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2013-08-21 04:20:11

Published the New Annual Renewable Energy Outlook 2013 - Market power expected to gradually shift to emerging regions LONDON, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The past decade has witnessed massive developments in terms of regulations and markets for renewable energy. While less than 50 countries worldwide had renewable support policies in place in the early part of the last decade, this number has now reached over 120. Investments in renewables have also risen dramatically over the past decade....

2013-08-20 08:22:57

Project is one of first to use Texas' new CREZ transmission infrastructure HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (PEG LP) today announced that it has closed the financing and started construction of its Panhandle Wind project, a 218 megawatt (MW) wind power project located in the Texas Panhandle. The Project is utilizing Texas' new Competitive Renewable Energy Zone (CREZ) transmission infrastructure, which connects to the state's main power grid operator,...

2013-08-15 16:21:16

OAKLAND, Calif. , Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity, a recognized leader in the global solar market, issued the following statement in response to news reports that the White House is installing solar panels this week: "Sungevity applauds President Obama for upholding his commitment to renewable energy by putting solar panels back on the White House. Solar is fast becoming America's most popular home improvement, and we are very pleased to see the First Family follow the...

2013-08-15 12:23:16

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), today announced it has acquired a 4.5 megawatt (AC) solar project in San Francisco from solar project developer Recurrent Energy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) The Sunset Reservoir Solar Power Project is the largest solar generation facility in San Francisco. "With the addition of this project, we continue to grow our solar...

2013-08-13 08:23:31

Borrego Solar to Design and Build 5.5 MW of Projects in Cities of Walpole and Gardner; Acquisitions Bolster Greenwood Energy Portfolio SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., a leading designer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell 5.5 megawatts (MW) DC of solar energy projects to Greenwood Energy. The projects will be designed and built by Borrego Solar in the...

2013-08-13 08:22:21

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemists, Geoscientists, Industrial Engineers, and Wind Turbine Service Technicians are among some of the most promising career opportunities in the energy industry, according to CareerCast's 2013 Jobs Rated report on the energy sector. The energy industry is a universal employer, with career opportunities covering a very diverse spectrum. There are many obvious job options in energy, ranging from petroleum engineers, derrick operators...

2013-08-12 16:22:16

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Resources Group, Inc. (RRG), a California-based asset management firm with a focus on agriculture and other sustainable resources, announced that it has purchased Sun World International, LLC (Sun World), the world-renowned fresh produce company headquartered in Bakersfield, California, from Black Diamond Capital Management, LLC, an alternative asset management firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. "Sun World is an extraordinarily...

2013-08-08 12:22:09

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vj6ls5/fuel_cell) has announced the addition of the "Fuel Cell Technology by Applications, Types, Fuel & Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vj6ls5/fuel_cell ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global fuel cell market revenue is estimated...

2013-08-07 16:21:55

Co-located with the Islands & Isolated Communities Congress and International OTEC Symposium, the joint events provide global solutions to island, climate, and military resiliency. HONOLULU, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit & Expo will take place September 9-11, 2013 at the Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI. The co-located Islands & Isolated Communities Congress and the International OTEC Symposium will run concurrently with the Summit. More...

2013-08-06 08:25:22

MONTREAL, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) has closed financing for the Jamie Creek hydroelectric project in Canada and, through its subsidiary Boralex Europe S.A., for the Vron wind power project in France. "The closing of these two financing arrangements is further recognition of the quality of the projects we develop and the capital market's trust in Boralex to successfully complete the construction of both hydroelectric...