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2010-10-13 13:29:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Johannes Pfeifenberger, principal and utility practice leader at The Brattle Group, has estimated that $50 to $100 billion in transmission investment will be needed in order to integrate renewable power onto the existing electricity grid. He discussed these findings during the EUCI Transmission Cost Allocation conference taking place this week in Chicago. Mr. Pfeifenberger opened a panel discussion on transmission expansion for renewable energy...

2010-10-07 14:40:00

DENVER, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renewable Energy Initiative (TREI) is pleased to announce that October is being declared National Renewable Energy 401(k) Month at a groundbreaking conference being held in Denver. The 3rd Annual International Conference on Energy, Logistics and the Environment is being sponsored by the Global Commerce Forum. TREI helped organize panel presentations that will include human resources professionals and others who influence the decision to add targeted...

2010-10-07 11:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new agreement announced today between Drexel University and Community Energy, Inc., Drexel will purchase Renewable Energy Certificates equal to 100 percent of its energy use, making Drexel one of the top 50 purchasers of wind energy in the nation. This Renewable Energy Certificate purchase will ensure that 84,268 megawatt hours of electricity will be matched annually with wind energy entering the electricity grid. The Renewable Energy...

2010-10-01 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The third annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF)-West hosted by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events in San Francisco this week brought together more than 400 investors, industry executives and policy makers for an engaging discussion on the state of the renewable energy industry, public policy, financial markets, and corporate strategy in the renewable energy sector. During the two-day session, the over...

2010-09-30 13:28:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A diverse group of stakeholders from across the country today called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to require regions to presume that extra high voltage (EHV) transmission facilities of 345kV and above provide broad regional benefits for cost allocation determinations. The stakeholders, a group of renewable energy advocates, environmentalists, utilities and transmission developers, voiced their collective support for...

2010-09-30 09:35:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Renewable Energy (LRE), a developer of U.S. solar and wind projects, today announced the appointment of Sanjeev Menon to the new position of vice president of finance. Menon, former director of structured finance and business development at SunPower Corp., will play a key role in the financing of LRE's upcoming new solar projects. "Sanjeev's 20-year track record in raising capital, particularly his recent successes in financing solar Photovoltaic...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

LANCASTER, TX, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ - United Natural Foods Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI), a leading national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products, has extended its commitment to utilizing renewable energy by purchasing 6,200 MWh (megawatt hours) of electricity and renewable energy from EcoElectrons Renewable Energy for its new Lancaster, TX distribution facility. The renewable energy purchase is expected to reduce carbon emissions at its Lancaster facility by...

2010-09-21 06:07:00

WILTON, Conn., Sept. 21/PRNewswire/ -- The top renewable energy integrator in the northeast United States, Alteris Renewables, Inc., has introduced new financing options available to homeowners throughout the region that offer solar power systems with no money down. As the first renewable energy integrator to offer residential customers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont the opportunity to install high quality...

2010-09-15 15:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New investments in alternative and clean energy are helping Pennsylvania's consumers, businesses and municipalities create jobs by replacing old energy systems with new technology that will reduce energy bills by nearly $1.5 million each year, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Austin Burke said today. "With these new projects, the commonwealth is strengthening its commitment to develop and deploy clean, safe,...

2010-09-13 15:05:00

BUTTE, Mont., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) is pleased to announce the signing of two separate Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with Western Area Power Administration (Western) to coordinate planning of regional transmission projects. Under the agreements, NorthWestern Energy and Western will undertake joint planning and study work to determine how the Montana Renewable Collector System (MTRCS) and the Mountain States Transmission Intertie (MSTI) projects may...


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  • A spider.
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