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2008-10-27 06:00:20

PARIS, October 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy International completes the acquisition of Econergy International for roughly 39 million GBP (approximately EUR 50 million). Econergy, a US company listed in the UK, is focused on renewable energy projects in Latin America (mainly) and North America. In addition to developing sustainable energy projects, the company is also actively engaged in the carbon credit markets and provides consulting services on renewable energy, energy...

2008-09-29 03:00:29

PARIS, September 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A subsidiary of GDF SUEZ will start the construction of a 115 MW run-of-the river hydro project following an auction for energy companies which took place on 9 September 2008. As a result of this auction, 100 MW have been sold to distribution companies for a period of 10 years, between 2013 and 2022. GDF SUEZ will provide 6,000 GWh for the length of this period. The hydro power plant will consist of 3 units to be built in sequence down the...

2008-09-16 12:00:43

Dr. John Lienhard, acclaimed author and National Public Radio (NPR) host, is the keynote speaker at SUEZ Energy Resources NA's ERCOT Energy Summit on September 24, 2008 in Dallas. As host of the summit, SUEZ Energy Resources NA, the retail energy business of SUEZ Energy North America, is providing its customers and prospects the unique opportunity to exchange ideas with leading industry experts and discuss topics that are at the forefront of the Texas energy market. Dr. Lienhard joins...

2008-09-03 06:00:22

The French utility company GDF Suez said it would buy a U.S. electricity provider, FirstLight Power Enterprises in New England. GDF gave no financial details in a statement. "FirstLight will complement GDF Suez's LNG and gas business in North America and will strengthen the group's existing power- generating assets and retail activities in New England and eastern Canada," Dirk Beeuwsaert, chief executive of GDF Suez Energy International, said. Originally published by Reuters. (c) 2008...

2008-09-02 12:00:29

HOUSTON and HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SUEZ Energy North America (SUEZ Energy) and FirstLight Power Enterprises, Inc. (FirstLight) today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire FirstLight from Energy Capital Partners. FirstLight owns and operates a unique portfolio of 15 power generation plants -- primarily pumped storage and traditional hydro facilities -- and has a state-of-the-art natural gas peaking facility in advanced development. Together, these 16 facilities...

2008-09-02 12:00:29

GDF Suez Energy International through its North American subsidiary has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire US-based electricity generator FirstLight Power Enterprises. FirstLight owns and operates a portfolio of 15 power generation plants, primarily pumped storage and traditional hydro facilities, and has a natural gas peaking facility under construction. These 16 facilities have a combined capacity of 1,538MW located in Massachusetts and Connecticut. In addition, FirstLight...

2008-09-02 06:00:20

PARIS, September 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy International through its North American subsidiary announced today the signing of an agreement to acquire FirstLight Power Enterprises, Inc. FirstLight owns and operates a unique portfolio of 15 power generation plants - primarily pumped storage and traditional hydro facilities - and has a state-of-the-art natural gas peaking facility under construction. Together, these 16 facilities have a combined capacity of 1,538 MW located...

2008-08-25 12:01:12

SUEZ Energy Resources NA, the retail energy business of SUEZ Energy North America, will be hosting an educational summit to discuss the specificities of the Texas energy market (ERCOT) on Sept. 24, 2008, in Dallas. The event will provide SUEZ customers and prospects the unique opportunity to exchange ideas with leading industry experts and discuss topics that are at the forefront of the energy market in Texas. The one-day complimentary summit will feature a variety of industry experts...

2008-08-07 03:00:32

GDF Suez Energy International has reported that the initial public offer of its Sohar Power Company subsidiary for listing on the Muscat Stock Exchange has successfully closed on July 30, 2008, and a total of 9.73 million shares representing 35% of the company's equity were sold for $35 million. GDF Suez said that the shares, which were offered primarily to individual investors in the Omani capital market, attracted demand from institutional investors too. The initial public offering (IPO)...

2008-08-04 09:00:55

French utility giant to develop power project in UAE: report ABU DHABI, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- A French utility giant has planned to participate in the development of a major power project in Abu Dhabi, the largest emirate of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE), local newspaper Gulf News reported on Friday. The Paris-based GDF SUEZ, the world's second largest utility company, will own 40 percent of the stake of the project, the Shuweihat 2 power generation and water desalination plant,...


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