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2013-05-16 16:21:57

CPV, GE & DGC begin commercial operations at 800-megawatt CPV Sentinel Energy Project in Riverside County DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California's newest power plant, the 800-megawatt CPV Sentinel Energy Project, has begun flowing electricity to the grid three months early, in time for the summer heat. Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. (CPV), GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services and Diamond Generating Corporation (DGC) said the California...

2012-12-03 16:22:16

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun in the United States, today announced that its subsidiaries have completed the purchase of the approximately 165-megawatt (MW) Cimarron I Wind Energy Center from CPV Renewable Energy Company. Financial terms were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110421/FL87524LOGO ) The project, located in Gray County in southwest Kansas, is...

2012-04-13 06:20:48

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. (CPV) announced today that after a multi-year process, its CPV St. Charles Energy Center has been chosen by the Maryland Public Service Commission to be built as part of the state initiative to upgrade its energy infrastructure for the 21st century. CPV St. Charles Energy Center is a shovel-ready, highly-efficient, combined-cycle clean natural gas-powered electric generating facility proposed for Charles...

2012-01-10 08:30:00

BRAINTREE, Mass., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CPV Renewable Energy Company (CPV Renewable Energy) announced that it closed financing for the construction of its 165.6 MW Cimarron Wind Energy Project in Gray County, Kansas. The company began construction of the renewable energy facility in early December 2011 and expects that the Cimarron project will achieve commercial operation in November 2012. The project's 72 Siemens 2.3 megawatt turbines will supply Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)...

2011-07-28 15:50:00

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. (CPV), GE Energy Financial Services and Diamond Generating Corporation (DGC) announced today that they have broken ground on their co-owned, gas-fired 800-megawatt (MW) CPV Sentinel Energy Center in Riverside County, California. The $900 million CPV Sentinel power plant is located near Desert Hot Springs, five miles northwest of Palm Springs. It is expected to create 300 construction jobs with a...

2011-07-06 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in a month, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced plans today to build a large-scale wind farm in Kansas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, will build, own and operate the 131-megawatt (MW) Cimarron II Windpower Project in Gray County - approximately 200 miles west of Wichita. The company purchased the fully developed and...

2010-12-22 11:12:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CPV Renewable Energy Company -- an affiliate of Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. - announced today that it has completed construction and testing of its 152-megawatt (MW) Keenan II wind farm in Oklahoma and the project is now delivering clean, renewable energy into the electric grid. Located on approximately 8,000 acres 12 miles southwest of Woodward, Oklahoma, the project is the second phase of a multi-phased wind generation project with...

2010-10-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter "ITOCHU") and General Electric Company (headquartered in Fairfield, CT, USA) announced today that they have completed the first transaction under their collaboration agreement by making a co-investment in the estimated $319 million CPV Keenan II wind farm under construction in Oklahoma. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101021/NY85901) (Photo:...

2010-09-28 08:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- When Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) decided to expand its wind development activity, it took a closer look at how it was measuring and collecting wind data for site assessment. Realizing that managing data communications was presenting a major hurdle, CPV brought in Second Wind monitoring systems to provide large accurate data sets for evaluating wind power potential in even the most isolated remote sites. The company's expansion into more...

2010-02-16 10:13:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CPV Renewable Energy Company -- an affiliate of Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. -- announced that it has closed on financing and plans to begin construction on the 152-megawatt (MW) Keenan II wind farm, over approximately 8,000 acres 12 miles southwest of Woodward, Oklahoma. The project is scheduled for completion by year's end. It is the second phase of a multi-phased wind generation project with a total build-out potential exceeding 400 MW....