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SDG&E meets all time peak demand with demand response, solar and wind

09/19/2014

SDG&E reached all-time back-to-back peak demand records of 4,781 MW on Sept. 15 and 4,890 MW on Sept. 16.

The Flexibility of Internal Combustion Engines

09/19/2014

Fossil fuels will increasingly be called upon to provide peaking power when wind and solar generation is not available. Explore the benefits and costs of gas-powered generator sets.

Profiling Geothermal Energy in North America

09/19/2014

North America holds diverse geologic conditions, economic and political contexts, and geothermal experiences.

NRG Energy acquires Goal Zero, personal solar products market leader

09/19/2014

NRG Energy, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Goal Zero, a market leader and rapidly growing personal solar consumer products company.

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N.J. company building waste-to-energy project in Ireland

09/19/2014

New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corp. signed an agreement to build, own and operate a 58-MW energy-from-waste facility in Dublin, Ireland.

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Projects of the Year 2014 finalists named!

09/18/2014

The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program.

NYISO report highlights New York’s DER potential

09/18/2014

New York state, one of the nation’s largest producers of distributed power, could add more than 2,000 MW of distributed energy resources (DER) by 2020, a new report from the New York Independent System Operator shows.

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DOE awards $2mn to support taller wind turbine towers

09/18/2014

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) awarded $2 million for two organizations that will support the manufacturing of taller wind turbine towers.

Voith receives contract to upgrade turbines at Washington hydro facility

09/16/2014

Voith Hydro received a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade turbines at Washington Public Utility District's (PUD) Priest Rapids Dam along the Columbia River.

Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy

09/16/2014

The governor of the state of Louisiana, a potential Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's administration has become "science deniers," failing to do enough to harness the nation's energy potential.

Iberdrola Renewables provides energy to California’s Roseville Electric

09/16/2014

Iberdrola Renewables has entered into a 10-year contract to supply Roseville Electric, the municipal electric utility of Roseville, California, with a package of renewable energy products.

REC Solar completes six energy projects in Hawaii

09/16/2014

REC Solar has completed six solar energy projects for Hawaii’s Dole Plantation and W.M. Keck Observatory.

Ten power utilities among most profitable

09/16/2014

SNL Energy reported that the 25 most profitable utilities by recurring earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) margin was dominated by power and diversified utilities.

Duke Energy to service Pattern wind energy plant in Texas

09/16/2014

Pattern Energy Group signed a long-term agreement with Duke Energy Renewables (NYSE: DUK) to service a 283-MW wind power project in Texas.

Duke Energy signs $500mn commitment for N.C. solar power

09/15/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) signed a $500 million commitment to expand solar power in North Carolina.

Dominion to purchase two more California solar energy projects

09/15/2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) agreed to acquire two solar energy projects in California totaling 42 MW from EDF Renewable Energy.

In Vermont, a milestone in green-energy efforts

09/15/2014

Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass.

Xcel Energy seeks proposals for solar projects

09/15/2014

Xcel Energy’s (NYSE: XEL) Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS) is seeking proposals to expand its solar portfolio as part of the company’s resource planning process.

Energy policy takes center stage in Maine governor's race

09/12/2014

The three candidates for governor agree that energy costs in Maine are too high, but Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler are deeply divided in their visions for the state's energy future.

N.J. law that subsidizes new power plant development is invalid

09/12/2014

A panel for a federal appeals court unanimously ruled that a New Jersey law meant to push new power plant builds is invalid.