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Siemens to help US Geological Survey boost energy efficiency

09/02/2014

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. (NYSE: SI) won an $11 million task order by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its facilities: National Center (Reston, Virginia); Columbia Environmental Research Center (Columbia, Missouri); and the Western Fisheries Research Center (Seattle).

Oklahoma landowners sue over wind farm plan

09/02/2014

Seven central Oklahoma landowners filed a federal lawsuit against several companies planning wind farms, expressing concern for the health and safety of local residents.

NV Energy receives approval to tap into western energy market

09/02/2014

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) approved NV Energy’s request to participate in the expanded Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), which optimizes resources across a wide geographic region and in turn reduces energy costs.

University of Maine Tests 54-meter Wind Turbine Blade

09/02/2014

The University of Maine has taken delivery of a 54-meter wind turbine blade and will perform testing for an undisclosed manufacturer.

B&W previews Florida waste-to-energy facility for Congressman

08/29/2014

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (B&W, NYSE: BWC) hosted Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-FL-18) for a preview of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County Renewable Energy Park.

Fluor completes 170 MW solar energy facility in California

08/29/2014

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for LS Power’s Centinela Solar Energy Facility located near El Centro, California.

Chint Power Systems America provides solar power to Texas homeless shelter

08/29/2014

Chint Power Systems America is providing solar power for the non-profit organization, Wichita Falls Faith Mission Inc., on behalf of its shelter for women and children in Wichita Falls, Texas.

SunEdison, TerraForm Power bring solar energy to California prison, hospital

08/29/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and TerraForm Power have completed the 2.6-MW solar power system at the Coalinga State Hospital and a 1.6-MW solar system at the Pleasant Valley State Prison in California.

Minnesota Power, National Guard to build 10 MW solar energy project

08/28/2014

Minnesota Power, a subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., (NYSE:ALE), and the Minnesota National Guard will join forces to build a 10-MW solar power project at Camp Ripley.

Duke Energy applies for hydropower license

08/27/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has filed an application for a license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project in South Carolina, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Hawaiian Electric submits future plans to increase solar, energy storage

08/27/2014

Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HEI, NYSE: HE), announced that its subsidiaries, Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. (Hawaiian Electric), Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. (Hawaii Electric Light) and Maui Electric Co. Ltd (Maui Electric), submitted future energy plans on Wednesday that will lower energy bills and nearly triple the amount of distributed solar by 2030.

China hydropower provider enters nuclear power venture

08/27/2014

China Three Gorges Corp. (CTGC) signed an agreement with China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) to invest in nuclear power projects and to research and develop (R&D) new nuclear technologies.

GE: Wind power can improve grids resiliency

08/27/2014

GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) released a study on wind power and grid resiliency.

TerraPass expands Renewable Energy Credits to individual customers

08/27/2014

TerraPass has announced that it is expanding its Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) portfolio to include individual customers.

Microgrid Solar to install solar power in Chicago

08/26/2014

The city of Chicago has chosen Microgrid Solar to lead as the solar energy contractor for the city’s solar program, Solar Chicago.

Bats move in at Vermont hydro plant

08/26/2014

Vermont's largest power company says it doesn't mind a bit that bats have taken up residence in a hydroelectric station it owns on the Otter Creek in Middlebury.

Verizon Communications to install 10 MW of solar

08/25/2014

On Monday, Verizon Communications Inc. announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy.

Greenwood Energy, ILIOSS invest $500M for solar in Mexico

08/25/2014

Greenwood Energy and ILIOSS will invest $500 million to develop more than 250-MW of new solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Mexico by 2017 based on the Mexican Energy Reform.

GE launches solar transformers

08/25/2014

GE’s Digital Energy business (NYSE: GE) has announced the launching of its three-phase, PROLEC-GE Solar Pad-Mounted Transformer.

First Wind to utilize GE technology for Maine wind farm

08/25/2014

GE’s (NYSE: GE) Digital Energy business will supply its synchronous condenser technology to First Wind’s Oakfield wind farm in northern Maine to connect wind power to the grid.