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Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy partners in 200 MW Garland Solar Power Project

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s largest solar project developers, signed an agreement with Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, giving Southern Power a controlling interest in the Garland […]

Plug Power GenKey Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Solution Earns a Spot on Food Logistics 2015 FL100+ List for Second Year

Annual List Highlights Technology Solutions Influential in the Global Food and Beverage Supply Chain Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy products, announced that it has been named to the 2015 Food Logistics FL100+ list. Food Logistics is the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain. […]

Plug Power GenKey Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Solution Earns a Spot on Food Logistics 2015 FL100+ List for Second Year

Annual List Highlights Technology Solutions Influential in the Global Food and Beverage Supply Chain Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy products, announced that it has been named to the 2015 Food Logistics FL100+ list. Food Logistics is the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain. […]

Small consolation for renewables industry on FITs review

Feed-in Tariffs levels show marginal changes to domestic solar tariff (4.39 p/kWh from an original 12.47) Anaerobic Digestion deployment caps drop from original consultation (20.8 MW from an original 26MW for 2016) Overall budget remains at £100 million Following unprecedented pressure from consumers, industry and MPs following the original consultation, government have reconsidered many areas […]

RenewableUK on Feed-in Tariff Review

Responding to the publication today of the outcome of the Government’s Feed-in Tariff Review, RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said: “It’s good that the Government has listened carefully to our concerns about their original proposals, and has modified some of them based on evidence we have supplied. The cuts in tariffs for small and medium-scale […]

Acciona starts up its Third Wind Farm in Poland

The 30 MW capacity Poniec II facility means that the company has installed over 100 MW in the country The wind farm has ten AW116/3000 turbines with ACCIONA Windpower technology ACCIONA Energía has put its third wind farm in Poland into service, a 30 megawatt (MW) facility that takes the company’s total owned capacity in […]

Invenergy Completes Sale of 832 MW of Wind Power to TerraForm Power

Company to reinvest transaction proceeds into its industry-leading development pipeline Invenergy retaining minority ownership, O&M provider role for U.S. projects Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”), the largest privately-held independent wind power generation company in the United States, today announced the sale of 832 (net) megawatts (MW) of wind power plants to TerraForm Power, Inc., an owner […]

UCS Praises Incentives for Wind and Solar in Spending Package

Statement by Todd Wolf, Union of Concerned Scientists Today, Congress unveiled its spending bill for fiscal 2016, which includes a five-year extension of the production tax credit (PTC) for wind, as well as the investment tax credit (ITC) for solar and off-shore wind. The PTC for wind would be extended at 100 percent of its […]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received a 330 MW order for an offshore project in the UK

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received a firm and unconditional order for 40 V164-8.0 MW turbines for the offshore Walney Extension West project in the UK, ref. company announcements No. 9/2015 of 18 February 2015 and No. 32/2015 of 11 June 2015. The 330 MW order is placed by DONG Energy, and the contract covers […]

No new Investments in Offshore Wind for Statkraft

Statkraft has adjusted its investment plan to the increase of dividend by NOK 5 billion over the next three years. The main changes are that Statkraft no longer will invest in new offshore wind projects and some international hydropower projects may be postponed. “Offshore wind power is capital intensive. The reduced financial terms from the […]