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Three LDK solar companies seek quick Chapter 11 reorganization

10/22/2014

LDK Solar Systems Inc., LDK Solar USA Inc. and LDK Solar Tech USA Inc. on Oct. 21 filed a prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization plan, featuring the usual debt-for-equity swap in cases like this, with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Poised for Growth

10/21/2014

One year ago, California adopted the nation's first energy storage mandate for investor-owned utilities. The new mandate is accelerating the development of emerging storage technologies. Power Engineering examines the market for grid-scale energy storage in North America.

Offshore Wind Study Offers Encouraging Prospects for U.S. Coastlines

10/21/2014

Three years ago, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded an investigative research team to conduct a national study on the feasibility for offshore wind integration into the U.S. grid.

ACCIONA supplies wind turbines for Texas project

10/21/2014

ACCIONA Windpower will supply one hundred AW 116/3000 wind turbines for a wind power project in Texas.

Gamesa sells 74 MW Mexico wind farm

10/21/2014

Gamesa turned over ownership of a 74-MW wind farm in Mexico to Grupo México.

Duke Energy to purchase solar power from three North Carolina projects

10/20/2014

Duke Energy Progress (NYSE: DUK) has entered into a long-term power purchase agreement for three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, totaling 21-MW, from Ecoplexus Inc.

Dominion could spend $6bn on CO2 compliance in Virginia

10/20/2014

Staff at the Virginia agency charged with regulating electric utilities has found plenty to dislike in a federal plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

A Look Back: The 2013 Projects of the Year Award Winners

A Look Back: The 2013 Projects of the Year Award Winners

10/20/2014

Quebec wind energy farm receives government decree

10/17/2014

Innergex Renewable Energy (TSX: INE) received a government decree from the Quebec government for a C$365 million ($324 million) 150-MW wind energy project in the province.

Wärtsilä supplies natural gas plant in Oklahoma to balance wind and solar generation

10/17/2014

Wärtsilä has entered into a contract to supply a 56-MW Smart Power Generation power plant, including three of its 50SG natural gas engines, to the Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA) in Oklahoma.

Siemens signs two long-term wind service agreements in US

10/17/2014

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has entered into two long-term service and maintenance agreements covering 132 of its SWT-2.3 turbines at the White Creek Wind and the Harvest Wind projects near Roosevelt, Washington.

Rhode Island Governor signs renewables energy legislation

10/16/2014

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed renewable energy legislation, Affordable Clean Energy Security Act, that includes provisions to advance regional development.

NM to offer state land for new solar power plants

10/16/2014

The State Land Office is accepting bids from companies interested in developing what would be New Mexico's largest solar power plant.

Yahoo! invests in wind energy, signs PPA with OwnEnergy

10/16/2014

Yahoo!, Inc. has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with OwnEnergy, to purchase wind power which will be used to offset much of Yahoo's energy usage in the Great Plains region.

SEIA Report: Walmart, IKEA, Kohl’s, GM among top American companies investing in solar power

10/15/2014

Many fortune 100 companies are investing in solar power, according to a new report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

EcoPower works its Kentucky biomass project through PJM

10/15/2014

EcoPower is working with PJM Interconnection on a project with a queue number of Y2-086, covering a a 62.5-MW biomass-fired facility connecting to American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) Engle 69-kV substation via a 1.4-mile transmission line.

EDF EN Canada completes wind power project in Quebec

10/15/2014

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, has successfully completed the La Mitis Wind Project located in the unorganized territory Lac-à-la-Croix in the MRC of La Mitis, in Quebec, Canada.

Center Hill tests new units for 135-MW hydro project

10/14/2014

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials determined that a Voith Hydro scale model turbine met or exceeded requirements for replacement hydropower turbines at 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

US stimulus money helps upgrade New York hydro station

10/14/2014

The federal government has awarded $2.8 million in stimulus money to Rochester Gas & Electric Corp. (RG&E) for improvements at RG&E's 8.5-MW Station 2 hydroelectric project on New York's Genesee River.

US awards $1.9M to four Indian tribes for hydro projects

10/14/2014

The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development has awarded $1.9 million to four Indian tribes for hydropower projects, including the acquisition of 194-MW Kerr Dam in Montana.