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2011-04-13 08:10:00

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has entered into two, 25-year solar power purchase agreements for a total of 80 megawatts (MW) and revised its agreement with renewable energy developer NaturEner to buy power from the company's Rim Rock wind farm project in Montana. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/MM26476LOGO) The first of the solar agreements is a 25-year contract with subsidiaries of Sol Orchard,...

2011-04-12 13:02:00

BUTTE, Mont., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) has signed an asset purchase agreement to purchase a projected aggregate nameplate capacity of 40-megawatt wind project in Judith Basin County in Montana to be developed and constructed by Spion Kop Wind, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Compass Wind, LLC ("Compass"). This project, known as the Spion Kop Wind Project ("Project"), consistent with recent Montana legislation that provides for the reintegration of...

2011-04-12 09:41:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradition, a leading global interdealer broker, today announced its environmental team brokered two significant renewable energy certificate (REC) deals with a Pacific Winds Inc. subsidiary, Idaho Winds LLC, a wind farm developer, regarding the 22 MW Sawtooth Wind Project, located in Elmore County, Idaho. The first deal is with 3Degrees, an environmental commodities sales, trading and advisory firm, to purchase the RECs generated by the Sawtooth...

2011-04-05 09:10:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Zoo announced today that GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, the retail energy business of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, will supply its electricity for the next two years, beginning with 25 percent of the Zoo's electricity consumption offset by renewable energy certificates (RECs). RECs represent the environmental attributes of electricity generated from wind, solar or other renewable power facilities. (Logo:...

2011-03-24 17:40:00

PUEBLO, Colo., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) subsidiary Black Hills Energy - Colorado Electric today announced it has filed a proposal with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to own 50 percent of an approximate 29 megawatt wind turbine project as a part of its plan to meet the State of Colorado's Renewable Energy Standard. The mandate requires investor-owned utilities to acquire 30 percent of their energy from renewable resources by 2020. Black Hills...

2011-03-18 09:05:00

Local Leaders Challenge City to Increase Green Power Purchases by 33% by August 31 WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- District of Columbia officials announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the nation's capital as the leading EPA Green Power Community. District Government, businesses, institutions, and residents are collectively purchasing nearly 756 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually - enough green power to...

2011-03-16 09:05:00

ATLANTA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, the retail energy business of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, will supply renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for the 2011 Globalcon Conference & Expo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/DA52541LOGO) The RECs, which will be Green-e® Energy Certified, will match the electricity consumed at the Pennsylvania...

2011-03-09 13:00:00

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greensburg Wind Farm in Greensburg, KS, has been named "Wind Project of the Year" by RenewableEnergyWorld.com, a leading renewable energy publication. This award recognizes the project's community benefits and unique financing model. Jeff Bernicke, president of NativeEnergy, accepted the award at the Renewable Energy World Conference and Expo in Tampa, Florida. RenewableEnergyWorld.com said: "To recognize the perseverance of the...

2011-03-09 08:00:00

GLOBALCON Energy, Power, & Facility Management Event 2011 PHILADELPHIA, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is pleased to announce the 22nd annual GLOBALCON Conference & Expo covering Energy, Power, Facility Management Strategies and Technologies will return to Philadelphia, PA, March 30-31, 2011. Hosted by Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) and presented by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the 22nd GLOBALCON program features a...

2011-03-08 08:00:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Datapipe, a leading provider of managed services and infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, announced today that all of its U.S. based data centers are now powered by 100 percent renewable energy. This makes Datapipe the only IT Company in NJ and one of thirteen nationwide to be a member of the EPA's Green Power Leadership Club. As part of the company's sustainability strategy, Datapipe's California data center, located in San Jose,...