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Duke Energy applies for hydropower license

08/27/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has filed an application for a license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project in South Carolina, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Hawaiian Electric submits future plans to increase solar, energy storage

08/27/2014

Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HEI, NYSE: HE), announced that its subsidiaries, Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. (Hawaiian Electric), Hawaii Electric Light Co. Inc. (Hawaii Electric Light) and Maui Electric Co. Ltd (Maui Electric), submitted future energy plans on Wednesday that will lower energy bills and nearly triple the amount of distributed solar by 2030.

China hydropower provider enters nuclear power venture

08/27/2014

China Three Gorges Corp. (CTGC) signed an agreement with China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) to invest in nuclear power projects and to research and develop (R&D) new nuclear technologies.

GE: Wind power can improve grids resiliency

08/27/2014

GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) released a study on wind power and grid resiliency.

TerraPass expands Renewable Energy Credits to individual customers

08/27/2014

TerraPass has announced that it is expanding its Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) portfolio to include individual customers.

Microgrid Solar to install solar power in Chicago

08/26/2014

The city of Chicago has chosen Microgrid Solar to lead as the solar energy contractor for the city’s solar program, Solar Chicago.

Bats move in at Vermont hydro plant

08/26/2014

Vermont's largest power company says it doesn't mind a bit that bats have taken up residence in a hydroelectric station it owns on the Otter Creek in Middlebury.

Verizon Communications to install 10 MW of solar

08/25/2014

On Monday, Verizon Communications Inc. announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy.

Greenwood Energy, ILIOSS invest $500M for solar in Mexico

08/25/2014

Greenwood Energy and ILIOSS will invest $500 million to develop more than 250-MW of new solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Mexico by 2017 based on the Mexican Energy Reform.

GE launches solar transformers

08/25/2014

GE’s Digital Energy business (NYSE: GE) has announced the launching of its three-phase, PROLEC-GE Solar Pad-Mounted Transformer.

First Wind to utilize GE technology for Maine wind farm

08/25/2014

GE’s (NYSE: GE) Digital Energy business will supply its synchronous condenser technology to First Wind’s Oakfield wind farm in northern Maine to connect wind power to the grid.

Finavera Wind Energy to purchase residential solar sales company for $6mn

08/25/2014

Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (TSX-V: FVR) signed an agreement to acquire the entire equity of Solar Alliance of America Inc. for $6 million.

US awards contracts for 80 MW Denison Dam hydro project

08/22/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Voith Hydro Inc. contracts for turbine runner replacement and flood gate replacement at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

EDP Renewables Sells Interest in US Wind Portfolio

08/22/2014

EDP Renewables has sold its interest in a 1.1 GW wind portfolio in the United States.  The portfolio was purchased by Canadian company Fiera Axium Infrastructure.

Texas company cancels Alabama wind power project

08/22/2014

A Texas company is giving up plans to generate electricity with wind turbines along a ridge in northeastern Alabama.

EIA: New England increasing use of natural gas, Canadian hydro

08/22/2014

New England has been generating more of its electricity from natural gas and imports of hydroelectricity from Canada to replace coal- and oil-fired generation.

DuPont files lawsuit against SunEdison, alleges infringement

08/22/2014

On Thursday, DuPont (NYSE: DD) filed a patent infringement lawsuit against SunEdison and its affiliate NVT LLC in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Siemens to supply 67 wind turbines for 402 MW offshore wind project

08/22/2014

Siemens Energy (NYSE: SI) was awarded a contract, from the Norwegian energy utilities Statoil and Statkraft, to supply 67 wind turbines for the 402-MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the U.K.

Seaming adhesive

08/21/2014

Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

SunEdison secures $160M for 40 distributed generation, solar projects

08/21/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a solar energy solutions and services provider, closed a $160 million fund for 40 distributed generation projects in the U.S. with Barclays and Citi.