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2012-03-20 14:20:18

BUTTE, Mont., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) has issued a Notice to Proceed to Compass Wind to move forward with construction on the 40-megawatt Spion Kop Wind Project near the central Montana community of Geyser. The Montana Public Service Commission approved placement of the $86.1 million project into the company's regulated rate base in mid-February. Both the energy and associated renewable energy credits will be used...

2012-03-01 04:05:00

ATLANTA, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA will supply renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for the 2012 Globalcon Conference & Expo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/DA52541LOGO) The RECs, which will be Green-e® Energy Certified, are targeted to match the electricity consumed during the two-day expo, which is being held March 7-8 at the Atlantic City Convention...

2012-02-16 17:45:00

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable resources, today announced the relocation of its headquarters from Middleton, Wis., to One South Pinckney Street in downtown Madison, Wis. The move accommodates recent staff growth and provides the organization with a more prominent and centralized base of operations. "Focus on Energy is dedicated to working with Wisconsin residents and businesses to...

2012-02-10 10:00:00

Eastern University partners with Community Energy joining supporters of Keystone Solar to build the largest solar project in Pennsylvania. St. Davids, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Eastern University, a Philadelphia Christian University, is partnering with Community Energy on the largest solar project in Pennsylvania through a seven-year commitment to 100% clean energy for the campus at 1300 Eagle Road in St. Davids, PA.  Community Energy will supply a portion of the clean energy...

2012-02-07 17:42:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Giovanni Food Company of Syracuse, NY has recently partnered with the Green-e Marketplace. The company's purchase of Green-e® certified renewable energy certificates sourced from domestic wind generation qualifies it for the program. By participating in Green-e Marketplace, Giovanni Foods can now display the Green-e logo to inform its customers of its commitment to clean, renewable energy. (Photo:...

2012-02-07 09:34:00

CARLISLE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahold USA announced today that for the first time it appears on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) list of the largest green power purchases. The company ranks No. 7 on the EPA's Top 20 Retail list and No. 30 on the National Top 50 list. Ahold USA is purchasing more than 149 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 7 percent of the organization's electricity use. Ahold USA is buying...

2012-02-06 13:00:00

Region set for more than 60% growth in 2012; Downstream companies will need to adapt to changes in end-market. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Sharp reductions in market prices combined with the impact of regional and national policies pushed the North American photovoltaic (PV) market to a new quarterly peak with 0.93 GW installed in Q4´11, according to the latest North American PV Markets Quarterly report issued by NPD Solarbuzz. The solar incentive policy mix in both...

2012-01-30 14:09:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced that a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be conducted to secure 10-year contracts to provide Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) for customers of its Ohio utilities - Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating and Toledo Edison - to help meet the renewable energy benchmarks established under Ohio's energy law. The RFP seeks delivery of 1,000 SRECs produced by qualified generating facilities in Ohio...

2012-01-24 08:30:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to new technologies and incentives, more U.S. companies now see generating their own electricity and other alternative energy projects as viable options. But as c-suite executives mull these exciting possibilities, they should be sure their checklists of potential pros and cons fully reflect the realities of today's energy markets, write two members of LeClairRyan's Energy Industry Team in the latest issue of Executive...

2012-01-02 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced the completion of four high-efficiency solar power systems, totaling 3.8 megawatts, at public water agencies and water treatment facilities in California. The systems will significantly reduce electricity costs at each site, relieving strained public budgets. "Water agencies and facilities typically have huge energy demand and a responsibility to rate payers to minimize operational costs, and these...