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2011-06-20 12:18:00

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A logjam is stalling the development of new biomass facilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. That's the position of Michael A. Camara as Chair of the Coalition for Biomass Energy for MASS. He says the Construction & Demolition (C&D) wood waste material in Massachusetts is an important commodity that has environmental benefits as a green fuel. "We have a tremendous amount of sustainable biomass fuel that is generated right...

2011-06-14 09:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of its outstanding support for renewable energy in Michigan, Grand Rapids Community College has received the "Green Generation Customer of the Year" award from Consumers Energy. Grand Rapids Community College has purchased more than 4.5 million kilowatt-hours of Michigan-based renewable energy since joining the Green Generation program in 2009. This purchase brings its commitment to renewable energy to a level representing 15...

2011-06-13 07:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Colorado Springs Utilities (Springs Utilities) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion of a 6-megawatt solar photovoltaic power system at the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Air Force Academy will host a dedication event today at 11:00 a.m. MST, featuring speakers from USAFA, Springs Utilities and SunPower, and followed by a tour of the...

2011-06-02 10:12:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities on Wednesday (6/1) announced the results of its 2011 solicitation for solar renewable energy credits, which will help the company provide power from alternative energy sources for residential customers who elect to remain on the utility's default electric supply. PPL Electric Utilities will purchase 25,500 solar renewable energy credits with supply beginning December 2011 for a period of 8 1/2 years. The price will be...

2011-06-02 08:35:00

BUTTE, Mont., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) is asking the Montana Public Service Commission (MPSC) for approval to purchase and operate the yet to be developed Spion Kop Wind Project located in Central Montana. NorthWestern announced its intent to purchase the 40 megawatt project in April. If approved by the MPSC, the proposed $86.1 million project is to be developed by Compass Wind and placed into utility rate-base for NorthWestern's Montana electric...

2011-05-26 07:00:00

GOODYEAR, Ariz., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Macy's, Inc., SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB), and Arizona Public Service (APS) today dedicated a 3.5-megawatt solar power system at the Macy's online fulfillment center in Goodyear, Ariz. "At Macy's, Inc., we believe that contributing to a more sustainable environment is good business practice and the right thing to do for future generations. Our comprehensive approach involves everyone around us including our customers, associates...

2011-05-09 05:00:00

Mississauga, Ontario, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Energy, a leading North American natural gas and electricity retailer, has announced that its investments in green projects in Canada and the United States now total $40 million, making it one of the largest green energy providers on the continent. The company's investments in renewable energy credits and carbon offsets provide eco-conscious residential and commercial consumers with immediate solutions to help reduce the harmful...

2011-04-22 11:41:00

CHICAGO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PortionPac Chemical Corporation announced today an unprecedented step to balance 100% of its energy use from all sources by funding green house gas reduction and clean energy projects. The company is investing in Climate Action Reserve and VerifiedCarbon Standard-certified projects through TerraPass and is purchasing Green-E®-certified Renewable Energy Credits through Renewable Choice. For its commitment to using green power, the...

2011-04-19 11:43:00

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) today announced an energy partnership that will enable Boeing South Carolina to operate as a 100 percent renewable energy site. "This is an important announcement for Boeing and we're honored to share it with South Carolina Electric & Gas," said Jim Albaugh, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Our 787 Dreamliner is manufactured using fewer...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has contracted renewable energy from a landfill electricity-generation project in McKinney, Texas, as part of the company's commitment to sustain the environment. Raytheon is acquiring the power through Noble Americas Energy Solutions LLC from Montauk Energy's McKinney landfill gas-to-energy facility. The landfill is part of the North Texas Municipal Water District. "Five Raytheon north Texas sites will benefit...


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