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2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-23 12:29:06

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Overview of South Africa%s Updated Integrated Resource Plan Released for Public Commenthttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2241896/Overview-of-South-Africa%s-Updated-Integrated-Resource-Plan-Released-for-Public-Comment.htmlScenario Planning for South Africa's Electricity Generation CapacityThe Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is South Africa's master plan for new electricity generation capacity....

2014-07-23 12:24:12

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hydropower Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Hydropower is the most mature, reliable and cost-effective renewable power generation technology where power is derived from the energy of water moving from higher to lower elevations. It is a proven, anticipated, and typically price-competitive technology. Hydropower has one of the best...

2014-07-23 08:25:51

RWAMAGANA, Rwanda, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a production capacity of 8.5 MWp. The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20% of its total capacity. At present, less than one in five households in Rwanda have access to electricity, and this will increase the country's production capacity by up to 8%. Access to electricity is crucial...

2014-07-22 20:21:23

SEATTLE, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Summit Power Group, LLC a leading developer of low-carbon electric power projects, is pleased to announce changes in the responsibilities of certain key leaders on the executive team. Chief Commercial Officer Ann E. Banks has been named Chief Operating Officer, expanding her current role to include responsibility for the overall management and administration of the company with a focus on efficiency and structure for development efforts....

2014-07-22 08:24:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, proudly announced that its panels are now being used for a solar initiative pioneered by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar, Inc. Mark Davis, CEO of WDC Solar, began working with the DCSEU in 2012 to convert houses in low-income communities in Washington, D.C. to solar...

2014-07-22 08:24:03

Agreement Provides 20 Years of Fixed Energy Pricing BELMONT, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The power purchase agreement enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate, providing an effective hedge against future...

2014-07-21 08:24:06

Upon Closing the Company will Triple the Company's Operating Assets in Spain TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company") an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced the execution of definitive agreements for the purchase of 3 photovoltaic (solar) plants with approximately 5.6MWp (with nominal output of approximately 5.2MWn) in the aggregate (the...

2014-07-21 08:24:01

Company Part of Team Awarded $5.5 Million Contract From U.S. Army Corps of Engineers PIPESTONE, Minn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $5.5 million contract to the team of Juhl Energy, Inc. (MN.), Aegis Renewable Energy (VT.), and Icenogle Construction...

2014-07-20 23:00:44

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is seeing a trend in the United States where large utility scale solar farms are adding jobs, adding tax base to states and helping the U.S. economy. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 It is no coincidence that companies like Innovative Solar Systems have expanded and are now primarily only developing and building solar farm projects that are over 20MW in size. By increasing the size of these solar farm projects in the U.S many things happen: the cost to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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