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California solar photovoltaic project dedicated


EDF Renewable Energy dedicated the 143 MW Catalina solar project in California.

Solar Growth Outpaces Wind for First Time


A strong showing from global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations, coupled with a sharp fall in new wind capacity, has led to solar growth outpacing wind this year – for the first time ever.

MHI, Vestas teaming on offshore wind business


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. is teaming with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to establish a new joint venture dedicated to offshore wind turbines.

NorthWestern Energy purchases PPL Montana hydroelectric facilities


NorthWestern Energy has entered an agreement to acquire 633 MW of hydropower capacity from PPL Montana, the two companies announced Thursday.

JCM Capital closes development financing for underwater transmission project


JCM Capital announced earlier this week that it has closed development financing for a transmission project with Lake Erie Power Corp.

Second phase of Nebraska wind power project to begin


Sempra U.S. Gas & Power acquired and will develop the 75 MW Broken Bow 2 wind power project in Nebraska.

Duke Energy Renewables to build two phases of Texas wind farm


NextEra Energy Canada completes Canadian wind power project


DOE: Increased renewable energy in West would reduce fuel, operations costs


A report released Tuesday by the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory shows that increased cycling of fossil-fueled power generation in order to accommodate an increase of renewable energy in the West would decrease fuel costs and carbon emissions, but increase operating costs.

EIA: July net power generation drops 5.5% from 2012


Net power generation in the U.S. decreased 5.5 percent in July 2013 compared to July 2012 because of lower temperatures in 2013.

First Wind to supply wind energy to Massachusetts


First Wind said that through a bidding process overseen by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, two of its planned Maine wind power projects have been selected by Massachusetts utilities.

Vestas wins wind turbine order from RES Americas


Vestas has received an order from Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. for wind turbines producing a total capacity of 60 MW.

Siemens inaugurates new wind service training center


Siemens hosted the grand opening of its new wind service training center Thursday in Orlando, Fla. to mark its official grand opening.

Quebec wind power project dedicated


EDF EN Canada and Enbridge Inc. dedicated the 300 MW Lac-Alfred Wind Project in Quebec.

Gamesa to supply 20 MW of turbines to Mich. wind farm


Gamesa Corp. will be providing 20 MW of turbines to the Big Turtle wind power project being developed in Michigan by Heritage Sustainable Energy.

Vestas to supply wind turbines to EDF Renewable Energy projects


Vestas won an 80 MW order out of a master supply agreement with EDF Renewable Energy for multiple wind energy projects in the U.S.

Google purchases entire output of Texas wind power project


Google has signed a power purchase agreement to buy the entire energy output of the 240 MW Happy Hereford wind farm in Texas.

Financing finalized for 150 MW Ontario wind project


Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Energy Group LP completed financing for the 150 MW Grand Renewable Wind project in Haldimand County, Ontario.

EDF Renewable, GE team on wind turbine supply deal


EDF Renewable Energy executed a turbine supply agreement with GE for up to 200 MW of wind turbine generators in the U.S.

Texas wind power project sold to First Wind subsidiary


Westerly Wind LLC sold its 100 percent membership interests in Route 66 Wind Power LLC to First Wind Texas Holdings LLC.