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Pattern Energy signs O&M agreement with Duke Energy Renewable Services

Duke Energy Renewable Services today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to service Pattern Energy Group Inc.’s 283-megawatt (MW) Gulf Wind energy project in Armstrong, Texas. Duke Energy Renewable Services will supply operations and maintenance services for three years, beginning in November, with an option for a two-year extension. Duke Energy Renewable Services has […]

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Duke Energy commits $500 million to North Carolina solar power expansion

Company to acquire and construct three solar facilities 65 MW solar PV project in Duplin County to be largest on East Coast Signs power-purchase agreements with five other solar projects Teleconference for media today at 11 a.m. ET Duke Energy today announced a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North […]

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EDF Renewable Energy to Sell 57 Megawatts of Solar Projects to Dominion

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) today announced that Dominion (NYSE: D) will acquire two solar projects for a total of 57 megawatt peak (MWp): Cottonwood Solar (32.6 MWp) and Catalina Solar 2 (24.3 MWp). The sale agreement is subject to customary conditions precedent; it will close upon completion of installation, after which EDF RE will […]

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Photovoltaic Systems Generate Five Percent More Power than Expected

Fraunhofer ISE Identifies New Data Base for Yield Predictions PV systems in Germany are regularly generating higher yields than expected. An investigation by Fraunhofer ISE links these higher yields to an upward trend in solar radiation, pointing out that the current radiation level in Germany is considerably higher than the average values of the last […]

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sPower and Camborne Capital Announce Formal Collaboration Agreement to Develop and Acquire UK Utility-scale Solar Projects

Partnership combines Camborne’s knowledge of the UK market with sPower’s global power industry experience and access to capital. sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider and Camborne, a leading UK solar developer, today announced the formalization of a strategic collaboration agreement. The UK continues to be a growth market for utility-scale solar photovoltaics […]

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The Next Government’s Blueprint for Green Energy

REA sets out comprehensive manifesto for renewable heat, power and transport The next government will be responsible for the UK succeeding – or failing – in meeting its 2020 renewable energy targets. It could also be the government that turns the budding renewable energy industry into the main economic engine for creating jobs and growth […]

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CFU leads marketing of Fuel Cell Products in Europe

500 units installed and over 5 million operating hours accumulated Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited (ASX / AIM: CFU), a leading developer of generators that use fuel cell technology to convert natural gas into electricity and heat for homes and other buildings, is pleased to announce that it has achieved an important technical and commercial milestone. […]

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Ahoy, offshore wind: Advanced buoys bring vital data to untapped energy resource

Power-producing potential to be precisely evaluated at sea sites Two massive, 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off U.S. shores. The bright yellow buoys — each worth $1.3 million — are being commissioned by the Department […]

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Alliant Energy Power Plant marks 100 Years of providing Clean, Renewable Energy

Prairie du Sac Dam special event celebrates green power and economic development The Prairie du Sac Dam has now produced clean, renewable energy for 100 years to the ongoing benefit of Alliant Energy customers and Wisconsin’s economy and tourism industry. Today, a special celebration was held to mark the Prairie du Sac Dam’s 100th Anniversary […]

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Principal Solar Appoints Garrett Boone to Board of Directors

Co-founder of The Container Store and Texas Business for Clean Air Principal Solar, Inc. (‘PSI'; OTC Pink:PSWW) a publicly traded solar power company that is building a utility-scale operation, announced the appointment of Garrett Boone, co-founder of The Container Store and a leading environmentalist, to its Board of Directors. ‘We are pleased to welcome Garrett […]

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