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States to fight EPA carbon emissions rule

Nebraska to join other states challenging new EPA rules


Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state will join others in a legal fight against new federal rules designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants.

Hydropower tops power generation share in Canada over next decade

Hydropower tops power generating sources in Canada, report says


Hydropower will continue to be the dominant power generation source in Canada over the next ten years, according to a report from research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Winners and losers in Clean Power Plan Associated Press

Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits


President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.

DTE Energy to build solar power project at Metro airport

DTE Energy building airport solar power project


DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) started construction on a solar power array at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Pattern Energy Group owns 100% of Texas wind energy project

Pattern owns 100% of Texas wind energy project


Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGI) completed the acquisition of the remaining ownership interests in the 283-MW Gulf Wind power plant in Texas.

Black & Veatch report says IPPs distributed generation net metering to change electric landscape

Report: IPPs, DG, and net metering to alter generation landscape in coming years


Independent power producers (IPP), distributed generation (DG), and net metering are among the factors that will most significantly alter the electricity generation landscape in the coming years.

Obama Clean Power Plan nuclear gas wind solar energy efficiency carbon capture and storage

Final EPA Clean Power Plan seeks 32% CO2 cut by 2030


The Obama administration said over the weekend that the revised Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan will seek a 32% reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030.

GE names two to leadership positions GE Power & Water Global Research

GE names two to leadership positions


GE (NYSE: GE) announced the appointment of two new company officers.

NY to give low-cost electricity to Amazon, Bausch & Lomb


New York state is giving low-cost electricity to 15 businesses around the state as part of a program to use affordable power as an economic development tool.

GE wind turbines to power British Columbia’s largest wind farm


GE today confirmed it will supply Pattern Development with 61 wind turbines for its 180-megawatt (MW) Meikle wind project, located approximately 20 miles north of Tumbler Ridge in the Peace Region of British Columbia. The project will combine 35 of GE’s 3.2-103 units with 26 of its 2.75-120 turbines, employing a mixture of technologies to improve annual energy production across the site.

TECO installs solar power project at Tampa International Airport

TECO installs solar power array at Tampa International Airport


Tampa Electric Co (TECO) is now installing 7,000 solar panels on top of Tampa International Airport, the largest array it has yet constructed.

ERCOT urges conservation wind energy power demand

Texas grid operator urges conservation on hot days


The grid operator for Texas has urged conservation during peak electric demand hours of the hot summer.

Siemens net profit flat

Siemens net profit flat after restructuring charges


Germany's Siemens AG says net profit fell slightly in the most recent quarter as better earnings from sales of medical equipment were offset by slower business at its power and gas division.

Report presents case for Wyoming wind power to California


California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset the natural ups and downs of wind and solar power in their state, according to a University of Wyoming report released Monday.

Enphase Energy primary inverter supplier for Euro Energy Services solar PV projects

Enphase Energy chosen as primary technology partner by Euro Energy Services


Enphase Energy, Inc. has been chosen by Euro Energy Services, a major U.K. solar energy firm, as the primary inverter technology partner for its solar photovoltaics projects.

Iberdrola wind output to Southern California Edison

SCE to buy output from planned 132-MW wind energy project


Iberdrola Renewables signed a 15-year contract to supply Southern California Edison (SCE) with output from a planned wind power project in California.

Portland General Electric says natural gas-fired power plant is 60% complete

Portland General Electric reports Carty plant 60% complete


Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE:POR) said July 28 that construction of the 440-MW Carty natural gas-fired Carty baseload power plant near Boardman, Ore., is 60% complete.

Ideal Power energy storage batteries agreement

Agreement signed to develop energy storage solutions


Ideal Power (Nasdaq: IPWR) signed an agreement that will allow KACO to sell its products under the KACO label, as well as allow KACO to use Ideal Power’s system to develop energy storage system solutions.

Baltimore Ravens onsite solar project Constellation

Baltimore Ravens greenlight onsite solar project


Constellation, a retail energy supplier, and the Baltimore Ravens today announced an agreement to construct a 375-kilowatt solar generation project at the team’s headquarters and training facility in Owings Mills, Md.

Plainfield Renewable Energy Plant biomass

Sale of Connecticut biomass power plant completed


Greenleaf Power finalized the purchase of the Plainfield Renewable Energy Plant in Connecticut from Leidos Inc.