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MHPS to deliver supercritical-pressure coal-fired boilers to Tanda Power Plant

03/05/2015

L&T-MHPS Boilers Private Ltd., a joint venture between Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) and Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), will supply two 660-MW large-scale supercritical-pressure boilers for Tanda Power Plant's Units 1 and 2.

SwRI receives $9.9Mn from DOE to improve solar plant efficiency

03/05/2015

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded $4.9 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of a $9.9 million continuation contract to manufacture and test high-efficiency supercritical CO2 (sCO2) hot gas turbo-expander and compact heat exchangers for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants.

Hog Creek Wind seeks 36-month extension on certificate from Ohio board

03/05/2015

Hog Creek Wind Farm LLC has asked the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) to extend its Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need from March 22, 2015, until March 22, 2018.

 DOE to help tribes advance onsite, renewable energy projects

DOE to help tribes advance onsite, renewable energy projects

03/03/2015

DOE announced the third round of START Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance, which provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with on-the-ground support to accelerate clean energy project deployment.

Report: 2014 was the best year for utility-scale solar power

Report: 2014 was the best year for utility-scale solar power

03/03/2015

With more than 3.7 GW installed, 2014 was the best year yet for utility-scale solar power installations, beating the nearly 3.4 GW installed in 2013 by 10 percent and bringing the U.S. to a total of 10.6 GW of operating utility-scale solar energy capacity, according to a new report conducted by SNL Energy.

 Enbridge’s Texas wind project reaches commercial operation

Enbridge’s Texas wind project reaches commercial operation

03/03/2015

Enbridge’s 110-MW Keechi Wind Project has reached commercial operations in Jack County, Texas.

 Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

03/03/2015

The energy company planning an offshore wind farm near Block Island says it has secured more than $290 million in financing to move forward with the project.

 Vermont House endorses renewable energy package

Vermont House endorses renewable energy package

03/02/2015

The Vermont House has advanced a wide-ranging bill that pushes utilities beyond electricity to help customers save on heat and could resolve criticism that the current state program to promote renewable energy double counts its results.

 Google invests $300Mn in SolarCity

Google invests $300Mn in SolarCity

03/02/2015

Google Inc. is investing $300 million equity stake in a fund created by SolarCity Corp. to finance approximately 25,000 residential solar power projects.

 ERCOT expects enough power generation to meet spring, summer demand

ERCOT expects enough power generation to meet spring, summer demand

03/02/2015

Grid operator Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said the region will have sufficient electric generation available for expected peak demand in the upcoming spring and summer.

 Oklahoma leaders looking for more wind regulations

Oklahoma leaders looking for more wind regulations

02/27/2015

With wind energy production in full swing in Oklahoma, legislative leaders are looking to impose some new restrictions on the booming industry.

 SunEdison to bring power to 20Mn people by 2020

Video: SunEdison to bring power to 20Mn people by 2020

02/27/2015

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) announced plans to bring electricity to 20 million people in underserved communities around the world.

 GDF Suez wants Areva to deliver nuclear reactors, wind turbines

GDF Suez wants Areva to deliver nuclear reactors, wind turbines

02/26/2015

GDF Suez says it received guarantees from Areva for planned nuclear reactors in Turkey and wind turbines in France.

 Governors looking to expand renewable energy, natural gas

Governors looking to expand renewable energy, natural gas

02/26/2015

The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are joining forces to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity.

 Gas, solar, wind generation will dominate in the future

Gas, solar, wind generation will dominate in the future

02/26/2015

Of the planned or under construction generation projects tracked by GenerationHub for the period between 2015 and 2017, 95% of the projects, which total 135.3 GW, are either natural gas, solar or wind facilities, Kent Knutson, director of Hub Services for PennWell, said on Feb. 19.

 First two units at El Paso power plant due for completion by March 31

First two units at El Paso power plant due for completion by March 31

02/26/2015

El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) said in a Feb. 25 earnings report that it is nearing completion of the first two 88-MW units at the gas-fired Montana power plant in Texas.

 First Solar, SunPower to form joint yieldco

First Solar, SunPower to form joint yieldco

02/25/2015

First Solar Inc. and SunPower Corp., have announced plans to form a joint yieldco that will own and operate some of their renewable-energy projects.

 Bill places new restrictions on wind industry in Oklahoma

Bill places new restrictions on wind industry in Oklahoma

02/25/2015

A bill to place new restrictions on the growing wind industry in Oklahoma has passed a House Committee.

 Apple to invest $1.9B to power new data centers with renewable energy

Apple to invest $1.9B to power new data centers with renewable energy

02/24/2015

Apple will invest $1.9 billion (€1.7 billion EUR) to build and operate two data centers in Europe, which will be fully powered by renewable energy.

 Swinerton Renewable Energy completes solar power project in California

Swinerton Renewable Energy completes solar power project in California

02/24/2015

Swinerton Renewable Energy, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, has completed a 6-MW solar power plant, located in Lancaster, California.