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IHS: A drop in U.S. fuel diversity will cost reliability, jobs and money

07/28/2014

A predicted lack of fuel diversity in the U.S. power generation industry will lead to fewer jobs, a lower gross domestic product (GDP) and less grid stability.

Seminole finances three California wind projects in past week

07/25/2014

Seminole Financial Services, a national lender in renewable energy, has successfully closed $7.35 million in financing for the construction and installation of three wind projects throughout California with developer Foundation Windpower (FWP).

Sen. Franken: EPA may scale back renewable energy cuts

07/25/2014

Sen. Al Franken says the Obama administration may scale back projected cuts to ethanol and other renewable fuels production.

Saft supplies energy storage system for Hawaiian utility

07/25/2014

Industrial battery manufacturer, Saft, was awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Kauai Island Utility Co-operative (KIUC) to provide a Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) consisting of 8 Intensium Max 20 M containers to stabilize the Kauai island electrical grid.

SMUD receives new FERC operating license for hydroelectric power plant

07/24/2014

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) received a new 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to continue operating the 688-MW Upper American River Project.

SunEdison acquires Colorado's largest solar power plant

07/24/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) has acquired the 156-MW Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy.

B&W Vølund awarded $80M contract for biomass boiler system in Denmark

07/23/2014

Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W, NYSE:BWC) announced that Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S has been awarded a contract from DONG Energy Thermal Power A/S for a 280-MWth biomass boiler system for the Skærbækværket power plant near Fredericia, Denmark.

Himark BioGas to build three renewable projects

07/23/2014

Himark BioGas International has signed an agreement with NEO Energy LLC for the design, construction, and start-up of three (3) integrated anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in Massachusetts and Rhode Island that will recycle food waste to produce organic-based fertilizer and renewable electricity.

Distributed generation and solar contract awarded for $140mn

07/23/2014

PowerSecure International Inc. (NYSE: POWR) was awarded $140 million of distributed generation work.

PSEG Solar Source acquires solar facility from juwi

07/23/2014

PSEG Solar Source will acquire the 3.6-MW ERWR Whitcomb Farm Solar project from juwi solar (JSI), located near Burlington, Vermont.

Andalay Solar Systems to supply panels for Washington D.C. solar initiative

07/22/2014

Andalay Solar Inc., a manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced that it has supplied solar panels for a solar initiative lead by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) and Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar Inc.

Business agreement signed for Canadian wind energy project

07/22/2014

The Innu First Nations of Mashteuiatsh, Essipit and Pessamit, along with EDF EN Canada, signed a 20-year agreement for the Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project in Quebec, Canada.

Wind energy plant restarted after forest fire threat

07/22/2014

Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) restarted full operations July 18 at the Dokie 1 wind farm in Vancouver, British Columbia after a forest fire threatened the plant.

Southern Nevada Water Authority, SunEdison sign solar power purchase agreement

07/22/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE:SUNE) has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA).

Report: Wind power to deliver more than 7% of electricity by 2018

07/22/2014

Although wind power production slowed down during 2013, a new report from Navigant Research finds that wind power will deliver 7.3 percent of the electricity consumed worldwide by 2018.

Consumers Energy selects Michigan farms to produce renewable energy

07/22/2014

Consumers Energy, a subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), has selected four Michigan farms to produce renewable energy with anaerobic digesters.

Colorado town considers community solar park

07/22/2014

A new 500kW solar energy park may soon be operational in New Castle, Colorado.

Only 146 MW of new electric capacity commissioned in June

07/21/2014

June was a slow month for deployment of new electric power generation as only 146 MW of new capacity was brought online, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Energy Northwest to provide O&M services to hydroelectric power project

07/21/2014

Energy Northwest will provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services at a hydroelectric power project in Washington state.

Ontario 60-MW wind energy project begins commercial operations

07/21/2014

NextEra Energy Partners LP (NYSE: NEP), a limited partnership formed by NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE), announced the start of commercial operations at the 60-MW Bluewater Wind Energy Center in Ontario.