at innovative technologies

08/25/2015

The president’s Clean Power Plan permits the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office to guarantee up to $1 billion for commercial-scale distributed energy projects like rooftop solar, smart grid technology and methane capture for oil and gas wells.

DTE Energy to build solar array in Ypsilanti

08/25/2015

DTE Energy will install a solar array in the city of Ypsilanti, Mich., this according to a press release issued by the company today.

Duke Energy to begin purchasing solar power for Indiana customers

08/25/2015

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved Duke Energy’s 20-year agreements with two solar developers to purchase up to 20 megawatts (MW) of solar power for its Indiana customers.

A New Era of Demand Response

08/21/2015

Blurring the Lines between Generation and Demand-Side Resources

The Slow, Messy Changing of the Electricity Guard

08/21/2015

Conventional energy technologies and investors in big oil, natural gas and coal are highly resistant to letting insurgent renewable energy technologies such as solar and wind take the lead.

Fireworks, a World Cup, and Clean Energy Momentum

08/21/2015

Last month, we Americans celebrated our nation's birthday, capped off perfectly by the USA women's soccer team's sensational 5-2 victory in the World Cup final.