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Shining a Light on Women Leaders in the Power Industry


Meet the three finalists for the POWER-GEN 2014 Women of the Year Award, the winner of which will be announced next month.

GE installs 25,000th wind turbine


GE (NYSE: GE) has successfully installed its 25,000th wind turbine, bringing its wind power capacity to more than 38-GW.

ACCIONA Windpower to supply capacity for IKEA’s largest renewable energy project


ACCIONA Windpower has entered into a contract with Apex Clean Energy, to supply 55  AW125/3000 turbines to the 165-MW Cameron Wind farm, owned by the IKEA Group. The agreement includes a 20-year full service warranty.

Google buys up Dutch wind energy for data center


Google says it will buy the entire output of an 18-turbine, 62-megawatt Dutch wind energy project in the Netherlands to supply power to a major data center it is building.

Northwestern Energy finalizes acquisition of PPL Montana’s hydroelectric facilities


NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) has closed on a $900 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric facilities representing 633-MW of capacity and one storage reservoir from PPL Montana (NYSE: PPL).

Canadian Solar supplies PV modules for Georgia solar power projects


Canadian Solar Inc. will supply its CS6X-310-P photovoltaic (PV) modules to a series of projects in Georgia totaling 5.1-MW with SolAmerica Energy LLC.

Solar energy co. SunEdison buying wind power co.


Solar energy company SunEdison is adding some wind-fueled power to its business with a deal worth up to $2.4 billion.

Huge US solar plant lags in early production


The largest solar power plant of its type in the world - once promoted as a turning point in green energy - isn't producing as much energy as planned.

Roughly 800 have taken early retirement at TVA


Roughly 800 Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) employees have taken early retirement packages, TVA President and CEO Bill Johnson said Nov. 17.

OwnEnergy, Mortenson build 67 MW wind farm in Texas


Mid-size wind power developer OwnEnergy and Mortenson Construction completed construction on the Windthorst II Wind Farm located in Windthorst, Texas.

PennWell Corporation Announces the POWER-GEN 2014 Woman of the Year Finalists


The Power-Gen 2014 Women in Power committee is pleased to announce the finalists for the Power-Gen 2014 Woman of the Year Award.

Video: Iberdrola USA opens its first offshore wind farm


Iberdrola USA announced that its sister company, ScottishPower Renewables, has opened its first offshore wind farm, a 389-MW facility located in the Irish Sea, near the seaport of Barrow-in-Furness in North West England.

Pattern Energy’s Panhandle 2 Wind Power Facility in Texas enters operations


Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Pattern Energy) has acquired 147-MW of owned interest in the 182-MW Panhandle 2 Wind facility for $123.8 million from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development).

EDF EN Canada begins construction on the Mont-Rothery Wind Project


EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has begun the construction phase of the 74-MW Mont-Rothery wind project in Québec.

Dominion acquires Utah solar energy project


Dominion (NYSE: D) has acquired the 50-MW Pavant Solar project located in Millard County, from juwi solar (JSI). This project represents Dominion's first solar development in Utah.

TVA plans to add 130 MW of renewable power in 2015


The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will offer a total of 130-MW of renewable energy capacity in 2015 through power-purchasing programs.

Sempra US Gas & Power, Con Edison partner on wind energy project in Nebraska


Sempra U.S. Gas & Power (Sempra) and Consolidated Edison (ConEd, NYSE: ED) Development will partner on the 75-MW Broken Bow II wind power project in Custer County, Nebraska.

NedPower selects Marathon Capital to secure financing for hydroelectric power projects


NedPower LLC has enlisted Marathon Capital to secure financing for the development and project capital for the acquisition of operating hydroelectric facilities in the eastern U.S.

SunEdison completes 3 solar installations for California school district


SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) has successfully completed three new solar installations for the Irvine Unified School District in Orange County, California.

After SONGS closure, SCE signs 2,221 MW worth of contracts


Southern California Edison (SCE) has signed contracts for 2,221-MW of power from various new resources, representing approximately 10 percent of SCE’s current total customer peak usage.